Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, January 6, 2012

The economy continues to add jobs, but not fast enough to make campaigning easy for President Obama. The government is about to reveal how many hours people work on average each week. Many businesses aren't happy about a move to start registering an expanded number of web suffixes next week. Alternative sentencing through special problem-solving courts is better for the job prospects and earning potential of offenders.

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Unemployment numbers for the month of December 2011 showed some positive signs.
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A driver fills his car with diesel in the constituency of Britain's Chancellor George Osbourne on March 23, 2011 in  the United Kingdom. Diesel could soon become much more popular in the United States.
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A lot happened while you slept. Marketplace Morning Report® host David Brancaccio explores the latest on markets, money, jobs and innovation, providing the context you need to make smart decisions. We've also launched a new series about how machines, robots and algorithms are increasingly entering the workforce. We're looking at what humans can do about it with a new journey to find robot-proof jobs. Read more here.