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December 24th, 2012
11:26 AM ET

Refinancing your mortgage

Christine Romans gets tips on refinancing your home from an owner who has been through the process, twice.

December 21st, 2012
05:41 PM ET

This week on Your Bottom Line

Gun shops have reported a surge in gun demand even after the tragic school shooting in Newtown, CT. Background checks for gun purchases – one barometer for sales – have doubled since 2002. Despite the stagnant economy, gun sales have soared and there are more gun retailers in the U.S. than there are supermarkets and McDonald's locations.

In this week’s ‘Your Bottom Line’, Christine Romans explores the highly profitable firearms business, America’s evolving fascination with guns, and the dilemmas investors face when investing in companies that manufacture weapons and other potentially dangerous products.

Find out more from Christine Romans on Your Bottom Line, Saturday at 930a ET.


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December 21st, 2012
05:37 PM ET

89 guns per 100 people in the U.S.

Christine Romans, Jeff Toobin and Christiane Amanpour discuss the pervasive gun culture in the U.S.


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December 21st, 2012
05:28 PM ET

America, what are we so afraid of?

Christine Romans wonders how we've strayed so far from our revolutionary roots.


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December 21st, 2012
05:26 PM ET

Know where your money is invested

The California State Teachers' Retirement System has money invested in the gun industry. Christine Romans speaks with CIO Chris Ailman about their next move.


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December 7th, 2012
04:17 PM ET

This week on Your Bottom Line

The fiscal cliff is getting the headlines, but if Washington doesn’t make a deal to avoid disaster, real people may have far bigger problems than their tax bill. 

Then, Christine breaks down the potential cuts that will hit closest to home, including the cuts to education, health care and food safety. 

Plus, November delivered surprising jobs growth, but most jobs being added aren't ones you can build a viable financial future upon. 

Also, if you think fights over fiscal cliff have been dirty, you haven’t seen anything yet.  Christine looks at the battle ahead...immigration reform, a key part of Obama’s legacy.

Find out more from Christine Romans on Your Bottom Line, Saturday at 930a ET.


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December 7th, 2012
03:33 PM ET

Give me your huddled masses... but no Ph.D.s?

This week, Christine Romans rants about Congress's next big issue, immigration reform, and what it could mean for our economy.


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December 7th, 2012
03:30 PM ET

November job gains

Christine Romans and Ali Velshi discuss a surprisingly positive jobs report, where the gains are, and what to look for going forward.

Explore the jobs report on your own! Click the infographic to expand.

Designer: Samira Khoshnood


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December 7th, 2012
03:28 PM ET

Sequester cuts and your life

Christine Romans and Marc Morial discuss how looming spending cuts will impact virtually every part of American life.


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