Jan 13, 2011

Marketplace for January 13, 2011

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Marketplace for January 13, 2011

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Lot 354: A Tale of America's Housing Meltdown

Jan 13, 2011
We follow the story of America's housing meltdown through one house -- Lot 354, a Spanish bungalow in Los Angeles. From former and current owners to real estate agents and neighbors, the characters and industries affected by Lot 354 tell the story of the rise and fall of America's housing market.

Is there a way to control inflation?

Jan 13, 2011
The Producer Price Index information released today showed that wholesale prices for food and energy rose. But everything else stayed almost the same, which means inflation isn't kicking in yet. Is there a way to control inflation? Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

What's pushing food prices up?

Jan 13, 2011
The cost of groceries continues to climb. Marketplace's Adriene Hill takes a look at the factors that are causing the increase.

Online retailer Athleta goes brick-and-mortar

Jan 13, 2011
While it seems online shopping is the way of the future, Gap is doing just the opposite. Its Athleta brand specializes in women's active wear, and now has its own brick-and-mortar store. Janet Babin reports on how this move might help the brand.

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