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THE U.S. SERVICE SECTOR grew more slowly in June, the Institute for Supply Management said Tuesday, offering the latest sign that the economic recovery is weakening. The ISM's index tracking service-oriented companies slid to 53.8 last month from 55.4 in May - the highest point since the recovery began. A reading above 50 indicates expansion. June's reading is well above the 37.2 low in November 2008, but it's far below the pre-recession high of 67.7 in 2004.

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NETFLIX signed a deal Tuesday with film financier Relativity Media, adding to a batch of newer movies from The Walt Disney Co. and Sony Corp. that can be watched online through Netflix's 2-year-old deal with Starz Entertainment on a service called Starz Playis. Among the first films in the deal are The Fighter, starring Christian Bale, Mark Wahlberg and Amy Adams, and Season of the Witch, starring Nicolas Cage. The films are set to hit theaters later this year.

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ABERCROMBIE & FITCH'S FLAGSHIP STORE on Fifth Avenue in New York, which was closed Friday because of bedbugs, won't reopen until at least Thursday. The New Albany, Ohio, chain has requested guidance from city authorities on how to get rid of the pests. The company said last week it is still investigating the issue with its own testing and analysis, and said as a precaution that returned products will be quarantined and tested.

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WAL-MART'S SAM'S CLUB CHAIN is teaming up with Superior Financial Group, one of 13 federally licensed nonbank lenders, to offer loans of up to $25,000 to its small-business members. The program is one of several moves the retail giant has made to offer banklike financial services to customers, in part to help them spend. Sam's Club says 15 percent of its business members reported they were denied a loan in a November survey. That's up from 12 percent in April 2009.

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"We do not think euro-dollar weakness is over."

CALLUM HENDERSON, head of foreign-exchange strategy at Standard Chartered in Singapore, predicting a drop to $1.10 to $1.12 this quarter, before the euro recovers to $1.30 by 2012

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$1.6B

THE VALUE of billionaire Warren Buffett's annual gift to the foundation established by Bill Gates, up 28 percent from $1.25 billion last year

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THE BOTTOM LINE: Ford sold record 301,524 vehicles in China during the first six months of the year, up 53 percent from the same period in 2009 ... Nokia to sell wireless modem business to Japan's Renesas Electronics for $200 million ...Agricultural Bank of China's initial public offering raises $19.23 billion in what could be largest IPO ever

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