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Consumers paid more for most goods in January

WASHINGTON — Consumers paid more in January for everything from food and gas to airline tickets and clothing. The price increases reflect creeping but still-modest inflation. The Consumer Price Index rose 0.4 percent last month, matching December’s increase, the Labor ...

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Gymboree agrees to $1.8 billion buyout by Bain

NEW YORK — Children’s clothing retailer Gymboree Corp. has agreed to be bought by asset management firm Bain Capital for $1.8 billion in what would be the sixth-largest private equity deal of the year. Gymboree said Monday that the deal ...

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Lose your job — but not the shirt off your back

/* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:”Table Normal”; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:””; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:”Times New Roman”; mso-ansi-language:#0400; mso-fareast-language:#0400; mso-bidi-language:#0400;} Good idea or bad idea? Jos. A Bank announced a program Monday that will refund ...

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