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January 01, 2005

Biz and Market Notes

Sri Lanka Brewery Now Producing Water: "Sri Lanka's top brewery normally produces 160,000 bottles of beer a day. Now the plant has turned its technical might to producing a very different beverage: potable water for the survivors of the Asian tsunami disaster. "On AP Business

Stock Mutual Funds Perform Well in 2004: "Wall Street's fourth-quarter rally gave stock mutual funds a solid performance for 2004, with small-cap equity funds and real estate funds scoring some of the biggest returns. Large-cap growth equities and technology-focused funds had the slimmest gains."On AP Business

Shops Without Chip-And-Pin Liable For Fraud: "Retailers not signed up to chip-and-PIN have become liable for fraudulent transactions as changes to the card payment system come into force."

On Ananova: Business

Russia OKs $18 bln Siberia-to-Pacific pipeline: report: "SAN FRANCISCO (CBS.MW) -- Russia has approved an $18 billion oil pipeline connecting Siberia with the Pacific ocean and pumping 1.6 million barrels of oil a day for export to the United States and Japan, according to a report published Saturday."

On CBS MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

Wall Street Watching for Market Shift: "At this time last year, money managers were betting that growth equities would outpace value, and that large company stocks would produce better returns than small caps.
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On AP Business

Stocks up in '04 as Nasdaq, S&P 500 outshine Dow 30: "NEW YORK (CBS.MW) - The Nasdaq composite and the S&P 500 closed out 2004 on Friday at levels not seen since 2001, making the Dow Jones Industrial Average's 3.3 percent gain look modest in comparison."

On CBS MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

Economic data to drive markets next week: "NEW YORK (CBS.MW) -- U.S. stock investors will enter the new year next week with a full plate of economic data to digest, culminating Friday in the release of the December jobs report."

On CBS MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

DIY Enthusiasts Face Shock Fines: "Millions of DIY fans could face hefty fines of up to £5,000 under a new law that has come into force."

On Ananova: Business

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