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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.

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