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Liberty and Cherokee SUVs recalled to fix air bag problem

November 9, 2012 |

Chrysler Group is recalling about 750,000 Jeep sport utility vehicles in the U.S. because the air bags can inflate without warning.



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J.C. Penney reports hefty loss

November 9, 2012 |

J.C. Penney Co. reported a bigger-than-expected loss in the third quarter on plummeting sales as customers continue to reject its move get rid of blockbuster sales in favor of everyday low pricing.



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Boeing plans more cuts in region

November 9, 2012 |

It will trim executive workforce 30% and sell or demolish offices in Southland.

As the federal government reduces military spending, aerospace giant Boeing Co. is continuing to shrink its footprint in Southern California.



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Hybrid social networks help users connect online, meet up offline

November 9, 2012 |

Internet start-ups such as Meetup and Grubwithus facilitate dinners, bar-hopping, bowling or biking excursions so strangers with similar interests can hang out in the real world.

Not too long ago, friending someone involved more than just clicking a button on Facebook.



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Time Warner Cable socks Internet customers with new modem fee

November 9, 2012 |

Time Warner Cable is seeing growth in its broadband Internet business but steady losses in TV viewers. So how is the company responding?



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Priceline.com to grow travel empire with $1.8-billion Kayak offer

November 8, 2012 |

SAN FRANCISCO — Looking to expand its travel empire in a sluggish economy, Priceline.com plans to buy its younger, fleet-footed competitor Kayak Software in a $ 1.8-billion deal.



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Amazon.com opens online wine marketplace, partners with wineries

November 8, 2012 |

As if shopping on Amazon.com needed to get any more dangerous: The online retailer will now start selling wine in a dedicated section on its site, just in time for the holidays.



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Average mortgage rate on 30-year loan rises to 3.4%

November 8, 2012 |

The average U.S. rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage was little changed this week, staying slightly above its record low. Cheaper mortgages are helping drive a modest housing recovery.



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Activision Blizzard’s third-quarter profit beats forecasts

November 8, 2012 |

Activision Blizzard reports net income of $ 226 million, up 53% from a year earlier, as its ‘Skylanders’ and ‘Diablo’ video games sold well.

Activision Blizzard Inc., the largest U.S. video-game maker, posted third-quarter profit that beat analysts’ estimates on gains from its “Skylanders” and “Diablo” titles.



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Wal-Mart to offer Black Friday deals earlier on Thanksgiving

November 8, 2012 |

Wal-Mart Stores is kicking off its Black Friday promotions earlier than ever, as more stores open their doors for holiday deals on Thanksgiving.

Retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is kicking off its Black Friday deals earlier than ever, as more stores open their doors for holiday deals even before shoppers have polished off turkey dinners.



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