Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, February 3, 2012

Nevada led the nation in the number of home foreclosures last year, a fact that could help steer the caucus there tomorrow. States have until Monday to decide if they want to join a national settlement with banks over abusive mortgage practices. In the U.K., restaurants and bars have declared war on the straw. And we dig into the January unemployment numbers from the government.

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U.S. President Barack Obama and Alan Krueger walk through the Colonnade from the Oval Office for a personnel announcement August 29, 2011 at the White House in Washington, D.C. The Labor Department announced positive jobs news this morning.
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News happens while you sleep. Marketplace Morning Report gives you a head start on the day. Throughout the morning, host David Brancaccio shares the latest on markets, money, jobs and innovation, providing the context you need to make the smartest decisions. And from London, host Anu Anand presents Marketplace Morning Report from BBC World Service to bring you up to speed as the global economy shifts. It's the world perspective you need, from two trusted sources.