Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, April 12, 2012

New Orleans is gearing up for its annual Jazz Fest at the end of the month, but it turns out the Crescent City has a little work to do when it comes to the business side of things. Google has been doing a lot of spending lately, but is it also bringing in money from its bread-and-butter business -- those ads it sells next to search results? Elsewhere in the tech world, the Department of Justice is accusing Apple and five publishers fixing prices for electronic books, or e-books.

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Graduate student Ali Adcock waits in a queue to present herself to a potential employer at a job fair December 02, 2011 in Portland, Oregon. The jobs news has been slightly gloomy this week, but it isn't all bad.
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Cabot Oil and Gas natural gas drill stands at a hydraulic fracturing site on January 18, 2012 in South Montrose, Penn. Natural gas prices are at their lowest in a decade, with help from the fracking process.
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A concert at Woldenberg Park on March 1, 2012 in New Orleans, La. Can the stage compete with the internet when it comes to making a star?
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A Cabot Oil and Gas natural gas drill is viewed at a hydraulic fracturing site on January 17, 2012 in Springville, Penn.
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News happens while you sleep. Marketplace Morning Report gives you a head start on the day. Throughout the morning, host David Brancaccio shares the latest on markets, money, jobs and innovation, providing the context you need to make the smartest decisions. And from London, host Anu Anand presents Marketplace Morning Report from BBC World Service to bring you up to speed as the global economy shifts. It's the world perspective you need, from two trusted sources.