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Marketplace Money for December 29, 2006
Dec 29, 2006

Marketplace Money for December 29, 2006

Marketplace Money for December 29, 2006

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Buzzword: January effect

Dec 29, 2006
Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. Each week, Marketplace Money brings you a word or a phrase that has bubbled to the top of the news. For instance -- "January Effect." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?

Day in the Work Life: Jingle rock

Dec 29, 2006
On this week's 'A Day In the Work Life'...our regular look at how folks trade time for money… we set a tune with a jingle writer.

The tax life of expats

Dec 29, 2006
Congress passed a tax increase in May that's expected to rake in big bucks for the government -- but it could backfire. U.S. businesses worry it'll hurt their ability to employee Americans oversees. Miranda Kennedy reports.

A "Random Walk" for investors

Dec 29, 2006
Economist Burton Malkiel's book, "A Random Walk Down Wall Street," is a must-read for the average investor. The newest edition comes out in January. He joins Kai for a walking of Wall Street.

The success of stock spam

Dec 29, 2006
Does it seem like you've been getting a lot of e-mails promising hot new stock tips lately? You're probably going to see more and more of this spam filling up your inbox -- because it's working. Amy Scott reports.

Easy ways to diversify your portfolio

Dec 29, 2006
It's a popular personal finance mantra: diversify, diversify, diversity. Are you as diversified as you think? Steve Tripoli reports.