Financial news on July 2nd, 2006

Business and Financial news
Buffett Children Emerge as a Force in Charity

With about $1 billion each, Warren E. Buffett's children have been propelled into the top ranks of philanthropy. Read more..

By JEFF BAILEY - The New York Times

Hopes Fade for Deal to Cut Trade Barriers

Major World Trade Organization powers on Saturday signaled their failure to make progress during two days of talks. Read more..

By JAMES KANTER - The New York Times

Wal-Mart Reports Slower Growth

By Bloomberg News. Read more..

By BLOOMBERG NEWS - The New York Times

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