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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A lot happened while you slept. Marketplace Morning Report® host David Brancaccio explores the latest on markets, money, jobs and innovation, providing the context you need to make smart decisions. We've also launched a new series about how machines, robots and algorithms are increasingly entering the workforce. We're looking at what humans can do about it with a new journey to find robot-proof jobs. Read more here.