Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, January 30, 2013
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President Obama is praising a plan that has emerged in the Senate for comprehensive immigration reform offering the nation's 11 million illegal immigrants an avenue to citizenship while tightening border security. We talk with one of the senators behind the plan, Michael Bennet, Democrat of Colorado. Facebook will release its quarterly earning today. The company's stock is down about 19 percent since going public last May. But some analysts are giving Facebook another look thanks to its mobile strategy. The Federal Reserve wraps up its latest meeting today in Washington. The expectation is that there won't be any big news coming out of it, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't listen. We'll tell you why.
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