Marketplace AM for June 21, 2006

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Forget <i>in</i>flation, that's deflation looming

Commentator Robert Reich warns Fed Chief Ben Bernanke not to become too focused on inflation and miss possible warning signs of deflation.

The railroad that could

A railroad company in the Midwest is hoping to launch the single largest rail project in the US since the Civil War. Curt Nickish reports.
Posted In: Washington

EU-US Summit

President Bush meets with European leaders today for the biannual EU-US Summit. Trans-Atlantic cooperation is expected to be the watchword. But as John Dimsdale reports, the two sides are no closer to bridging an ongoing trade dispute.
Posted In: Washington

Race to develop a better chip

IBM announced yesterday it's developed a microprocessing chip 100 times faster than anything else on the market. But don't expect it to hold that title for long. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Science

Univision gets stood up

Bids were due yesterday to buy the Spanish-language TV and radio company, but a consortium led by Mexico's Televisa missed the midnight deadline. Host Tess Vigeland has details.

Summer's here!

Today is the longest day of the year and the official start of summer. Rachel Dornhelm looks at that health of that quintessential dog-day business: the summer camp.

The Rocket returns

Roger Clemens is expected to return to the Houston Astros pitching rotation Thursday after coming out of retirement. But at 43, is he worth his $12 million contract for half a season? Ethan Lindsey reports.
Posted In: Sports

Pure gold coins almost here

The first ever pure gold coin has been unveiled by the US Mint. It goes on sale tomorrow and buyers are already lining up get a piece of history or just a good investment. Alex Cohen reports.
Posted In: Investing

Finally some good news for Airbus

The Dubai-based airline Emirates says it will not cancel its order for the new Airbus super jumbo A380. But the crisis over the new plane is deepening. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

Nurses sick over salaries

Nurses in four cities have filed lawsuits naming two big hospital chains, saying their employers illegally shared wage information. They're demanding millions in back pay and other compensation. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Health

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