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Marketplace for Monday, December 20, 2010

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Marketplace for Monday, December 20, 2010

Ernst & Young may face fraud lawsuit over Lehman audits

There are reports that New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo will file a civil fraud lawsuit against accounting firm Ernst and Young over its role in the collapse of Lehman Brothers. Alisa Roth reports.

This ad's for you

There are rumors that Direct TV is working on getting targeted ads on the TV. To do so, the company will have to obtain a lot of information on you, the TV viewer. Kai Ryssdal talks to the University of Pennsylvania's Joseph Turow about all the implications.

How net neutrality might affect your Internet use

The Federal Communications Commission is set to vote tomorrow on net neutrality, which enforce an even playing field for all Internet websites, big or small. Some argue that such rules are unnecessary.
Posted In: Internet

Is quantitative easing working?

The Federal Reserve officially announced its plan for quantitative easing, to plow $600 billion into the economy, about six weeks ago. Is it working yet? Bob Moon reports.

ROAD WARRIORS: Julie Aiken

With L.A. traffic, getting to point A to point B always takes a long time. Pharmaceuticals specialist Julie Aiken shares what she listens to when she's stuck in traffic.
Posted In: Music

More middle-class retirees seeking financial help

After decades of work, older workers want to settle into a comfortable retirement. But an increasing number of white collar retirees are starting to ask for financial assistance for their golden years.
Posted In: Retirement

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Cissy Strut
The Meters
High Class Slim Came Floatin' In
Tortoise
The Longest Road
Morgan Page
Apartment
Morningside