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Iraq war justified? Maybe for Baby Einsteins

| Jan 26, 2007
President Bush drew attention to the woman who founded the Baby Einstein Company and sold it to Disney in 2001. He meant to stress the importance of women entrepreneurs. But commentator Susan Linn has another take.
Posted In: Washington

Week on Wall Street

Kai Ryssdal | Jan 26, 2007
Dallas stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson — travelling in Vienna, Austria — talks with host Kai Ryssdal — visiting Boise, Idaho — about what happened this week in the markets.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

A little-known change with a big effect

Steve Henn | Jan 26, 2007
He's the executive. He gets to give the orders. Earlier this month President Bush issued an executive order that should make businesses pretty happy. Stephen Henn reports.
Posted In: Crime, Health, Washington

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

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