Marketplace Morning Report
Start your day with an up-to-the-minute report on the world of business and finance with host David Brancaccio.
Could personal coaches help low-income students graduate? The NBA is looking across the pond. And the current state of state finances.
The long-term unemployed, the NCAA debates paying its student athletes, and the Fed's bond portfolio.
A Supreme Court case about severance pay, the cost of a water ban, and the Fed's Reverse Repo.
The weather could be partly to blame for last week's poor jobs report. A new retailer admits to being hacked. And new tools are helping the Fed.
The U.S. economy added only 74,000 jobs in December, way below most economists' predictions. The unemployment rate dropped to 6.7 percent. Attention, Target shoppers: That data breach was worse than you thought. And, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack talks polar vortex, the farm bill, and food prices.
The unemployment report comes out tomorrow, but there are some positive signs in advance. And, in Silicon Valley, a failed start-up is often considered to be a helpful lesson in how to succeed -- next time.