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Aside from the latest Fed move, here are the company-specific stories.
Google's rivals ready to fight
Internet companies Nextag, Yelp, and Expedia
GM worried about a possible recession
With car demand in the U.S. low but sales moving in China, General Motors
PepsiCo's profit potential
PepsiCo shareholders could reap as much as an estimated 49% in profits if the company splits between its drink and food business, joining the wave of breakups at companies such as Kraft
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