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Revised estimate of Q2 growth likely to stay solid

 This morning, the government will revise its estimate of just how fast the economy grew in the April-June quarter. More>>

US home price gains slow in June

 U.S. home prices increased at a slower pace in June. More>>

Alpine Valley Music Theatre for sale

 The Wisconsin music venue tucked away in the rolling hills of Walworth County that has hosted such musical greats as the Rolling Stones, Pearl Jam and the Grateful Dead is for sale. More>>

Small business owners still cautious, surveys find

Small business owners are keeping a cautious approach to running their companies even as they grow more optimistic. More>>

State warns shoppers about online scams

Shoppers planning to hit the Internet on Monday looking for deals are being warned to watch out for scammers. More>>

Thousands to get mortgage payments reduced

Thousands of homeowners could be getting some much needed help... Starting this week. Some borrowers with mortgages backed by fannie mae and freddie mac will start receiving offers from lenders to lower their mortgage payments. The borrowers must be at least 90 days behind on payments, but can't be more than 24 months behind. The loans must be at least 12 months old. The principal balance on the loan must be 80 percent or more of the home's value. Officials won't say how many homeowners will ... More>>

Markets are roiled by prospect of early Fed exit

There was no let-up in the flight from stocks and bonds as traders reacted to news that the Federal Reserve could end its massive bond-buying program as next year and as China's manufacturing slowed.
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Fed foresees lower US unemployment rate

The Federal Reserve expects the U.S. unemployment rate to fall faster this year and next than it did in March. The Fed now predicts unemployment will fall to 7.2 percent or 7.3 percent at the end of 2013 from 7.6 percent now.
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Capital Brewery building new facility in Sauk City

Capital Brewery says it will begin construction this summer on a new $11 million facility in Sauk City. The new brewery is expected to eventually produce nearly 10 times the beer Capital Brewery makes in Middleton.
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Gilman Cheese cited; worker loses fingers

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Gilman Cheese Corp. for 10 safety violations after a worker had two fingers cut off by an unguarded packing and labeling machine in December.  More>>

US unemployment benefit applications fall to 334,000

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped 12,000 to a seasonally adjusted 334,000 last week, a hopeful sign that steady job gains will continue.
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Club of rich, powerful meet in secret near London

Some of the world's most powerful people are gathering near London for a shadowy annual gathering that has attained legendary status for anticapitalist protesters and conspiracy theorists.
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  • 7 tips to being a power networker

    7 tips to being a power networker

    It can be a very fun, very enjoyable and very fulfilling part of your professional career if you do it right. Not everyone is a natural networker, but what you may not realize (especially if you identify as an introvert) is that nobody is a natural networker. More >>
    It can be a very fun, very enjoyable and very fulfilling part of your professional career if you do it right. Not everyone is a natural networker, but what you may not realize (especially if you identify as an introvert) is that nobody is a natural networker. More >>
  • What drives employees to work hard?

    What drives employees to work hard?

    Many assume that passionate employees accept less money because they love their jobs, but a new study indicates that they end up earning more.More >>
    Many assume that passionate employees accept less money because they love their jobs, but a new study indicates that they end up earning more.More >>
  • Can you buy Twitter legitimacy for your business?

    Can you buy Twitter legitimacy for your business?

    Just do a simple "buy Twitter followers" Google search and you'll see an overwhelming number of options for purchasing your way to bigger numbers.More >>
    Just do a simple "buy Twitter followers" Google search and you'll see an overwhelming number of options for purchasing your way to bigger numbers.More >>
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  • Asia stocks mostly higher, wages data boosts Japan

    Asia stocks mostly higher, wages data boosts Japan

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:24 AM EDT2014-09-02 06:24:00 GMT
    European shares drifted lower Monday as tensions over Ukraine simmered while Asian stock markets mostly rose on expectations of stimulus in China after manufacturing growth slowed in August.More >>
    Asian stocks were mostly higher Tuesday after a jump in average wages boosted Japan's market. Hong Kong's benchmark was recovering after initially retreating on weak Chinese data and concerns over tensions with...More >>
  • Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial to begin

    Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial to begin

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:11 AM EDT2014-09-02 06:11:09 GMT
    Lawyers for Detroit will attempt to convince a judge with the start of the city's bankruptcy trial that its plans to wipe out billions of dollars in debt should be approved.More >>
    Lawyers for Detroit will attempt to convince a federal judge at the city's bankruptcy trial that its plans to wipe out billions of dollars in debt should be approved.More >>
  • $2.4B Revel casino to shut down early Tuesday

    $2.4B Revel casino to shut down early Tuesday

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:01 AM EDT2014-09-02 06:01:16 GMT
    Little more than two years after opening with high hopes of turning around Atlantic City's struggling casino market, Revel will close its doors Tuesday morning.More >>
    Little more than two years after opening with high hopes of turning around Atlantic City's struggling casino market, Revel will close its doors Tuesday morning.More >>
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