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Gunnar Rathbun / AP

Big box retailers and advocates for the poor are teaming up for their “biggest fight ever.” It’s against congressional Republicans who want to change the corporate tax code, in particular, taxes on imports and exports.

Bebeto Matthews / AP

A survey of Long Island business owners and executives finds that most are cautiously optimistic about the Island’s economy in the new year.

Richard Drew / AP

Since the election of Donald Trump, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has risen about 2,000 points, and investors are eager to see if it will reach the next major milestone – the 20,000 mark.

Michael Driscoll is a business professor at Adelphi University on Long Island. He’s also a 28-year Wall Street veteran.

Lea Trusty / WSHU

On Wednesday, 25 entrepreneurs from around the country are in Stamford, Connecticut, for a competition. By day's end, a few will walk share $135,000 to take their business to the next level. Their road to get there has been most unusual.

The Refinery

There are now more women entrepreneurs than ever before, but not many are able to grow their business. The Refinery, a business accelerator in Connecticut that focuses on women-led start-ups, wants to change that with a splashy competition. Next week it will pair venture capitalists around the country with female entrepreneurs for a shared Uber ride.

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