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Housing company stocks soared after two home building giants announced a merger. But the housing market is still struggling in the short run. So is the money being spent worth it? Mitchell Hartman reports.
Most people know about Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, but what about Ginnie Mae? As Nancy Marshall Genzer reports, she may be a possible model for her siblings Fannie and Freddie.
One Swedish city used to brag that it took in more Iraqi refugees than the entire U.S., until it ran out of jobs for the new expats. Now other towns in Sweden are trying to lure refugees with career opportunities. Alisa Roth reports.
Marketplace for Wednesday, April 8, 2009