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Three Ways To Stop A Bank Run

There's a slow-motion bank run happening in Europe, as depositors move their money from financially troubled countries like Greece and Spain to stronger countries like Germany.
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To Grow A Craft Beer Business, The Secret's In The Water

It's a good time to be a craft brewer, as Americans are thirsty for full-flavored and local beers. But when small breweries grow, they can also risk losing some of the "craftiness" their fans love. And when they expand, many brewers have to rewrite their recipes — starting with the water.
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Markets Post Best Week Of The Year

The good news for investors followed a painful week of huge drops.
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Developing The McMillan Water Filtration Site

After decades of wrangling, the District has big plans for developing this historic 25-acre site.

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As Economic Headwinds Pick Up, Employers Lie Low

After a robust start to the year, job growth in the U.S. has slowed. Many employers want to add more workers, but they say uncertainty about how Congress will handle the nation's fiscal crisis and financial troubles in Europe have left them reluctant to hire.
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Tough Times Financing Small Businesses

Probably the toughest part of starting and running a small business--getting financing--has gotten even harder in recent years. We talk about the options out there for entrepreneurs trying to build a business in tough times.

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Chesapeake Energy CEO In Hot Seat Today

Shareholders of the natural gas driller at the center of the nation's hydraulic fracturing controversies are meeting in Oklahoma City. Aubrey McClendon, the controversial chief executive, faces many questions.
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Speculation Grows Over Spanish Bank Rescue

It's been a roller coaster week for Spain, amid speculation that it can't afford to rescue its troubled banks and might need European aid. Spain held a successful bond auction Thursday, but shortly afterward, the Fitch ratings agency downgraded the country's credit rating.
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Taco Bell's Doritos Locos Taco Is Big Hit

The taco is made with a shell of nacho cheese Doritos. Taco Bell's chief executive hailed it as a "flavor pairing waiting to happen." After a big media blitz, taco lovers have spoken — by buying 100 million Doritos Locos Tacos in about 10 weeks.

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