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Running one's own business can sound a dream come true for many and even a one-way-ticket to Easy Street, for a limited few. But, there are also plenty of headaches, lost weekends, and macaroni-and-cheese-broke sleepless nights for many.
There's an old saying that am probably misquoting:
"95% on new businesses close because they shouldn't have opened in the first place."
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[BRIEFING.COM] Equity indices closed out the month of August on a modestly higher note. The Russell 2000 (+0.6%) and Nasdaq Composite (+0.5%) finished ahead of the S&P 500 (+0.3%), which extended its August gain to 3.8%. Blue chips lagged with the Dow Jones Industrial Average (+0.1%) spending the bulk of the session in the red.
The final week of August represented one of the quietest stretches for the stock market so far this year. The first four sessions of the week produced the ... More
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