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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?
Posted In: Economy

Factoid: Job satisfaction for American workers...

Sep 4, 2004
Job satisfaction for American workers...
Posted In: Economy, Jobs

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?
Posted In: Economy

Investing in Commodities

Sep 4, 2004
Feeling a little uncertain with seesaw oil prices and a mercurial stock market? Well, we've got one word for you: Commodities. Kai speaks to Dan McNeela, a senior analyst at Morningstar, about what investing in raw goods can do for your portfolio.
Posted In: Economy, Investing

Movin' Right Along

Aug 20, 2004
Forty three million people are going to move this year -- that's a sixth of the entire American population. There's more to moving than the obvious cost of the truck and boxes. Sound Money reporter Lisa Napoli unpacks what you need to know.
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