Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, January 24, 2012

As President Obama prepares to give his State of the Union address this evening, it seems likely that political gridlock will continue in Washington, D.C. Debt talks continue in Greece, and the country is taking some steps to boost revenue. Reporter Amy Scott looks at what higher education actually teaches students. And the American TV show 'Pimp My Ride' has big fans in Morocco.

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Presidential candidate Mitt Romney recently released his tax returns. But what do they mean by effective tax rate?
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Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney has released his tax returns.
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A policeman stands on the roof of a hotel next to the Congress Center hosting the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in the Swiss resort of Davos on January 24, 2012.

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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.