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Oracle to Pay "Accelerated" Dividends This Month

BP to Boost Upstream Spending

Marriott Adds Romney to Board of Directors

AIG Completes Purchase of Hartford's Woodbury Financial

U.S. Bank Earnings Up 6.6%

Oil Falls Near $88 on Fiscal Cliff Worries

Baxter Buying Sweden's Gambro in $4 Billion Deal

EchoStar Gets Its Old CFO Back

Court Rejects Verizon Challenge to Roaming Rule

U.S. Home Prices Rise in October by Most in 6 Years

GOP Fiscal Cliff Plan Echoes Failed Budget Talks

Spain's Unemployment Near 5 Million as Banks Await Cash

Icahn Drops Bid for Oshkosh Corp.

Alcatel-Lucent Wins Contract With Telefonica

Ex-Goldman Board Member to Stay Free During Appeal

Coca-Cola Takes Stake in High-Protein Milk Drink Company

Superstorm Sandy Cost Delta $25 Million in November Profit

Fifth Street Finance to Raise $149.5 Million in Stock Offering

Economic Uncertainty Chips Away at Gold Prices

Yahoo! Acquires Video Chat Service OnTheAir

FedEx to Offer Buyouts With Up to 2 Years' Pay

Euro Jumps to Another 6-Week High Against Dollar

Netflix Signs Deal for Disney Movies

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