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U.S. chip maker Intel is buying a division of the German chip maker Infineon to bolster its wireless technology business in a deal worth $1.4 billion. That makes August a big month in mergers and acquisitions. Reporter Jeremy Hobson talks the details with Bill Radke.
President Obama will be back at work this week, after taking 10 days off in Martha's Vineyard. A lot of bad news came out while he was away. But the president's economic options seem to be limited. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Five years ago, every restaurant in New Orleans was closed because the city was full of water after Hurricane Katrina over-topped the levees. But New Orleans' food culture has rebounded strongly since the storm. Eve Troeh met a family who found an unlikely way to keep their cooking alive.
French pharmaceutical drug giant Sanofi-Aventis says it wants to buy the U.S. drug company Genzyme for more than $18 billion. The French are turning up the pressure for the deal, after the Americans rejected a smaller offer earlier this summer. Kyle James reports from Berlin.
Foreign Policy Magazine contributing editor Christina Larson talks with Steve Chiotakis about her magazine's latest issue, which ranks the 65 biggest global cities. Three are in the U.S., five in Asia.
Despite trillions of dollars in government stimulus and lower interest rates the economy is only in a tepid recovery. Is it time for something new? Could changing the tax code spark some job creation? John Dimsdale reports from Washington.
New data from researchers shows the beginning of a turnaround in state tax revenue. Reporter Jeremy Hobson talks with Bill Radke about why there is an increase in tax revenues.
Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, August 30, 2010