Marketplace Morning Report®

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, February 3, 2012

Nevada led the nation in the number of home foreclosures last year, a fact that could help steer the caucus there tomorrow. States have until Monday to decide if they want to join a national settlement with banks over abusive mortgage practices. In the U.K., restaurants and bars have declared war on the straw. And we dig into the January unemployment numbers from the government.

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U.S. President Barack Obama and Alan Krueger walk through the Colonnade from the Oval Office for a personnel announcement August 29, 2011 at the White House in Washington, D.C. The Labor Department announced positive jobs news this morning.
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Marketplace Morning Report®, hosted by David Brancaccio, kicks your weekday off right. Now a regular segment on NPR’s Morning Edition®, it’s a dash of news to go with that first cup of coffee. Get a global perspective on what’s making the business news headlines, airing up to five times each morning.