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JPMorgan May Suffer Even Deeper Losses

JPMorgan Chase announced last month that it had lost $2 billion on a bad trade. Bank CEO Jamie Dimon had said that the losses could double. And now, The New York Times reports the losses could reach as much as $9 billion.
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European Leaders Grapple With Eurozone Rescue

European Union leaders meet in Brussels for their latest summit aimed at saving the eurozone from financial meltdown. The top-level meeting will pit German chancellor Angela Merkel against her increasingly unified partners, France, Italy and Spain, which are determined to win concessions from Europe's economic powerhouse.
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Fee To Be Charged For Foie Gras In Calif. Eateries

Restaurants in California will soon be banned from serving foie gras. If people want to bring their own and eat the delicacy in the restaurant, they will have to pay a fee.
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Google Is The Latest To Get Into Computer Tablets

Google opened its developers conference Wednesday with a few announcements. The big news was that it will sell its own tablet computer to compete with Amazon's Kindle Fire and Apple's iPad. Google also announced more content for its online store.
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News Corp. To Announce Company Split

The board of directors at Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. reportedly has approved a plan that calls for splitting the media conglomerate into two separate companies. The Wall Street Journal, which is owned by News Corp., says one company will be for the newspaper business, and the other for entertainment operations.
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Why An Online Soap Opera Mogul Doesn't Want To Go Public

"People don't really see it as a badge of honor anymore," one entrepreneur says — and goes on to list three reasons why going public is more trouble than it's worth.

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