Marketplace AM for August 17, 2006
Host Scott Jagow and personal finance expert Chris Farrell discuss a Federal Reserve study that says credit card debt shot up at a 5.7% annual rate in June — triple what economists expected.
Despite signs of a cooling housing market, mortgage applications are up, reaching levels unseen since last March. Good news for the real estate market? Not so fast. Sam Eaton explains.
"Snakes on a Plane" opens today and many expect the film that's already a hit in the blogosphere to take off at the box office. Ethan Lindsey looks at how it generated all that buzz.