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Oil Companies Experiencing Record Profits

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The Marketplace Report: Hurricane's Fiscal Punch

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Hikes in Insurance Rates Expected After Katrina

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The Marketplace Report: 'Trusted Traveler' Plan Broke

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Slate's Dismal Science: Gas at Any Price?

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Report: Immigration Reflects U.S. Business Cycle

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New Orleans Business Owners Assess Katrina's Toll

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China Invests in Canadian Energy Sector

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Canadian Dollar Surges, Thanks to Oil Stores

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Bush Calls on Consumers to Conserve Energy

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Reopening Isn't Business as Usual in Louisiana

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