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9 Real Estate Locations Worth a Look

MainStreet looks at neighborhoods that are holding up; how derivatives work; and the right banks for different needs.
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Real Estate Opportunities

MainStreet asked Realty Trac to compile a list of metropolitan areas that had the fewest foreclosures for August and coupled that with a look at the average unemployment rates for the last six months to create a list of real estate opportunities. To see the results, click here:



Understanding Derivatives

MainStreet spoke with Martin Evans, a professor of finance and economics at Georgetown University, for insights about derivatives, the complicated investment instruments at the center of the credit crisis. For a quick primer, click here:



With Banks, One Size Doesn't Fit All

With banks collapsing left and right, it's important to know where to get your financial needs met. There is, in fact, a bank that matches every type of person. For help finding the right kind of bank for you, click here: