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Thomas Brausse lost his job as a stock broker during the height of the financial crisis. Now he's feeding his former colleagues during their lunch breaks with traditional currywurst.
China has reported a trade surplus of $11.4 billion, nearly four times greater than expected. Gareth Leather with the Economist Intelligence Unit says this news could impact U.S. and Chinese trade talks.
U.S. software group Microsoft is in talks to buy Internet video and phone service Skype -- a move that could put Microsoft closer to its communications competitors.
Economist David McWilliams -- a former official in the Irish Central Bank -- believes a Greecian default is inevitable. But will Greece influence other indebted countries as well?
China reported today that exports hit a record high last month. Juli Niemann, analyst with Smith Moore and Company, explains how this news will impact trade discussions between the U.S. and China today in Washington.
Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, May 10, 2011