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Brazil's Recession Hits Neighbors

Vendors in the border town of Ciudad del Este, Paraguay, said sales are dropping as Brazilian shoppers disappear from the city's sprawling markets.

Wal-Mart Balks At Puerto Rico's New Tax

The retailer's Puerto Rico unit filed a lawsuit against the commonwealth over a new tax it claimed would lift its tax burden above 90 percent of operating income.
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Tax Breaks Top Congress' Holiday List

As year-end deadlines loom, legislators are still tangling over a range of tax break extensions for industries like renewable energy and healthcare.

Euro Under Fire

EU-wide debt crises and the meltdown of Greek relations have made holdouts like Poland and Sweden wary of adopting the euro. 

US Adds More Jobs Than Expected

The U.S. created 211,000 jobs in November, a result that sets the stage for a U.S. Federal Reserve rate hike later this month.

Offices Re-evaluate Safety

Following Wednesday’s shooting in San Bernardino, California, corporate security experts are taking a second look at proactive steps to reduce workplace violence.