May 5, 2011

Marketplace for May 5, 2011

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Marketplace for May 5, 2011

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Cities face hurdles in foreclosure cases

May 5, 2011
Los Angeles is suing Deutsche Bank for neglecting foreclosed homes, joining other cities trying to get banks to pay for neighborhood blight.

How Wall Street has changed since the flash crash

May 5, 2011
It's been one year since the flash crash on Wall Street. The SEC's Mary Schapiro discusses the measures taken since then to try to prevent a repeat.

Obama administration proposes unfreezing Libya assets

May 5, 2011
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says that would help the Libyan people without Uncle Sam having to pay for it.

Protesting the Syrian elite

May 5, 2011
Syrians are aiming their anger at one immensely wealthy and well-connected businessman.

As college applications swell, so do wait lists

May 5, 2011
This week students must finally make up their minds about where they'll go to college -- and colleges break out the wait lists.

A year on, flash crash still spooks investors

May 5, 2011
A year after the Dow plunged 600 points in minutes, professional investors fret about risks in a market where they are outmanned by machines.

Midwest flood damage not yet peaked

May 5, 2011
Even though Cairo, Ill., was spared, heavy damage still awaits downstream communities and the Gulf Coast.

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