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Buzzword: Transfer pricing

| Sep 15, 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, transfer pricing. You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?

Mailbag for Friday, September 15, 2006

| Sep 15, 2006
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers your burning money questions. This week, advice on getting a second mortgage, closing credit card accounts and investing money from a home sale.

Money Matters: Play Money

| Sep 15, 2006
Moving up the property ladder is a homeowner's dream. But what about trading up in the virtual world? Julian Dibbell's new book goes inside the world of virtual commerce. He talks with Kai.

The job hunt

| Sep 15, 2006
A college degree can open a lot doors, but keeping them open is another story. All across the country, recent college graduates face the grueling search for work. Youth Radio's Latifah Muhammad shares her story.
Posted In: Jobs

More layoffs announced at Ford

Amy Scott | Sep 15, 2006
Ford Motor Co. announced today it is cutting over one-third of salaried employees. That follows a previous announcement of buyouts offered to 75,000 union workers. Amy Scott reports.

Battling China over auto parts

Scott Tong | Sep 15, 2006
The U.S., Canada and European Union today complained to the World Trade Organization that China should lower trade barriers that they say are unfair for foreign automakers. Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Canada, Washington

Ney pleads guilty in lobbying scandal

Hilary Wicai | Sep 15, 2006
Ohio Congressman Bob Ney has agreed to plead guilty in a corruption scandal involving lobbyist Jack Abramoff. Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Washington

Do you know where your congressman is?

| Sep 15, 2006
Most workers have to account for their time at work, whether by punching the timeclock or reporting their hours. Commentator Ellen Miller thinks politicians should be required to do the same.

DON'T eat your spinach — for now

Lisa Napoli | Sep 15, 2006
In more than eight states, bagged spinach is being blamed for a rash of E. coli outbreaks. Federal health officials are warning not to eat any bagged spinach of any brand. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Health

Week on Wall Street

Bob Moon | Sep 15, 2006
Host Bob Moon talks about this week's market news with Dallas stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson.
Posted In: Wall Street