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Investment banks to unveil earnings

Apr 14, 2008
Expectations are not high for the earnings reports that big Wall Street investment firms are turning in this week. In fact, Marketplace's Jill Barshay learns that financial sector earnings, "are going to be miserable."
Posted In: Jobs, Wall Street

Finance ministers take up food costs

Apr 14, 2008
The credit crunch was obviously high on the agenda of the meeting of the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and the G-7 this weekend. but as Stephen Beard reports, the soaring price of food and global food crisis also ate up a lot of discussion.
Posted In: Economy

Cheaper financing or rebate check?

Apr 14, 2008
Allan Sloan weighs two benefits of the stimulus package -- the rebate check and bigger government-financed home loans. The really rich aren't getting rebates, but, he says, the loans are a different story.
Posted In: Housing

Job outlook gloomy for Bear staffers

Apr 14, 2008
Laid-off Bear Stearns workers will face a lot of competition for Wall Street jobs. The credit crisis fallout has already crowded the labor pool. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports they might have better luck abroad.
Posted In: Jobs

Ask the taxman

Apr 11, 2008
You've got tax questions, the IRS has answers and we get you connected. We revisit a February segment where Frank Keith of the IRS answered your refund questions.
Posted In: Taxes

This is your brain on shopping

Apr 11, 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.

Straight Story: Greenspan's legacy

Apr 11, 2008
Oh how the fortunes of the former Fed chair have changed. Economics editor Chris Farrell sets the story straight on the policies of the last chairman of the Fed, Alan Greenspan.

Uncle Sam says 'Pay up!'

Apr 11, 2008
Tax Day is right around the corner. What should you do if you're afraid you won't be able to pay in full? Tess asks Andrea Coombes for some options.
Posted In: Taxes

PMI to the rescue?

Apr 11, 2008
If private mortgage insurance is required in order for homebuyers to put less than 20% down, how come it isn't saving us from the subprime mess? Jill Barshay reports.
Posted In: Housing

Food prices create a world of trouble

Apr 11, 2008
Skyrocketing food prices around the globe are such a concern they're on the agenda for the World Bank's annual meeting this weekend. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is a managing director for the Bank. She talks with Kai Ryssdal about what can be done.
Posted In: Economy

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