Economy

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Survey: Small Businesses Hit Hard By Winter Storms

The head of a group representing Massachusetts retailers says a survey of small businesses has confirmed the “worst fears” about the effect on sales by winter storms that dumped more than eight feet of snow in many parts of the state.

03/05/2015

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Bradley Jay: ‘Do You Want The Olympic Games To Come To Boston?’

Watch the video to see what your neighbors think about a potential a Boston Olympics.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/11/2015

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Study: Hot Temperatures Are Bad For The Economy

Days that averaged about 77 degrees ended up reducing people’s income by about $5 a day when compared with days that were about 20 degrees cooler.

12/15/2014

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Massachusetts Gas Prices Down 9 Cents Per Gallon

Massachusetts gas prices continued their downward spiral, dropping another 9 cents per gallon in the past week to an average of $3.17.

10/20/2014

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The State Of The Economy

Last year at this time I thought the stock market would have a good year.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/30/2013

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Massachusetts Jobless Rate Could Top National Rate For First Time Since 2007

It’s been more than six years since the monthly unemployment rate in Massachusetts has been higher than the U.S. average as a whole.

12/15/2013

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: Should People On Food Stamps Be Required To Work For Benefits?

Federal lawmakers are discussing legislation that would chop $40 billion dollars from the food stamp program over the next 10 years. The GOP wants to give states the power to make people work for benefits. Should the government require people to work for food stamps?

09/17/2013

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Is Wakefield’s Main Street Better 5 Years After Economic Collapse?

Half a decade later, the president called the nation’s financial system “safer” and heading in the right direction.

09/16/2013

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: Is It Too Early For Kmart’s Christmas Commerical?

With more than 100 days until Christmas, Kmart launched its first ad for the holidays promoting its layaway program. Is it too early for a Christmas commercial?

09/13/2013

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: What’s Your Biggest Expense When It Comes To Your Children?

The Department of Agriculture finds raising a child will cost you $250,000 before they turn 18. What’s your biggest expense when it comes to your children?

08/15/2013

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