Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, November 23, 2011

China has just surpassed the United States as the biggest smartphone market in the world. Smartphones here at home are helping consumers to find the best deal this holiday season. Holiday travel could be hindered by fewer flight delays and cancellations, thanks to new government penalties.

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A picture taken on Oct. 29, 2011 shows Air France planes on the tarmac at the Orly airport, outside Paris.
In this photo illustration precarious towers of one Euro coins stand on Oct. 6, 2011 in Berlin, Germany.
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As housing boomed in the Inland Empire during the 2000s, prices also rose further east across the mountain passes in High Desert communities such as Victorville. There’s still land available for development, but little demand for new houses now.
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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.