Marketplace for Monday, May 23, 2016
May 23, 2016

Marketplace for Monday, May 23, 2016

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Aircraft manufacturing deals abroad, hospital mergers at home and an interview with Gates Foundation CEO Susan Desmond-Hellmann. Plus: Why are there no ads on most streaming sports?

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What's up with no commercials when you stream?

May 23, 2016
Plenty of people stream sports. But often when the broadcast cuts to commercial, the stream cuts to... nothing.
Streams like this often don't have as many commercials as the broadcast, or any at all.
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'Top 10 percent' rule for college admissions faces a new challenge

May 23, 2016
University of Texas pushes back against a law aimed at increasing diversity.
Janet Aviles, a senior at Lanier High School, missed the cutoff for automatic admission to the University of Texas at Austin.
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When mergers fail because of clashing work culture

May 23, 2016
The reported tension between two huge healthcare organizations signals that good business mergers are about more than just numbers.
Anthem Health Insurance headquarters in Indianapolis. The health insurer is reportedly nearing a deal to purchase Cigna.
Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images

The presidential effect on foreign business deals

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May 23, 2016
How do so many big deals happen right when the commander-in-chief visits another country?
U.S.President Barack Obama waves to the press on Saturday before leaving for his week-long trip to Japan and Vietnam. While in Hanoi, Vietnam, Obama announced a series of business deals between American companies and Vietnamese businesses and entities.
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Aircraft manufacturing deals abroad, hospital mergers at home and an interview with Gates Foundation CEO Susan Desmond-Hellmann. Plus: Why are there no ads on most streaming sports?