Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, September 8, 2008

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, September 8, 2008

What do we get out of the bailout?

The government's mega-rescue plan for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac boosted stock markets around the world. But what's in it for the American consumer? Will it loosen up the housing market? Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Economy, Housing, Wall Street

Is Coke's Chinese deal fizzling out?

The announcement last week that Coca-Cola plans to buy Chinese drink maker Huiyuan Juice Group in a $2.4 billion deal isn't sitting well with some Chinese bloggers. Scott Tong reports from Shanghai.
Posted In: Food, Mergers and Acquisitions

Europe is relieved and amused

European stocks soared on news of the U.S. government's bailout of mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. But as Megan Williams reports, Europeans are also enjoying the irony of the takeovers.

A look at the Fannie and Freddie bailout

The Treasury will put federal cash into the mortgage giants as needed over the next 16 months, assuring that low-interest loans will continue to be available. John Dimsdale has more.

Bailout: Why, why now and what next?

The takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac could cost taxpayers $200 billion, but could also help the housing and credit crunch. Host Bob Moon turns to Thomas Stanton of Johns Hopkins University to sort this all out.
Posted In: Economy, Housing, Investing, Wall Street

Ranking cities on sustainability

Eco-ethics think tank Ethisphere gave high marks to cities such as New York, London and Abu Dhabi for reducing the number of cars on their roads and other quality of life issues. Danielle Karson reports.
Posted In: Science

Home buyers still finding it tough

For a middle-class family in Houston, homeownership should be a sure bet. Homes prices and the cost of living are below average. But some homebuyers are still finding it hard to make a deal. Kate Archer Kent reports.
Posted In: Economy, Housing

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Best of Willy Deville
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If It Makes You Happy
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Burning Down The House (Remastered LP Version )
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