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NEW YORK — Black Entertainment Television will soon have a new president. ...
Will US companies put overseas cash to work? Don’t bet on it

WASHINGTON — The Republican tax plan seems about to hand a bow-tied holiday gift to some of America's richest multinational companies, from Apple and...
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NEW YORK — The publisher of the New York Times Company is stepping down after 25 years. ...
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Comforted by a strong economy, more Americans than ever are expected to travel over the Christmas and New Year's holidays. ...
US stock indexes veer lower in afternoon trade; oil rises

U.S. stocks indexes veered lower in late-afternoon trading Thursday, giving up early gains. Health care companies and banks accounted for most of the losses,...
US 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage rate slips to 3.93 percent

WASHINGTON — The rate on 30-year fixed-rate U.S. mortgages slipped to 3.93 percent this week. ...
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The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 11:45...
US retail sales jump in November on strong holiday sales

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumers went on a shopping binge last month as the holiday season began, leading to big gains among online retailers, electronics...
Applications for US jobless aid drop by 11,000 to 225,000

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell by 11,000 last week to 225,000, the lowest in nearly two months and...
European Central Bank keeps stimulus measures on track

FRANKFURT, Germany — With the eurozone economy showing strong growth, the European Central Bank left its interest rates and stimulus measures unchanged Thursday as...

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