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Start-up activity down in first half of 2010

Creation of new businesses fell sharply in the first half of the year, according to a report released today by global outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc.

A Challenger survey found that 3.7 percent of job seekers chose to start their own businesses in the first six months of 2010, a substantial drop from a 7.6 percent rate for the same period last year.

A variety of reasons are responsible for the decline in entreprenurial activity.

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