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Consumers caught in middle of credit card fee fight

June 8th, 2011 6:04 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) Consumers are caught in the middle of a fight between financial institutions and merchants as the Senate approaches a showdown vote over whether to block the Federal Reserve from capping fees that stores pay banks every time a shopper swi

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Appalachian Power chief defends rate hike requests

June 8th, 2011 5:57 am by Sharon Hayes

ABINGDON The president and chief operating officer of Appalachian Power Co. said Tuesday he understands consumer frustration over rising utility costs, but he defended his company's request for additional rate hikes in Virginia.

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Oil below $99 ahead of OPEC meeting

June 7th, 2011 1:25 pm by Associated Press

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Goldman disputes Senate panel's findings on housing bets

June 7th, 2011 4:10 am by Associated Press

NEW YORK Goldman Sachs is challenging the findings of a Senate investigation that criticized the bank for making billions by betting against the housing market during the financial crisis.

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Asian stocks mixed amid US economy pessimism

June 7th, 2011 4:01 am by Associated Press

BANGKOK (AP) Asian stock markets were mixed Tuesday after pessimism about the health of the U.S. economy led to another session of dour trading on Wall Street.

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Apple's cloud music could finally make piracy pay

June 7th, 2011 3:54 am by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs on Monday introduced more than just a cloud storage system for songs that fans buy legitimately through iTunes. He unveiled a system that might finally get music lovers to pay for the songs they got through less

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Energy prices, deficit, unemployment concern behind decline of investors' optimism

June 6th, 2011 4:29 am by Dennis Jacobe, Gallup Chief Economist

U.S. investor optimism declined in May, as the Wells Fargo/Gallup Investor and Retirement Optimism Index fell to 33 from 42 in February. The index's decline was driven by nonretirees, whose score fell to 24 in May from February's 35. Retirees' optimism wa

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No end in sight to construction's woes

June 6th, 2011 4:05 am by Staff Report

USA Today is reporting that many economists downplayed Friday's disappointing jobs report, calling it a blip in a moderate recovery and blaming high gas prices and Japanese supply disruptions

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Android, Apple face growing cyberattacks

June 6th, 2011 3:53 am by Staff Report

USA Today is reporting that cyberattacks that commonly had targeted computers are zapping smartphones and tablets, prompting security experts to urge Google and Apple to do more to slow their spread.

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