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Algeria Attack Raises Security Alarms For Energy Firms

Islamic militants' attack on a huge gas plant in the Sahara underscores the dangers that energy companies face when they do business in politically unstable places. Such facilities can be hard to protect and fences alone don't do the job, security experts say.
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Sales Of Existing Homes Hit Five-Year High In 2012

The housing market continues to show signs that it's on the mend. Both sales and prices are up from a year ago.
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Global Jobless Rate Could Hit Record High

The International Labor Organization is forecasting that 202 million people will be out of work around this world this year. Meanwhile, Japan's central bank announced an ambitious monetary policy.
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Who Do You Trust With Your Money?

For the third year in a row, the public relations firm Edelman finds consumers have very little trust in banks or financial services. Despite concerns about privacy, or monopolistic firms, tech remains the most trusted industry worldwide at 81 percent.
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This Defense Contractor Has A Green Side

AeroVironment has an unusual combination of products — military drones and electric vehicle chargers. The company's president acknowledges that some workers are uncomfortable with the company's dual interests, but he doesn't see a conflict.

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