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Iceland wants companies from around the world to set up their servers there and publish material online without the fear of ruinous lawsuits or censorship. Stephen Beard reports.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture will hold its annual meeting with traders who rely on the agency's crop reports. And some of them are frustrated with the accuracy of the reports they've been getting lately. Eve Troeh explains.
Google is in trouble for what could be a major breach of privacy. The California-based search engine has admitted it intercepted private emails from around Britain. Marketplace's Stephen Beard reports.
Bank of America says it'll resume foreclosures in almost two dozen states this week. The bank had halted foreclosures nationwide after discovering problems with paperwork. Marketplace's Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
At the G-20 meeting this weekend, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner encouraged global finance ministers to agree on a proposal to curb trade imbalances. Rob Schmitz reports.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is speaking this morning at an FDIC symposium, looking at mortgages and finance. Hugh Johnson joins Steve Chiotakis to discuss.
The National Association of Realtors announced that sales of existing homes were up 10 percent last month, though it's still well-short of what's normal for this time of year. Part of the problem, is uncertainty over shoddy paperwork for some foreclosures.
Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, October 25, 2010