Marketplace for Thursday, October 28, 2010

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Marketplace for Thursday, October 28, 2010

Latino Voters 101

Commentator Gustavo Arellano gives advice to politicians on how to really draw in the Latino vote.

It's not about tax cuts, but the size of government

How do we fix the economy? It's not easy, but Glenn Hubbard, dean of Columbia University's business school and former George W. Bush advisor, says Americans need to think about the size of the government.

Homeowners still facing trouble making mortgage payments

The government rolled out HAMP, a program aimed at reducing mortgage payments for more than three million homeowners, back in 2009. Many still can't meet the payments, though. John Dimsdale reports on what's going wrong.
Posted In: Housing

The new faces of the foreclosure crisis

We've been talking about foreclosures now for years, literally. But who's getting foreclosed on has changed. Adriene Hill reports that in some cases, it's no longer the usual suspects.
Posted In: Housing

Nordstrom to open concept store in New York City

Not many details have been released yet about the store, but the chain did say that it will give ALL the profits the store makes to charity. Marketplace's Janet Babin looks at what's in it for the chain.
Posted In: Charity

How efficient is that TV?

The Federal Trade Commission voted to have all televisions produced after May 10, 2011 will have to have to sport a tag that'll tell you how energy-efficient that TV is. Marketplace's Eve Troeh reports on whether that tag will sway consumers.
Posted In: Environment

Banking without the Internet

Some banks are starting to charge fees if you want a paper statement mailed to you. The alternative? Download and print your own -- that is unless you don't have Internet access. Economy 4.0's David Brancaccio takes a look at the conundrum some people are in.
Posted In: Banks

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