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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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Change for a Buck: Petrol Dollar

Oct 2, 2004
Even though oil and gas are at or near record highs...you've still got to fill up the tank if you want to get around. On this installment of our occasional series 'Change for a Buck'...we track every cent of the petrol dollar…from the oil well to the gas tank.
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Gas and the Economy

Oct 2, 2004
Oil is in demand, thanks to a world economy firing on all cylinders, especially in China and the U.S. The price per barrel has been ranging between forty and fifty dollars since last spring, and this week the price of oil hit a new record high. What does this mean for the economy? Reporter John Dimsdale has an answer.
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"The Buzzword": Value at Risk

Sep 25, 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: "Value at Risk." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
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"The Buzzword": Current Account Deficit

Sep 18, 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: "Current Account Deficit." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
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"Straight Story": Recession

Sep 11, 2004
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 Anderson School of Management released an economic report this week…with the “r” word. Are we heading into a recession? Chris offers his take.
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"The Buzzword": Variable Pay Program

Sep 11, 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: "Variable Pay Program." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
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Factoid: Job satisfaction for American workers...

Sep 4, 2004
Job satisfaction for American workers...
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Weird Economic Indicators

Sep 4, 2004
What do hemlines and boxes say about the American economy? They're both indicators as to how we're doing. Most people know about the unemployment rate and the consumer price index, but what can these other lesser-known signs point to? We talk to Hugh Johnson, the First Albany Chief Economist.
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"The Buzzword": Export Tariff

Sep 4, 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: "Export Tariff." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
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