Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, January 10, 2014

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This morning, the government will release its official data on the U.S. jobs market. Economists' predicitions collectively point to payrolls being up, but still not the stellar growth they have been hoping for. Marketplace Morning Report checks back in with a Florida woman living at the sharp end of the jobs market. And, an unusual story about fundraising and animal rights out of Namibia and Texas to watch tomorrow. The Safari Club of Dallas, Texas wants to auction off the right to shoot an endangered black rhinocerous.

PODCAST: Something rotten in the jobs report

The U.S. economy added only 74,000 jobs in December, way below most economists' predictions. The unemployment rate dropped to 6.7 percent. Attention, Target shoppers: That data breach was worse than you thought. And, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack talks polar vortex, the farm bill, and food prices.

Attention, Target shoppers: That data breach was worse than you thought

That hack affected 70 million -- not 40 million -- people.
Posted In: Target, hacking

Tom Vilsack: Polar vortex relief 'won’t happen until we have a farm bill'

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack talks polar vortex, the farm bill, and food prices.
Posted In: Tom Vilsack, polar vortex, farm bill, Agriculture Department

The economics of the 'swag bag'

Small business owners vie to get their products into Golden Globes goodie bags.
Posted In: awards ceremonies

If the unemployment rate drops below 7 percent...

The unemployment number has to fall further for the Fed to feel it's safe to start withdrawing extraordinary support from the economy.
Posted In: unemployment rate

Job growth way below estimates in December; unemployment at 6.7 percent

The U.S. economy added only 74,000 jobs in December, way below most economists' predictions. The unemployment rate dropped to 6.7 percent.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment

A Texas safari club's solution to saving the rhinos? Kill one.

The Safari Club of Dallas, Texas wants to auction off the right to shoot an endangered black rhinoceros... for conservation purposes.
Posted In: endangered species, safari, Africa

Everything you need to know about CES in 10 questions

This week's Silicon Tally is CES themed. How closely have you been following the news?
Posted In: silicon tally, CES

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