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Jun 27, 2008

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Nonprofit gets around subprimes

Jun 27, 2008
John and Lupe Rodriguez lacked a good credit score, but with the help of a new program, they managed to get a loan without going subprime. David Brancaccio reports.

What's the Fed's next move?

Jun 27, 2008
The Fed is getting a lot of heat for not doing anything about the weakness in the dollar and experts all have their own suggestion on what the Fed should do next. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

Southwest flies past high oil prices

Jun 27, 2008
While other airlines cut flights and tack on fees, Southwest Airlines has avoided passing rising costs on it to customers by locking in fuel prices years in advance. Jeff Tyler reports.

Bull rider can't buck the price of gas

Jun 27, 2008
For Wesley Silcox, the defending World Champion in bull riding, getting bucked around in the ring is almost becoming less painful than filling up the truck to drive to and from rodeos. Host Bob Moon caught up with Silcox on…

Watch out for senior health care costs

Jun 28, 2008
The rising cost of gas isn't the only thing to worry about. Commentator Glenn Hubbard says the costs of health care programs for seniors face a big increase and the candidates have different ideas on what to do.

Hot Jobs: Bikini shop manager

Jun 28, 2008
For the first installment of our "Hot Jobs" series, we check out the source for summer gear and meet Eduardo Lora, manager of a bikini shop in Miami Beach.

Week on Wall Street

Jun 28, 2008
Stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson chats with host Bob Moon about what happened on Wall Street this week and what may lie ahead.

Music from the episode

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On the Road Again - Live Willie Nelson
On the Road Again - Live Willie Nelson