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Coach Nick Saban of the University of Alabama's Crimson Tide football team makes $5 million a year -- a salary which is hard to justify from a public university. But if coaches and football teams bring revenue to universities, are the benefits of a football team and expensive coaching staff worth the cost?
It was a good holiday season for retailers and everyone was saying that the U.S. consumer was back. So you can understand everyone's surprise when the Conference Board's Consumer Confidence Index reported confidence fell in December. Mitchell Hartman explains.
Alabama got a $55 million bonus from the Obama administration this week for making it easier to sign up kids for insurance under Medicaid. Gregory Warner has more.
The two biggest days of the year for charitable donations are the last two days of the year. But in 2010, estimates are charity donations will be down ten percent. But this drop isn't in online giving.
Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, December 28, 2010