Marketplace Morning Report®

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, January 10, 2012

The consumer electronics show is all about gadgets, but this year, it's also all about advertising. One organization is making strides to recycle all the unused soap from big hotel chains. And earnings season begins with a poor showing from bellwether stock Alcoa, a major U.S. aluminum producer.

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A general view of a bathroom in a hotel. One organization is now working on collecting and recycling lightly used bar soap so that they don't go to waste.
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U.S. President Barack Obama is followed by his newly announced chief of staff Jacob Lew as he arrives to announce change of his chief of staff at the State Dinning Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on January 9, 2012.
An oil and gas pumping station can be seen near the seashore March 25, 2007 in Santa Cruz, east from Havana. The U.S. Coast Guard and the Interior Department plan to inspect this week rig under lease by Spain-based Repsol that is headed for Cuba's offshore.
Big banks like Morgan Stanley are planning to better defend against cyber attacks.
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People purchase goods at a supermarket on November 9, 2011 in Jiujiang, Jiangxi Province of China.
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Planes fly over the San Francisco Bay ahead of their Fleet Week performance in San Francisco, Calif. Officials in Washington worry that some air shows are dangerous for spectators.
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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.