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What's causing the steep rise in oil prices

Nov 16, 2011
The price of oil is up 20 percent over the last month, with prices today topping $100 a barrel. Why?
Posted In: Oil, natural gas, speculative bubbles

The Thing About Tulips

Oct 6, 2010
Overflowing Flowers, Pike Place Market, Seattle, Washington. (David Brancaccio 2010)...
Posted In: david brancaccio, picture this, speculative bubbles, tulips

Lot 354

The story of the implosion of America's housing market as told through the prism of a single spanish-style home in mid city Los Angeles: Lot 354. Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal tugs on a thread of the history of this quaint three-bedroom home, and what unravels is the story of the housing bubble and its messy burst.

Posted In: lot 354, housing market, speculative bubbles, real estate, foreclosures