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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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Wait. How strong is that economy again?

Jan 6, 2006
Tess Vigeland talks with Standard and Poor economist David Wyss about last month's unemployment numbers. The Bush administration is touting the strength of the economy, but Wyss says that the numbers don't tell the whole truth.
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Unemployment in 2005

Jan 6, 2006
Business editor Cheryl Glaser takes a look at what the government's year-end unemployment stats are likely to say when they come out today, and what they could portend for 2006.
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Hungry little piggy banks

Jan 4, 2006
Personal savings in 2005 dropped to their lowest level since the Great Depression, according to a new report. Hillary Wicai has more.
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China's non-democratic capitalism

Jan 4, 2006
Commentator Robert Reich says China's embrace of capitalism shows that free markets don't necessarily need democracy to thrive.
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New Texans

Jan 4, 2006
As many as one-third of Katrina evacuees who fled to Texas plan to stay, according to a new study. Larry Schooler looks at what the new arrivals could mean to the economy of the Lone Star State.
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Sisters are doing it for themselves

Jan 2, 2006
Author Dalma Heyn talks with host Lisa Napoli about changing relationships between women and men as women become increasingly financially independent.
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David Johnson's year in review

Dec 30, 2005
Host Tess Vigeland checks in with Dallas stockbroker David Johnson about the year on Wall Street, and the mythological Santa Claus Rally.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

A new measure of prosperity?

Dec 28, 2005
The monthly numbers for consumer confidence came out today, and Americans are feeling a little better about things as the year comes to a close. But commentator Robert Reich says we may be a little over-confident.
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