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The former credit card company has bought several banks and now is buying ING Direct, a large and popular online bank. It will become the nation's fifth-largest depository bank
After the nuclear disaster in Japan, many countries moved to phase out nuclear energy. But Turkey is holding fast to its plans to build three new plants.
As the rule of Col. Muammar Gaddafi in Libya seems to near an end, the country could start producing oil again. But will it be enough to knock prices down?
Reports show that during the height of the housing crisis in the U.S., the Federal Reserve made as much as a trillion dollars off secret loans made to banks.
Before the current uprising, Libya supplied about 2 percent of the world's oil, much of it going to Europe. Samuel Ciszuk, a senior energy analyst at IHS Energy, talks about how the country will be able to recover, and how fast.
After a tough few days last week, markets are back up this morning. Is it thanks to Libya, Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke or something else entirely?
Banks accursed of using robo-signers to foreclose homes are looking to make a deal that would give them immunity from states conducting investigations.
Marketplace Morning Report for August 22, 2011