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Online checking is a good option

| Apr 3, 2009
Money market funds, CDs and other accounts that used to offer large returns are now only offering 1% interest. Laura Bruce of discusses whether high interest online accounts come with a risky catch.
Posted In: Investing, Savings

Icelanders fish for ways to earn a living

Stephen Beard | Mar 27, 2009
Iceland is feeling the fallout from its economy's collapse. Unemployment is near record highs and the real estate market is frozen. But innovative Icelanders are still finding ways to make ends meet. Stephen Beard reports.

More stimulus?

Scott Jagow | Apr 3, 2009
With the job numbers out today, there's talk in the blogosphere about the need for much more job-creating stimulus. Our own commentator, Robert...

Such a shell game

Scott Jagow | Apr 3, 2009
Banks are considering buying toxic assets from each other, the Financial Times reports. They would do this under the Treasury's public-private...

How indie movies happen

| Dec 26, 2008
There's a big market for indie films, but funding for the flicks is becoming increasingly difficult. Steve Chiotakis talks to Variety's Michael Speier about the process of making an indie movie and why it's struggling.
Posted In: Entertainment

What are you driving?

Scott Jagow | Mar 31, 2009
Since the President's looking for ways to encourage people to buy American cars, Politico took a gander at the White House parking lot. Only 5 out...

Nuclear power a less toxic subject

| Mar 27, 2009
There's been a huge shift in how nuclear power is perceived, which some experts attribute to a renewed focus on safety. Danielle Karson reports issues like disposal are currently among the nuclear industry's most pressing concerns.

Day in the Work Life: Pro hockey player

| Apr 3, 2009
We hear from professional hockey player Mike Komisarek, a defenseman for the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League.

EcoBroker standards: got transparency?

Jim Nicolow | Oct 21, 2008
Sarah Gardner reported on the EcoBroker Program this afternoon on Marketplace. The program attempts to address two critical issues in combating...

Sizing up India's economic growth

Kai Ryssdal | Apr 2, 2009
Over the last two decades the Indian economy has become a force of its own. Nandan Nilekani, co-chairman of Infosys and author of "Imagining India," talks with Kai Ryssdal about how the country is handling the global recession.



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