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The 9 Most Important Financial Stories of 2012

Sometimes the most important news stories get overshadowed by short-term crises and teakettle tempests. With that in mind, we at DailyFinance decided to take a look back at the nine stories of 2012 that are likely to have the biggest impact on your wallet in the year ahead.

What If Henry Ford Ran Walmart?

Walmart employees across the country are picketing their employer right now, asking to be paid living wages and to be given decent health care coverage. But here's a surprise: History shows that if Walmart gave them those things, it could be great for its bottom line. Just ask Henry Ford.