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Stocks Erase Wednesday’s Sharp Gains on Global Woes

Filed under: Energy, Market News, International Trade, Oil & Gas Industry, Interest Rates Andrew Burton/Getty Images By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK — U.S. stocks fell more than 1 percent on Thursday, erasing the previous session’s sharp rally as concerns grew over the pace of economic growth. German exports slumped by 5.8 percent in August, the biggest drop since January 2009, ...

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What’s In a Name? ‘Isis’-Named Businesses Fight Image Woes

Filed under: Company News, Small Business, Advertising & Marketing, Scandals and Lawsuits, Entrepreneurs Lenny Ignelzi/AP By TOM MURPHY Aeran Brent is tired of visitors asking about her store’s name or snapping pictures of the sign outside. Unfortunately, that’s life for a small business owner whose shop — Isis Bridal and Formal — shares a name with ISIS, the acronym of ...

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Uninsured Like Obamacare More Than Before, Despite Website Woes, Poll Finds

Filed under: U.S. Government, Health Insurance Getty Images By Lewis Krauskopf Uninsured Americans are showing more interest in the coverage offered under President Barack Obama’s healthcare law despite technical problems that have hindered enrollment through a government website, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll. The glitches have crippled HealthCare.gov, the new online insurance marketplace meant to serve people in 36 states, ...

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Senators grill Medicare chief over health care rollout woes

A senior administration official involved in implementation of President Barack Obama’s health care plan says the program’s sign-up website has improved since its launch more than a month ago and is still improving. Marilyn Tavenner told a Senate committee that the site is now able to process nearly 17,000 registrants per hours with almost no errors. RELATED: OBAMA ASKS SUPPORTERS ...

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