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A foreclosure means an eviction

Oct 12, 2007
The crisis in the housing market is hitting a growing number of landlords and their tenants. Sam Eaton looks at how far the situation could escalate for renters.
Posted In: Housing

Come travel through time to ARM future

Oct 11, 2007
Over the next year or so millions of adjustable rate mortgages will recalibrate to higher interest rates. We asked Steve Tripoli to climb into the Marketplace time machine with the dials set for, say, next August and give us tomorrow's news today.
Posted In: Economy, Housing

Death-defying dives for lobster

Oct 11, 2007
Our appetite for lobster is voracious -- the U.S. imports almost 120 million pounds every year. For our Working series, Claudine LoMonaco profiles divers in Honduras who risk death to feed that demand.
Posted In: Jobs

Bigger houses mean deeper debt

Oct 11, 2007
Commentator Karrie Jacobs says that when it comes to the crisis in the U.S. mortgage industry, the changing tastes of modern homeowners may be part of the problem.
Posted In: Housing

Chrysler deal reminiscent of GM

Oct 11, 2007
Yesterday's auto-workers strike against Chrysler lasted six hours. Doug Krizner talks about it with auto industry reporter Katie Merx, who says their deal sounds a lot like the one with GM.
Posted In: Auto

BP cracks down on problems

Oct 11, 2007
Oil giant BP is trying to fix a bad run of accidents by working on its management structure. Sam Eaton reports the company's biggest problem boils down to inefficiency.
Posted In: Jobs

Old ways walk out with Chrysler workers

Oct 10, 2007
Nobody knows how long the UAW strike against Chrysler is going to last or what a deal might look like. What is likely, though, is that UAW negotiations won't ever be the same again. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Auto, Jobs

Feds plan help for subprime homebuyers

Oct 10, 2007
The federal government is going to team with credit counselors and the mortgage industry to see what can be done to help borrowers avoid foreclosure. It's not all altruism. Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: Housing

Race is on to fuel the car of the future

Oct 10, 2007
Car makers could help solve a lot of problems such as global warming and U.S. reliance on foreign oil. Vijay Vaitheeswaran has a new book on that very topic -- cars of the future and how they'll be fueled. He talked with Kai Ryssdal.
Posted In: Auto, Books

Attending the conference? Bring the kids!

Oct 10, 2007
Smart conference organizers have realized that arranging sideline events for the conference-goers' children is a good way to keep stress levels down and attendance up. Rachel Dornhelm reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

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