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General Electric reportedly is in negotiations to sell part of NBC to cable giant Comcast. But it's not clear if Vivendi, which owns 20% of NBC, is ready to sell. Alisa Roth reports.
Casinos in Macau, China made triple the take of Las Vegas in August. The gambling capital is thriving again as the markets rebound, but the town's American outfits lag behind the local operators. Scott Tong reports.
Health care and Web professionals will converge in San Francisco next week for a conference on bringing health care into a savvier Web world. This could eventually mean cost savings for patients. Joel Rose reports.
If Chicago were picked to host the 2016 Summer Games, it would not only mean a billion dollars upfront for the city, but sponsorship money and a chance for projects to move forward. Stacey Vanek-Smith explores the positives of the idea.
American Airlines has been planning a joint transatlantic venture with British Airways and Iberia. But regulators in Europe have come up with a list of objections to the idea. Stephen Beard reports.
The Labor Department says 263,000 people lost work in September, higher than what analysts were projecting. That leaves the unemployment rate at 9.8 percent. Steve Chiotakis talks to economist Conrad DeQuadros at RDQ in New York.
Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, October 2, 2009