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News from May 18, 2013

May 18, 2013

Consumer index shows confidence highest in six years

The gain in confidence indicates that Americans are overcoming higher taxes and federal spending cutbacks.

May 18, 2013


May 18, 2013

Year after Facebook IPO, ads are where it's at

Mark Zuckerberg Much has changed in the past 12 months, including the addition of mobile ads, the launch of a search feature and the unveiling of a branded smartphone.

May 18, 2013

In Maine, exceptions do rule

The number of women running businesses has slowly increased despite significant obstacles.