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After record-level floods hit Australia earlier this month, the country is left to clean up after the damage. But economists are predicting that despite the recovery's bottom line, the increase in jobs and retail sales could benefit the country. Bloomberg's Jemma Daily explains. Don't miss our photo gallery of Australia's clean-up effort.
In Egypt today, anti-government protests continue as riots in the streets clash with police. The Egyptian government has shut off the Internet and cell phone service as a means to control the violence. David Butters, head of the Intelligence Unit with the Economist magazine, explains how this will affect global economics.
This morning we'll get the GDP number -- telling us how fast the economy grew -- from the U.S. government. Alisa Roth explains how we can interpret that number, and what it means.
This morning we heard from the Commerce Department that last quarter's GDP growth was up 3.2 percent. Steve Chiotakis speaks with Jill Schlesinger, editor at large at CBS/MoneyWatch to interpret and understand that number.
Art supplies like paints and glues can contain lead and other dangerous compounds. For artists, exposure to art supplies could damage their lungs, or even the brain.
Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, January 28, 2011