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Motivation to eat right

| Aug 1, 2005
There is a new — and unexpected — place where we can find dieting inspiration. Commentator and admitted chocaholic Beth Tietell just isn't buying.
Posted In: Science

The Sloan Sessions

| Aug 1, 2005
Alan Sloan talks with Scott Jagow about the latest happenings on Wall Street.

What to expect

| Aug 1, 2005
20 years ago, Heidi Murkoff penned <em>What to Expect When You're Expecting.</em> But she never expected it to become a full-time industry.

Copper trinkets in Swaziland

| Aug 1, 2005
Imagine a string of roadside markets where merchants are selling lots of shiny metal souvenirs. But the source of the copper is making the phone company unhappy. Megan Williams reports.

Mailbag for July 29, 2005

| Jul 29, 2005
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week: advice on choosing a 457, finding a debt counseling service, and investing in airline stocks.
Posted In: Investing, Savings

The "Buzzword": Gigawatt

| Jul 29, 2005
Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. Each week, <i>Marketplace Money</i> brings you a word or a phrase that has bubbled to the top of the news. For instance -- " Gigawatt." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it? And do you know how to pronounce it?

"Day in the Work Life": Kid's Performer

| Jul 29, 2005
On this week's "A Day In the Work Life" -- our regular look at how folks trade time for money - we hum along with a kids' performer.
Posted In: Jobs

The "Straight Story" from Chris Farrell: Health Care Reform, Now

| Jul 29, 2005
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the "Straight Story." This week, Chris unplugs the Congressional PR Machine.

From the Money Matters Desk: Plastic People

| Jul 29, 2005
Author and comedian Amy Borkowsky found a decade's worth of American Express bills in her closet. So, on this week's Money Matters -- our regular look at how to improve your bottom line -- Amy reveals the person behind the plastic.

Is the Market Rally for Real?

| Jul 29, 2005
S&amp;P 500 is up. So is the NASDAQ. Are happy days really here again? Analyst Julie Nieman decodes the street signs.
Posted In: Investing

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