Event Date(s): 06/21/2003 | Event Location(s): Phoenix, Arizona;New York City, New York; | Description: 15:30:00 MSNBC Economy Watch anchored by Sam Shane. 15:30:45 Shane reports the headlines. Graphic titled "Right Now". He reports that former heavyweight champion boxer Mike Tyson was charged with assault after allegedly getting into a fight with two men outside a hotel in Brooklyn, New York. Anarchists battle with police in Greece. Poland turned away the Dutch abortion ship from its port. 15:31:57 Shane previews upcoming topics. Sidebar graphic titled "Economy Watch: Coming up". 15:32:28 Shane reports on the rise of unemployment. Cover shot of the book "The Odd Todd Handbook: Hard Times, Soft Couch". 15:32:48 Shane is joined by oddtodd.com creator Todd Rosenberg live in the studio. They discuss his book "The Odd Todd Handbook: Hard Times, Soft Couch". Clips of his cartoons which are featured on his website. Shot of his website. 15:36:35 WNBC correspondent Jim Rosenfield reports on new technology in the music industry. Tilt up shot of a female disc jockey (DJ) speaking into a microphone at a radio station. Wide shot of the DJ in the booth. Close up shot of a computer monitor in the radio booth as "Torn" by singer Natalie Imbruglia is heard. Various windowed video of people commenting on types of music they enjoy. Rosenfield reports on camera from inside a radio booth. Clip of Polyphonic HMI United States (US) representative Tracie Reed commenting "We call this the music universe. Basically each of those points is not a star but a song." Close up shot of the screen she is describing. Close up panning shot of sheet music supered over a panning shot of rows of compact discs (CDs) at a music store. Medium shot of Rosenfield and Reed speaking. Close up shot of Rosenfield pointing to the screen. Reed comments, "It's a very costly effort to promote singles in the commercial marketplace right now. The average we hear is 1 in 5 is a hit. Some labels say, 'boy, I'd love to have that ratio." Medium shot of a man looking at CDs on a shelf in a music store. Zoom out shot of a man looking at a CD. Clip from musician Norah Jones' video "Come Away With Me". Reed comments "We were amazed to see an album with 8 very, very strong songs on it. We had not seen that prior to this." Close up shots of the hit clusters in the computer database. Reed comments in a voiceover, "There's something about the music in each of these clusters that is so similar that they group together." Reed comments, "A song that rates a 7 or above is pretty firmly embedded in one of the hit clusters." Clip of New York University professor Bruce Bueno commenting, "Absolutely makes sense, wish I had thought of it. It's a very clever application." Close up shot of Bueno typing on a computer. Medium shot of Bueno typing at a computer. Close up shot of a computer screen. Rear shot of Bueno working on a computer. Bueno comments, "Musicians don't usually think about statistics. So that's the cleverness here. For people who know a lot about statistics they typically don't think about music." Clip of musician Jesse Harris commenting, "Right off the bat, I don't believe it." Clip from the music video "Don't Know Why". Harris comments, "I just think there is so much more to a hit song. It totally discounts the artist. It discounts chance, luck and all types of things." Music video clip from "Don't Know Why". Video of a man wheeling a keyboard. Medium shot of a man lifting a speaker. Panning shot of a man tuning a guitar (face unseen). Medium shot of a man playing a guitar (face unseen). Medium shot of a man playing a guitar. Clips of band Elcodrive performing on stage. Clip of musician Mike Golarz commenting, "There's a million bands out there. And you need to take every step to give yourself that upper hand on everybody else." Clip of Elcodrive performing. Cover shot of their CD. Golarz comments, "Hopefully it will help us out. I don't know if it will. But it's just, you've been doing this for a while and you want to do everything to make the opportunity work." Video of Elcodrive performing. 15:40:29 Shane previews upcoming topics. Preview video. 15:44:05 Graphic titled "Mortgage Rate Indicator". 15:44:39 Cover shot of the book "Rich Dad, Poor Dad". 15:44:46 Shane is joined by personal finance expert and author Robert Kiyosaki live from Phoenix, Arizona. They discuss investing tips. Kiyosaki comments how people should only stay in the market for five years at a time. Graphic titled "Tips to finding a good financial planner". 15:47:57 Shane reports on the stock market closings for the past week. Graphic titled "For the week". 15:48:17 Shane previews upcoming topics. Preview video. 15:51:51 "The Car Guy" Dave Yelverton reports on new technologies available in various personal vehicles. Rear shot of vehicles driving down a highway seen from inside a moving vehicle. Medium shot of a man holding a sandwich as he drives a truck. Close up shot of fingers punching numbers on a cell phone. Medium shot of a man speaking on a cell phone while driving. Yelverton reports on camera from a car lot. Close up shot of a seat warmer button being turned on. Close up low level of a sliding running board on a vehicle. Close up shot of run flat tires. Wide shot of two men walking in a parking lot of a car dealership. Medium shot of a BMW 7 series vehicle. Close up shot of a knob in the BMW 7 series vehicle. Close up shot of a monitor in the vehicle. Medium shot of a man sitting in the car with his hands on his lap (face unseen). Close up shot of the navigation system monitor in the car. Medium shot of Yelverton sitting in a Lincoln L-S vehicle. Close up shots of the navigation system monitor. Wide shot of an Infiniti dealership. Medium shot of a white Infiniti Q-45 series vehicle. Close up shots of the voice activated monitor. Close up shot of a finger pushing a "mode" button. Rear shot of Yelverton sitting in the vehicle. Clip of Yelverton commenting "Take her out, Mister Sulu." Close up shot of a camera on the rear of the vehicle. Close up shot of the gear shift being switched into reverse. Close up shot of the rear view monitor. Close up shot of the navigation system sliding down to show a CD player. Video of a small screen on the top of the vehicle. Close up shot of two hands fighting for a remote control. Close up shot of a leg kicking another leg. Medium shot of Yelverton sitting in the backseat of a car as his seat reclines. Close up shot of a hand opening a small refrigerator in a BMW 760 L-I car. Yelverton comments, "These magical inventions make the ride more fun but they won't drive the car for you, so make sure you take a test drive before you buy." Medium shot of Yelverton sitting in the driver's seat of a car. Medium shot of Yelverton saying "I'm Dave Yelverton, the Car Guy!" 15:53:24 Shane is joined by financial journalist Vera Gibbons live from New York City, New York. They discuss the rising rates of car insurance. Graphic titled "Auto insurance on the rise". Graphic titled "Auto insurance options". Wide shot of a congested highway. Overhead shots of traffic on a highway. Graphic titled "Ask your auto insurer about". 15:56:58 Shane closes the segment. 15:57:02 Graphic plug for www.msnbc.com. 15:57:10 MSNBC Weekend Traveler's Forecast. Graphic plug for weather.msbnc.com.