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You can’t reinvent the burger; you can remake it

NEW YORK — When Wendy’s decided to remake its 42-year-old hamburger, the chain agonized over every detail. A pickle chemist was consulted. Customers were quizzed on their lettuce knowledge. And executives went on a cross-country burger-eating tour. The result? Dave’s ...

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Mortgage default warnings surged in August

LOS ANGELES — Banks have stepped up their actions against homeowners who have fallen behind on their mortgage payments, setting the stage for a fresh wave of foreclosures. The number of U.S. homes that received an initial default notice — ...

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Insurers lead stocks higher after weaker Irene

NEW YORK — So much for Irene. Stock indexes rose sharply Monday after it became clear that the tropical storm caused far less damage than many had feared. Stocks rose broadly, led by insurers. The Dow Jones industrial average gained ...

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