Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Farmers in Niuchong village in the Central Chinese province of Hubei are standing up to a local phosphate mining operation and fertilizer factory they blame for polluting the village's water and air, killing their crops and livestock, and leading to a sharp increase in cancer rates in the region. Britain's biggest retailer Tesco has just announced its first drop in profit in 20 years -- and it seems the U.S. is part of the problem. And the race for music sales is heating up as Amazon nabs a piece of the market from Apple.

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A lot happened while you slept. Marketplace Morning Report® host David Brancaccio explores the latest on markets, money, jobs and innovation, providing the context you need to make smart decisions. We've also launched a new series about how machines, robots and algorithms are increasingly entering the workforce. We're looking at what humans can do about it with a new journey to find robot-proof jobs. Read more here.