Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, January 23, 2013

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Host Jeremy Hobson reports from Miami in day two of our special Marketplace Morning Report broadcast on the theme "The Next American Dream." We take a look at the real estate market from two sides -- from the point of view of billionaire developer Jorge Perez and from the point of view of realtors dealing with the low-end of the housing market. We'll also hear from Miami Herald reporter Doug Hanks about what the Miami Heat and star LeBron James mean to the city, and take a tour of one of Florida's hottest new tourist attracations -- the Sawgrass Mills mall.
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PODCAST: Microsoft meet Dell, stashing foreign cash, and Florida's No. 2 tourist spot

Microsoft could chip in as much as $3 billion to the buyout of computer maker Dell, why U.S. firms are stashing foreign cash in American banks, and the second-most popular tourist destination in Florida is not what you think.
Posted In: McRib, Microsoft, Dell
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U.S. firms keep 'foreign cash' in American banks

A good deal of the estimated $1.7 trillion in foreign assets American companies have is actually sitting in U.S. banks.
Posted In: Taxes
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Microsoft may invest in Dell buyout

Microsoft is reportedly considering investing billions of dollar in Dell, as part of a deal to take the company private.
Posted In: Dell, Microsoft
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The LeBron James effect

Miami Herald business reporter Doug Hanks on what the Miami Heat and star LeBron James means to the city.
Posted In: LeBron James, Miami Heat, Miami, American Airlines, NBA
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Miami home buyers compete with wealthy investors

As the housing market revives, investors paying cash crowd out middle-class home shoppers
Posted In: real estate, Miami
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Miami’s condo king on the luxury real estate comeback

Luxury real estate developer Jorge Perez talks about the highs and lows of selling ritzy condos to the rich and famous.
Posted In: real estate
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Sawgrass Mills Mall draws tourists to Florida

South American tourists flock to Sunrise, Fla., to shop at one of the biggest discount malls.
Posted In: Retail, Florida

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Dancing in the Sunny South
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