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Is Bull Run Done [POLL]

If you're the type that looses sleep over the volatile stock market, last week you definitely needed some sleep aids. Last Friday, stocks suffered their worst losses in four years at the end of a bruising week over concerns about China's economy

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Stocks Open Sharply Lower

It's shaping up to be another ugly day on Wall Street as stocks are opening sharply lower.  

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Credit: Kasey Silvia/TSM

Task Force Will Seek Ways To Help Women Economically

A new task force was announced during a city hall event Tuesday morning.

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Why Oil And Fuel Prices Are The Lowest They’ve Been In Years

I couldn't believe it. Yesterday we ran out of pellets and my wife wasn't afraid to turn the thermostat up to 70 degrees. Before the pellet stove and kids, we kept the house at a balmy 59 degrees.

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Holiday Sales Are Predicted To Be Up This Year

Do you plan to spend more this Christmas season? People who are paid to predict that kind of thing think you will be, with the nation's largest retail industry trade group predicting that sales will be up 4

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Traffic Accident Cause Trillions

 

Traffic crashes are costing the U.S. economy close to a trillion dollars a year, according to a new study.  

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Staples To Close 225 Stores

Staples will close 225 stores by the end of next year and the office-supply retailer is initiating to save about $500 million annually by 2015.

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Retailers See Strong Holiday Sales in MA

Retailers are expecting a solid holiday shopping season in the Bay State.

The Retailers Association of Massachusetts is forecasting a 3.5% increase in sales over the holiday period compared to a year ago

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TSM - Martha Coakley in New Bedford

“Candidate” Coakley Visits New Bedford

 

Attorney General Martha Coakley says she's running for Governor of the Commonwealth in 2014.

During a stop in New Bedford on Tuesday, Coakley said she was focusing on education and the economy.

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US Stock Futures Edge Up Ahead of Jobs Report

U.S. stock futures are higher ahead of the government's August unemployment report,which could have a big influence on whether the Federal Reserve starts to reduce its monthly bond purchases later this month.

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