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After Target Lowers Sales Forecast, Shares Plummet
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Target to Increase Their Minimum Wage to $11 Per Hour

Since the retail giant built the wage increases into their $7 billion plan to invest into itself, the raises will not affect the company's bottom line.

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Is Your Money Safe In The Stock Market?

Dow Jones closed at an all-time high of 22,000 yesterday.

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Are You Getting A Raise This Year?

Ah, the good old days.  The days when you could expect a yearly performance review and a nice uptick in pay for a job well done.  The days when you got a nice bonus at the annual office Christmas party...

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How Does Our Economy in the Ark-La-Tex Measure Up to the Rest of the US?

It would appear that we could do a little better when it comes to contributing.

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JC Penney Post Wider Loss Than Expected
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Will Shreveport-Bossier Lose Another Big Retailer?

It seems like every few weeks we are getting news that another business is closing down in Shreveport-Bossier. Whether it be a local place or a national chain, it seems that some places just can't survive in the area.

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Unemployment Down In Shreveport/Bossier City

Seems like everything you hear about the economy in Shreveport/Bossier is bad.  The GM plant closed in 2012 and has not been redeveloped as promised...

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What Field Of Work Gives You The Best Chance Of Getting A Job?

According to the Current Population Survey in December for Louisiana there were 2100 jobs lost during the month.  Only 7 states in the union had worse numbers...

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Sugar Cane Grinding Season Is Underway

The sugarcane grinding season has started. Be on the lookout for 'cane trucks on area roadways. Although it can be difficult, please be patient, because sugarcane is big business in Louisiana.

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Times Are Hard: Even the X-Men Face Layoffs [VIDEOS]

Superhero movie-fans rejoice! This weekend sees the release of the seventh flick in the X-Men francise, and if all goes as expected, it will be another summer blockbuster...

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Best Job for Economic Growth and Wealth Potential: TV Evangelist [VIDEO]

Forget stock broker, lawyer, or doctor. If you really want to make the big bucks (and pay no taxes), pick up a bible and get a cable access TV show...

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St. Vincent's Hospital In Manhattan Closes Its Doors
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American Businesses Prepare for Obamacare

If you watch very closely, our elected officials are nothing but magicians.  Experts in misdirection and slight of hand.  "Here!  Watch this...

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Could the Combination of High Gas Prices and High Food Prices Lead to Another Recession?

Nobody panic . . . but we could be headed for a recession. And before you say, "Um, aren't we still in a recession?" . . . yeah, but this COULD mean things are going to get worse.

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