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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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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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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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Wall Street and Your Wallet

Oct 29, 2005
Soon the New York Stock Exchange will merge with the online trading company Archipelago. Will that make individuals all that much closer to Wall Street? And is that a good thing? Former NASDAQ chairman, Al Berkeley, gives us a tour of the market's future.
Posted In: Economy, Investing

Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae

Oct 27, 2005
Congress wants to tighten supervision over the government's mammoth mortgage lenders. Stacey Vanek Smith reports.
Posted In: Economy, Washington

Rock, real estate and Alan Greenspan

Oct 26, 2005
The sound of the rock and roll underground recently is defined by two genres: a psychedelic folk revival and what the kids call electroclash. Why this, and why now? Ian Svenonius explains.
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Greenspan: a hard act to follow

Oct 25, 2005
Ben Bernanke has been tapped to replace Alan Greenspan as the next Fed chief. Marketplace business editor Cheryl Glaser reports.
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A new man for the Fed

Oct 24, 2005
Today the president announced his nominee to become Alan Greenspan's replacement: Ben Bernanke. If confirmed, he'll be Fed Chairman when Grenspan retires in January. John Dimsdale reports.
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Debt is bad, but that's not all

Oct 20, 2005
New York Fed President Timothy Geithner warned Wednesday that America's budget deficit could hamper future economic growth. But Stacey Vanek Smith reports that there's more to the story.
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Chris Farrell on earnings

Oct 20, 2005
Finance Expert Chris Farrell talks to host Scott Jagow about how much faith investors should put in earnings forecasts.
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