Investors in mortgage-backed securities are going after Bank of America to get the bank to take back loans that have gone bad. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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Homeowners can deduct the mortgage interest they pay each year while submitting their taxes, but a new proposal by President Obama's bipartisan deficit commission would eliminate that deduction. Past attempts to cut the incentive have made little headway in Congress. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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Community leaders and homeowners who have lost their homes to foreclosure protest at a rally in Los Angeles last month. Bank of America has acknowledged finding some mistakes in its foreclosure files. Mark Ralston/AFP hide caption

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Fed policymakers meeting Tuesday are expected to launch a new course of economic stimulus. Their likely course of action: quantitative easing. A decision is expected Wednesday. Karen Bleier/Getty Images hide caption

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Realtor Teresa Sciubba (left) talks to real estate investor Kristin Gragg outside a foreclosed property in Chandler, Ariz. Matt York/AP hide caption

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Anthony Maglica (right), the founder of Mag Instrument, visits the factory floor in Ontario, Calif., nearly every morning. He is dedicated to manufacturing the company's flashlights in the U.S. Tamara Keith/NPR hide caption

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