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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, January 10, 2014
Jan 10, 2014

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, January 10, 2014

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This morning, the government will release its official data on the U.S. jobs market. Economists' predicitions collectively point to payrolls being up, but still not the stellar growth they have been hoping for. Marketplace Morning Report checks back in with a Florida woman living at the sharp end of the jobs market. And, an unusual story about fundraising and animal rights out of Namibia and Texas to watch tomorrow. The Safari Club of Dallas, Texas wants to auction off the right to shoot an endangered black rhinocerous.

Segments From this episode

A Texas safari club's solution to saving the rhinos? Kill one.

Jan 10, 2014
The Safari Club of Dallas, Texas wants to auction off the right to shoot an endangered black rhinoceros... for conservation purposes.

Job growth way below estimates in December; unemployment at 6.7 percent

Jan 10, 2014
The U.S. economy added only 74,000 jobs in December, way below most economists' predictions. The unemployment rate dropped to 6.7 percent.

If the unemployment rate drops below 7 percent...

Jan 10, 2014
The unemployment number has to fall further for the Fed to feel it's safe to start withdrawing extraordinary support from the economy.
A pedestrian walks by a 'now hiring' sign that is posted in the window of a Chase bank branch in San Rafael, California.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

The economics of the 'swag bag'

Jan 10, 2014
Small business owners vie to get their products into Golden Globes goodie bags.
Presenters gift box from the 2006 Golden Globes, valued at $62,000.
Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Tom Vilsack: Polar vortex relief 'won’t happen until we have a farm bill'

Jan 10, 2014
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack talks polar vortex, the farm bill, and food prices.

Attention, Target shoppers: That data breach was worse than you thought

Jan 10, 2014
That hack affected 70 million -- not 40 million -- people.

PODCAST: Something rotten in the jobs report

Jan 10, 2014
The U.S. economy added only 74,000 jobs in December, way below most economists' predictions. The unemployment rate dropped to 6.7 percent. Attention, Target shoppers: That data breach was worse than you thought. And, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack talks polar vortex, the farm bill, and food prices.

This morning, the government will release its official data on the U.S. jobs market. Economists’ predicitions collectively point to payrolls being up, but still not the stellar growth they have been hoping for. Marketplace Morning Report checks back in with a Florida woman living at the sharp end of the jobs market. And, an unusual story about fundraising and animal rights out of Namibia and Texas to watch tomorrow. The Safari Club of Dallas, Texas wants to auction off the right to shoot an endangered black rhinocerous.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC