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"The Buzz Word": Durable goods

Apr 24, 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, durable Goods. You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
Posted In: Economy

Mailbag for April 17, 2004

Apr 17, 2004
Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week, he gives advice on emerging markets, interest-only mortgages, finding a financial planner, index funds, CD rates, and becoming a landlord.
Posted In: Economy, Investing, Savings

The Numbers for April 17, 2004

Apr 17, 2004
It's time for the numbers. Each week Host Kai Ryssdal brings you the business news you didn't know you needed.
Posted In: Economy

Misery loves...politics?

Apr 17, 2004
President Reagan had his version. And now Democratic Presidential nominee John Kerry has his. This week Senator Kerry released his own version of the misery index, and is asking American voters: Are you more miserable now than four years ago? We decided to ask economist Mark Zandi about the politics of misery, and whether voters should pay attention to this economic attitude.
Posted In: Economy, Jobs

Why Inflation: Interview with Jim Paulsen

Apr 17, 2004
Is inflation really the big bad wolf of the American economy? What exactly does it mean-and why do rising prices matter? James Paulsen, the chief investment strategist at Wells Capital Management, has your answer.
Posted In: Economy

Day trading returns

Apr 17, 2004
It's baaack. Many individual investors shied away from daytrading after the bubble burst a few years ago. But, now, with the economy looking up, daytraders are warming up their computers for the next round. Andrea Dukakis files this report on a trend posed for a comeback.
Posted In: Economy, Jobs

The Numbers for April 10, 2004

Apr 12, 2004
It's time for the numbers. Each week Host Kai Ryssdal brings you the business news you didn't know you needed.
Posted In: Economy

"The Buzz Word": Earning reports

Apr 10, 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 - earning reports. You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
Posted In: Economy

Mailbag for March 27, 2004

Mar 28, 2004
Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week, Chris explains: the difference between an EE and I bond, why paying a credit card balance with retirement savings is a no-no, and how you can put the word "me" in retireMEnt.
Posted In: Economy, Savings

The Numbers for March 27, 2004

Mar 28, 2004
It's time for the numbers. Each week Kai brings you the business news you didn't know you needed...
Posted In: Economy

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