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Week on Wall Street

Jul 4, 2008
Stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson chats with host Bob Moon about what happened on Wall Street this week and what may lie ahead.

Reviewing online review sites

Jul 4, 2008
Online reviews can be all over the map. How can you vet hundreds of opinions to get the best information? Lenora Chu goes browsing for answers.
Posted In: Internet, Retail

Straight Story: Financial independence

Jul 4, 2008
Chris Farrell delivers his commencement address to new graduates as he sets the story straight on setting out on your own and declaring financial independence.

This is your brain on shopping

Jul 4, 2008
How much of our desire to spend, spend, spend is willpower and how much is hardwired? Tess submits herself to scientists at Stanford to try to discover the answer.

Job market continues to crumble

Jul 4, 2008
The unemployment rate held steady in June at 5.5 percent, but the last two months have seen 124,000 jobs come off the payroll. Host Bob Moon looks at the latest numbers.
Posted In: Economy, Jobs

Winners and losers with a weak dollar

Jul 3, 2008
U.S. exports are up and imports are down as a result of the dollar losing so much of its value against the euro. Who comes out ahead and who falls behind? Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Economy, Jobs

Hot Jobs: Pyrotechnician

Jul 3, 2008
The second installment in our "Hot Jobs" series: A trip to the Hollywood Bowl where pyrotechnician Eric Elias lights up the night sky.

Job losses in every direction

Jul 3, 2008
Most industries experienced job cuts last month, and the rise in energy prices has yet to fully factor into the big economic picture. Amy Scott reports it could be worse -- and probably will become worse.
Posted In: Jobs

Grain prices eat at organic industry

Jul 3, 2008
Organic food producers are feeling the pinch of surging grain prices, and some are predicting an all-out contraction. Sam Eaton hangs out with one dairy farmer who has gone into the red to feed his cows.
Posted In: Agriculture

Salaries up for recent college grads

Jul 3, 2008
An employment survey found starting salaries among recent college grads are up across the board on average of 7 percent over last year. Jeremy Hobson reports which saw the biggest income increase.
Posted In: Jobs

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