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Business Briefs – September 14, 2017

Federal Trade Commission Investigating Equifax Breach NEW YORK (AP) – The Federal Trade Commission has become the latest entity to announce an investigation into the security breach at Equifax. The…

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Unemployment Applications Fell by 14,000 Last Week

The number of people seeking unemployment benefits declined slightly last week but still remained elevated as hurricane disruptions impacted layoffs for a second week. THE NUMBERS: Applications for jobless benefits…

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U.S. Consumer Prices Accelerate in August

U.S. consumer prices accelerated in August amid a jump in the cost of gasoline and rents, signs of firming inflation that could allow further monetary policy tightening from the Federal…

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Business Briefs – September 13, 2017

Businesses Far From the Devastation Can Feel Storm’s Impact NEW YORK (AP) – Small businesses with customers or suppliers along the Gulf Coast and in Florida are feeling the financial…

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Wisconsin Senate Approves $3 Billion for Foxconn

The Wisconsin Senate approved nearly $3 billion in cash payments for Foxconn Technology Group on Tuesday, while also giving the Taiwanese company a slightly less expedited path to the state…

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Starrett City, With Trump as Investor, Finds a Buyer

The owners of Starrett City, a Brooklyn affordable-housing complex that counts President Donald Trump as an investor, have reached an agreement to sell the property for about $850 million. The…

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