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Weekly Wall Street roundup with David Johnson

Dec 23, 2005
Host Kai Ryssdal checks in with Dallas stockbroker David Johnson to talk about the week on Wall Street.
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Dec 22, 2005
Investor interest in IPOs has fallen considerably this year. Janet Babin looks at why.
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Counting those pennies

Dec 21, 2005
The season for year-end earnings results is just beginning, and Wall Street will mete out its usual accolades or punishments. Writer and commentator David Wells suggests a new way to avoid all that.
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Market overview

Dec 19, 2005
Newsweek Wall Street editor Allan Sloan breaks down the stock market's five-year high with host Scott Jagow.
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One-stop shopping with David Johnson

Dec 16, 2005
Dallas stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson chatted with Kai about oil and gas prices, and all the odd year-end questions he gets from people who could really use an accountant. Congrats to David's graduated son!
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Wall Street 'witching'

Dec 16, 2005
Bob Moon looks at the quarterly phenomenon called the "quadruple witching period," scheduled to end today, which whipsaws the price of many stocks.
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Senator William Proxmire:<BR>Memorial commentary

Dec 15, 2005
Former Senator William Proximire died today. The Wisconsin Democrat was legendary for his crusades against government waste and excess spending. He was also one of Marketplace's early commentators. In tribute, Marketplace revisited the first commentary the Senator wrote for us - in 1989.
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SEC mulls new rules for foreign companies

Dec 14, 2005
The SEC is expected to vote on new rules today that would exempt many foreign companies from federal oversight under the Sarbanes-Oxley law. Tess Vigeland looks at how the rule change will affect American shareholders.
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DirecTV fined

Dec 13, 2005
December's phone bill is turning out to be a big one for DirecTV. The Federal Trade Commission has fined the satellite television company almost $5.5 million. Regulators say telemarketers working for DirecTV made sales pitches to households that had signed up for the Do Not Call list. From Washington, Marketplace's John Dimsdale reports.
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Ford's restructuring

Dec 12, 2005
Newsweek Wall Street editor Allan Sloan talks to host Scott Jagow about whether Ford's proposed restructuring plans are too little, too late.
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