Marketplace PM for December 25, 2006

Episode Description 

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

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