Economists Downplay Weak U.S. Growth Rate

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U.S. Economy Shrinks For First Time In Over Three Years

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Masaaki Shirakawa, the governor of the Bank of Japan, speaks before the press in Tokyo on Friday. The central bank announced new measures to stimulate the economy Tuesday. Rie Ishii/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Japan's Economic Plan May Be Bad News For Everyone Else

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This undated image shows the Amenas natural gas field in Algeria, where Islamist militants raided and took hostages last week. Dozens of hostages and their captors were killed when Algerian forces subsequently raided the facility. BP/AP hide caption

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Algeria Attack Raises Security Alarms For Energy Firms

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Gun Makers Worry Revamped Laws Will Hurt Bottom Line

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Wal-Mart Offers Jobs To Any New Veterans With An Honorable Discharge

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JPMorgan Chase Agrees To Beef Up Risk Management

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Looking Back On Bank Of America's Countrywide Debacle

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Settlements Underscore Damage Done In Housing Crash

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U.S. Unemployment Rate Held Steady In December

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Avis And Zipcar Partnership Could Reshape Rental Business

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Europe Fails To Stimulate Growth In 2012

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Major Port Strike Averted — For Now

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NYSE To Change Hands In $8.2 Billion Deal

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