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Update for Thu Feb 24 08:39:56 EST 2011  
Wall St slumps on oil price fears
Aus Bus Pix Wall St 110224 UPDATED Jonathan Cheng US stocks piled on a second session of steep losses today on concerns over rising oil prices and disappointing sales at Hewlett-Packard.
 
US oil price strikes $US100 a barrel
NYMEX oil traders Dan Strumpf US oil touched $US100 a barrel for the first time in more than two years today, boosted by violent unrest and supply disruptions in Libya.
 
Apple investors reject succession plan
Apple Ian Sherr WITH Steve Jobs absent, a measure that would have required Apple to outline succession plans doesn't appear to have passed its AGM.
 
Facebook frenzy stirs up watchdog
Facebook - Thumbnail (100x75) Murad Ahmed THE huge demand for shares in the private companies that own Facebook and Twitter has fired up the US financial watchdog.
 
Murdoch to put Ten under microscope
Lachlan Murdoch James Chessell ACTING Ten Network Holdings chief executive Lachlan Murdoch will look closely at its struggling news services and digital sports channel.
 
Suncorp's perfect storm
earthquake Andrew Fraser A HORROR run of floods, earthquakes, heavy storms and cyclones has cut nearly 40 per cent from Suncorp's profit over the last six months.
 
Tata Steel yet to decide on Riversdale
coal Satish Sarangarajan TATA Steel, the world's seventh-largest steelmaker by capacity, said today it hasn't made a decision on its Riversdale Mining stake yet.
 
Tyco buys Signature Security for $171m
people shadows Matt Jarzemsky TYCO International says it has agreed to buy the largest Australian-owned electronic security business for $171 million.
 
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Wall St slumps on oil price fears
Aus Bus Pix Wall St 110224 UPDATED Jonathan Cheng US stocks piled on a second session of steep losses today on concerns over rising oil prices and disappointing sales at Hewlett-Packard.
 
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US oil price strikes $US100 a barrel
 
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Tata Steel yet to decide on Riversdale
coal Satish Sarangarajan TATA Steel, the world's seventh-largest steelmaker by capacity, said today it hasn't made a decision on its Riversdale Mining stake yet.
 
Gold rises for a fourth straight day
US oil price strikes $US100 a barrel
 
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