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A Day For Small Businesses To Stand Out In The Crowd
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From Shop Class To Shipyard: Oregon's Plan For Industrial Interns
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Black Friday's Mission Creep: When The Holiday Deals Are Elsewhere
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Tax Break For Mass-Transit Commutes May Soon Be Slashed
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K-Mart was one of the chains deciding to open early this Thanksgiving Day. Jan Somma-Hammel/Staten Island Advance /Landov hide caption

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Retailers Hope 'Gray Thursday' Boosts Bottom Line
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Greece's Economy Predicted To Shrink In 2014
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South Coast Plaza's Bulgari hosted a benefit in Costa Mesa, Calif. Offering amenities like a meditation room, this mall is among the most successful high-end shopping centers in the country. Ryan Miller/Invision/AP hide caption

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How Shopping Malls Are Adapting In An Online World
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The Dow Jones industrial average closed above 16,000 for the first time last week. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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The Stock Market Loves The Fed For Now, But Can It Last?
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Secretary Of Labor Says Raising Minimum Wage Will Grow Economy
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Small Firms May Soon Turn To Crowdfunding To Sell Shares
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Las Vegas, long known for its gambling-fueled revenue model, took a big hit in the financial crisis. The city is now trying to remake itself as more than a one-economy town. Darrin Bush/AP/Las Vegas News Bureau hide caption

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Reviving Las Vegas With Less Sin, More City
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Gas prices are down compared with last year, but slumping consumer confidence could dampen Thanksgiving holiday travel. Julio Cortez/AP hide caption

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Many Americans Will Be Giving Thanks For Lower Prices
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