Marketplace Money for January 24, 2004

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Marketplace Money for January 24, 2004

The stock market

2003 saw the stock market rally itself out of recession. Does this mean bullish times ahead? Don't count on it, says financial journalist and author Maggie Mahar. Chris Farrell talks with Maggie about market cycles—what are they, why investors need to know about them, and why it may be awhile before we see a bull again.
Posted In: Economy, Investing

Investing in real estate

After the boom—and bust—of the stock market, you might be looking for a more solid investment. And what could be more solid than real estate? You can see it and touch it. Stephanie Curtis talks with real estate expert Allen Cymrot on how to build real estate into your portfolio.
Posted In: Investing

The Imclone scandal

Martha Stewart's trial began this past week. But what do you really know about the Imclone scandal? Get an insider look at the key players in the Imclone scandal when Stephanie Curtis talks with author Alex Prud'homme, one of the last journalists to talk to Sam Waksal before he went to jail.
Posted In: Investing, Jobs

Bonds, bonds, and more bonds

Counting on bonds to hold your portfolio together? Guest commentator Kevin McKinley talks about the dangers of holding onto too many bonds.
Posted In: Investing

Listener questions for January 24, 2004

This week, Chris Farrell answers questions on paying for college, investing in savings bonds, talking about prenups, and improving cash flow for a small business.

Erica takes listener questions for January 24, 2004

Sound Money's in-house investment expert Erica Whittlinger answers listener questions on starting an investment portfolio, variable annuities, and 401(k)s.
Posted In: Investing, Retirement

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