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Ford Profit Beats Estimates on Global Strength

Southwest Airlines Flies High on Record Profits, AirTran Integration

Ford's Mulally Mum on Whether He's Talked to Microsoft

Icahn Reveals Letter to Apple on New Website

Investors Punish Dunkin' Brands as EPS Misses Estimates

US Airways Soars to Record Pretax Profit

Mortgage Rate Drops to 4-Month Low

Hershey Delivers a Sweet Third Quarter

Initial Jobless Claims Drop 3.3% as Shutdown Employment Issues Ease

Fed Proposes Liquidity Requirements for Big Banks

August Trade Deficit Expands as Exports Shrink Slightly

Manufacturing Growth Hits New 12-Month Low

Twitter Sets Range of $17-$20 per Share for IPO

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