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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, January 2, 2012

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The change of leadership over the weekend at IBM puts a fresh spotlight on the ongoing struggle women face landing top corporate jobs. The University of North Alabama has decided to spend $3.4 million to jump up to the NCAA's Division I. Will the sports move help or hinder other students?

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Is moving to Division I sports worth the investment?

The University of North Alabama has decided to spend $3.4 million to jump up to the NCAA's Division I. Will the sports move help or hinder other students?
Posted In: college sports

A magazine for fans who take reality seriously

Reality Weekly will take you into the lives of the people who have already taken you into their lives on reality TV. Yes, even more about Kim Kardashian.
Posted In: reality tv, Entertainment, Kim Kardashian

Despite IBM's new CEO, women still struggle to the top

The change of leadership over the weekend at IBM puts a fresh spotlight on the ongoing struggle women face landing top corporate jobs.
Posted In: IBM, Meg Whitman

Renewable energy set to grow in 2012

A major government incentive for solar power expired this week, but now bigger companies may benefit from a tax break.
Posted In: solar power, renewable energy

European leaders not optimistic for 2012

Leaders usually like to start the year with optimism, but Angela Merkel and others are finding it hard to see the bright side to the current situation in Europe.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Angela Merkel, euro, Eurozone

Small businesses turn to outsourcing for growth

One thing we'll be hearing a lot about this election year is ways to grow the economy. Small businesses are looking for their share of the action, but could that have unintended consequences?
Posted In: Small Business, import export, outsourcing

Nigeria loses oil subsidy, fuel prices double

Nigerians are expressing outrage this morning. The government has just announced it's nixing a longtime fuel subsidy. Gas prices there have more than doubled in many places.
Posted In: Nigeria, Oil, subsidy

Mid-day Extra: Another dose of reality TV

A new magazine will feature only news about reality television stars. Will it succeed competing against all the other publications at newsstands?
Posted In: reality tv, tv, magazines

PODCAST: Forecasts for 2012, Rupert Murdoch tweets

The change of leadership over the weekend at IBM puts a fresh spotlight on the ongoing struggle women face landing top corporate jobs. The University of North Alabama has decided to spend $3.4 million to jump up to the NCAA's Division I. Will the sports move help or hinder other students?
Posted In: Rupert Murdoch, ExxonMobil

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