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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

The High-Cost of High-Fee Mutual Fund Flops

May 4, 2007
High-cost mutual funds are hazardous to your returns. If everything is equal low-cost funds will outperform high-cost funds simply because of the...

Kodak reeling from declining film sales

May 4, 2007
Once a household name in the photographic film industry, Eastman Kodak has so far missed out on the digital camera boom and is shedding thousands more jobs. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Investing, Jobs

The Promise of Subprime. Where is Michael Milken When You Need Him?

May 3, 2007
The implosion in the subprime mortagge market is a tragedy. It's terrible for those people that bought a piece of the American Dream with an opaque...

Wall Street wakes up to the wage gap

May 3, 2007
A major investment bank has released a study on the widening gap between rich and poor in the U.S. It suggests the growing recession that's mired lower-income groups now threatens the middle class, says Chris Farrell.

Murdoch's bid for WSJ

May 2, 2007
Rupert Murdoch's bid for Dow Jones (parent company of the Wall Street Journal) is a classic for him: Audacious and savvy. The offering price is ...

Dow shareholders say 'no' to Murdoch

May 2, 2007
Shareholders vow to block Rupert Murdoch's billion-dollar bid to buy the publisher of the venerable Wall Street Journal. The media mogul's plan to launch a financial news network might be behind the move.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Murdoch's Dow move may spur bidding war

May 2, 2007
When is $5 billion not nearly enough? Rupert Murdoch's bid to buy the publisher of the Wall Street Journal is well above market value, but it may be just the starting point if the owners invite more offers.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

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