Nov 1, 2010

Marketplace for Monday, November 1, 2010

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Marketplace for Monday, November 1, 2010

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A legal twist in Canada's 'mat leave' law

Nov 1, 2010
Canadian women are entitled to a whopping full year for maternity leave with partial pay. And they can return to their same job too -- unless they are terminated during the leave. Marketplace's Sean Cole takes a look at a controversial exception in the Canadian maternity leave law.

More rugged menswear back in fashion

Nov 1, 2010
Fashion editor Kate Betts talks with Kai Ryssdal about trends in men's fashion and how rugged menswear is coming back in style. Plus, see a slideshow of Kai's favorite winter wear from the L.L. Bean and J. Crew catalogs.

Some truckers keep wheels and cameras rolling

Nov 1, 2010
It's a long, lonely road -- miles and miles -- for truckers. So many are turning to YouTube to fill those extra hours and to connect with fellow truckers and others.

Keep the Karadashians in your pocket

Nov 1, 2010
The ubiquitous Kardashian sisters -- Kourtney, Kim and Khloe -- can soon be found in your wallet. The sisters will be launching a prepaid MasterCard -- with their likeness on it, of course -- on Nov. 10.
The Kardashian sisters: (L-R) Khloe, Kim and Kourtney.
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What businesses want in a government

Nov 1, 2010
On the eve before Election Day, Marketplace's John Dimsdale sees what businesses want in this economic climate.

Banks want to unload foreclosures as fast as possible

Nov 1, 2010
Banks want to shed its load of foreclosed properties -- now. Marketplace's Jennifer Collins asks why the rush?

BankUnited's IPO likely to attract investors

Nov 1, 2010
BankUnited had to be saved by the FDIC a few years ago, only to later be bought out by private investors. As of last week, the company announced it is set to go public again, and the numbers are looking good for those looking to invest. Janet Babin reports.

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