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There's a new contender in town.

It’s now safe to say that the U.S. economy is in a boom.

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Pillow power.

No one would mistake them for typical Goldman Sachs clients. Marcus Moore runs a staffing firm. Jessica Johnson-Cope places security guards and rents out drug-sniffing dogs. J.R. Foster helps companies maintain their offices and buildings.

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Apparently so.

President Donald Trump took a brief break from tweeting about Russian electoral interference (“ No Collusion!”), #MeToo ( Fake News!) and gun violence ( Very Sad!) to tweet about small-business optimism.

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American business confidence in the world economy has surged, adding to an uptick in overall optimism as U.S. tax cuts and looser regulation improve the outlook for domestic growth, according to a new study.

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If they succeed, it could be precedent setting. Then again, an expert called one proposal 'crazypants illegal.'

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An attorney for the store says the owners are distraught.

Business at Capitec Bank Holdings Ltd. is “back to normal,” Chief Executive Officer Gerrie Fourie said, weeks after it became the target of the short seller that contributed to the scandal surrounding Steinhoff International Holdings NV.

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High schoolers get their moment in the limelight.

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It can be good for the climate, and for the bottom line.

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Merchants are divided.

With all the attention focused on the stock market drama last week, it’s understandable that new inflation data got lost in the shuffle. But let’s not forget that rising prices are what woke the bond market from its long slumber in the first place.

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Sometimes you can just be too popular.

Optimism among small companies in the U.S. rose more than forecast in January, fueled by a record number of owners who said now was a good time to expand, according to a National Federation of Independent Business survey released Tuesday.Key Takeaways

  • Vince Golle | Bloomberg
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Institutional investors appear to be stepping up, too.

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