Marketplace for Wednesday, June 20, 2012
To further stimulate the economy, the Federal Reserve announced it will extend its "Operation Twist" program until the end of the year. Foreclosures are up for the first time in more than two years; we look at the personal finance implications. While many cash-strapped school districts are cutting their summer school programs, Baltimore wants to offer more innovative classes. Russian president Vladimir Putin will be pitching to international economic investors tomorrow. The Rio Earth Summit, now celebrating 20 years, inspired many children back then to care about the environment, and now those grown-up kids are leading a new generation into the fold.