10 Business Icons Who Have Lived the American Dream

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It would be a stretch to claim that the American dream is thriving. As income studies have proven, inequality in the United States is widening with every generation, and the opportunity to work

Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Recover in Late Move Up

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The S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index rose 1.3% in April versus March, but was down 1.9% year over year. The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index for June fell to 62.0 the lowest level

Equities Sector Coverage: Apple's Resurgence Carries Wall Street

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Durable Goods Orders were weaker than expected with a decline of 4.2% in March, down 1.1% excluding Transportation. The Fed Statement - The economy is expanding moderately with an improved labor

Equities Sector Coverage: Wall Street Ends Mostly Flat Ahead of Jobs Report

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Initial Jobless Claims fell to 367,000 but remain above the 350,000 recessionary threshold. Nonfarm Productivity rose 0.7% in the 4th quarter 2011 with Unit Labor Costs up 1.2%. The Dow Jones

Equities Sector Coverage: Wall Street Pushes Higher

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The ISM Manufacturing Index rose to 54.1 in January from 53.1 in December. Construction Spending rose by 1.5% in December. The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded higher at the open to 12,784.62

Equities Sector Coverage: Black Friday, EU Rumors Boost Market

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New Home Sales rose by a less than expected 1.3% in October to an annual rate of 307,000, as the inventory stays at a record low of 162,000 units. On Tuesday Consumer Confidence should improve to

SuperCommittee Has Contractors Getting Back on Defense

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Friday's historic basketball game between the University of North Carolina and Michigan State University paired two storied programs for a showdown on the deck of the USS Carl Vinson. While most

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