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Wishy Washy on White Collar Crime

| Jun 3, 2005
This week, the Supreme Court overturned the conviction that took down the accounting firm, Arthur Andersen. What does the ruling mean for future prosecution of white-collar crime? Kai talks with Eric Talley, a Professor of Law at the University of Southern California.
Posted In: Jobs

Matri-Money: Marriage and Finances

| Jun 3, 2005
What's the key to a healthy marriage? Communication helps. Romance is always nice. But the real trick is being financially compatible. So what should a couple do before they say I do? Karen Pelland reports.

The ABCs of the S&P...

| Jun 3, 2005
Why are market indexes important? And what exactly do the indexes indicate? This week, we look at the movers and shakers of Wall Street's benchmarks -- the S&P 500, the Wilshire 5000, and the Russell 3000. Sam Eaton reports.
Posted In: Economy, Investing

Under the Influence: exercising power

| Jun 3, 2005
Can a think tank be a lobbyist? <a href="http://marketplace.publicradio.org/features/under_the_influence/">Under the Influence</a> is a four-part series on think tanks and the money behind them. In part three of this Marketplace-Economist Magazine special report, we look at the line between research and advocacy &#151; and whether it's being blurred.

Clyde Prestowitz on trade

| Jun 3, 2005
Former Reagan Administration official Clyde Prestowitz has written the new book <I>Three Billion New Capitalists</I>, a thoughtful analysis of American's economic prostpects in an increasingly globalized economy.

Hollywood fetes Clinton (not Bill)

| Jun 3, 2005
Hollywood hosted a couple of star-studded celebrity galas in honor of a Clinton this week. Hillary, that is. Lisa Napoli talks with Michael Speier, an editor with Variety, about the Hollywood and its new favorite Clinton.

Under the Influence: an idea takes hold

| Jun 2, 2005
In part two of four of <a href="http://marketplace.publicradio.org/features/under_the_influence/">Under the Influence</a>, the Marketplace special report on think tanks, Amy Scott reports on how an idea seemingly out of nowhere became the next big thing. It's why you've heard of the estate tax.

Think Tanks: Commentary

| Jun 2, 2005
Commentator John Micklethwait is co-author of <a href="http://www.booksite.com/texis/scripts/oop/click_ord/showdetail.html?sid=5325&isbn=0143035398&music=&buyable=0&assoc_id=" target="_blank">The Right Nation: Conservative Power in America</a>. <P><P>

Mortgage "rescue" schemes

| Jun 2, 2005
A new report from the <a href="http://www.consumerlaw.org" target="_blank">National Consumer Law Center</a> says that Americans across the country are being cheated out of their homes by mortgage scams. And thanks to a confluence of economic forces, the number of victims is expected to rise.

Euro in trouble

| Jun 2, 2005
The Euro hit an eight month low against the dollar today, following this week's rejection of the European Union Constitution by the Dutch and the French. From our European Desk, Marketplace's Stephen Beard points to one of the factors behind the &quot;no&quot; vote: hostility to the Euro itself.
Posted In: Canada

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