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The Week on Wallstreet

| May 6, 2005
Time to check the week on Wall Street with stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson in Dallas.
Posted In: Wall Street

Unemployment in Germany

| May 6, 2005
The White House's reaction to today's employment numbers - way to go! Or words to that effect. Treasury Secretary John Snow said we can expect more new jobs moving forward, thanks to what he called the underlying strength of the economy. Still the unemployment rate remains stuck at 5.2%. That's not so bad, though, compared to what's going on in Germany. Unemployment there is running at about 12%, the highest since World War II. A new website aims to match up would-be workers with jobs - but at a price. From Berlin, Kyle James has the story.
Posted In: Canada

Mother's Day Shopping at Goodwill

| May 6, 2005
Bought your Mother's Day gift yet? Or is that on your to-do list this weekend?Commentator Jeanette Woods skips the mall and the florist. For her, a different kind of place hits the spot.

Look Ahead

| May 6, 2005
What you need to know today about next week.

The "Buzzword": Pump and Dump

| May 6, 2005
Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. Each week, Sound Money brings you a word or a phrase that has bubbled to the top of the news. For instance - "PUMP AND DUMP." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
Posted In: Economy

"Day in the Work Life": Bellydancer Instructor

| May 6, 2005
On this week's A Day in the Work Life...our weekly look at how folks trade time for money...we navel gaze with a belly dance instructor.
Posted In: Jobs

Mailbag for May 6, 2005

| May 6, 2005
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week: advice on saving for retirement on a small budget, investing in a rising interest rate environment, and opening up an overseas bank account.

The "Straight Story" with Chris Farrell: Stocks, Stocks, Stocks

| May 6, 2005
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell is to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the "Straight Story." Financial wizard, Warren Buffett, says there are only a few magical stocks worth investing in this year. Chris says don't fall under Buffett's spell.
Posted In: Investing

From the Money Matters Desk: Going on a Financial Diet

| May 6, 2005
Any clue how much cash you burn through in a given week? USA Today's Mindy Fetterman has made it her mission to slim down her spending. The first step -- tracking her financial successes and failures in a daily journal. It's all part of the paper's Financial Diet series. And in this week's Money Matters, Mindy let's you read her diary.
Posted In: Investing, Savings

Me and My Media... How We Shape Our News

| May 6, 2005
People are no longer reading all about it... at least in newspapers. This week, major newspapers reported drops in circulation, most likely the result of people heading to the web for news. Matthew Felling of the Center for Media and Public Affairs dissects the changes in the public's news habits.

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