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Wall Street's looking a little down

Feb 23, 2007
Things have been strong for so long in the markets that three down days in a row are raising some eyebrows. We asked Marketplace's Alisa Roth to find out what's going on.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Week on Wall Street

Feb 23, 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

Buzzword: Death bonds

Feb 23, 2007
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, "Death bonds." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
Posted In: Investing

Housing hasn't hit bottom yet

Feb 22, 2007
Economics correspondent Chris Farrell says low long-term interest rates are propping up the housing market — for now. But when rates ratchet up, the market still has plenty of room to fall.
Posted In: Housing

Week on Wall Street

Feb 16, 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

Mailbag for Friday, February 16, 2007

Feb 16, 2007
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers your burning money questions. This week, advice on: funding a child's college education, dealing with identity theft, transferring stock as a gift and answering the question, "What protections does a mutual fund have?"
Posted In: Charity, Investing, Savings

Buzzword: Piggyback

Feb 16, 2007
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, "Piggyback." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
Posted In: Investing

Execs won't be ducking shareholders now

Feb 14, 2007
After today, the insurer known for its wacky duck commercials will also be known as the first major U.S. company to give shareholders a say on executive compensation. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Alcoa stock not foiled by rumors

Feb 13, 2007
A newspaper story says two mining companies want to buy the aluminum producer Alcoa. One company says it's not true. The other's not talking. But investors weren't listening anyway. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

The fund's OK, but how about that party!

Feb 13, 2007
Regulators have fined three mutual-fund companies $700,000 for trying to win business with expensive meals and fancy trips. Pat Loeb reports.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

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