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Confusion on Wall Street

Aug 10, 2006
Host Scott Jagow talks with Marketplace economics editor Chris Farrell about the markets' reaction to the Federal Reserve's decision to stop raising rates.

Money Matters: Breaking up with a broker

Aug 4, 2006
You buy a stock. Your broker gets a commission no matter if the stock dips or doubles. Some say it is time to change that system. Kai sits down with securities lawyer Bill Singer.

The anti-portfolio

Jul 28, 2006
Average investors often miss out on the big stocks. But what if you had the money and still missed out on the next big thing like Google? Dave Cowan of Bessemer Venture Partners knows how it feels -- and tells Kai all about it.
Posted In: Investing

Will housing slowdown put brakes on the economy?

Jul 27, 2006
The housing market is slowing, but personal finance expert Chris Farrell tells host Scott Jagow, that's not enough to drag down the US economy on its own.

Accessible hedge funds are here

Jul 24, 2006
A Swiss firm that invests in hedge funds began trading today on the London Stock Exchange, a move that gives rank-and-file investors access to the ultra-risky investments. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Investing

Money Matters: Unconventional financial wisdom

Jul 21, 2006
Can mating patterns of female guppies help you succeed on Wall Street? Author Michael Mauboussin's new book finds financial wisdom in some unconventional places. He sits down with Kai for a conversation.

Women, save for retirement!

Jul 21, 2006
Women tend to live longer then men. That makes retirement savings even more important. USA Today's Sandra Block tells us what women can do to prepare for their golden years.
Posted In: Retirement

Dell's profits crash

Jul 21, 2006
The Texas computer maker said today that its profits may fall as much as 30% due to slowing computer sales. Is the PC market poised for a swan dive? Amy Scott takes a look.
Posted In: Investing

SEC, prosecutors file stock-option charges

Jul 20, 2006
Brocade Communications, a Silicon Valley company you've probably never heard of, has become Exhibit A in the backdated stock option scandal. The company's former CEO was hit with civil and criminal charges today. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Investing, Washington

Money Matters: A musical investment

Jul 14, 2006
There's a new "it" investment that's hitting all the right chords on the market. Kai talks with guitar expert George Gruhn about collecting vintage instruments.
Posted In: Investing