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Jan 29, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, January 29, 2016

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Airing on Friday, January 29, 2016: On today's show, we'll talk about the Obama administration addressing the wage gap; Xerox growing its services; and the BBC asking for financial help from older Brits.

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Xerox isn't just copiers anymore

Jan 29, 2016
The company will split into two public companies — one will be a services division.
Ursula Burns, Chairman and CEO, Xerox Corporation. The company announced that it would split itself into two public companies.
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Slower GDP growth reflects global forces

Jan 29, 2016
The global oil glut and strong U.S. dollar are a drag on U.S. exports and oil production.

The Obama administration takes on the wage gap

Jan 29, 2016
Women still earn only about 79 cents for every dollar a man does.

BBC may ask older viewers to stump up

Jan 29, 2016
The cash-strapped broadcaster may ask older viewers to pay a TV tax from which they're exempt.
 The people stand outside the Broadcasting House, the headquarters of the BBC in London, England. 
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Airing on Friday, January 29, 2016: On today’s show, we’ll talk about the Obama administration addressing the wage gap; Xerox growing its services; and the BBC asking for financial help from older Brits.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC