Marketplace Money for Friday, July 27, 2007
Jul 27, 2007

Marketplace Money for Friday, July 27, 2007

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Marketplace Money for Friday, July 27, 2007

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Buzzword: Open access

Jul 27, 2007
Some think the airwaves should be more accessible for public use. Big wireless phone companies see it differently.

Investment Club: San Jose talks market

Jul 27, 2007
With the Dow hitting 14,000, we wanted to know how individual investors were affected. Tess Vigeland was in San Jose recently and got some answers from one of our investment clubs.
San Jose skyline
SanJose.org

Summer School: GDP

Jul 27, 2007
To understand how to look at the Gross Domestic Product, think of different economic factors as ingredients in a stew. We get a cooking lesson from economist Diane Swonk.

Dissecting drama in the Dow

Jul 27, 2007
The Dow went from an all-time high last week to a tremendous dive on Thursday. What's going on? Tess Vigeland figures out the recently tumultuous market with Marketplace's Bob Moon and Chris Farrell.
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York City.
Stephen Chernin/Getty

Day in the Work Life: Cattle rancher

Jul 27, 2007
To demystify some common misconceptions about ranchers: having a lot of land doesn't make you rich, it isn't a totally male-dominated industry, and it's not so easy to inseminate a cow.

Mailbag for Friday, July 27, 2007

Jul 27, 2007
Economics editor Chris Farrell answers listener questions about dealing with a house appraisal, consolidating student loans and dealing with identity theft.
Chris Farrell answers your financial questions.
Photo: Vince Winkel

Straight Story: Weak-dollar worries

Jul 27, 2007
The value of the dollar continues to plunge abroad. But economics editor Chris Farrell says so long as inflation remains contained at home, we shouldn't worry about a weakening dollar overseas.
Economics editor Chris Farrell
APM Photo

Payback time for investors

Jul 27, 2007
Investors who lost money at the hands of some rapid mutual fund trading are starting to see some payback. Tess Vigeland talks to Bob Frick, who wrote about it for Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine.
Balancing your portfolio
istockphoto.com

Banking for the urban poor

Jul 27, 2007
Urban neighborhoods have traditionally been under-served by the banking giants, leaving many working poor without a bank account. But one nonprofit is hoping to change that. Francesca Segre reports.

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