Chris Farrell is economics editor of Marketplace Money, a nationally syndicated one-hour weekly personal finance show produced by American Public Media. Chris is also economics correspondent for Marketplace, the largest business program in broadcasting and chief economics correspondent for American RadioWorks, the largest producer of long-form documentaries in public radio. He is also contributing economics editor at Business Week magazine. He was host and executive editor of public television’s Right on the Money. He is the author of two books: Right on the Money: Taking Control of Your Personal Finances, and Deflation: What Happens When Prices Fall. Chris is a graduate of Stanford and the London School of Economics.

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Features by Chris Farrell

Why Not Index the World?

I understand the political reasons why the Clinton's liquidated millions of dollars worth of stock holdings in their blind trust....

Straight Story: The end of worker discrimination

Pay discrimination can't survive where there's transparency. Economics editor Chris Farrell thinks businesses should be required to publish everyone's salary.

Mailbag for Friday, June 15, 2007

This week, we get advice from Chris Farrell on saving for graduate school, starting a retirement account and rolling over a 403b.
Posted In: Retirement, Savings

LBO debt

There's been a lot of speculation in the papers the last several days that the recent rise in Treasury yields will cool down private equity...

What are Chinese Stocks Really Worth?

Domestic Chinese stocks trade at stratospheric price/earnings multiples. It's essentially a closed market to foreign buyers. There is a search on...

Making Clear the Cost of Credit

The New York Times has a compelling story on the surge in private student loans. The private student loan market is disturbing. Students are taking...

More Evidence Why the Big Three are in Trouble

Remember the employee discount pricing come-on of the Big Three? Well, here's more evidence why the Big Three auto companies are in trouble....

Steve Jobs graduation address

It's graduation season. This Stanford University graduation address by Steve Jobs is one of the best I've ever read. He delivered it in 2005, but...

Frederick Mishkin, author and Fed governor

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

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....

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