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FRUM: The Silver Rush

Dec 8, 2010
Commentator David Frum talks about the latest commodity craze, silver, and its impact on the economy.
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Think you know what you're doing? Don't count on it

Dec 3, 2010
Tess Vigeland talks to John Bogle, founder of Vanguard and author of "Don't Count on It!", on how to invest in uncertain times.
Posted In: Books, Investing

How am I doing

Dec 3, 2010
Question: I just listened to The New Frugality on a long car drive to and from LA, and I feel as though I should already be able to answer the...
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Intrigued by social lending

Nov 30, 2010
Question: I love listening to Market Place Money and have so many questions, but I've been able to decide on this one. My wife and I have done a...
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Punishing private investors may delay economy recovery

Nov 29, 2010
Investors may not longer be protected when the economy goes south. But punishing them may force Ireland to make greater austerity cuts. Marketplace's Christopher Werth has more.
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Farm equipment benefiting from high crops sales

Nov 25, 2010
'Because the government can't print more of it.' That's one reason behind gold's high price, and it's why food prices are spiking too. Also benefiting? Farm equipment. Stacey Vanek Smith reports.
Posted In: Environment, Investing

Big Lots case adds to insider trading debate

Nov 23, 2010
Yesterday federal prosecutors began an investigation into alleged insider trading on Wall Street. Today, Big Lots is accusing a research firm of going too far with trade secrets and in turn damaging the company's stock. It could play a big role in the future of market research.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Some new IPOs lack stability

Nov 23, 2010
It's a very good time for IPOs -- GM and Booz Allen Hamilton just went public, HCA and Toys"R"Us are expected to follow soon. Many of the new IPOs come from companies that were taken private in deals with a lot of debt, and as Mitchell Hartman reports, they aren't being received well by investors.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

A look at the effectiveness of stock buybacks

Nov 19, 2010
Companies may buyback their own stocks to increase the price of the remaining shares in the market. But that may not be the best plan for the company in the long-term.
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Investments are going "green"

Nov 10, 2010
While most managed stock market funds have stayed level since the financial meltdown, one kind of investing has been on the rise: socially responsible investing. It's become a trustworthy approach for investors still scared to take a financial risk, reports Eve Troeh.
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