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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.

Miner safety

Janet Babin | Mar 9, 2006
A new rule to be published today requires mining companies to provide workers extra emergency oxygen supplies. Janet Babin reports.

The return of Tysabri?

Helen Palmer | Mar 9, 2006
A drug to treat multiple sclerosis is one step closer to returning to market despite concerns it could trigger a rare brain disease. Helen Palmer reports the debate over the drug may harbinger a shift in FDA regulatory policy.
Posted In: Health, Washington

Cell phone versus radio

Lisa Napoli | Mar 9, 2006
A new report indicates commuters spend more time using their cell phones than they do listening to the radio. Lisa Napoli reports.