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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News happens while you sleep. Marketplace Morning Report gives you a head start on the day. Throughout the morning, host David Brancaccio shares the latest on markets, money, jobs and innovation, providing the context you need to make the smartest decisions. And from London, host Anu Anand presents Marketplace Morning Report from BBC World Service to bring you up to speed as the global economy shifts. It's the world perspective you need, from two trusted sources.