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Week on Wall Street

| Nov 10, 2006
Kai Ryssdal talks with Kim Clark, personal finance columnist for U.S. News and World Report, about the week on Wall Street and what's ahead for the markets.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

It's become a matter of convention

| Nov 10, 2006
Fan cons, like those attracting Star Trek followers, are a big part of the $4 billion consumer-show business. Joal Ryan reports on how the TV show took that industry where it had never gone before.
Posted In: Entertainment

You can't always get what you want . . .

| Nov 10, 2006
But you just might find you get what you need. That's what Rolling Stones fan and commentator Graham Thomas Shelby discovered recently when deciding whether to pay to see the band in concert.
Posted In: Entertainment

Insurance rates going down

| Nov 10, 2006
The ceiling on insurance rates is falling, and that means you might be paying less to insure your home and car. Kai speaks with Liam Pleven of the Wall Street Journal.

Juggling two houses

| Nov 10, 2006
What do you do when you're trying to sell one home and buy another? Kai talks to Money Magazine's Ellen McGirt about how to contend with two home mortgages.
Posted In: Housing

Retiring single

| Nov 10, 2006
Does the retirement checklist change when you're single? Kai asks Greg Daugherty of Consumer Reports.
Posted In: Retirement

Mailbag for Friday, November 10, 2006

| Nov 10, 2006
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers your burning money questions. This week, advice on investing in socially responsible funds, selecting investments without interests and checking out a mortgage.

Buzzword: Vaccine bond

| Nov 10, 2006
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: Vaccine bond.

Day in the Work Life: Party starter

| Nov 10, 2006
On this week's A Day in the Work Life, our look at how folks trade their time for money, we take a spin with a DJ.

Straight Story: Job numbers game

| Nov 10, 2006
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, Chris dissects unemployment statistics. What do the numbers actually mean?

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