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The Top 11 Market Stories of 2011

These headlines dominated financial news outlets this year

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#9: Arab Spring

Arab SpringDemocracy movements in the Middle East are few and far between, and this year we saw them pop up in Egypt, Libya, Syria, Tunisia and Yemen. The ousting of Egypt’s Hosni Mubarak and Libya’s Moammar Gaddafi represent the biggest victories in what has been deemed the Arab Spring, but the uprisings clouded the security of energy supplies in the region.

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