Marketplace Morning Report®

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, August 5, 2013

Samsung has lost more than a billion dollars in market value this morning after the Obama administration vetoed a ban on some Apple products over the weekend. The opening of two commercial horse slaughterhouses -- one in New Mexico, the other in Iowa -- will not happen as scheduled today, after a federal judge continued the ban on horse meat on Friday. And, Washington, D.C. is developing a program that will require many people in homeless shelters to put part of any income they receive -- wages or welfare -- into mandatory savings accounts.

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Marketplace Morning Report®, hosted by David Brancaccio, kicks your weekday off right. Now a regular segment on NPR’s Morning Edition®, it’s a dash of news to go with that first cup of coffee. Get a global perspective on what’s making the business news headlines, airing up to five times each morning.