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Insider Fed?

Jun 27, 2004
The Federal Reserve Board meets next week and everyone knows interest rates are going up. So why is there anticipation over a done deal? Kai asks Mickey Levy, the chief economist at Bank of America, to dissect the relevance of the Fed.
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"Straight Story": Taxing the Reagan legacy

Jun 12, 2004
It's time once again for our economics editor Chris Farrell is to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the Straight Story. This week, President Ronald Reagan’s economic legacy is being both admired and abhorred. Chris believes the record is mixed, except for one economic policy that should be remembered.
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Educating a young CEO

Jun 12, 2004
Have you ever dreamed about getting career advice from a Fortune 500 CEO? Well, thanks to a 17-year-old high school senior named Doug Barry, your wish has just come true. Doug spent a good part of his adolescence writing letters to CEOs, asking them how they made it to the top. He’s published their responses in Wisdom for a Young CEO. Kai talks to Doug about the advice and the anecdotes from the big wigs of the business world.
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"Buzzword": Stagflation

Jun 12, 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 - stagflation. You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
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"Straight Story": Bulldog Eliot Spitzer

May 29, 2004
It's time once again for our economics editor Chris Farrell is to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the Straight Story. New York State’s Attorney General, Eliot Spitzer, has gone after the financial industry. His critics say the crusade is all politics - but what does Chris think?
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Factoid: Political donations from Wall Street…we follow the money

May 29, 2004
Factoid: Political donations from Wall Street…we follow the money
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Presidential stocks

May 29, 2004
Can Presidents influence the stock market? Kai speaks to Brown University economist Brian Knight. His recent study looked at what happened on Wall Street during the 2000 election. So, what might happen in 2004?
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"Straight Story": Pump Politics

May 22, 2004
It's time once again for our economics editor Chris Farrell is to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the "Straight Story." As gas prices continue to rise, Chris has some advice: Stop whining.
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"The Color of Money": The Euro

May 22, 2004
Open your wallet. Take out a bill. Have you ever noticed what's on the cash you carry? The design of a banknote can be a key to the culture that issued it. In the first installment of our new series called "The Color Of Money" -- a look at paper bills from around the world -- we take a trip overseas. European travel season is about to heat up, and it seemed fitting to peer closer... at the Euro.
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Washington, DC roundup

May 22, 2004
Kai checks in with the Washington, DC Marketplace Bureau Chief, John Dimsdale, on how Congress is dealing with issues that influence your pocketbook: interest rates, the U.S. oil reserve, and mutual funds.
Posted In: Economy, Investing, Savings

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