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Putting a price tag on a Picasso

Stacey Vanek Smith | Jan 26, 2007
Fine art's been selling like mad. It raked in record profits last year. But for most of us, arriving at a monetary value for art is a mysterious thing. Stacey Vanek Smith takes a look at how it's done.
Posted In: Economy

Credit bureau 101

| Jan 26, 2007
Your credit score can determine all of your personal finance choices. So why are many Americans confused by what goes into that number? Kai interviews Jason Rich, the author of the book "Dirty Little Secrets: What the Credit Bureaus Won't Tell You."

Educating Rico: Breaking the law

| Jan 26, 2007
Associate Producer Rico Gagliano is back with another installment of our series, Educating Rico. In this week's episode, he takes the law into his own hands. Copyright law, that is.

Mailbag for Friday, January 26, 2007

| Jan 26, 2007
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers your burning money questions. This week, advice on investing in a 529 account, buying long-term disability insurance and studying mutual funds.
Posted In: Investing

Buzzword: Superbowl indicator

| Jan 26, 2007
Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. Each week, Marketplace Money brings you a word or a phrase that has bubbled to the top of the news. For instance, "Superbowl Indicator." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
Posted In: Economy

Buzzword: Superbowl index

| Jan 26, 2007
Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. Each week, Marketplace Money brings you a word or a phrase that has bubbled to the top of the news. For instance, "Superbowl Index." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?

Straight Story: Taxing time

| Jan 26, 2007
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the Straight Story. This week, it is the season for W-2s. Chris wishes for a season of tax reform.
Posted In: Taxes

Day in the Work Life: London is calling

| Jan 26, 2007
On this week's 'A Day In the Work Life, 'our regular look at how folks trade time for money, we map out a tale with a tour guide.
Posted In: Jobs

Global health care feeling the Gates factor

Scott Jagow | Jan 26, 2007
Wealthy and well-intentioned philanthropists are changing the face of global health care, but not necessarily to a greater good. Council on Foreign Relations senior fellow Laurie Garrett explains how the world is missing the big picture.
Posted In: Canada, Health

Cashing in on Oscar

Bob Moon | Jan 26, 2007
An Academy Award nomination is as much of a boost to the bottom line as it is the ego — maybe more. Daily Variety managing editor Michael Speier tells us how.
Posted In: Entertainment

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