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The rate of foreclosures in July was down 32 percent from a year earlier, according to RealtyTrac. That sounds like good news, but it masks a stubborn reality.

Long term care insurance is expensive and only getting more and more costly. So, how do you know if it's worth it for you?

And, Diane Swonk, chief economist with Mesirow Financial, joins Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio to discuss retail earnings.

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