A grocery store still stands closed on the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy in the Rockaways on Oct. 29, 2013.
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Business Latest: Main St. vs. Wall St.

 

A DIVERGING TALE OF WALL ST AND MAIN ST: Six years after the Great Recession began, small businesses are modestly growing and adding jobs—not roaring back to life like the stock market.  A Main Street outlook for 2014.  Read more

CAN OIL MARKETS HANDLE MORE IRAQ VIOLENCE? As Iraqi security forces launch an offensive to recapture key cities reportedly taken by Al-Qaeda-linked militants in the western province of Anbar, oil traders appear to have taken the latest developments in their stride. Read more

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YELLEN WALK-UP: The Senate is expected to vote this afternoon for Yellen to become Federal Reserve chairwoman on Feb. 1. But the new Fed head will likely have plenty of headaches to deal with right out of the gate. Read more

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US STOCKS END MILDLY LOWER; S&P 500 DOWN FOR THIRD DAY: Read more

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Business Latest: Main St. vs. Wall St.