Apr 15, 2009 Today eBay says it plans to spin off Skype through an IPO. Although it's enjoyed healthy profits, eBay has struggled to include Skype in its business model. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's Stephen Beard.
Apr 8, 2009 Housing company stocks soared after two home building giants announced a merger. But the housing market is still struggling in the short run. So is the money being spent worth it? Mitchell Hartman reports.
Apr 6, 2009 The potential multibillion-dollar deal between IBM and Sun Microsystems may have been put on ice because of a disagreement between the companies' board of directors. Steve Henn reports who went cold in the deal.
Mar 18, 2009 Regulators in China have denied Coca-Cola's plan to buy a Chinese juice company. Dan Grech reports the broken deal may signal rising protectionism in China and worldwide.
Mar 18, 2009 Sun Microsystems and IBM are reportedly in talks over a potential $6.5 billion merger deal. Janet Babin explores what the two tech companies have in common and how the deal could help Sun Microsystems gain an edge over competition.
Mar 18, 2009 People are cutting back on a lot of things in this downturn, but not on pet needs. That may be one reason why meat producer Tyson Foods is partnering with Freshpet to enter the pet food business. Caitlan Carroll reports.
Mar 12, 2009 Swiss drug maker Roche is acquiring U.S. biotech giant Genentech in a $47 billion deal. Sam Eaton reports on the latest example of a pharmaceutical company buying out a competitor to boost its product line.
Mar 9, 2009 Drug makers Merck and Schering-Plough will join forces under Merck's name in a deal worth $41 billion in cash and stock. Steve Chiotakis talks to Ashley Milne-Tyte about how both companies stand to benefit from the deal.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Feb 4, 2009 If reported merger talks between Live Nation and Ticketmaster come to fruition, the new company could centralize power in the music industry and potentially drown out competition. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.