An improving credit card business and expanded food offerings also boost results.
Analysts see dire consequences if unrest in North Africa halts exports from Libya and Algeria.
Crude tops $99 as Gadhafi loyalists clash with protesters.
The air bags could deploy without warning. Model years 2005-06 are affected.
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Home improvement retailers are seeing signs of life as housing starts to improve.
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