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A venue for the rest of us

Stacey Vanek Smith | Dec 26, 2006
This week in 1932, New York City's Radio City Music Hall opened its doors. Stacey Vanek-Smith has the history.
Posted In: Entertainment

Job Files: Hair stylist

| Dec 26, 2006
Just in time for your New Year's soirée, this week we're headed to the salon.

Holiday sales disappoint retailers

Janet Babin | Dec 25, 2006
Holiday weekend shopping did not match what retailers expected. Janet Babin reports on what the numbers mean for post holiday sales.
Posted In: Economy

Vista still working out glitches

Alisa Roth | Dec 25, 2006
Microsoft's Vista was supposed to be the safest, most secure operating system yet, but a Silicon Valley software firm has already found several flaws. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Economy

The economics of A Christmas Carol

Stephen Beard | Dec 25, 2006
A classic tale about the true value of money, author Charles Dickens rooted "A Christmas Carol" in the economic reality of Victorian England. A harsh reality indeed, reports Stephen Beard.
Posted In: Entertainment

Rebels without a Claus

Rico Gagliano | Dec 25, 2006
Today marks the end of the season for Santa wanna-bes. You might be surprised to learn how many of them there are. Rico Gagliano found out at Santacon.
Posted In: Entertainment

Meet Mr. PC

Sean Cole | Dec 25, 2006
It's not everyday you land a gig on the Daily Show, write a bestseller about hobos, and portray a PC on television. Sean Cole profiles an unlikely financial celebrity.
Posted In: Entertainment
Doctors perform surgery.

Nipped and tucked in a bow

| Dec 25, 2006
Forget the fruitcake, the gift card and the DVD player. Maybe you got really creative this year and gave the gift that keeps on giving: cosmetic surgery. Cash Peters has more.
Posted In: Retail, Science

House swap

Tess Vigeland | Dec 25, 2006
You've got a bungalow in Spain. They've got a brownstone in New York. And both of you are thinking 'Let's trade properties for a little R&R vacation.' Tess Vigeland calculates the cost of a swap.
Posted In: Housing

Holiday frocks galore

| Dec 25, 2006
Marketplace commentator Michelle Philippe won't apologize for her tulle poufs and velvet gowns — she's extending her holiday season to get more bang for her holiday party buck.
Posted In: Retail