Marketplace for October 24, 2011

Episode Description 
Marketplace for October 24, 2011

A suffering Greek family

A profile of a family in Greece, caught in a situation where their world is changing dramatically for the worse in a very short time period.

Transatlantic troubles mean Greeks left without family help

In Athens, Ga., Kai Ryssdal met Greek immigrant Lambrini Cain. She's lost her job and is underwater on her mortgage. But she can't ask her family back in Greece for help, because they aren't doing any better.
Posted In: Economy

How Greece's debt crisis would affect the U.S.

Europe may seem far away, but its debt crises could largely affect even the smaller towns in the U.S.
Posted In: Economy

Groupon hits the road to woo investors

The online coupon company hopes to raise some $500 million when it goes public, but doubts have emerged about its accounting and growth prospects.
Posted In: Wall Street

President Obama broadens federal refinance program

New government rules for the Home Affordable Refinance Program should help homeowners with little or no equity in their houses refinance.
Posted In: Housing

Greek debt, a classical tragedy?

Exploring which Greek tragedy the European debt crisis looks most like.

Greek bailout plan in the works

European Union leaders met this weekend to ready another plan to save its banking system from collapse.

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