Marketplace Morning Report®

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, January 25, 2012

President Obama's State of the Union speech put a spotlight on American manufacturing and job growth. We take a closer look at the Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, and how the process affects people across the country. Today marks the one year anniversary of the uprising in Egypt. And is it possible to trademark the color red?

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Life
This week, a federal appellate court will hear arguments over whether fashion designer Christian Louboutin’s signature red-soled shoes are actually something he can trademark.
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Economy
Employees work at a toy factory on April 1, 2011 in Jinjiang, Fujian Province of China. Can Obama succeed in trying to bring manufacturing jobs back to the U.S.?
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Economy
U.S. President Barack Obama greets U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) before delivering his State of the Union address on January 24, 2012 in Washington, DC. We speak to another Congressman from Arizona about her departure, and Obama's plans for the country.
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Economy
Chevy Volt electric vehicles and Opel Amperas go through assembly at the General Motors Detroit Hamtramck Assembly Plant October 11, 2011 in Hamtramck, Mich.
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Economy
Chris Ketcham's latest article explores the problems that led to the mortgage finance bubble.
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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.