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DOW opens down sharply, President reconsiders tapping TARP funds

9:30 AM EST has come and gone and the Dow Jones Industrial Average has officially begun its trading day. As expected, the index dropped sharply after the opening bell, which was rung today by singer/actress Mandy Moore. Ms. Moore watched as before sound waves from the bell hit the other side of the room, the Dow had fallen from 8,565 points to 8,348, or about 217 points. At the moment it's back up above 8,400 po

Wal-Mart to dispense ethanol?

Wal-Mart is a U.S. retail giant, if not THE retail giant, selling almost anything inexpensively. Are Americans also ready to fuel up on biofuel at their local store as well? Well, they may soon have that option. Dow Jones reports that the company is considering selling the biofuel E85 (85 percent ethanol, 15 percent gasoline) at its 380-plus gas stations. Such a plan would significantly add to the current 700 E85 fuel stations across the U.S. Senator Barack Obama of Illinois has been re