Marketplace PM for December 25, 2006

Episode Description 

Holiday sales disappoint retailers

Holiday weekend shopping did not match what retailers expected. Janet Babin reports on what the numbers mean for post holiday sales.
Posted In: Economy

Vista still working out glitches

Microsoft's Vista was supposed to be the safest, most secure operating system yet, but a Silicon Valley software firm has already found several flaws. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Economy

The economics of A Christmas Carol

A classic tale about the true value of money, author Charles Dickens rooted "A Christmas Carol" in the economic reality of Victorian England. A harsh reality indeed, reports Stephen Beard.
Posted In: Entertainment

Rebels without a Claus

Today marks the end of the season for Santa wanna-bes. You might be surprised to learn how many of them there are. Rico Gagliano found out at Santacon.
Posted In: Entertainment

Meet Mr. PC

It's not everyday you land a gig on the Daily Show, write a bestseller about hobos, and portray a PC on television. Sean Cole profiles an unlikely financial celebrity.
Posted In: Entertainment

Nipped and tucked in a bow

Forget the fruitcake, the gift card and the DVD player. Maybe you got really creative this year and gave the gift that keeps on giving: cosmetic surgery. Cash Peters has more.
Posted In: Retail, Science