Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, January 4, 2012

With the Iowa caucuses over and President Obama beginning his campaign, Jeff Tyler looks at whether labor unions with be a campaign issue in 2012. Auto makers in the U.S. are optimistic for car sales in the upcoming year. A mild winter means cash-strapped governments save money, but lack of snow can be costly for others.

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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.