Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, March 21, 2012

The morning after yet another primary Tuesday, we take a deeper look at the economic policies of Mitt Romney. Is cane sugar really better for you than corn syrup? And as gas prices keep going up, the White House could grant a waiver of what's known as the "Jones Act," which currently forbids foreign cargo ships from moving their goods from one American port to another.

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Tugboats towing the oil tanker Exxon Valdez two weeks after the tanker ran aground 24 March, 1989, and spilled 11 million gallons of crude oil. Now, the tanker has been sold for scrap metal.
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A customer pumps gasoline at a service station in San Francisco, Calif. What needs to happen for oil prices to drop?
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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.