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Nasdaq bids for London Stock Exchange

Stephen Beard | Mar 10, 2006
NASDAQ has put in a bid to purchase the London Stock Exchange. The LSE has rejected the bid. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

China's new piracy court

Bob Moon | Mar 10, 2006
Chinese officials announced today that they've created a new court to handle product piracy cases. China is thought to be the world's biggest producer of illegally copied movies, music and software. Bob Moon reports.

Anchors aweigh?

Lisa Napoli | Mar 10, 2006
CBS has been widely rumored to be negotiating with anchor Katie Couric to host the evening news on that network. Now comes word that Diane Sawyer may interested in moving to ABC's "World News Tonight." Lisa Napoli examines what could happen if two women anchored the major nightly newscasts.

The Week on Wall Street

Kai Ryssdal | Mar 10, 2006
Kai Ryssdal speaks to Dallas stockbroker David Johnson about the week on Wall Street.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Living room opera

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Mar 10, 2006
Opera has a reputation for being elitist and expensive, but the Opera Company of Brooklyn is trying to change that. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports that the traveling troupe is offering in-home performances for New Yorkers eager to expand their opera horizons.

Debt ceiling

| Mar 10, 2006
The federal budget deficit hit a new high in February -- almost $120 billion. That means the government's going to have to lift the ceiling on how much it can borrow soon. Commentator and humorist Tim Bedore has some ideas of his own about the debt ceiling.
Posted In: Economy, Washington

Bonds to bands

| Mar 10, 2006
Junk bond trader turned rock guitarist Pete Veru talks to host Cheryl Glaser about his transition from Wall Street to the music business.
Posted In: Wall Street

Wait until next year

Scott Jagow | Mar 10, 2006
Many critics are already calling the inaugural World Baseball Classic a bust, but business of sports expert Diana Nyad tells host Scott Jagow the event is really more about the future than the present.
Posted In: Sports

European Union and the Palestinians

Stephen Beard | Mar 10, 2006
European foreign ministers are meeting today to consider economic aid for the Palestinians, which Israel and the US have already cut off after the election victory by Hamas. The EU may follow suit. Stephen Beard reports.

Pirates of the Yangtze

Ruth Kirchner | Mar 10, 2006
Piracy of American products in China is rampant. Today, the Chinese created a special court to handle intellectual property cases. Ruth Kirchner reports from Beijing.