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Cities look to forestall cuts

Helen Palmer | Mar 13, 2006
Municipal officials from across the country gather in Washington D.C. today to lobby Congress to preserve funding given to cities through Community Development Block Grants. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Washington

Green China

Jocelyn Ford | Mar 13, 2006
It seems every day China tells the world it's cracking down on something else. Piracy, corruption . . . In today's installment, it's pollution. Jocelyn Ford reports.
Posted In: Canada

Rock hall, no thanks

| Mar 13, 2006
Ever the iconoclasts, the Sex Pistols have turned down an invitation to attend their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame because the dinner costs $25,000 a table. Curt Nickish reports.

What's in Capital One's wallet?

Scott Tong | Mar 13, 2006
We know it's at least $14.5 billion.That's how much the credit card company will pay for a New York-based bank called North Fork. As Scott Tong reports, Capital One's been opening it's wallet a lot lately.

The Look Ahead for March 10, 2006

| Mar 10, 2006
What you need to know today about next week.

The "Straight Story" with Chris Farrell: Investors Rejoice

| Mar 10, 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, Central Banks fear inflation, but fancy the global economy. Chris says investors will benefit.
Posted In: Economy

"Day in the Work Life": A Trunk Show

| Mar 10, 2006
On this week's "A Day In the Work Life"... our look at how folks trade their time for money... we jump on the caravan with an elephant trainer.
Posted In: Jobs

The "Buzzword": NYX

| Mar 10, 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 -- "NYX." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
Posted In: Economy

The Mailbag for March 10, 2006

| Mar 10, 2006
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week, allocating allowance, investing in a private company, and erasing credit card debt.
Posted In: Investing

From the Money Matters Desk: Small-Scale Fundraising

| Mar 10, 2006
Need to raise money for your kid's soccer team? What gets better booty? A silent auction or a garage sale? On this week's Money Matters -- our regular look at how to improve your bottom line -- Author Stephanie Roth explains the easiest way to get cold hard cash.
Posted In: Charity