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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A lot happened while you slept. Marketplace Morning Report® host David Brancaccio explores the latest on markets, money, jobs and innovation, providing the context you need to make smart decisions.