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The Week Ahead: Up With Energy

Has the run-up in oil run its course? Look for insight in Exxon Mobil's outlook when the energy giant reports on its second-quarter performance Thursday. BloggingStocks contributor Trey Thoelcke offers his take on more earnings to watch this week.
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FDIC Shuts Down 2 More Banks

In another troubling sign of U.S. financial institutions' fiscal health, the FDIC shutters two more regional banks, 1st National Bank of Nevada and First Heritage Bank. Owned by Scottsdale, Ariz.-based First National Bank Holding Co., the 28 locations are scheduled to reopen on Monday as Mutual of Omaha Bank branches.
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Bank Failures Mount

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A law enforcement official locks the door at a 1st National Bank of Nevada branch Friday after federal regulators closed the bank. 1st National Bank of Nevada and First Heritage Bank, operating in Nevada, Arizona and California, became the sixth and seventh bank failures of the year as the nation struggles through an economic downturn.

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Sirius-XM Satellite Radio Merger OK'd

The government approves Sirius Satellite Radio's $3.3 billion buyout of rival XM Satellite Radio Holdings, which will give 18 million subscribers access to the broadcasts now offered by both companies. The move is a blow for traditional radio, which -- along with some consumer groups and legislators -- lobbied against the union.
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America for Sale; Foreigners on Prowl

Despite a slowdown in merger-and-acquisition activity, a struggling U.S. economy and a weak dollar are making American companies very attractive to foreign buyers. Just take the recent $52 billion buyout of the iconic Budweiser brand for example. Are more deals ahead? From BusinessWeek: Biggest Foreign Buyouts
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Recent Acquisitions by Foreign Firms

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Buyer: Belgian Brewer InBev
Deal Terms: $52 billion

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Why Are Mortgage Rates So High?

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Ben Bernanke and his Federal Reserve colleagues have been aggressive about cutting their benchmark federal funds rate over the past year. So why are mortgage rates so high? Now down to 2 percent, BloggingStocks' Peter Cohan is beginning to wonder whether the Fed should have left rates at 5.25 percent last fall.
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Worst-Performing Stocks of Past Decade

If you bought Goodyear stock 10 years ago, you'd have made at least a little money, right? Wrong. What other S&P; 500 stocks have offered negative returns over the past decade? Click through our gallery as we count down from No. 25 to No. 1. You might be surprised to see who made the cut.
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