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ARTICLE_TEXT <p><em>U.S News &amp; World Report</em> has come out with a list of <a href="http://www.usnews.com/articles/business/best-small-businesses/2008/11/13/best-small-businesses-to-start.html">fifteen cutting-edge businesses</a> that have an excellent chance to succeed in todays' gloomy economy.&nbsp; They've stayed away from fads and flash-in-the-pan ventures.<br /><br />For entrepreneurs, however, the present economic climate has peril as well as promise.&nbsp; So <em>U. S. News</em> also details the <a href="http://www.usnews.com/articles/business/best-small-businesses/2008/11/13/most-overrated-small-businesses.html">five most overrated small-biz opportunities</a>.&nbsp; Are you surprised that contracting and restaurants make the list?&nbsp; (Springfield, by the way, has roughly one restaurant for every 142 households.)</p>
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What's Hot & What's Not

U.S News & World Report has come out with a list of fifteen cutting-edge businesses that have an excellent chance to succeed in todays' gloomy economy.  They've stayed away from fads and flash-in-the-pan ventures.

For entrepreneurs, however, the present economic climate has peril as well as promise.  So U. S. News also details the five most overrated small-biz opportunities.  Are you surprised that contracting and restaurants make the list?  (Springfield, by the way, has roughly one restaurant for every 142 households.)


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