Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, January 10, 2012

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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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Saving hotel soaps to end waste

Thanks to the organization Global Soap Project, recycled hotel soap is the latest frontier in corporate efforts to go green.
Posted In: soap, hotels, recycling
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Officials to consider safety of air shows

The National Transportation Safety Board is holding a hearing today about the safety of daredevil events -- specifically, events like the air show in Reno, Nevada last September in which a crash killed 11 people and injured 70.
Posted In: airplanes, Entertainment, Washington D.C., FAA
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Alcoa posts first quarterly loss since 2009

One of the world's largest aluminum producers, Alcoa, announced its first quarterly loss since 2009, blaming problems on the European debt crisis.
Posted In: Alcoa, Earnings, Europe debt crisis
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President Obama appoints new chief of staff

The President's budget director Jack Lew is taking over as chief of staff. He's replacing Bill Daley, who spent just a year on the job. What will this mean for White House relationships with big business?
Posted In: politics, Barack Obama, Washington D.C.
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China's trade surplus narrows

Chinese exports took a hit in the last year because of the European debt crisis, while the export market suffered as Chinese consumers bought less.
Posted In: China, import export
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PODCAST: China closes surplus gap, Coors Light moves up

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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As earnings season begins, fears of euro debt crisis

Alcoa, a major aluminum producer, kicked off earnings season on a dull note. Will other American companies be affected by the ongoing problems in Europe?
Posted In: Alcoa, Earnings, Europe debt crisis
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What sets N.H. voters apart from other states

New Hampshire, like Iowa, has a state economy that is much better off than the national average. So what do candidates focus on there to win over voters?
Posted In: 2012 election, New Hampshire, GOP
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Europe debt crisis hits aluminum maker Alcoa

Alcoa, one of the world's largest aluminum producers, announced its first quarterly loss since 2009 -- and it says the European debt crisis is to blame.
Posted In: Alcoa, aluminum, Earnings
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Is N.H. representative for other American voters?

New Hampshire voters go to the polls in the state's all-important primary contest. The Republican presidential candidates have been campaigning in the Granite State for weeks and months.
Posted In: politics, New Hampshire, 2012 election
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Big banks team up against cyber attacks

Security officials from Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs are expected to discuss creating a data center that would be responsible for sifting through mounds of secret bank information to signal whether any cyber attacks could happen.
Posted In: bank, cybercrime
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Mid-day Extra: The Gatorade shower

Dumping Gatorade on a coach after a big victory is a tradition for college and professional athletes, but where did that tradition come from?
Posted In: football, Sports, Gatorade
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Cuba harvests oil off Florida coast

Oil deposits off the coast of Cuba could be worth hundreds of billions of dollars. But it will be years before the oil gets to market.
Posted In: Oil, cuba
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CES: Ad agencies invade the geek playground

For marketers this year, the Consumer Electronics Show is the place to be.
Posted In: Consumer Electronics Show, CES, advertising, marketing

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