Oct 24, 2011

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Marketplace for October 24, 2011

Segments From this episode

Greek bailout plan in the works

Oct 24, 2011
European Union leaders met this weekend to ready another plan to save its banking system from collapse.

Greek debt, a classical tragedy?

Oct 24, 2011
Exploring which Greek tragedy the European debt crisis looks most like.

President Obama broadens federal refinance program

Oct 24, 2011
New government rules for the Home Affordable Refinance Program should help homeowners with little or no equity in their houses refinance.

Groupon hits the road to woo investors

Oct 24, 2011
The online coupon company hopes to raise some $500 million when it goes public, but doubts have emerged about its accounting and growth prospects.
The Groupon logo is displayed in the lobby of the company's international headquarters on June 10, 2011 in Chicago, Ill.
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How Greece's debt crisis would affect the U.S.

Oct 24, 2011
Europe may seem far away, but its debt crises could largely affect even the smaller towns in the U.S.

Transatlantic troubles mean Greeks left without family help

Oct 24, 2011
In Athens, Ga., Kai Ryssdal met Greek immigrant Lambrini Cain. She's lost her job and is underwater on her mortgage. But she can't ask her family back in Greece for help, because they aren't doing any better.

A suffering Greek family

Oct 24, 2011
A profile of a family in Greece, caught in a situation where their world is changing dramatically for the worse in a very short time period.

Music from the episode

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