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Remember many Christmases ago, when Santa Claus delivered Pong and Atari? Gone are the days of two dimensional tennis. Marketplace Morning Report host Steve Chiotakis investigates modern gaming with the XBOX 360 Kinect. Watch the video.
A man in Dover, England looks to purchase the city's historic port. He'll have to raise $600 million to protect the port from overseas investors. Christopher Werth has more.
Marketplace's Stacey Vanek Smith speaks to Asia Bureau Chief Rob Schmitz about North and South Korea, and how escalating tension between the two countries could affect the global economy.
Denver hosted the world's biggest marijuana trade show, KushCon. The convention featured cooking classes, Santa Claus and thousands of attendees. Zachary Barr reports.
After the financial crisis, regulators pushed banks to raise their base pay -- to reduce the bonuses that encouraged risk. The UK may be using those new Wall Street rules to lure more banking operations across the pond.
The Australian government will investigate online shopping practices. The weak U.S. dollar has made shopping on American websites more efficient, and the practices are cutting into Australia's bottom line.
New York prosecutors are reportedly saying Ernst and Young helped the now defunct investment bank hide billions in losses. Eve Troeh has more.
The Food and Drug Administration is hammering out rules for drug companies that want to advertise on social media sites. And the drug makers themselves are actually on board. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
In Iran, the government there has announced it'll raise prices on everyday products, including fuel, cooking oil, and bread. Security forces today flooded the streets of Tehran warning Iranians not to protest the price hikes.
Marketplace host Stacey Vanek Smith speaks to Francine McKenna and Julia Coronado about Ernst and Young and the financial collapse.
Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, December 20, 2010