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Survey: Firms optimistic on hiring, wages in 1Q

WASHINGTON — Rising sales helped boost hiring at U.S. businesses in the last three months of 2014, and companies are optimistic that continued improvement in business conditions will bring increased employment and wages in the current quarter, a new survey ...

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House votes to make tax break permanent

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted Friday to make permanent a temporary tax break that makes it easier for businesses to invest in new equipment, one of many expired tax breaks that Congress must deal with by the end of ...

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Eyes on the Future Summit: Businesses must shift into fast gear

Robert Safian, editor and managing director of the award-winning monthly business magazine “Fast Company,” was the featured speaker Wednesday at the sixth annual Eyes on the Future, a Greater Rochester Region economic summit at St. John Fisher College. Vasiliy Baziuk

To be successful, businesses need to start adapting with the continuously changing world around them. They need to be a “Fast Company,” according to Robert Safian, editor and managing director of the award-winning monthly business magazine of the same name. ...

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ReCharge New York recipients announced

The Governor’s Office and the New York Power Authority announced the first round of New York businesses and nonprofits eligible to receive lower cost power allocations pursuant to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s ReCharge New York program this week. The NYPA Board ...

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Flood grant deadline for businesses is Friday

Business across New York state seeking funds from the Flood Recovery Grant Program, take note: the deadline for application is Friday. The grant program, approved by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state Legislature in December, provides assistance to those businesses ...

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State offering help for minority-, women-owned businesses

The first statewide surety bond assistance program for Minority and Women-Owned Businesses was announced Tuesday by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo. The program will provide financial assistance to help MWBEs secure surety bonds and state contracts. “New York’s strength is in ...

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New York biz sellers lower asking prices

Sellers of businesses in New York are asking slightly less than they did a year ago with revenue also slipping slightly, according to an industry study. The median asking price for a business in New York at the end of ...

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Senate Democrats rap ‘pro-business’ Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats at a partisan-tinged hearing say the Supreme Court's conservative majority is wrongly favoring businesses over consumers, employees and investors. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy opened a committee ...

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Wal-Mart remains atop Fortune 500 list

NEW YORK CITY — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. remains atop the Fortune 500 list even as it struggled to keep its U.S. customers coming in the door. The world's largest retailer held onto the top spot for the second year in a row thanks to gains at its international stores.

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