Marketplace Money for November 6, 2004

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Marketplace Money for November 6, 2004

Look Ahead

What you need to know today about next week.

From the Money Matters Desk: Purchasing Art

Blank walls no more…On this week's Money Matters, our regular look at how to improve your bottom line, we take art lessons from Barbara Guggenheim, an art consultant. Learn how to find art that you like within your budget

Setting Rates

One of the hardest parts of being self-employed is knowing how to value your work. Gretchen Cook reports the best way to set rates - when you are your own boss.
Posted In: Jobs

Interview with John Steele Gordon

In his new book, Empire of Wealth, John Steele Gordon traces the history of America's economic power and prestige. He shares some of the book's thesis with Kai.
Posted In: Economy

"Day in the Work Life": Winemaker

On this week's 'A Day In the Work Life'...our regular look at how folks trade time for money...we offer a toast to an independent winemaker.
Posted In: Jobs

The "Buzzword": Phishing

Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. Each week, Sound Money brings you a word or a phrase that has bubbled to the top of the news. For instance - "Phishing." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?

Mailbag for November 6, 2004

Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week: advice on investing in the Iraqi dinar, saving money for college, choosing to pre-pay funeral expenses, and buying savings bonds.
Posted In: Investing, Savings

Investing in a Second Term

Kai places a call to stockbroker Teddy Weisberg, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Now you can find out what sectors of the economy might benefit from the election results.
Posted In: Investing

Tech Strikes Back

A number of new IPOs have hit the market. Has the tech sector gone through an extreme makeover? Reporter Scott Tong goes inside the brave new world of internet stocks.
Posted In: Investing

"Straight Story": After the Election

It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the 'Straight Story.' President Bush is celebrating winning his second term. But he might want to listen to what Chris Farrell has to say before he parties too hard.
Posted In: Economy