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Week on Wall Street

Aug 18, 2006
Kai Ryssdal talks with Dallas stockbroker David Johnson about the week on Wall Street and what's ahead for the markets.
Posted In: Wall Street

Now playing: New books!

Aug 18, 2006
Film trailers form the backbone of the movie marketing machine. And some book publishers are starting to test the idea out on their upcoming titles. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Downsize my space

Aug 18, 2006
The cost of keeping a home has become too costly for some -- so when it comes to housing, small is the new big. Bob Moon reports on moving down the property ladder.
Posted In: Housing

Sustainability ball

Aug 18, 2006
To help bring environmentally-sensitive items to the mainstream market, one entrepreneur in Austin, Texas recently launched a monthly event called the Sustainable Shopper's Ball. Alex Cohen has the story.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Cyber bullying

Aug 18, 2006
As kids head back to school, a group representing thousands of police chiefs, sheriffs and prosecutors wants schools to guard students against cyber bullies. The good news? It doesn't cost much. Hillary Wicai reports.

NWA's layoff gaffe

Aug 17, 2006
Laid-off Northwest Airlines workers got something from the company this week: a booklet called "101 Ways to Save Money." Helen Palmer tells us why many of the workers are less than appreciative.

Organic opportunities

Aug 16, 2006
Organic dairy farming is attracting newcomers and winning converts among traditional dairy farmers. Steve Tripoli has the story.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Hewlett Packard earnings

Aug 16, 2006
The marker of personal computers and printers is expected to meet Wall Street expectations when it reports quarterly earnings today. Charla Bear reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

New inflation numbers

Aug 16, 2006
In an effort to make the government's Consumer Price Index more accurate, the Bureau of Labor Statistics may begin calculating the figure out to three decimal places. Hillary Wicai explains why.
Posted In: Wall Street

Good day on Wall Street

Aug 15, 2006
Stocks soared following today's report from the Labor Department which showed prices at the wholesale level fell .3% — the biggest drop since October. Host Kai Ryssdal checks in with economist Diane Swonk.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

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