First GM, now states? Pros and cons of bankruptcy – The Associated Press

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Town HallFirst GM, now states? Pros and cons of bankruptcyThe Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Big companies like General Motors file for bankruptcy. Some cities do, too. And last year 1.5 million Americans did it. But US states aren't allowed. No…

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ISM’s January manufacturing data shows strong momentum to begin 2011 – Logistics Management

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Centre Daily TimesISM's January manufacturing data shows strong momentum to begin 2011Logistics ManagementBuilding on the success of a solid 2010, the manufacturing sector is off to a promising start in 2011, according to the Institute for Supply M…

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Pfizer, UPS, Orexigen: Premarket Trading – TheStreet.com

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ReutersPfizer, UPS, Orexigen: Premarket TradingTheStreet.comNEW YORK (TheStreet) — Pfizer(PFE) said fourth-quarter net income soared to $2.89 billion, or 36 cents a share, from $767 million, or 10 cents a share, a year earlier. Earnings per share on a…

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GM plans to build a less expensive Volt – CNNMoney

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USA TodayGM plans to build a less expensive VoltCNNMoneyThe Chevrolet Volt has been racking up awards but its price raised some eyebrows. Future versions should be cheaper, thanks to new engineering. By Peter Valdes-Dapena, senior writerFebruary 1, 201…

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Pizza Hut Backs Out of Super Bowl Commercial Ad – Examiner.com

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Fox NewsPizza Hut Backs Out of Super Bowl Commercial AdExaminer.comIf anyone was hoping to snag a spot to have their commercial aired during the Super Bowl, there might be hope! Pizza Hut purchased one of the $3-M spots, which were all sold out by Octo…

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RCMP investigating threats related to sled dog slaughter – Globe and Mail

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Globe and MailRCMP investigating threats related to sled dog slaughterGlobe and MailOne day after news about the culling of dozens in dogs in Whistler made headlines around the world, RCMP say they're investigating a number of threats made by membe…

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Pfizer To Cut Research Costs By Up To 23.5% In 2012 – Wall Street Journal

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Washington PostPfizer To Cut Research Costs By Up To 23.5% In 2012Wall Street JournalNEW YORK (Dow Jones)–Pfizer Inc. (PFE) said Tuesday that it expects to spend up to 23.5% less than previously projected on research and development in 2012 as the com…

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UPDATE 2-US rejects Orexigen diet drug over heart risks – Reuters

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The Business InsiderUPDATE 2-US rejects Orexigen diet drug over heart risksReutersNEW YORK Feb 1 (Reuters) – US health regulators rejected Orexigen Therapeutics Inc's (OREX.O) weight-loss drug and requested a clinical trial to resolve heart safety …

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Egypt says to open cash machines to civil servants – Reuters

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CNN InternationalEgypt says to open cash machines to civil servantsReutersCAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt's state banks will reopen their cash machines to pensioners and government employees to collect pensions and salaries as of Wednesday, Egypt's new…

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Tech Giants Invest In Entrepreneurship – International Business Times

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USA TodayTech Giants Invest In EntrepreneurshipInternational Business TimesThree tech giants are taking President Barack Obama's words to heart and investing in entrepreneurship. Less than a week after Obama's state of the union speech, Hewlett…

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