Topic: Dun & Bradstreet Corporation
Stocks gained on impressive results from two big consumer brands Tuesday, and the Dow closed at its highest level of the year. Beauty products maker Avon saw a 20 percent gain in its stock price.
The number of accidental entrepreneurs, who started businesses after finding themselves unemployed and unable to find work, has doubled over the rate found before the recession began (from 9 percent to 18 percent). And a good chunk of those are struggling to make end's meet.