Chris Arnold NPR correspondent Chris Arnold is based in Boston. His reports are heard regularly on NPR's award-winning newsmagazines Morning Edition, All Things Considered and Weekend Edition.

Regulators Propose New Rules For Mortgage Market

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A woman walks past a Wells Fargo Home Mortgage office in La Habra, Calif. Many mortgage brokers say the Federal Reserve's new rules favor big banks. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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Mortgage Brokers Decry Loan Payment Reforms

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A foreclosed house for sale in the Detroit suburb of Southfield, Mich. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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New Loans Could Raise The Price Of Homeownership

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The cooling towers of Three Mile Island's Unit 1 plant pour steam into the sky in Middletown, Pa. In 1979, Three Mile Island's Unit 2 nuclear power plant was the scene of the nation's worst commercial nuclear accident. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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A Nuclear-Powered U.S. Still Too Expensive

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Joe Pelton operates a computer-controlled machine that drills a tiny hole into a needle that is used to make microchips. He works at AccuRounds, an advanced manufacturing facility in Avon, Mass. Chris Arnold/NPR hide caption

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As Manufacturing Demand Grows, So Do Jobs

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Neil Barofsky, special inspector general for the Troubled Asset Relief Program, testifies before Congress. He will step down from his position in March. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Foreclosure Prevention Program In GOP's Cross Hairs

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Neil Barofsky, special inspector general for the Troubled Asset Relief Program, testifies before Congress. He will step down from his position in March. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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TARP Watchdog Says Foreclosure Plan Is Failing

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Real estate professionals worry that cutting the mortgage tax deduction could put a damper on homeownership. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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Mortgage Interest Tax Break No Longer Sacred?

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How Increasing Exports Would Create Jobs

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The Goldman Sachs booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Chris Hondros/Getty Images hide caption

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Goldman's Double Hit: Profit Slide, Facebook Gaffe

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Post Tax Credit, Housing Prices Slide Further

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Faulty paperwork on millions of outstanding mortgages may push banks to work out alternatives to keep more people in their homes. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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Faulty Paperwork May Slow Millions Of Foreclosures

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Jobs Report Is Good News, But Not Good Enough?

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Brothers Michael (left) and Timothy Martens inspect copper machine parts on the factory floor of M&H Engineering. The company has hired back some workers who were laid off during the recession. Chris Arnold/NPR hide caption

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Back On The Job? New Hires Come With Jitters

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Foreclosures Still Dragging Down Housing, Economy

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