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Jan 23, 2013

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, January 23, 2013

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Host Jeremy Hobson reports from Miami in day two of our special Marketplace Morning Report broadcast on the theme "The Next American Dream." We take a look at the real estate market from two sides -- from the point of…

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Sawgrass Mills Mall draws tourists to Florida

Jan 22, 2013
South American tourists flock to Sunrise, Fla., to shop at one of the biggest discount malls.

Miami’s condo king on the luxury real estate comeback

Jan 22, 2013
Luxury real estate developer Jorge Perez talks about the highs and lows of selling ritzy condos to the rich and famous.

Miami home buyers compete with wealthy investors

Jan 23, 2013
As the housing market revives, investors paying cash crowd out middle-class home shoppers

The LeBron James effect

Jan 23, 2013
Miami Herald business reporter Doug Hanks on what the Miami Heat and star LeBron James means to the city.

Microsoft may invest in Dell buyout

Jan 23, 2013
Microsoft is reportedly considering investing billions of dollar in Dell, as part of a deal to take the company private.

U.S. firms keep 'foreign cash' in American banks

Jan 23, 2013
A good deal of the estimated $1.7 trillion in foreign assets American companies have is actually sitting in U.S. banks.

PODCAST: Microsoft meet Dell, stashing foreign cash, and Florida's No. 2 tourist spot

Jan 23, 2013
Microsoft could chip in as much as $3 billion to the buyout of computer maker Dell, why U.S. firms are stashing foreign cash in American banks, and the second-most popular tourist destination in Florida is not what you think.

Host Jeremy Hobson reports from Miami in day two of our special Marketplace Morning Report broadcast on the theme “The Next American Dream.” We take a look at the real estate market from two sides — from the point of view of billionaire developer Jorge Perez and from the point of view of realtors dealing with the low-end of the housing market. We’ll also hear from Miami Herald reporter Doug Hanks about what the Miami Heat and star LeBron James mean to the city, and take a tour of one of Florida’s hottest new tourist attracations — the Sawgrass Mills mall.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC