Dollar Strengthens as Most US Stocks Fall; Spanish Bonds Rally – BusinessWeek

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Boston GlobeDollar Strengthens as Most US Stocks Fall; Spanish Bonds RallyBusinessWeekFeb. 2 (Bloomberg) — The dollar rose while most stocks fell in the US as Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak sought to regain control of Cairo's streets. Spanish bo…

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Chicago, the city that sneers at snow, brought to near stop – Reuters

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ReutersChicago, the city that sneers at snow, brought to near stopReutersCHICAGO (Reuters) – Chicago, a city that usually sneers at winter, was brought to a near standstill on Wednesday by a blizzard with snowfall amounts that may reach the highest on …

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Texas Ice Storm Forces Rolling Blackouts – Wall Street Journal

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The ConsumeristTexas Ice Storm Forces Rolling BlackoutsWall Street JournalThe operator of Texas' main power grid instructed utilities early Wednesday to start rolling blackouts after generating plants were forced offline by extreme weather conditio…

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U.S. airlines grapple with storm; revenue impact seen – Reuters

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ReutersU.S. airlines grapple with storm; revenue impact seenReutersATLANTA/CHICAGO (Reuters) – Major US airlines cancelled more than 5500 flights on Wednesday for a second straight day as a monster winter storm paralyzed air travel and threatened to er…

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Giant cyclone closes on Australia, shelters run out of room – Reuters

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Globe and MailGiant cyclone closes on Australia, shelters run out of roomReutersLocal residents and tourists wait outside an emergency cyclone shelter after it was declared full and the gate locked in the northern Australian city of Cairns February 2, …

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UK Stocks Advance for Second Day; Imperial Tobacco, ENRC Gain – BusinessWeek

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UK Stocks Advance for Second Day; Imperial Tobacco, ENRC GainBusinessWeekFeb. 2 (Bloomberg) — UK stocks climbed for second day, pushing the FTSE 100 Index above the 6000 level, as results from Imperial Tobacco Group Plc and Eurasian Natural Resources …

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Panasonic Q3 profit falls, keeps forecast unchanged – Reuters

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ReutersPanasonic Q3 profit falls, keeps forecast unchangedReutersTOKYO (Reuters) – Panasonic Corp reported a worse-than-expected 5.6 percent fall in October-December profit despite help from a Japanese government incentive scheme and its buyout of subs…

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Protests continue in Egypt after Mubarak vows not to seek office again – CNN

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The HinduProtests continue in Egypt after Mubarak vows not to seek office againCNNBy the CNN Wire Staff Cairo, Egypt (CNN) — Egypt woke up to a day of uncertainty Wednesday as opposition groups and protesters dismissed President Hosni Mubarak's pl…

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BP announces changes aimed at helping cover costs from gulf oil spill – Washington Post

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Washington PostBP announces changes aimed at helping cover costs from gulf oil spillWashington PostBP said Tuesday that it will restart its suspended dividend payments, put its troubled Texas City refinery up for sale and sell another $13 billion in as…

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BP’s Texas City refinery goes on the block – Houston Chronicle

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Daily News – Galveston CountyBP's Texas City refinery goes on the blockHouston Chronicle• 2004: Occupational Safety and Health Administration fines BP $63000 for 14 violations after a pipe rupture on a furnace releases flammable vapors that cause…

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