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Hackers could shut down train lines: expert

Hackers who have shut down websites by overwhelming them with Web traffic could use the same approach to shut down the computers that control train switching systems, a security expert said at a hacking conference in Berlin.

Paulson funds down again in December: source

There will be no holiday cheer for hedge fund manager John Paulson this month, as his dismal performance in 2011 is capped off by another miserable performance so far in December.

Paulson funds down again in December: source

There will be no holiday cheer for hedge fund manager John Paulson this month, as his dismal performance in 2011 is capped off by another miserable performance so far in December.

Walgreen profit down, no Express Scripts deal

Walgreen Co posted a lower-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday as the largest U.S. drugstore chain's margins were hurt by lower reimbursement rates for prescriptions, fewer flu shots and its spat with pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts Inc .

Walgreen profit down, says no Express Scripts deal

Walgreen Co posted a lower quarterly profit as the largest U.S. drugstore chain's margins were hurt by lower reimbursement rates for the prescriptions it fills, fewer flu shots and its spat with pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts Inc .

Walgreen profit down, says no Express Scripts deal

Walgreen Co posted a lower quarterly profit as the largest U.S. drugstore chain's margins were hurt by lower reimbursement rates for the prescriptions it fills, fewer flu shots and its spat with pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts Inc .

Cablevision down 15 percent as executive quits

Shares of Cablevision Systems Corp fell more than 15 percent in early trading on Friday as investors sold off on uncertainty surrounding the sudden departure of the New York cable operator's well-regarded chief operating officer.

Suzanne Hart's Elevator Accident and 8 Fatal, Scary Incidents Like it

Suzanne Hart, a 41-year-old advertising executive at Young & Rubicam, on Wednesday became the latest person to die in an elevator accident, this time on Madison Avenue in New York City. Here is a list of other similar elevator accidents -- some fatal, others scary -- that has happened throughout history.

Foreign investment in China down first time in 28 months

China's economic growth could be slowing further as data on Thursday showed the first year-on-year drop in foreign direct investment in 28 months and a fresh fall in new orders signaled a further contraction in factory activity.

Wall Street ends down for 3rd day

Stocks fell for a third day and hit their lowest level in two weeks on Wednesday as widespread risk aversion sent commodity prices tumbling, drove the euro to its lowest in a year and forced Italy to pay a euro-era high to sell debt.

Energy leads Wall Street down

Stocks declined Wednesday as a fall in commodity prices sparked a selloff in the energy and materials sectors and as a falling euro and high Italian bond yields kept Europe's debt crisis in focus.

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Nokia Siemens to ramp down Iran operations

The world No. 2 mobile telecom equipment maker Nokia Siemens Networks will start to gradually ramp down its business in Iran, pressured by tightening international sanctions.
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Banks lead Wall St down as market doubts ECB bazooka

Bank stocks led a sell-off on Wall Street on Thursday after the European Central Bank tempered hopes that policy-makers were priming a much anticipated financial bazooka to tackle Europe's raging debt crisis.
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Watered-down soup sales hurt Campbell

Campbell Soup Co , the world's largest soup maker, reported weak quarterly sales as higher prices at its U.S. soup and international businesses put off price-conscious shoppers, sending its shares down 5 percent.
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Third-quarter growth revised down to 2.0 percent

The U.S. economy grew at a slightly slower pace than previously estimated in the third quarter, but weak inventory accumulation amid sturdy consumer spending strengthened views output would pick up in the current quarter.
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Third-quarter Growth Revised Down to 2.0 Percent

The U.S. economy grew at a slightly slower pace than previously estimated in the third quarter, but weak inventory accumulation amid sturdy consumer spending strengthened views output would pick up in the current quarter.
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