Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Today's Iowa caucuses mark the start of the 2012 election season. While the car brand Cadillac is expecting a strong year ahead, with a focus on becoming a global brand -- but Ford's Lincoln isn't going to be quite so lucky. Manufacturing hiring is finally picking up, but this time around companies are looking for more skilled workers. And Steve Chiotakis heads to the junk yard with Paddy Hirsch to understand junk bonds.

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BP wants Halliburton to shell out big bucks to compensate for the 2010 oil spill on the Gulf Coast of the U.S.
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Fracking opponents attend a public hearing for supporters and opponents of gas-drilling, or fracking, on proposed fracking regulations in New York. The process has recently caused controversy in Ohio.
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Supporters of republican presidential hopeful U.S. Rep Ron Paul wear t-shirts that spell out 'PAUL' during a campaign stop at the Park Place Event Center on January 2, 2012 in Cedar Falls, Iowa.
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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.