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Mailbag for Friday, May 5, 2006

Chris Farrell | May 5, 2006
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers your burning money questions. This week: Advice on using a credit card overseas, creating a shared equity agreement, and investing in delinquent tax certificates.
Posted In: Investing

Money Matters: Deja bubble

Kai Ryssdal | May 5, 2006
The Internet bubble may have burst more than five years ago, but Fortune magazine's Adam Lashinsky says that it's not only back, it's better than ever. He talks with Kai.
Posted In: Economy

The business of boycotts

Kai Ryssdal | May 5, 2006
This week's immigrant boycott produced massive demonstrations across the country. But what about the impact on the economy? Can boycotts change the direction of a business practice or a government policy? Kai talks with Professor Sankar Sen.
Posted In: Jobs

Understanding long-term care insurance

Kai Ryssdal | May 5, 2006
Is long-term care insurance for you? What you should know before you sign on the dotted line? Mike Fitzhugh is a certified financial planner. He sits down for an interview with Kai.
Posted In: Savings

Educating Rico: Lost in translation

Rico Gagliano | May 5, 2006
Associate Producer Rico Gagliano is back with another installment of our series, "Educating Rico." This time our hero takes a trip to the emergency room -- overseas. Can he rely on his health insurance to cover the bill?

Spend to save?

Janet Babin | May 5, 2006
Banks and credit card companies say they want to help you fill your piggy bank. But what will it cost you? Marketplace's Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Savings

Hockey's big comeback

Scott Jagow | May 5, 2006
Business of sports commentator Diana Nyad talks to host Scott Jagow about the resurgence of NHL hockey following a bitter lockout.
Posted In: Sports

Porn + MP3 = Profit

| May 5, 2006
Daily Variety editor Michael Speier talks to host Mark Austin Thomas about the porn industry's embrace of new technology and what it means to the entertainment industry as a whole.
Posted In: Science

Wages up, jobs down

John Dimsdale | May 5, 2006
The Labor Department released April job statistics today. Next week the Federal Reserve Board will scrutinize the stats for signs the economy is overheating. They won't have to look too far, John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Economy

Freud's legacy

Lisa Napoli | May 5, 2006
Saturday marks the 150th anniversary of Sigmund Freud's birth. Lisa Napoli analyzes the industry he fathered.
Posted In: Science

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