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In sign of growth, businesses are borrowing again

Martin Foil’s company sells yarn that winds up in clothes from the Gap, Ralph Lauren and American Apparel, and business is growing. He’s buying new machines and hopes to hire as many as 200 workers this year. When he decided ...

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Analysis: Foreclosures raise U.S. economic stress

The nation’s economic stress inched up in December because higher foreclosures outweighed lower unemployment, according to The Associated Press’ monthly analysis. Bankruptcy levels remained largely unchanged from November. But the depressed housing market took a toll. Foreclosure rates rose in ...

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AP: Surge in bankruptcies shows signs of slowing

RALEIGH, N.C. — The growth in bankruptcies around the country slowed significantly in 2010 from its breakneck pace in recent years, with about a dozen states recording a decline in filings from consumers and businesses, according to an Associated Press ...

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