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AP Business Headlines
NEW YORK (AP) -- The stock market closed out its best week in nearly two years on a positive note Friday, helped by strong quarterly earnings from Microsoft and other big U.S. companies....
DALLAS (AP) -- UPS might levy surcharges or even turn away some holiday shipments this year if retailers surprise the delivery giant by dropping off more packages than they had planned....
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) -- Ford's new aluminum-sided F-150 will be a lot lighter and more efficient when it goes on sale later this year. But for now it's a serious drag on profits....
NEW YORK (AP) -- Procter & Gamble plans to remove its batteries and make Duracell a stand-alone company....
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Procter & Gamble Co. (PG) on Friday reported net income of $1.99 billion in its fiscal first quarter....
      
Wall Street Journal Headlines
Digital music sales at Apple iTunes store have fallen 13% to 14% world-wide since the start of the year, according to people familiar with the matter, underscoring the fragility of the music industry’s nascent recovery.
P&G said it plans to exit its Duracell business, with plans to carve off the leading battery brand with $2 billion in global sales into a separate company. The plan was announced as P&G reported flat sales and a 34% profit drop for its fiscal first quarter.
Chiquita has terminated its deal with Irish food company Fyffes and said it instead plans to enter negotiations with Cutrale-Safra, the coalition between a Brazilian orange juice maker and an investment firm.
Ford said third-quarter income fell 34% from a year ago to $835 million as lower truck production and higher warranty and recall costs hurt results in its core North American operations and losses in Europe widened.
AT&T is enjoying its lowest-ever “churn” rate, but is also facing an uncomfortable situation: up to 10 million of its most lucrative wireless customers may be free to walk out the door.
      
CNNMoney Headlines
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Regulators are about to reveal which of Europe's top 130 banks might need a cash infusion.
From King Solomon's Temple to New York's massive water tunnels, infrastructure experts say these are the grandest things ever built in cities.
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NY Times Business Headlines
Using a law designed to help catch drug traffickers, racketeers and terrorists by tracking their cash, the government has gone after run-of-the-mill business owners and wage earners.






The inquiry into the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration comes during a record year for recalls, in which the agency’s role has been scrutinized by Congress.






Rubicon Global, a waste consultant, finds a lucrative niche in helping its business clients cut their hauling costs, and to recycle whatever they can.
Whether fighting a corporate takeover war or buying a top-of-the-world apartment, the chief of Pershing Square Capital Management doesn’t hold back.
Under a recent ruling, a company can adopt bylaws requiring investors to pay its legal fees if they lose a lawsuit against it.
      
USA Today Business Headlines
Only "one phase of action" has taken place so far, an official says.
     
 
 
Sometimes a little fear is healthy for Wall Street.
     
 
 
Stress tests are a key part of the eurozone's effort to recover from its debt and economic crisis.
     
 
 
Here's a list of things the middle class can no longer afford. And we're not talking about lavish stuff here.
     
 
 
No. 2 is a rapidly rising American icon.
     
 
 
      
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