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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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.