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Week on Wall Street

Jan 12, 2007
Stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson discusses with host Kai Ryssdal what happened on Wall Street this week and what may lie ahead.
Posted In: Economy, Investing, Wall Street

Hybrids, the cars that give back

Jan 12, 2007
Hybrid models can cost a little more, but according to a new survey, the returns might be worth the initial cost. Kai interviews James Bell of Intellichoice.
Posted In: Savings

The cubicle clinic

Jan 12, 2007
Companies want to make it easier for sick workers to visit the doctor's office. Get ready for the office clinic next door to your cubicle. Marketplace's Sam Eaton reports.
Posted In: Jobs

Straight Story: Consumer-driven health care

Jan 12, 2007
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 offers his diagnosis on one possible health care solution.

Buzzword: Botnet

Jan 12, 2007
Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. Each week, Marketplace Money brings you a word or a phrase that has bubbled to the top of the news. For instance -- "Botnet." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
Posted In: Jobs

Day in the Work Life: The inspiration

Jan 12, 2007
On this week's 'A Day In the Work Life' - our regular look at how folks trade time for money - we sketch with an artist's model.
Posted In: Jobs

Bringing back Orville Redenbacher

Jan 12, 2007
Orville Redenbacher died over a decade ago, but ConAgra is introducing a new popcorn ad that features a digitized likeness of the bow-tied icon of Americana.

Flat gadgets, flat profits

Jan 11, 2007
Consumers keep buying bigger, better flat-panel TVs and sleeker, skinnier mobile phones — but electronics makers aren't seeing fat profits. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Retail

First taste of Texas tea

Jan 11, 2007
A prospector struck oil near the city of Beaumont, Texas this week back in 1901. Stacey Vanek-Smith has the history.

Globally, U.S. housing market hits home

Jan 10, 2007
What happens in the U.S. housing market could have a global effect, according to a United Nations report. Alisa Roth has more.
Posted In: Economy, Housing

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