Jun 15, 2006

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How bad is inflation really?

Jun 15, 2006
Personal finance expert Chris Farrell and host Tess Vigeland discuss market fears that interest rate hikes could go too far.
Chris Farrell

Backdating probe lawsuits

Jun 15, 2006
More lawsuits are expected to be filed today against companies that allegedly backdated stock options for executives as angry shareholders hope to recoup some of the money they claim they lost. Janet Babin reports.

New stop on the hydrogen highway

Jun 15, 2006
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger dreams of a hydrogen highway linking Los Angeles and San Francisco. But there are a few roadblocks in the way — like the lack of hydrogen-powered vehicles. Sarah Gardner reports.

Securing US chemical plants

Jun 15, 2006
The Senate yesterday voted down a proposal requiring chemical facilities at risk of terrorist attacks to use fewer toxic substances. Some say that leaves us vulnerable. Sam Eaton reports.

Ethanol IPO

Jun 15, 2006
With yesterday's favorable IPO by ethanol producer VeraSun, Stacey Vanek-Smith looks at investor enthusiasm for public offerings from other biofuel companies.

Bet on rate hikes in August

Jun 15, 2006
Investors are already looking past this month's Federal Reserve meeting and starting to worry about possible interest rate hikes at the next meeting in August. Bob Moon reports.

Nielsen gets off the couch

Jun 15, 2006
Nielsen Media Research plans to monitor TV viewership trends on computers, cell phones, iPods and other handheld devices and advertisers are eager to hear the results. Lisa Napoli reports.

More job cuts at United

Jun 15, 2006
United Airlines was supposed to have been restructured and ready to compete when it emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy in February. So why did it announce new job cuts yesterday? Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Natural gas discovery in South China Sea

Jun 15, 2006
Today in Asian trading, shares of Chinese oil company CNOOC soared more than 6% on news of a big, new energy find deep under the South China Sea. Jocelyn Ford reports from Beijing.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC