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Don't expect a home run from the Federal Reserve

September 11th, 2011 11:18 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK The last time the Federal Reserve came up with a big plan to help the economy, it totaled $600 billion and touched off a 28 percent rally in the stock market.

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Obama's jobs plan heartens frustrated blacks

September 10th, 2011 7:53 pm by Associated Press

ATLANTA President Barack Obama's jobs pitch is already playing well with blacks, who had grown plenty irked with him over what they perceived as his indifference to their needs.

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Tennessee county uses vacant site to lure jobs

September 10th, 2011 7:43 pm by Associated Press

LINDEN, Tenn. Perry County's high unemployment rate just under 15 percent has stubbornly persisted despite numerous efforts to combat it, from worker training to government-subsidized jobs.

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States rethinking tax credits as job creation tool

September 10th, 2011 2:41 pm by Associated Press

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) Want to create jobs? Just create a tax credit for businesses.

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Bank of America plans to slash 40,000 jobs

September 10th, 2011 6:36 am by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES Bank of America Corp. is preparing to slash 40,000 or more jobs nationwide, a dramatic retrenchment that reflects the deepening woes of the country's largest bank and the magnitude of the U.S. economic slowdown.

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Honda to recall 300,000 Pilot SUVs

September 10th, 2011 6:32 am by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES Honda Motor Co. will recall more than 300,000 Pilot sport utility vehicles from the 2009 through 2011 model years to inspect the front seat belts, which could become disconnected in a crash, increasing the risk of injury.

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Tennessee revenues beat expectations by $18 million in August

September 10th, 2011 6:22 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) General fund revenue collections have started the new Tennessee budget year $18 million above expectations.

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Cantor Fitzgerald: surviving 9/11, and thriving

September 9th, 2011 2:10 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) It's a name inextricably linked with Sept. 11, with huge, catastrophic loss Cantor Fitzgerald.

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Dollar General stock offering is priced

September 9th, 2011 2:02 pm by Associated Press

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Dollar General Corp. said Friday that a secondary public offering of 25 million shares is being priced at $34.75 per share, slightly below it most recent closing price.

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