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Google will buy phone maker Motorola Mobility

August 15th, 2011 10:29 am by Associated Press

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Daily news important as markets face volatile week

August 14th, 2011 8:06 pm by Associated Press

A little good news could bring some stability back to Wall Street this week as investors look for bargains amid chaos. Then again, bad news could lead to continued volatility. It all depends on the news of the day.

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Tainted beef leads to grocery recalls

August 14th, 2011 8:00 pm by Associated Press

At least three major grocery store chains have recalled some of their ground beef packages because they could be contaminated with E. coli bacteria. Winn-Dixie Stores Inc., Publix Super Markets Inc. and Kroger Co. announced the recalls mainly in the south

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Italian unions threaten strike over new austerity

August 14th, 2011 7:59 pm by Associated Press

The leader of Italy's largest union is threatening a general strike against an austerity package that Premier Silvio Berlusconi's government hastily pushed through to balance the budget by 2013 and avoid financial collapse.

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Sales of gold up on eBay amid stock market turmoil

August 14th, 2011 7:55 pm by Associated Press

For gold sellers on eBay, the recent stock market turmoil has been a boon for business. Gold and silver sales on eBay had already been rising steadily over the past several years so much so that eBay Inc. created a special area in May to make it easier f

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Dow finishes wild week on an up note

August 13th, 2011 6:13 am by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) The wildest week on Wall Street since the financial crisis in 2008 ended with a second day of gains.

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Shoppers lift economy but will they keep spending?

August 13th, 2011 6:08 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON The economy might not be on the brink of another recession after all.Consumers, who drive most economic growth, spent more on cars, furniture, electronics and other goods in July and more in May and June than previously thought. That burst of

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TVA electric rate hike may be in the works

August 13th, 2011 5:44 am by Associated Press

A rate increase for Tennessee Valley Authority customers may be in the works when the utility's board meets Thursday in Knoxville.

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