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AP Business Headlines
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks markets are rising around the globe after Japan's central bank surprised investors with a new round of economic stimulus....
NEW YORK (AP) -- The sight is so surprising that Americans are sharing photos of it, along with all those cute Halloween costumes, sweeping vistas and special meals: The gas station sign, with a price under $3 a gallon....
NEW YORK (AP) -- ExxonMobil Corp.'s refining and chemical operations rescued the company's third-quarter results amid falling global oil prices and lower oil and gas production....
NEW YORK (AP) -- The sight is so surprising that Americans are sharing photos of it, along with all those cute Halloween costumes, sweeping vistas and special meals: The gas station sign, with a price under $3 a gallon....
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan is pumping more money into its lagging economy, expanding an already lavish stimulus effort. The surprise announcement Friday highlights diverging fortunes among the world's top economies. Earlier this week, the U.S. Federal Reserve ended its own unprecedented stimulus in a sign of increased confidence in economic recovery....
Wall Street Journal Headlines
Apple’s Tim Cook said he is “proud to be gay,” a declaration that puts an openly gay man at the helm of the world’s most valuable company.
Americans’ growing appetite for food with bold and exotic tastes is bumping up against another trend—demand for more-natural food—complicating the industry’s R&D efforts and potentially raising costs.
Wal-Mart is testing a program to match online prices from rivals like Amazon this holiday season, a move that could make the discounter more competitive but cut into profits.
Exxon and Chevron reported surprising profit growth on Friday, despite gloomy market conditions, boosted by their refining divisions that have lost favor with some smaller peers.
Andy Rubin, co-founder and former leader of Google Inc.’s Android mobile business and the current head of its nascent robotics effort, is leaving the Internet company, the company said Thursday.
CNNMoney Headlines
Now they're just selling off the inventory that they have.
Read full story for latest details.
While the market overall has rallied, there have been some well-known terrors.
Read full story for latest details.
BlackRock proposes stimulating the economy by erasing some student debt for first-time homebuyers.
NY Times Business Headlines
A young start-up reaches sky-high valuations less than one year after its debut.

The Google executive, who was in charge of the company’s robotics group and spearheaded the Android operating system, will start a tech incubator focused on hardware.

A small Michigan company that runs the website for the JPMorgan Chase Corporate Challenge played a role in helping the nation’s largest bank find the big cyberattack into its computer system this summer.

The proposal had been seen as a move by Prime Minister Viktor Orban to choke off one of the last sources of information not controlled by him and his allies.

Markets jumped in early trading after the Bank of Japan unexpectedly announced a fresh stimulus to bolster the country’s flagging economy.

USA Today Business Headlines
Starbucks cools in growth forecast.
Stocks climbed Thursday as investors weighed the offsetting impact of less stimulus from the Federal Reserve with fresh signs the economy is growing stronger.
Citigroup restated its previously released third-quarter profit report by $600 million
Head of Apple publicly confirmed he is gay in opinion piece.
The soft-spoken Apple vet was hired from Compaq in 1998 and quickly rose through the ranks.
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