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MIAMI (AP) — To motivate a classroom packed with 87 aspiring real estate agents, instructor Keith Grandy started off his one-week, intensive course with the promise of big money: With hard work, … more
WASHINGTON (AP) — Economists have long argued that a rising wealth gap has complicated the U.S. rebound from the Great Recession. Now, an analysis by the rating agency Standard & Poor's lends … more
NEW YORK (AP) - Wal-Mart, in its latest bid to compete with nemesis Amazon.com, is rebuilding its website to further personalize the online shopping experience of each customer. Wal-Mart is rolling out a feature that will enable its website to … more
NEW YORK (AP) — Travelers, prepare to pay more for your flight. The average roundtrip ticket within the U.S., including taxes, reached $509.15 in the first six months of this year, up nearly $14 … more
NEW YORK (AP) — You can now fit a wind or solar farm into your portfolio, even if your portfolio isn't exactly vast. Energy companies are wrapping renewable energy projects and other … more
NEW YORK - The gasoline price roller coaster is running a strange course this summer. August began with the lowest average gasoline price for this time of year since 2010. Just a few weeks ago, drivers were paying the highest July Fourth gasoline … more
DETROIT - Big discounts helped U.S. auto sales soar in July. Toyota, Ford, Nissan and Chrysler all saw double-digit sales gains. General Motors' sales were up 9 percent compared with last July, while Hyundai's rose 1.5 percent. Of major … more
Samuel Lathan Roddey Jr., a civic-minded Sumter businessman, was known for his humor and directness, say family and friends. "There was no in between with Daddy," Lathan Roddey III said. "Things were either right or wrong, and he didn't mind … more
NEW YORK (AP) — Small-cap stocks are getting the cold shoulder, unless they come with a nice accent.Stocks of smaller U.S. companies have dropped this year following a spate of warnings that … more
NEW YORK (AP) — The long-awaited surge in hiring at small businesses appears to be underway.Owners who resisted hiring after the recession are taking on workers to keep up with rising demand … more
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