Oct 28, 2010

Marketplace for Thursday, October 28, 2010

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Marketplace for Thursday, October 28, 2010

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Banking without the Internet

Oct 28, 2010
Some banks are starting to charge fees if you want a paper statement mailed to you. The alternative? Download and print your own -- that is unless you don't have Internet access. Economy 4.0's David Brancaccio takes a look at the conundrum some people are in.

How efficient is that TV?

Oct 28, 2010
The Federal Trade Commission voted to have all televisions produced after May 10, 2011 will have to have to sport a tag that'll tell you how energy-efficient that TV is. Marketplace's Eve Troeh reports on whether that tag will sway consumers.

Nordstrom to open concept store in New York City

Oct 28, 2010
Not many details have been released yet about the store, but the chain did say that it will give ALL the profits the store makes to charity. Marketplace's Janet Babin looks at what's in it for the chain.

The new faces of the foreclosure crisis

Oct 28, 2010
We've been talking about foreclosures now for years, literally. But who's getting foreclosed on has changed. Adriene Hill reports that in some cases, it's no longer the usual suspects.

Homeowners still facing trouble making mortgage payments

Oct 28, 2010
The government rolled out HAMP, a program aimed at reducing mortgage payments for more than three million homeowners, back in 2009. Many still can't meet the payments, though. John Dimsdale reports on what's going wrong.

It's not about tax cuts, but the size of government

Oct 28, 2010
How do we fix the economy? It's not easy, but Glenn Hubbard, dean of Columbia University's business school and former George W. Bush advisor, says Americans need to think about the size of the government.

Latino Voters 101

Oct 28, 2010
Commentator Gustavo Arellano gives advice to politicians on how to really draw in the Latino vote.

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