4 to Watch: Are 5% Down Payments Too Good to Be True?

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1. The incredible bendable phone

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FBN’s Melissa Francis says completely flexible technology may become the new big thing for smartphones. AllThingsD senior editor Arik Hesseldahl says differentiation is a necessity in the competitive smartphone market, and Mashable editor Pete Pachal says there may be visual benefits to having curved screens.

2. Is 5% down too good to be true?

Some banks are offering mortgages with only 5% down payments. Thor Equities CEO Joe Sitt says in the short term at least, this is a good boost for the economy. But overall, Sitt says it may have serious repercussions.

3. Missile defense system in Poland?

FNC strategic analyst Lt. Col. Ralph Peters weighs in on the U.S. and Russia’s inability to set a date for Syrian peace talks and the possibility of a missile defense system in Poland.

4. Does a minimum wage increase stimulate the economy?

In New Jersey, voters approved a constitutional amendment that would tie the minimum wage to inflation. Ralph Nader says over 70% of the American people want an inflation-adjusted minimum wage rate, and that a higher minimum wage will be a good stimulus for the economy.

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