Marketplace Morning Report for Friday January 2, 2015
Jan 2, 2015

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday January 2, 2015

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Airing on Friday January 2, 2015: The U.S. and European economies go their separate ways. And a look ahead to education stories to watch in 2015. Plus, the children of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. have been criticized for overly protecting his speeches and writings but also commercializing them for profit. One result: you can watch the “I Have a Dream” speech on YouTube, with a Doritos commercial.

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Illinois faces sudden drop in state tax

Jan 2, 2015
Temporary tax increases expire, reducing Illinois revenue amid budget shortfalls.

Gym plans in the New Year? Economists think otherwise

Jan 2, 2015
Why almost half of people with gym memberships are no-shows.

Pinterest opens a door to advertisers

Jan 2, 2015
But will users be happy when Pinterest takes a turn toward online mall?

PODCAST: Maybe don't hit the gym

Jan 2, 2015
Foreign currency shifts, ads before "I Have a Dream," and broken new year's resolutions.

Why 'Selma' can't show video from Martin Luther King Jr.'s speeches

Jan 7, 2015
Estate's stewardship of Martin Luther King Jr.'s papers can produce odd results.

Airing on Friday January 2, 2015: The U.S. and European economies go their separate ways. And a look ahead to education stories to watch in 2015. Plus, the children of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. have been criticized for overly protecting his speeches and writings but also commercializing them for profit. One result: you can watch the “I Have a Dream” speech on YouTube, with a Doritos commercial.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC