May 18, 2006

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No break for small business

May 18, 2006
The SEC announced yesterday it will not exempt small businesses from strict Sarbanes-Oxley accounting standards meant to prevent Enron-style fraud. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
The bill  HR 3763, the "Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002," waits on a table in the White House East Room for President Bush to sign on July 30, 2002.
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Women's sports still struggling

May 18, 2006
As the WNBA prepares to kick off its 10th season this weekend, business of sports expert David Carter talks to host Mark Austin Thomas about the challenges faced by women's professional sports leagues.

Ken Lay back in court

May 18, 2006
The legal troubles for former Enron chairman Kenneth Lay continue in a second trial starting today. Alisa Roth has the details.

Summer travel season

May 18, 2006
According to a AAA report out today, high gas prices are likely to cause many American to vacation closer to home this summer — and spend less. Alex Cohen has more.

Immigration economics

May 18, 2006
Personal finance expert Chris Farrell talks to host Scott Jagow about the economic impact of skilled versus unskilled immigrants.

The team

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