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A New York Stock Exchange trader works on the floor on Dec. 17. Stocks rose ...
The economy was floored by the polar vortex early on in 2014 — plus, businesses and consumers were still a little dazed by a government shutdown and debt ceiling fight late in 2013.Mark Zandi, chief...
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Susan Tannewitz-Karnes grew up eating Mrs. Lawrence every Christmas. The tea...
When listener Susan Tannewitz-Karnes was a child in Johnson City, Tenn., Christmas wasn't Christmas without an English tea cake baked by their neighbor, Mrs. Lawrence.She would deliver it about a...
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One-click shopping is changing the ways people shop and retailers sell their wares. But some online retailers are opening physical stores — some of which last as short as a day. (This story...