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Foreign Holdings of U.S. Debt Hit $5.46 Trillion

Sandy Sinks Industrial Production

Nike to Sell Cole Haan Brand for $570 Million

Twinkie Maker Hostess Shutting Down

E-Commerce Sales Rise 3.7%

Allergan to Buy SkinMedica Skin Care Business for $350 Million

IKEA Says Suppliers in the Past Did Use Forced Labor

Oil Prices Rise as Traders Eye Mideast Conflict

Hill Leaders Voice Confidence in Debt Deal

JPMorgan, Credit Suisse Paying $417 Million in SEC Case

Gulf Rig Fire Leaves 4 Hurt, 2 Missing

Judge Leaning Toward OK of $22.5 Million Fine for Google

Pilots at American Airlines Hold Second Contract Vote

Rigs Exploring for Oil and Gas on the Rise

FTC Seeks Details From Visa on Debit Card Service

Dell Buys Software Company Gale Technologies

Energy Prices Rise as Mideast Tensions Continue

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