DEARBORN, Mich. — Ford said Friday that its new aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup will get up to 26 mpg on the highway, making it the most fuel-efficient gas-powered full-size pickup.
NEW YORK – This year’s flurry of corporate mergers may not pay off for shareholders in the long run, but one thing is for sure: The bosses who are selling their companies will do just fine.
BEIJING – China’s central bank unexpectedly slashed interest rates Friday to re-energize the world’s No. 2 economy, joining a growing list of major economies that are trying to encourage growth in the face of a global slowdown.

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    WASHINGTON – Unemployment rates fell in 34 U.S. states in October, a sign that steady hiring this year has been broadly dispersed through most of the country.
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    An Italian steelmaker is investing $30.5 million in its local factory, creating 45 new jobs during the next three years, officials announced today.
  • Ford's new F-150 to get 26 mpg, tops among pickups
    DEARBORN, Mich. – Ford said Friday that its new aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup will get up to 26 mpg on the highway, making it the most fuel-efficient, gas-powered, full-size pickup.
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