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Once burned, twice shy?

Oct 23, 2007
The insurance bill from the Southern California wildfires could total into the billions of dollars. Will that change how we live? Kai Ryssdal asked Martin Grace, a professor of risk management, what he thinks.
Posted In: Housing

Countrywide tries changing bad to good

Oct 23, 2007
Countrywide Financial Corp. is promising to reach out to 82,000 of its borrowers and refinance or modify around $16 billion in home loans. Consumer advocates say it's about time. Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Housing

Philly selling its market

Oct 23, 2007
Philadelphia's stock exchange, the oldest exchange in the U.S., is up for sale. Alisa Roth has more on who's interested in buying.
Posted In: Wall Street

Now is the time to make connections

Oct 23, 2007
If you're in the market for new web service, you may be privvy to some attractive prices. Bob Moon reports why the competition for new broadband subscribers is becoming more intense.
Posted In: Retail

Selling your home? Time to get real

Oct 22, 2007
A lot of recent homebuyers are losing equity in their homes as the housing market fades. Commentator and economist Austan Goolsbee says if you're one of them, it's time to face reality.
Posted In: Housing

Supplier gets dwindling sums for its parts

Oct 22, 2007
Allied-Baltic Rubber in Strasburg, Ohio, supplies parts to General Motors, and business hasn't been good for the last three years as GM has sought further price reductions. Amanda Rabinowitz reports.
Posted In: Auto

Big banks are leaking from the SIVs

Oct 22, 2007
The Treasury Department is rescuing big banks all over the country from poor investment decisions. Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan explains to Scott Jagow how the government is saving them from "SIVs."

Is marriage a good idea at your age?

Oct 19, 2007
If you're an older couple and both of you have considerable wealth, does getting hitched make financial sense? Lisa Napoli talks to Money Magazine editor Cybele Weisser.

Straight Story: Mr. October

Oct 19, 2007
Just in case you needed another reason to be spooked out this month, it's the 20-year anniversary of the market crash of 1987. Economics editor Chris Farrell looks back and tries to learn something.

Economic forecast: Little reliability

Oct 19, 2007
You may remember about a month ago there was talk of more pain to come at the pumps. But it didn't quite work out that way. Jeff Tyler reports on the margin of error in economic forecasting.
Posted In: Economy

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