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We have Sloan's permission to be upbeat

Feb 26, 2007
Even though the Dow Industrials last week had its worst week since August, Wall Street did set a significant record. Newsweek's Allan Sloan explains to Scott Jagow why things are actually looking up.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

A different philosophy on food markets

Feb 23, 2007
In part one of our latest installment of "Conversations from the Corner Office," Whole Foods Market CEO John Mackey and Kai Ryssdal rap about organic food and growing as an entrepreneur.
Posted In: Whole Foods

Watch out for that audit

Feb 23, 2007
Taxpayers have been known to bend some rules here and there. Take an extra deduction. Or claim another loss. But the IRS might be paying more attention to what you write off. Kai Ryssdal speaks with Money Magazine's Donna Rosato.
Posted In: Taxes

Connecting with your cell phone

Feb 23, 2007
OK, where do you start? Pre-paid plans? Pay-as-you-go? And what type of phone should you get? Consumers face a lot of choices in the cellular market. So we sent Sean Cole to investigate.

The policyholder strikes back

Feb 23, 2007
Health insurances companies might deny your claim, but now you can get help. Helen Palmer shows you what you can do if you've been turned down.
Posted In: Economy

Tax File: When to hire an accountant

Feb 23, 2007
Marketplace Money's Tax File helps make your tax life easier, with advice and information on credits, deductions, retirement contributions, preparing your own taxes and much more. In our second installment, Tess Vigeland talks with Tom Herman, the Wall Street Journal tax columnist. Find out when you should hire an accountant, and when you can do it yourself.
Posted In: Taxes

Day in the Work Life: The job search

Feb 23, 2007
On this week's "A Day In the Work Life," our regular look at how folks trade time for money, we scout the field with an executive headhunter.
Posted In: Jobs

NASCAR willing to consider biofuel

Feb 23, 2007
GM is urging NASCAR to follow the IndyCar Series' lead and switch over to ethanol-based fuel as U.S. automakers try to push the alternative into the mainstream. And NASCAR isn't scoffing at the idea.
Posted In: Auto, Sports

Expect higher prices — it's natural

Feb 22, 2007
The announcement that Whole Foods will pay about $565 million for its smaller rival, Wild Oats, worries commentator Alex Markels. He says the deal will just add to the rising prices of natural foods — like organic kale.
Posted In: Retail

Inflation? I don't want to hear it!

Feb 22, 2007
What do you do if your economy is overheated and inflation is spiraling out of control? If you're the Argentina president, you shoot the messenger. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Economy

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