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Japan's back

Jocelyn Ford | Mar 9, 2006
The Bank of Japan formally ended its monetary policy that kept interest rates near zero, a clear sign its economy is back on its feet. Japan has had a few false starts, but this recovery could be the real deal. Jocelyn Ford reports.
Posted In: Canada

Suing for a man's right to choose

Sarah Gardner | Mar 9, 2006
A men's group filed suit in federal court today, pressing the case for a father's right not to pay support for a child he never wanted. Sarah Gardner reports that winning the case will be a long shot, but that wasn't really why it was filed, anyway.

Pensioner prisoners

| Mar 9, 2006
A growing percentage of the 2 million people now behind bars in this country are over 65. Commentator Herb Hoelter says there's a better alternative for them than prison.

H-1B Visas

| Mar 9, 2006
Skilled foreign workers come to the US on H-1B visas. But a government cap on the number of documents awarded means talented workers are heading to other countries to work. Curt Nickisch reports.
Posted In: Canada, Washington

The news from Warren Buffet

Scott Jagow | Mar 9, 2006
Host Scott Jagow and personal finance expert Chris Farrell deconstruct the Oracle of Omaha's latest annual letter to shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway holding company.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

The Classic: Safe or out?

| Mar 9, 2006
One week into the inaugural World Baseball Classic, host Cheryl Glaser and business of sports expert David Carter examine whether it's doing much to attract more fans to the game.
Posted In: Sports

Japan rising

Jocelyn Ford | Mar 9, 2006
The Bank of Japan today ended a five-year policy that kept interest rates near zero. It's the first step toward an eventual rise in rates, something that's already happening in the U.S. and Europe. But Jocelyn Ford reports that the news isn't all bad.

Torpedoing the Dubai ports deal

Stephen Beard | Mar 9, 2006
GOP lawmakers are siding with Democrats in trying to sink the Dubai Ports World deal. Now there's word several buyers are offering to take the problem off the company's hands. Stephen Beard reports.

Wall Street policing Wall Street

Amy Scott | Mar 9, 2006
Critics and supporters of efforts to facilitate Wall Street's practice of regulating itself are expected to turn out at a Senate Banking Committee hearing today. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Telegraphing on telecom

Scott Tong | Mar 9, 2006
AT&T should get an indication today of how its bid to acquire Bell South will be received by regulators. FCC nominee Robert McDowell will be asked about his opinion of the proposed merger at a Senate Commerce Committee hearing. Scott Tong reports.