Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Super PACs are allowed to spend unlimited cash, as long as they reveal where the money's coming from -- but it is often still hard to know who is making the donations. Gambling isn't the only thing the Nevada economy has to offer in this election year. And does a foreclosed home down the block hurt your chances of staying above water?

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JC Penney CEO Ron Johnson announces the new strategy at the launch event at Pier 57 on January 25, 2012 in New York City.
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A general view of a grounds keeper shoveling snow on the field during the game between the Seattle Seahawks and the New York Jets on December 21, 2008 at Qwest Field in Seattle, Wash.
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People make donations to the Orange County Liberty Counsel after an event with Republican presidential candidate, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich (R-GA) at the Aloma Baptist Church Jan. 28, 2012 in Winter Park, Fla.
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A man looks at knight's armor at the annual Winter Antiques Show at the Park Avenue Armory on January 20, 2012 in New York City. What would it take for someone to lose their knight title?
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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.