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Federal Reserve Trims Interest Rate Again

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Sluggish GDP Growth May Bring a Rate Cut

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Why Are Gas Prices Soaring, and What Can U.S. Do?

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Can Washington Deliver Lower Gasoline Prices?

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Hurdles Mount for Starbucks as Economy Sputters

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GDP Report: Economy in Low Gear or Reverse?

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Credit Problems Squeeze Retailers, Too

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Bush, Congress Clash on Dealing with Gas Prices

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Analyzing Proposed Gas Tax Holiday

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Is the Weak Dollar to Blame for High Oil Prices?

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