The Round-Up: Friday

Ratner exploring cheaper ways to build Nets arena at Atlantic Yards. [NY Post]

Linda Stein murderer’s confession played publicly for the first time. [NY Post]

Down go mortgage rates even further, now the fixed is under 5 percent consistently. [NY Post]

M.T.A. mulls "green MetroCard" program to help pay for environmentally friendly initiatives. [NY Times]

National unemployment rate hits 16-year high. [NY Times]

Citigroup has agreed to legislation that will allow bankruptcy judges to alter some mortgages to prevent foreclosures. [NY Times] The Round-Up: Friday