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The Fed decided last week to raise interest rates, we asked an RIT economist about who might feel the effects of that right away.

Also, a major investor in Valeant decided to sell his shares in the company, George Conboy of Brighton Securities ponders what that might mean for the future of B + L going forward.

The WXXI Business report looks at business and economic issues facing the Rochester area including Western New York and the Finger Lakes.
 

Employment numbers from various surveys are out, so what are they showing about employment in the Rochester region?

The WXXI Business report looks at business and economic issues facing the Rochester area including Western New York and the Finger Lakes.

Randy Gorbman reports on the AIM-Photonics project in Rochester has decided on where their local headquarters will be. Also, Kodak is looking to sell their Prosper commercial inkjet business to a local company you may know. They’re called Xerox.

Randy Gorbman reports on JCPenney's and Macy's announcement that they'll be closing stores and whether any Rochester-area stores will be shutting their doors. Then, a profile of Sarah Knight from Roc Girl Gang and how her site is highlighting women entrepreneurs.

The WXXI Business report looks at business and economic issues facing the Rochester area including Western New York and the Finger Lakes. 

The WXXI Business report looks at business and economic issues facing the Rochester area including Western New York and the Finger Lakes.

In this report: Greater Rochester Enterprise celebrates their 15th anniversary, what kinds of manufacturing jobs are being created in the Rochester area, and how politics is part of the statewide discussions on economic development funding.