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Best Gift Ever: Rubber dwarfs

| Dec 25, 2006
Writer Tom Wolfe explains why the best gift he ever received was a set of Seven Dwarfs rubber dolls.
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Department stores past

Lisa Napoli | Dec 25, 2006
Host Lisa Napoli speaks with author Jan Whitaker about how the department store shaped the retail picture in the 20th Century.
Posted In: Retail

Letters from you

| Dec 22, 2006
Kai goes over letters from our listeners.

Guidance from the Seat Guru

| Dec 22, 2006
Don't book another airline ticket until you glide on over to the SeatGuru.com to find out where the best seat for your buck is located. Kai speaks with founder Matt Daimler.

Lost and found

| Dec 22, 2006
Billions of dollars of unclaimed property could be yours. Want to know how to get that money back? Kai talks with Jeb Spaulding, the past president of the National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators.

Buzzword: Santa Claus rally

| Dec 22, 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 -- "Santa Claus Rally." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?

Mailbag for Friday, December 22, 2006

| Dec 22, 2006
Did you miss Chris' advice on the best way to find a mortgage? Are you confused about what should you do when you find an old stock certificate? Don't worry! This week, we air a special mailbag full of the "Most Frequently Asked" questions from listeners.

Straight Story: Year in review

| Dec 22, 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. What were the biggest financial stories of the year? Chris enters the housing market.

Online banking has its pitfalls

| Dec 22, 2006
For many Americans, online banking offers a free and easy way to balance their checkbooks. But beware of hidden traps. USA Today's Sandra Block checks off the list.

Newscorp dishes it out, Liberty gives right back

Stacey Vanek Smith | Dec 22, 2006
Two media giants are swapping valuable properties. Newscorp's turning over DirecTV and other goodies to Liberty Media, while Liberty's giving up its 20 percent of Newscorp voting stock. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.

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