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Feb 5, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, February 5, 2016

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Airing on Friday, February 5, 2016: On today's show, we'll talk about the upcoming jobs report for January; and Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina joins us to talk about growth for new businesses, and ABC's decision to not include her in Saturday's Republican debate. 

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Pick a card, not just any card

Feb 5, 2016
A magician talks about his favorite deck of cards.
Pictured from left to right: Southwest Airlines playing cards, Aristocrat playing cards, Bee Stingers playing cards, Jerry's Nugget playing cards, Sleepy Hollow playing cards, Bicycle playing cards.
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The Super Bowl, or El Gran Juego?

Feb 5, 2016
The NFL is going after a new fan base: Spanish-speaking Hispanics who grew up with soccer.
 Super Bowl 50 signage is displayed around Super Bowl City on February 4, 2016 in San Francisco, California.
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Productivity is anemic, so are wages

Feb 5, 2016
Wages are a key element of Friday's report from the Labor Department.

Why disappointing jobs numbers aren't all bad news

Feb 5, 2016
Jobs for January, Hispanic fans of the NFL, and magic.

Airing on Friday, February 5, 2016: On today’s show, we’ll talk about the upcoming jobs report for January; and Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina joins us to talk about growth for new businesses, and ABC’s decision to not include her in Saturday’s Republican debate. 

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC