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Busy week on tap for IPOs

NEW YORK CITY — Next week is shaping up to be a busy one for market debuts with four companies planning IPOs — a sign that the battered sector is again picking up steam.

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Vote likely on tax breaks

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A measure blending tax breaks for companies that hire unemployed workers with highway funding eagerly sought by states appeared headed for House passage ...

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Senate mulls consumer protections

WASHINGTON, D.C. — More than a year after Lehman Brothers’ collapse set off a financial panic, U.S. Senate negotiators are laboring to seal a deal over a consumer protection dispute holding up broad legislation to establish new rules for Wall Street.

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Team offers one-stop for recovery help

Currently, 25 commercial properties worth more than $120 million are in foreclosure in Rochester, according to the RERS — Rewal Estate Recovery Solutions — a first-in-the-state group ...

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DiNapoli: $20B in bonuses given in 2009

ALBANY — Employees at Wall Street financial firms collected more than $20 billion in bonuses in 2009, the year after taxpayers bailed out the financial sector amid the economic meltdown ...

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