Corporate earnings season kicks off today with a report from the aluminum maker Alcoa. Analysts will be watching closely for signs of how the U.S. and global economy is faring.
Julia Coronado, chief economist with the investment bank BNP Paribas, joins Marketplace Morning Report host Jeremy Hobson to share her predictions on what to expect this season from corporate America.
Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher died Monday at age 87. Known as the Iron Lady, Thatcher was the leader of Britain's conservatives from 1979 to 1990.
During her 11 years in office, she remade Britain and became an iconic figure for conservatives in her homeland and abroad. But Thatcher, who was 87, was also a divisive leader.
Despite many accomplishments during her 11 years in office, she was a divisive figure, and there is still much bitterness surrounding the woman who was dubbed the Iron Lady. Margaret Thatcher died Monday at age 87.
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