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The "Straight Story" with Chris Farrell: Following the Curve

Dec 10, 2005
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." Where can you find hints about our economic future? The stock market? The bond market? The Fed? All of the above? Chris does the math.
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The "Buzzword": Seat

Dec 10, 2005
Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. Each week, <em>Marketplace Money</em> brings you a word or a phrase that has bubbled to the top of the news. For instance -- "Seat" You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
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Gold prices ascendant

Dec 8, 2005
Gold prices hit a 25-year high today. From London, Stephen Beard explains what some people think is movitivating this frenzy for the shiny yellow rock.
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It's the economy, stupid

Dec 6, 2005
Hey, there's more to economics than productivity and GDP growth. Tim Harford is the author of "The Undercover Economist," and he talked to Kai Ryssdal about why we should care about the profession.
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Listener Letters for November 25, 2005

Nov 25, 2005
Time for us to peek into the <em>Marketplace Money</em> letters bag. Don't miss the missives.
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The "Buzzword": Black Friday

Nov 25, 2005
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 -- "Black Friday." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
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The "Straight Story" with Chris Farrell: Giving Thanks

Nov 25, 2005
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell is to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the Straight Story. The President's tax panel, immigrants and AC/DC... what do these items have in common? Chris has the answer.
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Greenspan Gives Last Economic Outlook

Nov 3, 2005
Outgoing Fed Chief Alan Greenspan gives an update on the health of the economy Thursday to Congress' Joint Economic Committee. Janet Babin takes a look at what it's likely to contain.
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Blowing bubbles

Nov 3, 2005
Finance expert Chris Farrell tells host Scott Jagow that many economists are uncomfortable with outgoing Fed Chief Alan Greenspan's laissez-faire attitude toward market bubbles.
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The "Buzzword": Inflation Targets

Oct 29, 2005
Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. Each week, <em>Marketplace Money</em> brings you a word or a phrase that has bubbled to the top of the news. For instance &mdash; "Inflation Targets." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
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