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Packaged food giant Pinnacle Brands is getting ready to buy Birds Eye Foods, the biggest frozen vegetable producer in the U.S., for more than $1.3 billion. Steve Chiotakis gets more details from Alisa Roth.
Japan Airlines is teetering on the brink of bankruptcy, and U.S. carriers American Airlines and Delta are each vying to save it. Jeremy Hobson explores the global benefits of partnering with an international carrier.
The House Oversight Committee is rummaging through stimulus jobs reports in search of information that may have been misleading. Nancy Marshall Genzer explores where there may have been snags in reporting.
Swedish labor leaders are pressing Chinese car maker Geely to say where it's getting the financing for its bid to buy Volvo from Ford. Christopher Werth examines what Volvo might feel it stands to lose and what it could gain from the deal.
Barnes & Noble has been making moves to avoid a potential hostile takeover. But with sales slipping, many believe the book industry belongs on the endangered list. But Jeff Tyler reports there's still some value in e-books.
A glitch in the Federal Aviation Administration computer program that tracks flight plans has caused widespread flight delays and cancellations. Steve Chiotakis talks to airline analyst David Field about the impact this is having.
AOL is reducing its workforce by a third and spinning off from Time Warner. Is this a sign of the end? Bill Radke talks to Business Week media reporter Tom Lowry, who explains how AOL plans to carry on.
Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, November 19, 2009