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Sloan Sessions: Raising the lending roof

Feb 11, 2008
Part of the stimulus package will allow Freddy Mac and Fannie Mae to back much bigger home loans. Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan says the federal government should keep a closer eye on lenders who would benefit the most.
Posted In: Housing

Housing crisis leaves many in the dust

Feb 8, 2008
As big homebuilders nationwide face their worst crisis in decades, the damage from the huge supply of unsold homes they built is rippling to lots of innocent bystanders. Steve Tripoli reports from a half-finished subdivision in South Carolina.
Posted In: Housing, Jobs

Week on Wall Street

Feb 8, 2008
Stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson chats with host Kai Ryssdal about what happened on Wall Street this week and what may lie ahead.
Posted In: Wall Street

Oh, Canada!

Feb 8, 2008
While the U.S. struggles with a slowing economy, Canada's unemployment rate is the lowest it's been in decades. Rich in commodities, the country has reaped the benefits of increased global demand. But will isolation from economic downturn last forever? Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Economy, Travel

EU banana tarrif overruled

Feb 8, 2008
An international panel on trade disputes has ruled against the European Union's import tariffs for bananas from Latin America. John Dimsdale reports on what the ruling means for U.S. importers like Chiquita and Dole.
Posted In: Taxes, Travel

Chrysler cuts could be costly

Feb 8, 2008
Chrysler has decided to reduce the number of models sold under its Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge brands. The company also plans to reduce dealerships, which could result in costly buyouts. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Auto, Retail

Facts about the stimulus package

Feb 8, 2008
The president is preparing to sign a $168 billion stimulus package passed by Congress, but what effect will it have on you? Tess asks Marketplace's Nancy Marshall-Genzer.
Posted In: Economy

Separate solutions for global problem?

Feb 8, 2008
Finance ministers from around the world will be meeting in Tokyo tomorrow for the G7 conference. But Stephen Beard reports chances are they won't be working together on just one solution to global economic crises.
Posted In: Economy

Put the money where the economy is

Feb 8, 2008
With rebate checks on their way to eager taxpayers, many consumers are bound for bad spending decisions. Danielle Karson talks to credit experts about wise places to put the money.
Posted In: Economy, Taxes

When the subprime crisis hits home

Feb 7, 2008
The subprime mortgage crisis continues to wreck havoc on millions of Americans. Commentator Kevin Mims considers the possibility of foreclosing on the house of his dreams.
Posted In: Housing

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