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Business Historian Alfred Chandler, Jr.

May 15, 2007
In the history of business, B. C. stands for Before Chandler. The Harvard Business School professor transformed the study of Big Business in...

Inflation? What inflation?

May 15, 2007
More evidence that inflation isn't a concern, no matter what the Fed says. Today's inflation report has core consumer prices up 2.3% in the 12...

Charley Munger

May 11, 2007
Charlie Munger is Warren Buffet's long-time investment partner at Berkshire Hathway. He's less well-known than Buffet. But he too is a genius at...

The Fed Stays Pat

May 9, 2007
There was no surprise that the Fed stayed pat on monetary policy at this week's Federal Open Market Committee meeting. Inflation remains the Fed's...

Good News on the Mortgage Front

May 8, 2007
Some good news for homebuyers. The Wall Street Journal (you need to subscribe) has a story about Bank of America cutting fees on mortgage loans....

Sitting on the news

May 8, 2007
Most of the us found out about Rupert Murdoch's $5 billion bid for Dow Jones on May 1. The New York Times' Andrew Ross Sorkin reported today that some at the Wall Street Journal found out a bit sooner. He talked with Kai Ryssdal.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Feeling bearish? Foiled again

May 7, 2007
News of Alcoa's hostile, $27 billion bid for Canadian competitor Alcan pushed the Dow ever higher today. The stock market's on a winning streak it hasn't seen since 1927. Amy Scott looks into whether it can sustain it.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Opportunity Cost--and Pretty Little Mistakes

May 6, 2007
In The Economic Naturalist, a new book by Cornell University economist Robert Frank, he describes the concept of "opportunity cost" as one of the...

Investment Clubs: The vital how-to's

May 4, 2007
How do you start or join an investment club? Tess Vigeland went back to San Jose to get some good advice from club members.
Posted In: Investing

Week on Wall Street

May 4, 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: Investing, Wall Street