Marketplace Money for January 26-27, 2008

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Marketplace Money for January 26-27, 2008
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Prince Charming isn't coming

Women have more wealth than ever before, but less confidence about hanging onto it. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports on how women are learning to take control of their financial futures.
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No 'sure thing' in foreign markets

Investors who thought they were safely diversified in foreign markets got a rude awakening this week. Tess talks to Eric Schurenberg about the do's and don'ts of investing overseas.
Posted In: Investing
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Rate cuts bring a chance at relief

This week, the Fed cut rates by the largest amount in 25 years, but will it do anything to ease the housing crisis? Tess asks Nick Retsinas.
Posted In: Housing
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Investment Clubs: Stormy weather

After such a frantic week in the stock market, Tess checks in with two of the investment clubs we followed in 2007 to see how they're weathering the storm.
Posted In: Investing
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Are we there yet?

How should we interpret the market's recent moves? We ask regular folks if the economy is in recession, then Tess asks the experts what it means if we are.
Posted In: Economy
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Straight Story: A question of semantics

Recession, downturn, banana ... whatever you call it, something's going on. Economics editor Chris Farrell sets the story straight on the current economic situation.
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Day in the Work Life: Makeup Artist

On this week's "A Day in the Work Life," our regular look at how folks trade time for money, we get a makeover with makeup artist Michael Wormwood.
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Getting Personal

In this edition of Getting Personal, Chris and Tess talk about the turmoil in the markets, recovering from a scam, judging the reputation of online banks and saving for your children.
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Buzzword: Market capitulation

Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. This week, we're waving the white flag with "market capitulation."
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Is time still on your side?

If you're retiring soon, it seems like the timing couldn't be any worse. What's the best way to manage your portfolio when "the long haul" isn't an option? Bob Moon takes a closer look.
Posted In: Retirement

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