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Taking the big screen public

Oct 12, 2004
Flush with cash from their box-office hit "Shark Tale," Dreamworks Animation is going public to raise cash. They're figuring on raising more than a half billion dollars. What to do with all that money? Make more movies perhaps? Marty Goldensohn has our story.

An extreme makeover for Florida?

Oct 12, 2004
The Senate today gave final approval to send $14.5 billion to states hit by four recent hurricanes. Especially welcome news to weary Floridians. Two million people in the excessively stormy Sunshine State have claimed damages totaling $22 billion and counting. Some parts may never fully recover from the storms, but many others have seized the opportunity for an extreme makeover. From our Americas Desk in Miami, Dan Grech reports. (Photo: Getty Images)

Power Trips - Introduction

Sep 27, 2004
Marketplace recently teamed up with American Radio Works, and Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism to investigate trips taken by members of Congress. Our very our Steve Henn was part of that investigation. And for the last few months, he's been looking into four years worth of trips Capital Hill lawmakers took... And who paid for them.

Power Trips Series

Sep 27, 2004
Marketplace recently teamed up with American Radio Works, and Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism to investigate trips taken by members of Congress. Our very our Steve Henn was part of that investigation. And for the last few months, he's been looking into four years worth of trips Capital Hill lawmakers took... And who paid for them. Tess Vigeland has more...

What's with mutual funds?

Sep 20, 2004
It's been a little over a year since the mutual fund scandal broke. Since then, all kinds of things have been happening in the industry. Have things changed for the better? Host Kai Ryssdal puts that question to Newsweek's Wall Street editor Allan Sloan in this edition of The Sloan Sessions.

Blame it on chad

Sep 20, 2004
Given the uproar over butterfly ballots during the 2000 Presidential election, it should come as no surprise that this year's balloting will be heavily scrutinized. Anticipating vote challenges, ballot recounts and lawsuits, the Republican and Democratic parties have already hired teams of lawyers. And, with no votes being taken for granted, the campaigns are even targeting voters who live overseas. As John Dimsdale reports from Washington, some questions are now being raised about the way active duty GI's will cast their ballots.

The college market

Aug 30, 2004
College campuses are abuzz with students moving into their dorms. The students are also a prime purchasing group. Host Tess Vigeland talks with David Morrison, author of the book "Marketing to the Campus Crowd"...

The cost of convening

Aug 30, 2004
The Republican National Convention kicks off in New York City today. Security aside, the cost for four days of speeches, meetings and parties will top $60 million. Marketplace's Amy Scott tells us who's picking up the tab.

Mailbag for August 28, 2004

Aug 28, 2004
Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week: advice on investing in bonds, finding financial websites, and choosing between a 401k and term insurance.

Legal advice with your coffee?

Aug 23, 2004
How about a little legal advice with that latte? That's the idea behind Legal Grind, a successful LA based coffee house chain. Host Cheryl Glaser sits down for a cup with the company's founder Jeff Hughes to hear how he percolated his idea into a successful business.

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