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E.U. Rejects NYSE Euronext-Deutsche Boerse Merger

European Union officials rejected the proposed $18 billion merger of the NYSE Euronext and Deutsche Boerse on the grounds that the deal is anti-competitive.
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Chrysler Reports First Annual Profit In Years

The profit for Chrysler is a sign the turnaround under Italian car company Fiat is working. Earnings were driven by higher sales of Jeeps, Dodge Durangos and other redesigned models.
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Amazon Misses Earnings Expectations

Amazon.com announced its latest quarterly results, warning it could lose money in the current quarter. Revenue at the company was up 35 percent to more than $17 billion but analysts were expecting at least a billion more than that.
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Monsanto Accused In Suit Tied To Agent Orange

A class-action lawsuit claims Monsanto spread dioxin and other toxic substances when it made a primary ingredient for Agent Orange in West Virginia. Dioxin has been linked to cancer and other illnesses. At issue is whether Monsanto must pay millions to monitor the health of everyone in the case.
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Britain Strips Former Bank Chief Of Knighthood

Sir Fred Goodwin, former CEO of the Royal Bank of Scotland, is no longer a knight. Goodwin turned RBS into a global banking giant and was knighted in 2004. But he then went on to preside over the bank's ruin.
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Obama Visits Washington D.C. Auto Show

President Obama is hoping to get some political mileage this November in states like Michigan and Ohio from his controversial rescue of the auto industry. While many Republicans, including Mitt Romney, were skeptical at the time, the president notes that U.S. carmakers are now profitable and hiring again.

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