Marketplace AM for March 17, 2005

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The money-making scheme of Charles Ponzi

Double your money in ninety days. Sounds great, doesn't it? It's one of the oldest tricks in the book. Or at least, one version of that trick can be traced back to 1920. It's called the Ponzi scheme - and it got its name from an eager and desperately poor Italian immigrant. Mitchell Zuckoff has just written a book about him...
Posted In: Wall Street
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Bull or bear: Which way will the 2005 stock market go?

Will a bull market or a bear market prevail in 2005? Marketplace's money guru Chris Farrell tells host Kai Ryssdal right now there are some strong arguments on both sides.
Posted In: Wall Street
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Depression - When CEO's get the blues

A study out this week states that one in three American workers are chronically overworked - that's about 44 million people. About 9 million of those people experience depression as a result. Since CEO's know a thing or two about stress and being overworked... we wondered if they aren't likely to also know more than they may let on about depression. From Marketplace's Work and Family Desk, Hillary Wicai reports even CEOs get the blues.
Posted In: Wall Street

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