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Associated Press
      
Wall Street Journal
For months, Amazon made demands of cities even though it had determined early in the year that no single place would fulfill its requirements. The long search, designed to showcase the company’s largesse, has for some left a bad taste. “My heart’s broken today.”
Amazon announced New York City and Northern Virginia would be the homes for the company’s second and third headquarters, ending a more than yearlong public contest that started with 238 candidates and ended with a split of its so-called HQ2.
General Electric plans to sell up to 20% of its majority holding in oil services company Baker Hughes, providing around $4 billion in cash for the struggling conglomerate.
Advances in intelligent-camera systems could end up making lenses more central to people’s lives inside and outside the home.
Starbucks is planning to lay off approximately 5% of its global corporate workforce as the chain struggles to attract new and repeat customers to its U.S. coffee shops.
      
CNNMoney
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Softbank and Toyota are partnering on an effort to use autonomous vehicles and other technologies to change the world of transportation.
Aston Martin is joining the ranks of listed automakers with an IPO that values the British company at more than $5 billion.
Barnes & Noble jumped more than 20% after it said it would review a sale of the troubled company.
Howard Marks, co-chairman of Oaktree Capital, explains why investors should start treading lightly.
      
NY Times Business Headlines
From greenhouses in Kenya to auction houses in the Netherlands to florists in London, the shipment of flowers highlights Brexit’s potential disruption to trade.
The dispute over the press credentials of the correspondent Jim Acosta has become a potentially significant legal showdown over journalists’ rights.
The Long Island City site was designated as an “opportunity zone,” an incentive created by President Trump’s tax bill to help low-income areas attract investment.
Rapid consolidation has created powerful groups of hospitals, with organizations dictating prices and fueling health spending in some areas of the country.
Jho Low is accused of masterminding the disappearance of more than $2.7 billion in Malaysia. Firms representing him are being careful amid scrutiny of foreign influence efforts.
      
USA Today Business Headlines
In Hasbro's new Monopoly for Millennials game, the tagline reads 'Forget real estate. You can't afford it anyway.'
     
 
 
Pay-TV providers lost even more customers in the July-September period than original thought with 1.2 million dropping their subscriptions.
     
 
 
California utility Pacific Gas & Electric acknowledged it may be found liable for causing the state's Camp Fire and could face "significant" costs.
     
 
 
The number of mortgage applications fell 3.2 percent last week from the previous week as mortgage rates hit an eight-year high.
     
 
 
Keurig and Anheuser-Busch team up to offer the Drinkworks Home Bar, which uses pods to make cocktails, beer and mixers.
     
 
 
      
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