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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

Looking at the Candidates' Energy Policy...

Oct 25, 2004
Oil prices have dominated the news the past few months. No wonder. Oil is topping $50 a barrel. And - winter is on its way. So just in time for the election - the price of home heating oil is expected to rise. President Bush and Senator John Kerry each have an energy plan. But does either plan have enough power? Reporter Rachel Dornhelm finds out.
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Looking at the Candidates' Energy Policy...

Oct 24, 2004
Oil prices have dominated the news the past few months. No wonder. Oil is topping $50 a barrel. And - winter is on its way. So just in time for the election - the price of home heating oil is expected to rise. President Bush and Senator John Kerry each have an energy plan. But does either plan have enough power? Reporter Rachel Dornhelm finds out.
Posted In: Economy

Kitchen Table Economics

Oct 16, 2004
We thought we'd take a closer look at how the candidates’ proposed economic and domestic policies might influence your pocketbook. Kai checks in with High Johnson of First Albany.
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Real Risk

Oct 9, 2004
Since national security and terrorism fears are at the forefront this election season, we thought we'd take a look at risk - real and perceived - and what you, as a consumer, can do about it. Kai checks in with risk expert and Harvard Professor Kimberly Thompson.
Posted In: Economy

Factoid: Elections and Jobs

Oct 9, 2004
Can the job numbers swing the election?
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Campaign Promises

Oct 8, 2004
You've heard a lot of promises from both candidates about job creation. Each is touting a plan to stimulate growth and reduce the deficit. But how much can a president really influence the economy? Reporter Amy Scott finds out...
Posted In: Economy

Replacing Greenspan

Oct 2, 2004
Alan Greenspan, the Chairman of the Federal Reserve, has to step down in January of 2006. The buzz over who will replace him has already started. Who’s on the short list? Find out from Kai’s interview with Nell Henderson, a Washington Post staff writer.
Posted In: Economy, Investing

The "Buzzword": Window Dressing

Oct 2, 2004
Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. Each week, Sound Money will bring you a word or a phrase that has bubbled to the top of the news. For instance: "Window Dressing." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
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Fairer Tax Code

Oct 2, 2004
Foreign policy was the topic of the presidential debate Thursday night. America will have to wait until October 13th to hear the economic and domestic platforms. But we've decided to give you a sneak peak on one economic issue that hits us right in the wallet...taxes. Business Week's Mike McNamee gives us the inside view.
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