Apr 19, 2006

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Business and pleasure before politics

Apr 19, 2006
Chinese President Hu Jintao has been having a good old time in Seattle, even bought billions of dollars worth of American products. But the rest of his trip might not be quite as much fun. Scott Tong reports.

Sarbanes-Oxley relief for small businesses?

Apr 19, 2006
SEC regulators want to let small companies take a pass on some of the toughest rules of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, one of the big legacies of the Enron scandal. Alisa Roth reports.

Organized crime steering the piracy ship

Apr 19, 2006
Making and selling counterfeit goods is no longer a cottage industry. And with huge profits on the table, organized criminal gangs from around the globe have moved in. Stephen Beard reports.

Business world steps up fight against child porn

Apr 19, 2006
Credit card companies, banks and other financial institutions are hoping to make it harder for people to say "charge it" when it comes to child pornography. Cheryl Glaser reports.

Questioning the rules of corporate PR

Apr 19, 2006
Commentator Robert Reich describes a recent encounter with a public relations firm representing General Motors.