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Millions and millions of millionaires

Mar 28, 2006
A new report says the United States has reached a record number of millionaires. About 8.9 million households have a net worth of more than $1 million -- not counting the value of their primary home. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Investing

The Mailbag for March 24, 2006

Mar 25, 2006
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week, advice on teaching kids money management, understanding the difference between good versus bad credit, and applying for student loans as a couple.
Posted In: Savings

Mind Over Money

Mar 25, 2006
Do you trust stock analysts over your own stock analysis? Kai talks to Personal Finance expert Eric Tyson about improving your finance faith.
Posted In: Investing

Raise the Roof

Mar 25, 2006
Another week, another confusing list of housing statistics. New home sales fell last month. Sales of older homes rebounded. Is it a buyers market? Or should sellers rejoice? Marketplace's Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Housing, Investing

The Week on Wall Street

Mar 24, 2006
The Dow is near record highs and Google is about to become part of the S&P 500. Host Kai Ryssdal talks with Dallas stockbroker David Johnson about how the markets are shaping up.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

High interest in Bernanke's remarks

Mar 23, 2006
Personal finance expert Chris Farrell talks with host Scott Jagow about the attention focused on Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's first major speech this week.

Impact of class-action ruling

Mar 22, 2006
Stock-holders will no longer be able to bring class action lawsuits against companies in state courts. A unanimous Supreme Court closed the state-court door on groups of investors who feel companies deceived them into holding onto shares of stock too long. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Investing

Carbon disclosure

Mar 20, 2006
Shareholders of more than two dozen companies are concerned with more than just profits this year. They are wrestling with questions of climate change, and they want some answers. Sarah Gardner reports.
Posted In: Investing

The "Buzzword": Strike Price"

Mar 18, 2006
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 -- "Strike Price." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
Posted In: Investing

The Mailbag for March 17, 2006

Mar 18, 2006
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week, advice on merging finances, using a 529 college account, and investing in church bonds.
Posted In: Charity, Savings