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Folks Seem To Like It, So Facebook Boosts Size Of Stock Offering By 25 Percent

The hoopla continues over Facebook's initial public offering of stock, which is set for Friday.
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Certain Ford Retirees Face Major Pension Decision

Ford Motor Company is making tens of thousands of white-collar retirees decide whether they want to keep getting their pension in monthly installments, or get a lump sum payout. Ford sees the unprecedented move as a way to reduce the company's liabilities.
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Yankee Candles' New Scents Are Made For Men

Fragrances for the man candles include Riding Mower, which smells like freshly cut grass, and First Down, which has the smell of orange and leather.
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Political Limbo May Further Erode Greece's Stability

Greece will hold new elections next month after leaders failed to form a government this week. The political uncertainty has raised fears that the heavily indebted country will be forced to exit the eurozone.
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Portugal Looks Back On 1 Year Since Its Bailout

In Portugal, austerity has meant up to a 30 percent pay cut for civil servants. Unemployment is at more than 15 percent, and the economy continues to shrink. The European Union recently warned the Portuguese people may have to sacrifice even more.
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Bershire Hathaway Buy 10 Million Shares Of GM

Berkshire Hathaway, owned by billionaire investor Warren Buffett, spent more than $200 million on the car company. It's the first time Berkshire has invested in an American automaker.
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Atlanta Opens New International Air Terminal

The $1.4 billion project includes 12 new gates and eight security checkpoints. It's designed to allow international travelers to bypass Atlanta's main terminal. Officials hope it will attract more international businesses to Georgia.

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