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The Crystal River nuclear plant in Florida had to close down in 2009 when construction there caused cracks in the concrete. It's now looking to reopen, but the costs have been piling up.
During the boom, Spain's regions, much like states in the U.S., went on a spending spree, building "ghost" trains and airports. But unlike the U.S., the central government is on the hook for all of it.
As President Obama looks to infrastructure projects, there's no shortage of highways, bridges and other transportation systems that need to be built or repaired. It's work that will have to be done sometime.
Big banks have been facing big trouble in recent months when it comes to foreclosing on homes. The culprit? Robo-signing. Now, New York regulators have reached a deal with Goldman Sachs to put an end to the practice, according to the Wall Street Journal.
When vacant store-fronts became an epidemic across the country in recent years, many retailers opted for temporary, pop-up versions of their stores. Now, that pop-up bubble may have burst.
Big mergers have been an ongoing trend in American business, especially in the telecom world. So why has the Justice Department singled out AT&T and T-Mobile?
Libya's frozen assets are slowly being released by other countries in recognition of the interim government. Countries that have supported the rebels have much to gain -- in the form of lucrative oil contracts.
Today's jobs numbers show a slight improvement over last month, but the news isn't all good. According to Diane Swonk, the problem is not easily, or quickly, solved.
Weeks ago, Standard & Poor's downgraded the U.S. from its long-standing AAA credit rating. And now, they are holding up their AAA rating on some high-risk securities that are backed by subprime mortgage loans.
Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, September 1, 2011