Dec 20, 2010

Marketplace for Monday, December 20, 2010

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Marketplace for Monday, December 20, 2010

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More middle-class retirees seeking financial help

Dec 20, 2010
After decades of work, older workers want to settle into a comfortable retirement. But an increasing number of white collar retirees are starting to ask for financial assistance for their golden years.

ROAD WARRIORS: Julie Aiken

Dec 20, 2010
With L.A. traffic, getting to point A to point B always takes a long time. Pharmaceuticals specialist Julie Aiken shares what she listens to when she's stuck in traffic.

Is quantitative easing working?

Dec 20, 2010
The Federal Reserve officially announced its plan for quantitative easing, to plow $600 billion into the economy, about six weeks ago. Is it working yet? Bob Moon reports.

How net neutrality might affect your Internet use

Dec 20, 2010
The Federal Communications Commission is set to vote tomorrow on net neutrality, which enforce an even playing field for all Internet websites, big or small. Some argue that such rules are unnecessary.

This ad's for you

Dec 20, 2010
There are rumors that Direct TV is working on getting targeted ads on the TV. To do so, the company will have to obtain a lot of information on you, the TV viewer. Kai Ryssdal talks to the University of…

Ernst & Young may face fraud lawsuit over Lehman audits

Dec 20, 2010
There are reports that New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo will file a civil fraud lawsuit against accounting firm Ernst and Young over its role in the collapse of Lehman Brothers. Alisa Roth reports.

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