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US Senate rejects bid to repeal healthcare law – Reuters

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Washington PostUS Senate rejects bid to repeal healthcare lawReutersOutgoing Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (C) speaks about the Republicans' campaign promise to roll back US President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul while next to outgoin…

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Oil Gains a Second Day as Egypt Unrest Prompts Supply Concern – BusinessWeek

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National GeographicOil Gains a Second Day as Egypt Unrest Prompts Supply ConcernBusinessWeekFeb. 3 (Bloomberg) — Oil advanced for a second day in New York as protests in Egypt turned violent, prompting concern that supplies may be disrupted and unrest…

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Smurfit Investor Funds Oppose Rock-Tenn Deal – Wall Street Journal

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Smurfit Investor Funds Oppose Rock-Tenn DealWall Street JournalThree hedge funds that together own a chunk of Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. said they intended to vote against Rock-Tenn Co.'s $3.5 billion deal for the packaging products company, cal…

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News Corp and Time Warner profit up on cable – Reuters

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MiamiHerald.comNews Corp and Time Warner profit up on cableReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) – News Corp and Time Warner both posted higher revenue and profit in the December quarter, boosted by surging advertising revenue at their cable TV business units. The…

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Visa’s Quarterly Profit Climbs 16% Amid Rebound in US Consumer Spending – Bloomberg

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SifyVisa's Quarterly Profit Climbs 16% Amid Rebound in US Consumer SpendingBloombergVisa logos appear on credit and debit cards arranged for a photograph in New York. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg Visa Inc., the world's biggest bank- ca…

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UPDATE 3-US SEC treads softly in swaps market transparency – Reuters

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UPDATE 3-US SEC treads softly in swaps market transparencyReutersWASHINGTON, Feb 2 (Reuters) – US securities regulators proposed giving investors more anonymity in making derivatives trades than similar proposals by futures overseers, while still aimin…

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News Corp 2Q Earnings Double On TV, Ad Strength – Wall Street Journal

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Telegraph.co.ukNews Corp 2Q Earnings Double On TV, Ad StrengthWall Street JournalNEW YORK (Dow Jones)–News Corp.'s (NWS, NWSA) earnings more than doubled in its fiscal second quarter as strong advertising markets and affiliate revenue powered its …

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How the major stock indexes fared Wednesday – Forbes

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Telegraph.co.ukHow the major stock indexes fared WednesdayForbesBy AP , 02.02.11, 05:35 PM EST Stocks ended Wednesday mixed, a day after the Dow Jones industrial average closed above 12000 for the first time since 2008. The Dow traded in a tight range …

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Mattel, Time Warner, Level 3 Are Big Market Movers – ABC News

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Washington PostMattel, Time Warner, Level 3 Are Big Market MoversABC NewsAP The maker of silicon wafers said it moved to a profit in the fourth quarter, aided by last year's acquisition of SunEdison. Saddled by costs from its mortgage insurance bus…

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Tax-Preparer Oversight Still Years Off, Says Auditor – Wall Street Journal

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State JournalTax-Preparer Oversight Still Years Off, Says AuditorWall Street JournalWASHINGTON—A US tax-policy auditor Wednesday said it will likely be three years before the Internal Revenue Service's new federal oversight of paid tax-return pre…

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