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2 More Suitors Offer To Take Over Dell

The board of the computer company Dell is said to be weighing several takeover offers. The company's founder has allied with the private equity firm Silver Lake to take the company private.
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N.J. Beach Houses Sell Well Despite Sandy

Despite the enormous destruction Hurricane Sandy caused to the Jersey Shore, realtors who specialize in the region say business has been steady. Plenty of home buyers and investors appear eager to jump into the market. Damaged homes and lots have been selling for discounted rates, while prices are inching up on houses that survived since there are simply fewer properties available.
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Which Helps The Economy More: A Rebound In Stocks Or Housing?

Both housing and the stock market have been on the upswing in recent months. But a full recovery in the housing market would be more significant to the overall economy. That's because more Americans have something at stake in home values than in stock prices.
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Ford Sorry For Mocked-up Ads In India Showing Bound And Gagged Women

The illustrations weren't approved by Ford, but were produced by an agency that does work for the automaker in India. "We deeply regret this incident," Ford says.
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Russian Tycoon Berezovsky Reportedly Left No Suicide Note

The death of the exiled oligarch in the U.K. has prompted speculation that he might have been poisoned.
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Cypriots Are Suspicious, But Bailout Deal Seems Set

The $13 billion bailout has some tough conditions. It is aimed at shoring up the island nation's banking sector and making sure its problems don't spread to other nations. But many Cypriots think their creditors have other intentions.
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European Parliaments Next To Approve Cyprus Deal

Finance ministers from European countries that use the euro approved a last-minute bailout for Cyprus to keep its banking system from collapsing. The $13 billion deal came after tense negotiations during which the Cypriot president threatened to resign.
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Cypriots Quetion E.U.'s Motives Behind Bailout

Cyprus has secured a $13 billion package of rescue loans in tense, last-ditch negotiations. Some in Cyprus question whether the E.U. wanted Cyprus' recently discovered natural gas reserves or big bank deposits to go to German banks.
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Free Tax Help Protects Low-Income Filers From Pricey Loans

As this year's tax deadline approaches, hundreds of thousands of low-income Americans are relying on free services to help with returns. The services are an alternative to schemes that often prey on people who need quick cash.

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