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Toyota receives grand jury subpoena for documents
Web-posted 2/22/2010
Toyota says it received a subpoena from a federal grand jury requesting documents related to unintended acceleration of its vehicles and the braking system of its Prius hybrid.

Cost cuts, higher sales boost Lowe's 4Q results
Web-posted 2/22/2010
Costs cuts and a modest sales gain helped Lowe's Cos.' fourth-quarter profit rise 27 percent, the No. 2 home-improvement chain said Monday.

Poll: Economists see 'healthy' expansion under way
Web-posted 2/22/2010
Economists expect the recovery to remain "firmly on track" over the next two years though job growth is likely to remain slow, according to a new survey.

Stocks waver in early trading on earnings, M&A
Web-posted 2/22/2010
Stocks fluctuated Monday after another round of upbeat earnings reports and corporate dealmaking.

Obama puts forward $1 trillion health care plan
Web-posted 2/22/2010
President Barack Obama is putting forward a nearly $1 trillion, 10-year health care plan that would allow the government to deny or roll back egregious insurance premium increases that infuriated consumers.

Campbell Soup 2Q profit up; US soup sales fall
Web-posted 2/22/2010
Campbell Soup Co.'s second-quarter profit rose on cost controls and favorable exchange rates even as U.S. soup sales waned.

Oil near $80 as traders eye low interest rates
Web-posted 2/22/2010
Oil prices rose to just below $80 a barrel Monday after a three-week rally, as investors expect the U.S. central bank to keep interest rates near zero to help fuel economic growth — which would boost crude consumption.

Lufthansa pilots strike, upend airline travel
Web-posted 2/22/2010
Thousands of travelers scrambled to find flights, trains, hotel rooms or rental cars on Monday after Lufthansa pilots began a four-day walkout over job security that grounded at least 800 flights and upended travel across the continent.

Documents: Toyota boasted saving $100M on recall
Web-posted 2/22/2010
Claims by Toyota in internal documents that it saved money by obtaining a limited recall from regulators in 2007 create an even bigger challenge for the automaker's president when he testifies before U.S. lawmakers this week over quality and safety lapses.

French refinery strike raises risk of gas shortage
Web-posted 2/22/2010
Striking workers who have shuttered over half of France's oil refining capacity are threatening to expand their walkout to the rest of the country's refineries, raising the risk of gas shortages ahead of key regional elecions.

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