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NCAA tax status in question

| Oct 12, 2006
Host Mark Austin Thomas speaks with business of sports expert David Carter about the NCAA and the heat it's taking for its tax exempt status.
Posted In: Sports

Charge it to investors

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Oct 12, 2006
MasterCard recently went public, now Visa says it's planning to do the same. Ashley Milne-Tyte looks at why the biggest names in credit cards are going public now.
Posted In: Wall Street

Attention, we have a deficit disorder

Scott Tong | Oct 12, 2006
Another day, another record. But this time we're not talking about the Dow. The U.S. imported $70 billion more than we exported in August. Scott Tong looks at what's behind our sky-high trade deficit.
Posted In: Economy

New day for CEOs

Steve Tripoli | Oct 12, 2006
The recent spate of CEO departures has many people wondering what it takes to lead a company these days. The times are a-changin' for corporate top-dogs, Steve Tripoli reports.

AT&T + BellSouth = Bad for consumers?

Lisa Napoli | Oct 12, 2006
The FCC is scheduled to vote Friday on AT&T's proposed buyout of BellSouth. Some say the $78 billion union should go through without a hitch, but critics say it's bad for consumers — and competition. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Washington

North Korea situation requires restraint

| Oct 12, 2006
As the international community continues to debate the best way to discourage North Korea's nuclear ambitions, some analysts warn coming down too hard on the country could backfire. Amelia Templeton reports.
Posted In: Canada

Backdating scandal claims McAfee, CNET execs

Kai Ryssdal | Oct 11, 2006
Host Kai Ryssdal talks to University of Delaware's Charles M. Elson about the options backdating scandal that's erasing profits, spurring government investigations and sending corporate leaders packing.
Posted In: Washington

Lots of empty corner offices

Kai Ryssdal | Oct 11, 2006
Outplacement firm Challenger Gray and Christmas says 2006 has been huge year so far for CEO departures. Last month, a record 152 chief execs left their posts.

Fuzzy deficit math?

| Oct 11, 2006
The federal budget deficit fell to $247.7 billion in 2006, the smallest amount of red ink in four years. The White House today trumpeted the improvement, but critics say the numbers aren't exactly black and white. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Washington

Take the politics out of the money

| Oct 11, 2006
Members of Congress are back in their districts campaigning hard, many on the dime of lobbying groups after not passing any lobbying and ethics reform. Commentator and consumer advocate Jamie Court says it all comes down to getting what you pay for.

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