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Dubai Ports World deal

Sam Eaton | Mar 10, 2006
In the wake of Dubai Ports World's announcement to transfer operations of US ports to a US entity, Sam Eaton looks at whether the arrangement could be a template for future deals involving foreign control of US assets.
Posted In: Canada, Washington

What's on the Tube?

Lisa Napoli | Mar 10, 2006
Lisa Napoli looks at the ramifications of the deal between the Tube Music Network and Tribune Broadcasting Corp. to offer digital multicasts to more than 14 million households by summer.

Of jobs and interest rates

Alisa Roth | Mar 10, 2006
The Labor Department releases its February job statistics today and economists expect them to show the economy created nearly a quarter million new jobs. But Alisa Roth tells us what's good news for job seekers might be bad news for Wall Street.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

Bird flu preparations

| Mar 10, 2006
Health and Human Services Secretary Mike Leavitt warned states and municipalities to prepare now for a possible bird flu pandemic. But Curt Nickisch reports that some localities complain the feds need to pony up more money.
Posted In: Health

Cue the billionaires

| Mar 10, 2006
The number of billionaires jumped 15% this year over last, according to Forbes magazine. Eric Niiler tell us why more people have joined the exclusive club.
Posted In: Economy

Nanotechnology database

Janet Babin | Mar 10, 2006
Those wondering whether certain consumer products are made with nanotechnology -- which some believe may be hazardous -- can now consult a new online database to find out. Janet Babin reports.

Highest bidder for Knight-Ridder

Amy Scott | Mar 10, 2006
At least a couple of groups might be ready to pay big money for newspaper chain Knight Ridder. Amy Scott reports.

Leaving ports

John Dimsdale | Mar 9, 2006
Dubai Ports World has thrown in the towel. Its decision gets the president off the political hook. But it didn't do much to calm Congress. John Dimsdale picks up the story from there.
Posted In: Washington

Keeping curbs on Wall Street

Amy Scott | Mar 9, 2006
Now that the New York Stock Exchange is a for-profit institution, lawmakers are worried about abuses. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

NFL and its players go long

Tess Vigeland | Mar 9, 2006
The National Football League has reached a contract agreement with its players, ensuring six years of labor peace. Tess Vigeland looks at how the league succeeds where other sports fail.
Posted In: Sports