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'Marketplace' Report: Principal Reductions

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'Marketplace' Report: Principal Reductions

Economy

'Marketplace' Report: Principal Reductions

'Marketplace' Report: Principal Reductions

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Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke suggested Tuesday that principal reductions on home loans would help curb the current housing crisis. Madeleine Brand talks to Nancy Marshall-Genzer about why Bernanke would take this step and who would oppose it.