Jan 7, 2013

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, January 7, 2013

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Tech entrepreneurs, analysts and journalists are gathering in Las Vegas for the annual Consumer Electronics Show. We take you through a preview of this year's offerings. New mobile apps are transforming cellphone users into citizen scientists. College football's BCS Championship…

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What's next for 'No Child Left Behind'?

Jan 4, 2013
No Child Left Behind, the Bush-era education law, has been due for a rewrite since 2007.

BCS Championship tries end run around scalpers

Jan 7, 2013
College football fans paid a variable price for the right to buy a championship game ticket based on their team's chances to win a slot.

Bank regulators loosen up on liquidity rule

Jan 7, 2013
Regulators in Basel have decided riskier assets can be used as part of a bank's emergency buffer.

Apps transform cellphone users into citizen scientists

Jan 7, 2013
Scientists are looking to take advantage of the vast population of cellphone users to collect data.

Looking for the next big thing in consumer electronics

Jan 7, 2013
Technology entrepreneurs, analysts and journalists are gathering in Las Vegas this week for the annual Consumer Electronics Show.

Banks near $10 billion foreclosure settlement

Jan 7, 2013
The nation's major banks are reportedly close to a settlement with federal regulators over abusive foreclosure practices, going back to 2009.

After fiscal deal, markets settle into new reality

Jan 7, 2013
Immediately following the fiscal agreement, U.S. stocks had their best week in more than a year last week, but will the optimism last?

Game on! Claiming victory after NHL lockout ends

Jan 7, 2013
The National Hockey League and its players union have come to a deal to end their nearly four-month lockout. A shortened season could begin as soon as next week.

PODCAST: A big tuna and two big bank settlements

Jan 7, 2013
Two big mortgage-related settlements to fill you in on, plus who sports the worst bruises from the hockey lockout, happy birthday No Child Left Behind, and a big, fat, expensive fish.

Rebuilding a life from homelessness

Jan 7, 2013
Marketplace revisits homeless, single mom Silvia Encinas.

Tech entrepreneurs, analysts and journalists are gathering in Las Vegas for the annual Consumer Electronics Show. We take you through a preview of this year’s offerings. New mobile apps are transforming cellphone users into citizen scientists. College football’s BCS Championship game kicks off tonight in Miami, and some of the people who will be in attendance got there because of options — as in futures options.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC