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Will China price rise lower oil demand?

Jun 20, 2008
Beijing has lifted some subsidies on domestic fuel on the theory that such a move would cut demand and allow global prices to ease off. But you know what happens when you assume anything about oil prices. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Economy

Creating a living trust

Jun 20, 2008
Kiplinger's John Ventura returns to bring us up to speed on living trusts. Host Tess Vigeland asks how a trust is different than a will and what you need to do to establish one.

Planning for death: Funeral director

Jun 20, 2008
We present another take on the tough business of planning for the end. This week, we hear from funeral director Justin Zabor of the Zabor Funeral Home in Cleveland.

Straight Story: The regulators

Jun 20, 2008
Arrests and indictments from the subprime mess are in the news, but how did regulators allow things to get so bad? Economics editor Chris Farrell sets the story straight on this week's government crackdown.

Homeowners hope for an answer

Jun 20, 2008
The government established the Hope Now program to help ease the housing crisis, but some homeowners have been left hoping someone will answer their call. Jill Barshay reports.
Posted In: Housing

The math at the pump

Jun 20, 2008
As oil prices continue on their rollercoaster ride, we keep feeling the sting at the gas station. Host Tess Vigeland asks energy expert Severin Borenstein to explain how the price of oil relates to the price at the pump.
Posted In: Economy

Construction helps flooded towns

Jun 20, 2008
Mississippi floodwaters have forced tens of thousands of people in Midwest towns from their homes. Now the housing industry is looking ahead to the business of reconstruction. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Jobs

Small businesses turn to credit cards

Jun 19, 2008
As banks tighten requirements for loans, many small business owners are relying on credit cards for capital, prompting card providers to offer up special business accounts. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Section 8 may soon be endangered

Jun 19, 2008
A large portion of federally-subsidized rental units will be in jeopardy in the next five years once Section 8 housing contracts expire. Sarah Gardner reports the average post-Section 8 rent hike is between 20% and 40%.
Posted In: Housing

White House eyes offshore oil

Jun 18, 2008
President Bush says the Senate should repeal the moratorium on offshore oil drilling to help bring down gas prices. Senate Democrats call the move a campaign ploy and not a long-term solution. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Economy

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