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HIRE calculator available

The New York State Department of Labor on Thursday unveiled a new online HIRE Act calculator, designed to enable businesses to determine the financial benefits of hiring unemployed workers.

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J&J shareholders reject ‘say on pay’

Shareholders of health care giant Johnson & Johnson on Thursday narrowly rejected a proposal to give themselves a “say on pay” of top executives, but the vote results may not be final.

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Bair says agreement kept FDIC from saving WaMu

WASHINGTON — Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. chairman Sheila Bair is denying that the FDIC could have done more to prevent the largest bank failure in U.S. history.

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NEW YORK — A Web site that publishes the stock recommendations of financial services firms has warned a judge it may be put out of business by a ruling limiting when it can report the tips.

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