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WTO reports on China's currency policy

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Apr 10, 2006
The World Trade Organization is expected to wade into the dispute over the value of China's yuan, calling on the Asian giant in a report today to adopt a more flexible currency exchange rate. But as Ashley Milne-Tyte reports, China may pay the request little heed.

Immigration rallies today

Jeff Tyler | Apr 10, 2006
The debate over immigration policy moves from the halls of Congress to the streets today where thousands are expected to rally for immigration rights in cities across the country. Jeff Tyler has more.

Venture capital gender gap

Ethan Lindsey | Apr 10, 2006
More women are starting companies than ever before, but only about 4% of them are backed by venture capital. Ethan Lindsey takes a look at why.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Rockin' and rollin' in China

Jocelyn Ford | Apr 10, 2006
What a weekend it was in China. The Rolling Stones played its debut concert there. And in Beijing, Harley-Davidson opened its first dealership. Jocelyn Ford checked out the Hogs.

Bank of Wal-Mart?

Bob Moon | Apr 10, 2006
A public hearing starts today over Wal-Mart's plans to get into the banking business. As Bob Moon reports, the proposal has plenty of skeptics.

IBM's new mouse trap

Janet Babin | Apr 10, 2006
Big Blue unveils new technology today that will offer cell phones and PDAs the same firewall protections as giant main frames. But as Janet Babin reports, IBM's competitors are close to releasing their own versions.

Is that fake news on your TV?

| Apr 10, 2006
A new study finds video news releases from companies are often aired on TV as straight news stories. Brett Neely reports.

The Look Ahead for April 7, 2006

| Apr 7, 2006
What you need to know today about next week.

The "Straight Story" with Chris Farrell: Bay State Reform

| Apr 7, 2006
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the "Straight Story." This week: Massachusetts has a new plan to make health insurance available to all its residents. Chris says the Feds should take notice.

"Day in the Work Life": The Hills Are Alive

| Apr 7, 2006
On this week's "A Day In the Work Life" -- our look at how folks trade their time for money -- we sing lyrics with a songwriter.
Posted In: Jobs