Marketplace Money for February 23, 2007

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Marketplace Money for February 23, 2007

Straight Story: The IPO myth

The IPO market has shifted overseas. Economics editor Chris Farrell doesn't buy predicted economic gloom.

Mailbag for Friday, February 23, 2007

Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers your burning money questions. This week, advice on using a certificate of deposit, choosing a financial planner, and paying for Cobra health insurance.
Posted In: Investing

A different philosophy on food markets

In part one of our latest installment of "Conversations from the Corner Office," Whole Foods Market CEO John Mackey and Kai Ryssdal rap about organic food and growing as an entrepreneur.
Posted In: Whole Foods

Watch out for that audit

Taxpayers have been known to bend some rules here and there. Take an extra deduction. Or claim another loss. But the IRS might be paying more attention to what you write off. Kai Ryssdal speaks with Money Magazine's Donna Rosato.
Posted In: Taxes

The risks and rewards of overseas investing

E*trade wants to give investors direct access to buying foreign stocks. Morningstar's Patrick O'Shaughnessy translates what this plan may mean for investors.
Posted In: Investing

Connecting with your cell phone

OK, where do you start? Pre-paid plans? Pay-as-you-go? And what type of phone should you get? Consumers face a lot of choices in the cellular market. So we sent Sean Cole to investigate.

The policyholder strikes back

Health insurances companies might deny your claim, but now you can get help. Helen Palmer shows you what you can do if you've been turned down.
Posted In: Economy

Day in the Work Life: The job search

On this week's "A Day In the Work Life," our regular look at how folks trade time for money, we scout the field with an executive headhunter.
Posted In: Jobs

Buzzword: Death bonds

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

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