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Define middle class

| Dec 1, 2006
Does the middle class exist anymore? Is it strictly a political term without any designation? John Dimsdale reports.

Who's getting swindled?

| Dec 1, 2006
Identity theft is the fraud de jour, but old-fashioned con artists are still alive and well. A recent study looks at who's most susceptible -- and it's not always who you might think. Apryl Lundsten reports.

Bad dollar days

| Dec 1, 2006
The dollar keeps on sliding. So is your pocketbook power about to take a beating? Harvard Professor Ken Rogoff joins Kai for a conversation.

Give the gift of investing

| Dec 1, 2006
Looking for a practical and profitable holiday gift? Why not spread the joy of personal finance. Kai talks with Liz Pulliam Weston of MSN Money.
Posted In: Investing

e-Commerce 101

| Dec 1, 2006
You can click your way to a better shopping experience. At least you don't have to park your car. But what constitutes a bargain? Kai finds out.

Mailbag for Friday, December 1, 2006

| Dec 1, 2006
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers your burning money questions. This week, advice on buying a ring, investing in a no-load mutual fund and starting a long term savings account.

Buzzword: Beige Book

| Dec 1, 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, Beige Book. You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?

Day in the Work Life: A la carte

| Dec 1, 2006
On this week's A Day in the Work Life, our regular look at how folks trade time for money, we cook up a tale with a restaurateur.

Straight Story: Private push

| Dec 1, 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, public companies want to go private. Chris says follow the money.

Private equity eyeing Home Depot?

Alisa Roth | Dec 1, 2006
A couple of private equity firms are said to be looking to take Home Depot off the market. CEO Bob Nardelli denies a deal's in the works, but its shares rose as investors bought into the rumor. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

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