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Interest rate factoid

Mar 13, 2004
Take a trip back in time when interest rates were at an all-time high.
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"Straight Story": The Fed and the open letter

Mar 13, 2004
This and every week, we have our Economics Editor Chris Farrell here to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the "Straight Story." The Fed Reserve Board meets early next week, and already a well-known economist has published an open letter imploring Greenspan to raise interest rates. Chris is ready to rumble.
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"The Buzz Word": Trade deficit

Mar 13, 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, like the trade deficit -- you hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
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The Numbers for April 13, 2004

Mar 13, 2004
It's time for the numbers. Host Kai Ryssdal runs down the business news and what it means for your wallet.
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"The Buzz Word"

Mar 6, 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, like obstruction of justice. You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
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The Numbers for March 6, 2004

Mar 6, 2004
It's time for The Numbers, our regular weekly installment of the business news of the week. Host Kai Ryssdal gives you the numbers and tells you what they mean for your wallet.
Posted In: Economy

Tax Factoid

Mar 6, 2004
Find out who filed and who didn't so far this year.
Posted In: Economy

Audits-R-Us

Mar 6, 2004
First comes taxes, and then if you are unlucky, the dreaded "A-word." Michael Martin, an enrolled agent, dishes the dirt about what to do and what not to do when the taxman cometh.
Posted In: Economy, Jobs

Tax Time

Mar 6, 2004
April 15th is mere weeks away! The tax countdown has begun. So, how do you decide whether to hire an accountant or do it alone? Reporter Amy Scott navigates the two routes: hiring an accountant or filing with online software.
Posted In: Economy, Jobs

Bubble bubble, is there trouble?

Feb 28, 2004
Stock market color commentators have been debating the existence of the B-word. Reporter Lisa Napoli sorts out the meaning of the word "bubble" and tells what you should do when you hear it.
Posted In: Economy, Investing

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