Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, May 20, 2011

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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, May 20, 2011
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Insurers begin to adapt to health reform law

In order to pay for the coverage they'll have to provide for those with preexisting conditions, health insurance companies have been trying to raise premiums by double-digits. Come fall, they won't be able to without approval.
Posted In: Health
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Does LinkedIn's IPO signal a tech bubble?

Chris Low, chief economist with FTN Financial, takes a look at yesterday's LinkedIn IPO, how it's trending today, and what it means for the tech industry.
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What LinkedIn means for future tech IPOs

LinkedIn's IPO was a hit -- with it's share price rocketing up 100 percent in just one day of trading -- thanks in part to pent-up demand for shares in tech startups.
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2012 Olympic attendees vie for Bolt tickets

London's summer Olympics are more than a year away, but ticket requests are already flooding in to see Jamaican champion Usain Bolt. But with many tickets going automatically to sponsors, fans may not get to see the event.
Posted In: Sports
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Shell to build world's first floating natural gas liquifier

Royal Dutch Shell has given the go-ahead to construct the floating vessel which would cut costs by avoiding pipelines. The "Prelude" will be a natural gas processing plant longer than four football fields and more massive than any aircraft carrier.
Posted In: Oil
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Liberty Media bids for Barnes & Noble

The bookstore chain received a deal offer of $1 billion from Liberty Media Corp. Barnes & Noble began exploring a possible sale last year as competition increased.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions
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Russia pushes ahead with nuclear expansion plans

While other countries pause to reconsider nuclear power in the wake of the disaster at Fukushima, Russia is forging ahead with its expansion plans, both at home and abroad.
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Retail real estate improves, a little

Shoppers are returning to the malls slowly, which should provide for a better mood as the International Council of Shopping Centers meets this weekend.
Posted In: Retail
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How NBA salaries might or might not affect a team's record

ESPN writer Larry Coon explains the salary cap in the NBA, and how that could affect a team's winning record.
Posted In: Sports

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Disco China
Goblin
Dani California
Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Matador Has Fallen
Danger Mouse & Daniele Luppi
Come On! Feel the Illinoise! Part I: The World's Columbian Exposition Part II: Carl Sandburg Visits Me In A Dream
Sufjan Stevens

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