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Capitol preview

Jan 17, 2006
The Senate reconvenes this week after a long holiday recess. John Dimsdale takes a look at what's on the economic agenda for the upper house.
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Ben Franklin's legacy

Jan 17, 2006
Business historian John Steele Gordon looks at the legacy of Benjamin Franklin on this, the 300th anniversary of his birth.
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King's legacy

Jan 16, 2006
Host Brian Watt talks to Bruce Gordon, president and CEO of the NAACP, about Martin Luther King's economic legacy.
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China's Influence

Jan 13, 2006
From Wal-Mart to Wall Street to your wallet, China's economic influence isn't a world away. It's right here in our backyard. Kai discusses China and your personal economy with author James McGregor.
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The ABCs of Staying Competitive

Jan 13, 2006
What does it take to compete against one of the fastest growing economies in the world? A group of students in a Chicago classroom know the answer to that question. And they'll tell you in Mandarin. Diantha Parker reports.
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Inflated fears about inflation?

Jan 13, 2006
The Labor Department announced today that the Producer Price Index, which tracks what manufacturers and stores pay, climbed 5.4% last year - the biggest jump in 15 years. So why is Gus Foucher of Moody's economy.com so calm?
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Bankruptcies R Us

Jan 11, 2006
Over 2 million American households filed for bankruptcy in 2005. Bob Moon reports that it wasn't just financial troubles; people were rushing to file before a Congressionally-mandated reform law made it harder to do.
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Bedore predicts for 2006...

Jan 9, 2006
The year's only a week old, but prognosticators are already figuring out what lies ahead in 2006. At least one market analyst's betting the Dow will hit 13,000. But comedian/commentator Tim Bedore thinks most economic predictions tend to be wrong. He's got a few of his own...
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Buzz Word: "Market Timing"

Jan 6, 2006
Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. Each week, Marketplace Money brings you a word or a phrase that has bubbled to the top of the news. For instance - "Market Timing." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
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Unemployment's down, huzzah!

Jan 6, 2006
December's unemployment numbers dropped a tenth of a percent, and that's good news for the Bush Administration. Cheryl Glaser reports.
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