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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace for Thursday, January 19, 2012

A drop in U.S. housing starts last December capped the worst year for home builders, but analysts expect a better 2012. AT&T has announced it will increase prices on data plans. Senior business correspondent Bob Moon explores what Kodak could have done differently to thrive. Apple is rapidly making its way into the classroom through its e-textbook devices. Meanwhile, some college dropouts are finding their ways back to getting a degree.

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