An American business group in China said today that government crackdowns on piracy haven't accomplished a thing. So companies are taking things into their own hands. Jocelyn Ford reports from Beijing.
Creative filed suit in federal court Monday seeking an injunction to stop iPod sales, saying Apple infringed one of its patents. But the Supreme Court's eBay ruling could derail Creative's plan. Janet Babin reports.
A key component of China's economic growth is low labor costs, but that could be changing. A think tank in China wants a major increase in minimum wage to try to reduce the rapidly increasing gap between rich and poor. Jocelyn Ford explains.
Wal-Mart is expected to report double-digit earnings growth today. But future quarters may not be as rosy as the low-cost retail giant is forced to raise prices to meet rising costs and Wall Street profit demands. Alisa Roth reports.
The Labor Department this morning reported the biggest jump in wholesale prices since September. So does that mean higher prices coming to a retailer near you? As Amy Scott reports, it's not that simple.
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