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Not your average index fund

Jun 8, 2007
Here's a way to help offset some of the fees that go along with index investing: get an enhanced index fund. Tess Vigeland talks to SmartMoney.com reporter Rob Hennessey.
Posted In: Investing

Give to global entrepreneurship

Jun 8, 2007
Looking for a new way to be charitable? How about lending to a business on the other side of the world? New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof did, and traveled to meet his beneficiaries. He talks to Tess Vigeland.
Posted In: Charity

Week on Wall Street

Jun 8, 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

Frederick Mishkin, author and Fed governor

Jun 8, 2007
Financiers may pocket gargantuan paychecks, but they get no respect. There is a widespread sense that financiers don't create anything of value, at...

Marc Andreessen

Jun 8, 2007
The Internet pioneer Marc Andreessen, co-creator of the web browser Mosaic and co-founder of Netscape, has a blog. It is well worth reading....

Periodic inflation scare

Jun 8, 2007
We're going through a periodic inflation scare. Basically, with central banks tightening (Europe) or standing firm (U.S.), and long-term interest...

Rate hike fears drop markets

Jun 8, 2007
U.S. stock markets continued their plunge and investors spooked by inflation worries fled the bond market yesterday, sending prices tumbling. It all has a whole lot to do with central banks upping interest rates, Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Be cool: Change the world, make a profit

Jun 8, 2007
Call it a hedge fund with a conscience? Global Cool is using star power and rock concerts to spread its message on global warming — and making a return for its investors. In fact, it's a very serious investment fund, says Martin Waller.
Posted In: Investing

Health care reform

Jun 7, 2007
The pressure for genuine health care continues. The good news is that Democratic candidate Barack Obama has come up with a serious approach for...

Time to sell?

Jun 7, 2007
Brokerage firm Morgan Stanley has a sophisticated market model with three key indicators and they're all blinking SELL for the first time since the dot-com bust. But it's not time for panic, Ambrose Evans-Pritchard explains.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

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