Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, January 31, 2012

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Facebook's IPO looks to be drawing near, and even if you aren't investing in the company, it could still offer you something valuable. We take a look at the current state of the gambling industry through the eyes of the president and CEO of Caesars. And our election 2012 coverage kicks off with a peek into the Real Economy of Nebraska, a place where agriculture still takes center stage.

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Nebraska manufacturers make dramatic comeback

How employees at one Nebraska manufacturer pulled together to survive recession, and now the future seems brighter than ever.
Posted In: 2012 election, Nebraska, manufacturing, Agriculture

Facebook reportedly close to IPO filing

Facebook’s share-offer registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission will disclose its earnings, salaries and business risks.
Posted In: IPO, Facebook, Investing

The state of gambling from the head of Caesars

The head of Caesars Entertainment discusses how casinos are faring in this global economy.
Posted In: casinos, Atlantic City, Las Vegas, gambling

What UPS earnings signal about the economy

UPS earnings are out today. The company serves as a bellwether stock because as the economy improves, it sells -- and ships -- more items.
Posted In: UPS, shipping

European leaders approve new fiscal agreement

European leaders have agreed on the details of a new treaty that requires countries to balance their budgets and limit their deficits. It's a long-term solution to the continent's debt troubles.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Britain, Czech, Greece

Starbucks to open India location soon

While other American firms have set up camp in the country, Starbucks is planning to open its first store in India in September.
Posted In: India, starbucks

Case-Shiller Index shows falling home prices continue

Home prices are falling again in many major American cities. Why?
Posted In: Housing, home prices, case shiller

U.S., EU score major trade victory over China

The World Trade Organization has ruled that China must immediately drop its system of export taxes and quotas on a range of raw materials.
Posted In: trade, China, WTO

Claremont McKenna admits to bloating SAT scores

California-based liberal arts college Claremont McKenna says a school official cheated in reporting SAT scores to places like U.S. News & World Report, which ranks colleges across the country.
Posted In: college, SAT

More on the state of the gambling industry

The president and CEO of Caesars Entertainment speaks about where gambling is doing the best now, and where he hopes to expand in the near future.
Posted In: gambling, Caesars, Las Vegas

WTO rules against China for unfair trade practices

A ruling against China by the World Trade Organization could mean cheaper rare earth metals. The metals are used in many electronic devices.
Posted In: China, WTO, rare earth minerals, technology

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