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Millions of Americans: welcome back to unemployment checks today. The new Democratic vote -- I mean Democratic Senator -- from West Virginia arrives.

The head of the Securities and Exchange Commission says her regulatory agency has stepped up its enforcement. And not a moment too soon!

Goldman Sachs' quarterly profit fell 82%, down to a lot.

Amazon says iPad is NOT killing Kindle.

BP's cap is leaking some oil & gas, but only a little bit.