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Two sides of the budget deficit debate

| Jun 19, 2009
In a recession this deep, how much should we be worrying about the budget deficit right now? Commentators Will Wilkinson and Matt Yglesias have different takes on the issue.

Personal finance bloggers sound off

Tess Vigeland | Jun 12, 2009
We last talked to personal finance bloggers Steve, Lynnae and Jim a year ago. We check back with them on the state of the financial climate and what commenters on their blogs are saying.

Stanford taken in on Ponzi allegations

Steve Henn | Jun 19, 2009
A grand jury in Houston unseals an indictment today for Texas billionaire Allen Stanford, who surrendered to the FBI yesterday. The SEC accused Stanford of running an $8 billion Ponzi scheme through his bank in Antigua. Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: Crime, Investing

People are going to museums again

Curt Nickisch | Jun 19, 2009
Attendance is up at museums nationwide, thanks to cheap-to-free admission when budgets are ever tightening. Curt Nickisch visits museums in Boston to find out what they're doing to get people walking through the door.

GMAC next in line for Treasury bailout

Janet Babin | May 21, 2009
GMAC already received $5 billion from the Troubled Asset Relief Program program back in December. Now, reports out say the Treasury Department is set to loan GMAC over $7 billion more. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Auto, Investing

Losses on Kinko's puts FedEx in red ink

Joel Rose | Jun 17, 2009
FedEx is reporting more than $800 million in losses for the most recent quarter due to slow manufacturing and gas prices. But the acquisition of Kinko's may also have something to do with it. Joel Rose reports.

Federal Reserve to oversee risks

Amy Scott | Jun 17, 2009
The Obama administration's regulation plan would give the Federal Reserve powers to oversee any institution that could pose a risk. Amy Scott reports.

Success is more likely if you're tall

| Jun 10, 2009
Success or failure in life can be attributed to different factors: drive, intelligence and . . . height? Author Arianne Cohen talks with Kai Ryssdal about why tall people are more likely to succeed professionally and financially than others of shorter stature.
Posted In: Books

G-20 Deja Vu

Scott Jagow | Apr 1, 2009
People smashing things, bloody faces, mayhem and beer. Must be another gathering of world leaders! I have pictures to show you from the G-20...

Both candidates tout "Clean Coal" -- but it doesn't exist!

Jim Nicolow | Oct 27, 2008
Holy crap. Is the onslaught of "clean coal" internet ads driving anyone else nuts? You can't open a news website without being subjected to...



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