Marketplace Morning Report®

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, February 9, 2012

The Obama administration and almost every state are reportedly ready to settle with the country's largest banks over allegations of abusive foreclosure practices. We check in with the Mayor of Los Angeles on his vision for the city, which is the second largest metro area in the U.S. A new survey out by the Pew Research Center shows that young adults have been hurt the most in the recession. And bankruptcy lawyers are warning that the latest "debt bomb" will come from student loans.

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Newly constructed homes are shown in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. Will the new foreclosure deal reached actually help families in trouble?
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Big banks and state attorneys general have reached a settlement over abusive foreclosure practices.
A new research report from looks at what we’re losing sleep over. For 18- to 34-year-olds, its anxiety over education debt.
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Renzo Salazar places a bank owned sign on top of a for sale sign in front of a foreclosed home on November 10, 2011 in Miami, Fla. Foreclosures are expected to increase this year, and Americans are worried.
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Greece has announced that they have agreed to the austerity cuts that would allow them to receive a much-needed $173 billion bailout.

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Marketplace Morning Report®, hosted by David Brancaccio, kicks your weekday off right. Now a regular segment on NPR’s Morning Edition®, it’s a dash of news to go with that first cup of coffee. Get a global perspective on what’s making the business news headlines, airing up to five times each morning.