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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.
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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.
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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. 
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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.
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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.

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