Marketplace Morning Report®

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, January 15, 2013

A decade ago, Dell was the biggest PC-maker on the planet, but as the company struggles to compete, its stock price has been in a steady decline -- until yesterday. Dell shares jumped 13 percent Monday on news the company could be going private. The luxury homebuilder Lennar reports quarterly earnings today. The company has been on a  roll lately thanks to an improving housing market. And, Florida tries out a new higher education system to increase science and math majors.

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A photograph of the Anglo American Mine in Rustenburg, South Africa. The company announced Tuesday, Jan. 13, that it plans to shut down some of its South African mines and cut around 14,000 jobs.
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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.