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Stone Brewing is looking to build a micro brewery in Europe and become the first American craft brewing company to set up shop on that continent. Kai Ryssdal travels to Stone's Escondido, Calif., brewery for the story.
For years, Detroit watched its fortunes decline as the auto industry shrank. But the tide may be turning. The insurance giant Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Michigan is planning to move 3,000 workers into the city next year. And the nation's largest online mortgage company is relocating to downtown Detroit. Sarah Hulett reports.
Marketplace's Scott Tong reports on how China's economy grew to take the number two spot and whether this reshuffle in the world rankings is temporary or permanent.
Short-term loans for corporations from the commercial paper market are back and corporations are taking out loans, even if they don't necessarily need them. Marketplace's Alisa Roth explains why.
IPOs petered out during the recession, but a few high-profile ones -- General Motors leading the way -- are coming back. Marketplace's Amy Scott looks into whether this is the beginning of a trend or just a random blip in the stock market.
The price for wheat per ton nearly doubled, due to drought in many of the wheat-producing parts of the world, but economists and analysts don't expect a worldwide panic.
Marketplace for Monday, August 16, 2010