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Made in the USA

Dec 18, 2004
Can you really buy 100 percent Made in America products? And should you? Marketplace's Amy Scott reports.
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The "Buzzword": Productivity

Dec 12, 2004
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 - "Productivity." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
Posted In: Economy

Dollar Primer

Dec 12, 2004
We’ve received a lot of letters from listeners worried about the future of their investments and the declining dollar. But what does a weak dollar really mean? Zanny Minton Beddoes of the Economist Magazine offers some perspective.
Posted In: Economy, Investing

The "Buzzword": Black Friday

Nov 28, 2004
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?
Posted In: Economy, Investing, Jobs

Lame Duck Congress

Nov 20, 2004
Lawmakers have migrated back to Washington to finalize unfinished business, and battle over a slew of spending bills. Technically, it's not their money... it's ours. Marketplace's Washington bureau chief John Dimsdale explains how the bills might affect us...
Posted In: Economy

Being the Federal Reserve

Nov 14, 2004
The Federal Reserve boosted short-term interest rates last week. To help figure out what the Fed's thinking, Kai places a call to economist Hugh Johnson of First Albany.
Posted In: Economy

Interview with John Steele Gordon

Nov 6, 2004
In his new book, Empire of Wealth, John Steele Gordon traces the history of America's economic power and prestige. He shares some of the book's thesis with Kai.
Posted In: Economy

"Straight Story": After the Election

Nov 6, 2004
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.' President Bush is celebrating winning his second term. But he might want to listen to what Chris Farrell has to say before he parties too hard.
Posted In: Economy

The "Buzzword": Dead Cat Bounce

Oct 30, 2004
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 - "Dead Cat Bounce." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
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Downward Dollar

Oct 30, 2004
Kai traces the decline of the dollar with Chris Low of First Tennessee. Find out what this trend means for you.
Posted In: Economy, Investing

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