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Investors rush out of stock mutual funds in June

July 14th, 2011 1:45 pm by Associated Press

BOSTON (AP) Mutual fund investors last month made their biggest retreat from stocks since the bull market began more than two years ago.

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Bernanke: Default on debt would increase federal deficit

July 14th, 2011 1:42 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke warned U.S. lawmakers Thursday that they would deliver a "self-inflicted" wound to the nation's economy by holding up efforts to raise the government's borrowing limit.

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Moody's places U.S. on review for downgrade as debt talks stall

July 14th, 2011 5:01 am by Staff Report

Moody's Investors Service put the U.S. under review for a credit rating downgrade as talks to raise the government's $14.3 trillion debt limit stall, adding to concern that political gridlock will lead to a default.

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Companies propose curbing junk food ads for kids

July 14th, 2011 5:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) The nation's largest food companies say they will cut back on marketing unhealthier foods to children, proposing their own set of advertising standards after rejecting similar guidelines proposed by the federal government.

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Network TV evening news ratings up across the board

July 13th, 2011 1:55 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK Viewership is up at the "CBS Evening News" since Scott Pelley took over as anchor in early June. Then again, the same can be said for his rivals.

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