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No extra royalties for play-and-save downloads

Scott Jagow | Apr 26, 2007
Visitors to sites such as iTunes and AOL can listen and watch as they dowload files — and ASCAP sued, saying artists should get royalties both for the music and the performance as it downloads.
Posted In: Crime

OSHA in the hot seat

Steve Henn | Apr 26, 2007
It's the agency charged with making sure American workplaces are safe, but this morning the Senate will look at allegations that OSHA's been falling down on the job. Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: Jobs, Washington

Siemens CEO calls it quits

Stephen Beard | Apr 26, 2007
CEO Klaus Kleinfeld was actually cleared of involvement in the scandal surrounding German electronics giant Siemens, but he's announced that he'll step down anyway. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

John Bogle

Chris Farrell | Apr 25, 2007
John Bogle is the legendary founder of Vanguard, the giant mutual fund company. He's an industry pioneer, and within the mutual fund business...

Dow's up further, but is the economy?

Alisa Roth | Apr 25, 2007
The Dow Jones Industrials ended today at an all-time high: 13,089.89. Most other indexes are up, too. So is the economy on the upswing, or is this just a bunch of numbers? Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

A clash of symbols

Amy Scott | Apr 25, 2007
For years, a stock symbol of one to three letters suggested the company was listed on the New York or American Stock Exchange. Nasdaq-listed companies used four or five letters. But that may change. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Chase wants public money for Ground Zero plan

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Apr 25, 2007
JP Morgan Chase has said it would be a big part of the post-9/11 recovery of Manhattan's Ground Zero by building a 50-story tower nearby. But now it wants more from the city before it'll commit. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: New York

Doctors get hooked on drug companies

Bob Moon | Apr 25, 2007
A new survey finds nearly all physicians report some type of relationship with the pharmaceutical industry — everything from getting free food to "professional services." Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Health

What would melamine be doing in food?

Kai Ryssdal | Apr 25, 2007
The FDA is looking into whether melamine, a chemical usually found in plastics, might have found its way into the human food chain. Kai Ryssdal talked with market researcher Harry Balzer about how concerned we should be.
Posted In: Health, Retail

Feds should practice what they preach

| Apr 25, 2007
Fed Chief Ben Bernanke visited a Washington, D.C., high school today as part of a campaign to teach financial literacy. Commentator Ben Stein finds the choice of messenger on the subject . . . interesting.
Posted In: Investing