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Oct 31, 2008

Marketplace Money for November 1-2, 2008

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Marketplace Money for November 1-2, 2008

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Analysts react to Fed rate cut

Oct 31, 2008
The Fed slid interest rates lower in an effort to loosen up lending. Marketplace's Washington Bureau Chief John Dimsdale reports on the market's reaction to the change.

Voters weigh candidates' health plans

Oct 31, 2008
As America prepares to choose a new president, people are examining the changes our next chief executive might make to heath care. Danielle Karson reports on how and who the candidates' plans might help.

Straight Story: Still waiting for a cure

Oct 31, 2008
While the economy has stolen the spotlight as the top issue in this election, economics editor Chris Farrell explains why concerns about health care aren't going to vanish anytime soon.

Weighing possible bailout plans

Oct 31, 2008
New York Times columnist Joe Nocera has been curating economic rescue plans for homeowners in his blog and column. Host Tess Vigeland asks him to share the specifics of some of the proposals.

What I'm doing: Nicholas Gaffney

Oct 31, 2008
Marketplace presents "Here's What I'm Doing," a series asking people from all walks of life how they're coping with the financial crisis. In this edition, listener Nicholas Gaffney explains how he's learning to look away from the bad numbers.

Getting Personal

Oct 31, 2008
Economics editor Chris Farrell and host Tess Vigeland take questions on debt collectors, TIAA-CREF, HELOCs and TIPS.
Getting Personal
Marketplace

Day in the Work Life: Ghost tour guide

Oct 31, 2008
On this week's "A Day in the Work Life," we celebrate Halloween with a visit to Jeanine Plumer of Austin Ghost Tours & Haunted Texas.

In banking, with age comes experience

Oct 31, 2008
America's biggest banks have been in the news as the government opens its pocketbook to bail them out. But as Tess Vigeland reports, some banks are doing just fine on their own and that's got investors interested.
Henry Walker, CEO of Farmers & Merchants Bank
Farmers & Merchants Bank of Long Beach

The Marketplace Exit Exam

Oct 31, 2008
Marketplace Money is saying goodbye to longtime staffer Nancy Farghalli, but not before we see what she's learned during her time here. Host Tess Vigeland and other familiar voices give Nancy her final exam.
Marketplace's Nancy Farghalli
Miguel Macias

Letters

Oct 31, 2008
Our listeners weigh in on grammar, gaffes in the edit room, small business owners and sunny beaches.
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