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Honda's tough breaks
Japanese automaker Honda Motor
These setbacks place Honda well behind competitors General Motors
MetroPCS shares nosedive on poor performance
Wireless provider MetroPCS
In addition, hefty costs from smartphone promotions hurt MetroPCS' bottom line. MetroPCS sells smartphones based on Google's
Futures fall as Greece's referendum shakes confidence
Oil fell for the third straight day after Greece announced plans to hold a referendum on its bailout. Crude oil for December delivery was down more than $3, challenging the $90 per barrel level on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The referendum risks pushing Greece into default if voters reject the plan, a bad sign considering an opinion poll published Oct. 29 showed most Greeks don't see the bailout and debt writedown package as positive. Read the full story at Bloomberg.
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