Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, January 25, 2012

President Obama's State of the Union speech put a spotlight on American manufacturing and job growth. We take a closer look at the Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, and how the process affects people across the country. Today marks the one year anniversary of the uprising in Egypt. And is it possible to trademark the color red?

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This week, a federal appellate court will hear arguments over whether fashion designer Christian Louboutin’s signature red-soled shoes are actually something he can trademark.
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Employees work at a toy factory on April 1, 2011 in Jinjiang, Fujian Province of China. Can Obama succeed in trying to bring manufacturing jobs back to the U.S.?
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U.S. President Barack Obama greets U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) before delivering his State of the Union address on January 24, 2012 in Washington, DC. We speak to another Congressman from Arizona about her departure, and Obama's plans for the country.
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Chevy Volt electric vehicles and Opel Amperas go through assembly at the General Motors Detroit Hamtramck Assembly Plant October 11, 2011 in Hamtramck, Mich.
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Chris Ketcham's latest article explores the problems that led to the mortgage finance bubble.
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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.