Jan 12, 2007

Marketplace Money for January 12, 2007

Marketplace Money for January 12, 2007

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Day in the Work Life: The inspiration

Jan 12, 2007
On this week's 'A Day In the Work Life' - our regular look at how folks trade time for money - we sketch with an artist's model.

Buzzword: Botnet

Jan 12, 2007
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 -- "Botnet." You hear it, you see it, but…

Straight Story: Consumer-driven health care

Jan 12, 2007
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the Straight Story. This week, Chris offers his diagnosis on one possible health care solution.

The cubicle clinic

Jan 12, 2007
Companies want to make it easier for sick workers to visit the doctor's office. Get ready for the office clinic next door to your cubicle. Marketplace's Sam Eaton reports.

Hybrids, the cars that give back

Jan 12, 2007
Hybrid models can cost a little more, but according to a new survey, the returns might be worth the initial cost. Kai interviews James Bell of Intellichoice.

Investment Clubs: Club-hopping

Jan 12, 2007
This week, we begin a special series on investment clubs in America. Marketplace's Tess Vigeland takes us on a tour of clubs in California, Washington, and Virginia. Meet folks who eat, drink and merrily beat the pants off the S&P…

Investment no-no's not just for novices

Jan 12, 2007
Bad financial decisions don't just happen to inexperienced investors. A new study says financially literate folks can suffer the same fate. Marketplace's Steve Tripoli reports.