Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, October 24, 2011

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, October 24, 2011

Julia Coronado: Helping underwater homeowners doesn't fix entire market

The president is in Nevada today and is expected to announce a plan to help underwater homeowners. Solving their problems still leave a lot to be desired in the housing market, however.
Posted In: Housing

Obama administration to relax HARP standards

The Obama administration has plans to help homeowners across the country who are underwater to refinance their mortgages.
Posted In: Housing

The Vatican has a solution for global economic problems

The Vatican is setting forth a plan to solve the problems in Europe and the rest of the world, through a global governing body.

President Obama heads to Nevada with plan to improve HARP

Mr. Obama is expected to announce revisions to the Home Affordable Refinance Program today.
Posted In: Housing

How the community bank is different

The chairman of North Jersey Community Bank talks about how community banks are different from the big ones, and how that difference can matter.
Posted In: Banks

Iraq war over

President Obama says the Iraq War is over and that all U.S. troops will come by year-end. So what will the U.S. be spending in Iraq on Jan. 1, 2012?

Netflix to report earnings after rocky months

The video-rental pioneer has taken a hit after raising prices in July, but its shift to Internet streaming is the future of TV viewing.

Making small steps toward a European debt solution

With a Wednesday deadline looming, leaders in Europe have been making some progress towards a solution. But the markets might be too optimistic.

Sloan: Candidates' economic plans just fall flat

Fortune magazine's Allan Sloan explains why the current economic plans being talked about by presidential candidates are unrealistic and purely political.

Tunisia awaits election results

Over the weekend, Tunisia became the first 'Arab Spring' country to hold a post-revolution election.

Mid-day Extra: The price of winning

A new study shows the price per win for each professional sports team in the U.S.
Posted In: Sports

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