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Inflation scare breeds opportunity

Scott Jagow | Jun 14, 2007
Chris Farrell says the inflation fears gripping the economic community are being addressed to such a degree that inflation is likely to just disappear. And they might actually be creating a buying opportunity for bonds.
Posted In: Economy, Investing

BAE falls under American scrutiny

Stephen Beard | Jun 14, 2007
Britain's largest defense contractor managed to escape U.K. inquiries into secret payments made in a massive arms deal, but now that those payments have been traced to a U.S. bank account, the DOJ will likely launch its own investigation. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada, Washington

Pushing weight loss over-the-counter

| Jun 14, 2007
Starting tomorrow you'll be able to buy a powerful over-the-counter weight loss pill called Alli. It's only half the strength of its prescription counterpart, but much cheaper. Jaime Bedrin reports.
Posted In: Health

Taking the long way to America

| Jun 13, 2007
Cuban migrants who actually set foot on American soil get to stay as refugees. Anybody caught at sea is sent home. So, many migrants no longer take a boat to Florida. Lygia Navarro reports on what they're doing now.
Posted In: Crime, Immigration, Mexico

Senators target China with trade bill

Steve Henn | Jun 13, 2007
U.S. manufacturers have long complained that China depresses the cost of its currency to gain an unfair trade advantage. A bipartisan group of senators wants the administration to do something about that. Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: Canada, Economy, Washington

Amendments could cut energy bill's steam

Sarah Gardner | Jun 13, 2007
Democrats on Capitol Hill are horse-trading their way toward a new energy bill. But in the Senate some controversial amendments are threatening to derail it. Sarah Gardner reports.
Posted In: Washington

Program gives workers seeds for success

| Jun 13, 2007
Farm workers usually start and end their careers in the same kind of job. Doing back-breaking work for someone else. A training program in Salinas, Calif., is trying to change that. Rachael McDonald reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Even he's still waiting for his passport

| Jun 13, 2007
It seems there are no exceptions to passport complications, not even for a former high-ranking federal official like commentator Robert Reich. He tells his story.
Posted In: Travel, Washington

Passport problems keep travelers at home

Bob Moon | Jun 13, 2007
The State Department recently relaxed passport requirements for travel abroad so it could dig out of a mountain of applications. But the temporary fix isn't working. A lot of travelers are stuck and losing money. Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Crime, Travel, Washington

Trying to get immigration bill moving again

Kai Ryssdal | Jun 13, 2007
The White House has dispatched Commerce Secy. Carlos Gutierrez to lobby businesses and Latino groups to get the immigration bill back on track. He tried out his sales pitch on Kai Ryssdal today.
Posted In: Immigration, Washington



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