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China's stake in Libya was threatened when the rebels began fighting against the Gaddafi regime. Now that the transitional government has taken over, Chinese leaders hope to gain back some economic ground in the country.
As the Syrian government continues a violent crackdown against protestors, Europe sketches out a sanctions plan that could include oil, infrastructure and telecom spending.
The gulf state of Qatar is set to gain both economic and political power in the wake of its support of the Libyan opposition.
To prove its balance sheet is strong, Bank of America is looking to get cash, and fast. The latest asset it is selling off? A large portion of its stake in a key Chinese bank.
Reports show that the number of multigenerational homes in the U.S. have been on a steady uptick for the last few years. But is this a bad sign for the overall economy?
Housing prices are on a winning streak, growing slightly for the third month in a row. But the numbers aren't all good if you take a step back and look at longer-term trends.
Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, August 30, 2011