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It may take a little while, but AIG is on the road to repaying billions it got in bailout money. But to do that, the company needs to repair a damaged image. Mitchell Hartman explains.
The renewable energy company Evergreen Solar spent millions of dollars building a high tech plant to make solar panels. But after three years, the company is closing its Massachusetts factory.
Gone are the days of raised herb planters and zen gardens. Passionate urban farmers are now raising goats. But writer Novella Carpenter warns Brendan Francis Newnam, goats aren't for novice green thumbs.
Finance ministers from the euro zone group of countries are meeting today in Brussels to solve the European debt crisis. Christopher Werth explains.
BP may still have a dark cloud in the U.S. after last year's oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. But it still has important friends. And, possibly, a new best friend -- Russia. Peter van Dyk explains.
If you've ever been to a Costco on a Saturday afternoon, you've fought the throngs of shoppers gathered around the samples tables. Costco says giving out samples is part of its business plan -- but does the tactic help sell products, or just feed hungry shoppers?
China's president Hu Jintao meets with President Obama in Washington this week. Steve Chiotakis speaks with Julia Coronado about what to expect from the meeting, and the President's remarks that the dollar-dominated reserve currency is "a thing of the past."
Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced today his intention to take a medical leave of absence, though he plans to stay on as company CEO. Cecilia Kang explains.
Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, January 17. 2011