Marketplace's Tess Vigeland revisits a barbershop in Jefferson City, Mo., where six months ago the owner and his customers were taking market woes in stride. Not much has changed, except they really don't like those bailouts.
The housing market is struggling to recover even with the Obama administration's $75 billion foreclosure prevention program. Commentator Barry Nalebuff says to get housing back on track we need a federal home equity insurance program.
Mall operator General Growth Properties has filed for bankruptcy, the largest real estate company to go belly up in history. As Stacey Vanek-Smith reports, to survive in this recession, malls are making themselves over.
JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon says his bank won't participate in the government's program to rid banks' balance sheets of toxic assets. What does this mean for the program and the banking industry? Jeremy Hobson reports.
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