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Floridian voters consider housing

Jan 29, 2008
Take tanking home prices, add high property taxes and you've got the housing market in Florida. John Dimsdale went to Fort Lauderdale to talk to voters on the issue as the state holds its Republican primary today.
Posted In: Housing

Looks are important in the campaign

Jan 29, 2008
A study out today suggests what a candidate looks like has a lot to do with their chances of getting elected. Scott Jagow talks to study head Michael Lewis about how appearance factors into the campaign.

Home sales still lag despite price cuts

Jan 28, 2008
New home sales in 2007 fell to their lowest level in almost 13 years -- despite big price cuts by homebuilders, according to the Commerce Department. Bob Moon looks at whether there's reason to believe 2008 home sales will be different.
Posted In: Economy, Housing

Too late for the Fed to go back now

Jan 28, 2008
Many on Wall Street are expecting to see The Fed cut interest rates again this week, but some economists say there might be no cut at all. Bob Moon reports either way, it'll be tough for the Fed to unsend last week's message.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

Buffett gets into bond insurance

Jan 28, 2008
While Wall Street is being asked to chip in billions to help bond insurers keep their credit rating, Warren Buffett is jumping fresh into the game. Fortune's Allan Sloan looks into Buffett's latest move with Scott Jagow.

Rate cuts bring a chance at relief

Jan 25, 2008
This week, the Fed cut rates by the largest amount in 25 years, but will it do anything to ease the housing crisis? Tess asks Nick Retsinas.
Posted In: Housing

It's not a stimulus, it's deficit spending

Jan 25, 2008
The proposal for the $150 billion stimulus package has Washington basking in bipartisanship. But commentator Andrew Samwick says the pricetag for all that collegiality might be too high.
Posted In: Economy

Workers may be sticking to unions again

Jan 25, 2008
A new report says union membership in the United States is up very slightly. Nobody's calling it a trend just yet, but Marketplace's Steve Tripoli found some interesting things in the numbers.
Posted In: Jobs

Harley-Davidson profits hit lower gear

Jan 25, 2008
America's largest motorcycle company learned an object lesson in the trickle-down effects of a slowing economy. Its profits downshifted 26 percent in the 4th quarter. Danielle Karson reports.
Posted In: Economy

Are we there yet?

Jan 25, 2008
How should we interpret the market's recent moves? We ask regular folks if the economy is in recession, then Tess asks the experts what it means if we are.
Posted In: Economy

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