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Costco Announces Special $7 Cash Dividend

Intel Receives State Department Award for Work in Vietnam

Oil Rises on Hopes of Avoiding Fiscal Cliff

Mortgage Rates Remain Near Record Lows

Pending Home Sales at 2007 Level

GDP Increase Estimated at 2.7% for Third Quarter

Retailers Report Weak Sales Gains for November

TiVo's Third Quarter Stronger Than Expected

Italy Claims Google Failed to Declare Millions

Report: LivingSocial to Lay Off Up to 9% Of Work Force

White House, Congress Talk as Fiscal Cliff Nears

Hostess Says It Has More Than 100 Interested Buyers

ONEOK Cancels Bakken Pipeline

Microsoft Prices Pro Version of Surface at $899

Royal Bank of Canada Posts Record Annual Income

Dollar Falls on Hopes of Budget Deal

Nokia Files Suit Against Research In Motion

Jobless Claims Drop 5.5%

Gold Primed to Gain If Budget Talks Fail, Analyst Says

NCR to Buy Retalix in $650 Million Deal

Honda Revamps Civic to Fix Flaws

Commodities Rise on Budget Talks, Economic News