Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, January 18, 2012

News of Jerry Yang's exit from Yahoo after 17 years may mean that the company will have to fine tune its vision. Home Depot has just announced it's going to hire 70,000 seasonal workers over the next few months, but how many of those temps will land permanent jobs? Plus, we look at the true costs of online piracy.

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The Yahoo homepage is seen on a computer screen in Washington on October 19, 2010.
The International Space Station is seen from NASA space shuttle Endeavour on May 29, 2011 in space.
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SOPA would block access to websites that feature or distribute copyrighted content without permission. But what are the real costs of online piracy?
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The online encyclopedia Wikipedia is viewed on Jan. 17, 2012 in Washington, D.C. Free online knowledge site Wikipedia will shut down for 24 hours beginning at midnight EST in protest at draft anti-online piracy legislation before the U.S. Congress, founder Jimmy Wales said Monday on Twitter.

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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.