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"Day in the Work Life": Cowboy Poet

| Apr 22, 2005
April is National Poetry Month. So, on this week's "A Day In the Work Life" -- our regular look at how folks trade time for money -- we start a campfire with a poet of the prairie.
Posted In: Jobs

Tackling that next job

| Apr 22, 2005
Retiring from professional sports can be a difficult financial transition for many players. Cheryl Glaser talked with former NFL star Hardy Nickerson about how he's adjusted to a new life and career.

The value of a rookie

| Apr 22, 2005
NFL teams will draft their future players this weekend. Host Kai Ryssdal talks with sports commentator Michael Knisley about the economics of the draft.

Are you ready for some cable?

| Apr 22, 2005
After more than three decades on ABC, Monday Night Football will air on ESPN starting in 2006, while NBC gets the Sunday night games. Host Tess Vigeland talks with entertainment commentator Michael Speier about the deals.

Wall Street goes binary

| Apr 21, 2005
Will the NYSE's merger with an electronic-trading company mean the end of the iconic pictures of traders screaming and yelling at each other? Marketplace's Bob Moon reports on why the move is being made.

The <i>new</i> exchange and the individual investor

| Apr 21, 2005
Host David Brown talks to <i>Money Magazine's</i> Jason Zweig about what the changes will mean for the everyday investor.

The meeting of 1366

| Apr 21, 2005
Down on Wall Street, members of the stock exchange will meet and discuss the merger. These are the so-called seat holders -- all 1,366 of them -- that include many of Wall Street's largest firms as well as small family-owned businesses that have worked at the NYSE for generations. Marketplace's Alisa Roth reports.

The "Trucking Index"

| Apr 21, 2005
Does the trucking industry provide a heads-up view on the economy that even leading economic indicators don't? Marketplace's business editor Cheryl Glaser goes for a ride.

Cuban Exodus: 25 years later

| Apr 21, 2005
A whole generation of Cuban Americans came to the U.S. in 1980. Twenty-five years later, how do they fit into the economic landscape? From the Americas Desk at WLRN in Miami, Dan Grech reports.

Handing out invitations to the stagflation party

| Apr 21, 2005
With energy prices high, a rising deficit and a sluggish economy, Wall Street's abuzz with rumors of impending stagflation. Host Kai Ryssdal spoke with Marketplace Economist Chris Farrell to find out what exactly stagflation is... and what, if anything, the government can do to stop it.
Posted In: Wall Street

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