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Making hay with oil

John Dimsdale | Apr 21, 2006
As gas prices impact Americans' wallets, Democrats are taking notice. Kai Ryssdal talks with Marketplace's John Dimsdale about how Democrats are using the issue in their campaigns for office.

For Senators back from Easter, it's Christmas

Hilary Wicai | Apr 21, 2006
All kinds of extra expenses are being hung on a $106 billion supplemental spending bill for Iraq and Hurricane Katrina that U.S. senators take up next week. Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Washington

Christian Science sell-off

| Apr 21, 2006
One of America's homegrown religions — The Church of Christ, Scientist — is getting out of another American homegrown business: real estate. Monica Brady-Myerov reports.

The Week on Wall Street:

Kai Ryssdal | Apr 21, 2006
Host Kai Ryssdal talks with Dallas stockbroker David Johnson about the week on the Street and what may be in store for the markets next week.
Posted In: Wall Street

The Corner Office: Xerox CEO Anne Mulcahy

Kai Ryssdal | Apr 21, 2006
Anne Mulcahy talks with host Kai Ryssdal about what it's been like taking her company back from the brink of bankruptcy.

Pondering the size of her 'eco-footprint'

| Apr 21, 2006
With tomorrow being Earth Day, commentator Sandra Tsing Loh talks about recognizing her "eco-footprint" and attempting to reduce it.

Straight Story with Chris Farrell: The big trade deficit

Chris Farrell | Apr 21, 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: Chinese President Hu Jintao visits the White House. Chris minds the trade gap.
Posted In: Economy

Day in the Work Life: A composter's guide to the universe

| Apr 21, 2006
On this week's "A Day in the Work Life," we look at how folks trade their time for money. We talk trash with a composter.
Posted In: Jobs

The Buzzword: Contango

| Apr 21, 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, "Contango." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
Posted In: Investing

Mailbag for Friday, April 21, 2006

Chris Farrell | Apr 21, 2006
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers your burning money questions. This week, advice on starting an S-Corp, using a debit card versus a credit card, and researching socially responsible investments.

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