Jun 21, 2006

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

Jun 21, 2006
Commentator Robert Reich warns Fed Chief Ben Bernanke not to become too focused on inflation and miss possible warning signs of deflation.

Race to develop a better chip

Jun 21, 2006
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.

Summer's here!

Jun 21, 2006
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.

EU-US Summit

Jun 21, 2006
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.

Pure gold coins almost here

Jun 21, 2006
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.

Finally some good news for Airbus

Jun 21, 2006
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.

The railroad that could

Jun 21, 2006
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.

Univision gets stood up

Jun 21, 2006
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.

The Rocket returns

Jun 21, 2006
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.

Nurses sick over salaries

Jun 21, 2006
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.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC

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