Sep 15, 2006

Marketplace Money for September 15, 2006

Marketplace Money for September 15, 2006

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Miami condo cool

Sep 15, 2006
Miami's hot condo market isn't so hot anymore. In fact, it is downright chilly -- and that cold front is moving across the country. What's an owner to do? Dan Grech reports.

Protecting your investments

Sep 15, 2006
The sky isn't falling, but certain segments of the economy might make Chicken Little head for cover. How can you protect your portfolio from a softening housing market and fluctuating oil prices? Kai talks with Jane Kim of the…

Jobs for seniors

Sep 15, 2006
Older Americans want to work. So Tim Driver set up a site to match employers with eager seniors. Goodbye retirement. Hello, timesheet.

Textbook rebels

Sep 15, 2006
There's a revolution brewing on college campuses and it might just lower the cost of an all-nighter. Sean Cole reports.

The job hunt

Sep 15, 2006
A college degree can open a lot doors, but keeping them open is another story. All across the country, recent college graduates face the grueling search for work. Youth Radio's Latifah Muhammad shares her story.

Money Matters: Play Money

Sep 15, 2006
Moving up the property ladder is a homeowner's dream. But what about trading up in the virtual world? Julian Dibbell's new book goes inside the world of virtual commerce. He talks with Kai.

Buzzword: Transfer pricing

Sep 15, 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, transfer pricing. You hear it, you see it, but…

Day in the Work Life: Balls and strikes

Sep 15, 2006
On this week's A Day in the Work Life, our look at how folks trade their time for money, we play ball with a minor league umpire.

Straight Story: For your eyes only

Sep 15, 2006
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 makes a very public argument about the loss of privacy.