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Organic, local, grass-fed... All of that may mean the food is better for you, but it also means it's more expensive. Marketplace's Adriene Hill takes a look at some interesting findings on how much healthy eating costs -- in dollars, well-being and the environment.
Kai Ryssdal talks to Stephen Dubner of Freakonomics Radio about a way to get the thrill of the lottery and the safety of a savings account together.
Joe Nocera, co-author of "All the Devils Are Here" with Bethany McLean, talks to Kai Ryssdal about what they discovered about the financial crisis and how everyone played a key -- and villainous -- role.
Some Republican congressional members thinks that the Federal Reserve should focus on inflation, instead of both employment and inflation numbers. Marketplace's Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
The latest European country in financial crisis -- after instances in Greece, Portugal and Spain -- is Ireland. Many are urging the Irish to take an EU bailout in order to save the Eurozone bond market and possibly even the Euro, but the country isn't giving in just yet.
So far, state attorneys general have been taking the lead in investigating the current foreclosure paperwork crisis. But today, the Senate Banking Committee weighed in. The financial services industry is lobbying against more regulation of the mortgage business at the hands of Congress. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Marketplace for Tuesday, November 16, 2010