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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, May 20, 2011