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Yahoo and Microsoft are back at the table, but the stakes are more casual. Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan describes the two kinds of shareholders you'll find in big deals and what happens when they fall through.
Official and makeshift shelters are being set up throughout disaster zones in China, but there's little planning yet for what comes next. Scott Jagow talks to Jamila Trindle, reporting from China's Schezwan province.
When it comes to buyers' decision-making process, the Web may still take a backseat to good old-fashioned human interaction. Ashley Milne-Tyte looks into a report that says the Web may not be crucial for all shopping.
Upping the competitive ante on sites like WedMD, Time Incorporated is relaunching Health.com. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports the new site will try to gain an edge by giving users the ability to compare hospitals and doctors.
Two senior executives from British defense company BAE were searched and subpoenaed on a corruption case before being allowed to enter the U.S. Stephen Beard explains why the news may be embarrassing for the U.K. government.
Starting today, eBay's feedback forum will bar sellers from posting negative or neutral comments about buyers. Jill Barshay reports some are nervous about letting negative tirades go unanswered.
Donations of up to $1.3 billion have been pouring in for survivors of China's earthquakes. Many of those giving are from the country's urban class and students. Lisa Chow reports it may also show something grander.
Like gas, the price of milk is at about $4 a gallon, and the U.S. government suspects price fixing might be to blame. Dan Grech reports why the Department of Agriculture thinks the Dairy Farmers of America may be spoiling themselves.
Working at home may seem like an ideal convenience for a professional, but it can also get kind of lonely. Alex Goldmark looked into an event that aims to beat the freelancer blues by putting a bunch of them together.
Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, May 19, 2008