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Lawmakers want to kill a proposal requiring at least 20 percent down payments on certain mortgages. But some say big down payments would avert foreclosures.
President Obama is expected to announce today that he will bring home 10,000 troops later this year. Spending on the war has been criticized as the national debt continues to grow, but will President Obama's troop re-call have a large impact on military spending?
With the Fourth of July just around the corner, L.A. Times consumer columnist David Lazarus explains what travelers can expect from online travel sites, and offers some easy ways to cut costs from your vacation.
Todd Harrison, senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, explains what it means financially to start bringing troops home from Afghanistan.
The International Trade Commission is set to rule on a big patent infringement case tomorrow. Camera-maker Kodak claims that BlackBerry and Apple are using Kodak camera technology without paying for it, which could mean billions in costs for both sides.
The organizers of the London Olympic Games have just settled an argument with the organizers of a cultural exhibition over the use of the date '2012' in the event name.
Democratic Congressman Chris Van Hollen discusses the recent debt talks, and explains how the Democrats and Republicans are working to find an agreement.
Lawmakers are scrambling this week to come up with a deal to raise the nation's borrowing limit. Richard DeKaser, economist with the Parthenon Group, explains how any decision could impact the markets.
Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, June 22, 2011