Marketplace Morning Report®

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, January 6, 2012

The economy continues to add jobs, but not fast enough to make campaigning easy for President Obama. The government is about to reveal how many hours people work on average each week. Many businesses aren't happy about a move to start registering an expanded number of web suffixes next week. Alternative sentencing through special problem-solving courts is better for the job prospects and earning potential of offenders.

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Unemployment numbers for the month of December 2011 showed some positive signs.
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A driver fills his car with diesel in the constituency of Britain's Chancellor George Osbourne on March 23, 2011 in  the United Kingdom. Diesel could soon become much more popular in the United States.
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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.