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Whistling Through the Graveyard Shift

| Jul 29, 2005
More than 3 million folks work the graveyard shift. Our host Kai Ryssdal is one of them. He explores what employees and employers do to make the night shift work.
Posted In: Jobs

The Magic Number

| Jul 29, 2005
Your credit score has the power to influence your interest rates, your car payment, even your job. But what influences your credit score? Tanya Ott finds out.

The Reality of House Flipping

| Jul 29, 2005
Reality television is coming to a neighborhood near you! New TV shows are offering tips on how to flip a house and make big money. But just how realistic is the real estate advice? Rachel Dornhelm reports.
Posted In: Investing

So long, it's been good to know you

| Jul 29, 2005
After five years at Marketplace, David Brown is leaving the program — and Los Angeles — for Texas. Hear why when he says, well, not exactly goodbye.

Power Trips: Chilled Travel

| Jul 29, 2005
Last fall, Marketplace broadcast a series of stories about a particular Congressional perk: trips that House and Senate members take that are paid for by outside groups. Reports on this program and elsewhere revealed that many lawmakers may have bent the rules governing Congressional travel. Today, a new analysis by Marketplace and American Radio Works suggests that all the attention is having an impact. William Kistner reports.

How important it your reputation?

| Jul 29, 2005
Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan spoke this week about strengthening the stability of the global financial system. Guarding against risk — and protecting reputations — is vital for financial giants, says David Wells.

Smile for the camera

| Jul 29, 2005
The digital revolution has made still photographs as easy to duplicate as a rock song. From Chicago, Jonathan Menjivar says that's making life difficult for locals dropping off pictures at the corner Fotomat.

Tested on real curves

| Jul 29, 2005
Six scantily clad women pose proudly together in a new ad campaign by Dove. We sent Ashley Milne-Tyte to find out what Madison Ave. is thinking.

The week on Wall Street

| Jul 29, 2005
David Johnson talks with host David Brown about this week on Wall Street, and welcomes him to Texas.

Poker is no gamble

| Jul 29, 2005
Pro poker player Clonie Gowen talks to Lisa Napoli about the business of the game, and what it's like being the lady at the table. Web special: click through for an extended interview with Clonie.

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