Marketplace for Monday, November 1, 2010

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Marketplace for Monday, November 1, 2010

BankUnited's IPO likely to attract investors

BankUnited had to be saved by the FDIC a few years ago, only to later be bought out by private investors. As of last week, the company announced it is set to go public again, and the numbers are looking good for those looking to invest. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Banks, Investing

Banks want to unload foreclosures as fast as possible

Banks want to shed its load of foreclosed properties -- now. Marketplace's Jennifer Collins asks why the rush?
Posted In: Banks, Housing

What businesses want in a government

On the eve before Election Day, Marketplace's John Dimsdale sees what businesses want in this economic climate.

Keep the Karadashians in your pocket

The ubiquitous Kardashian sisters -- Kourtney, Kim and Khloe -- can soon be found in your wallet. The sisters will be launching a prepaid MasterCard -- with their likeness on it, of course -- on Nov. 10.
Posted In: Credit Cards

Some truckers keep wheels and cameras rolling

It's a long, lonely road -- miles and miles -- for truckers. So many are turning to YouTube to fill those extra hours and to connect with fellow truckers and others.
Posted In: Entertainment

More rugged menswear back in fashion

Fashion editor Kate Betts talks with Kai Ryssdal about trends in men's fashion and how rugged menswear is coming back in style. Plus, see a slideshow of Kai's favorite winter wear from the L.L. Bean and J. Crew catalogs.
Posted In: Retail

A legal twist in Canada's 'mat leave' law

Canadian women are entitled to a whopping full year for maternity leave with partial pay. And they can return to their same job too -- unless they are terminated during the leave. Marketplace's Sean Cole takes a look at a controversial exception in the Canadian maternity leave law.
Posted In: Jobs, Law

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Let's Make Love And Listen To Death From Above (instrumental) (Single)
Life's A Dream
Built To Spill

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