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AP Business Headlines
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's expansive executive action on immigration is good for the U.S. economy - just not as good as partnering with Congress on broader reforms....
ISTANBUL (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan emerged from a nearly four-hour meeting Saturday, offering no indication that the U.S. and Turkey had bridged their differences about how to deal with Islamic State fighters or Syrian President Bashar Assad....
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's Aviva says it is in talks to buy another insurer, Friends Life for over 5.6 billion pounds ($8.8 billion) in a deal that would create the country's leading insurance, savings and asset management company by number of customers....
LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- Former Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates has been detained by police as part of an investigation into corruption, money-laundering and tax fraud, Portugal's Attorney-General's office said Saturday....
NEW YORK (AP) -- This year's flurry of corporate mergers may not pay off for shareholders in the long run, but one thing is for sure: The bosses who are selling their companies will do just fine....
      
Wall Street Journal Headlines
Four years after the Deepwater Horizon disaster, giant new oil projects are returning to the Gulf of Mexico—bigger and more expensive than ever.
Barnes & Noble is diversifying into gifts like popcorn makers and turntables for the holidays, part of a new merchandising strategy as it tries to reverse declines in store traffic and prepares to split up.
A U.S. auction of wireless spectrum has collected $34 billion in bids, turning what was expected to be a relatively sleepy affair into a major windfall for taxpayers and posing enormous commitment of capital for the carriers.
Dow Chemical and Dan Loeb’s Third Point settled a looming proxy fight Friday by adding four new directors next year, including two the activist investor had proposed.
Some European legislators, with German government backing, are preparing a draft resolution calling for the breakup of Google, adding pressure on the EU’s new competition chief to proceed forcefully.
      
CNNMoney Headlines
A CNNMoney analysis finds states like California have many workers stuck in part-time jobs.
Three scheduled stage performances by Bill Cosby were scrapped on Friday, even as fans lined up to see the comedian in Florida.
This arrangement, announced Friday, illustrates how the lines have blurred between traditional TV networks and newfangled options like Netflix.
Dean O'Malley walked away from a high-paying job in finance to start a risky venture in the new jetpack industry.
From $2 million in Los Altos to $65,000 in Cleveland, the price for a 4-bedroom, 2-bath house.
      
NY Times Business Headlines
Prices are likely to rise further because the auction has no definite end and could continue for days or weeks.






Historically, shared political power in Washington seems to have little connection to stock market returns — until you slice and dice how the power has been divided.






Forces both inside and outside the traditional labor movement united to campaign for a higher minimum wage for hotel workers in Los Angeles.






A nation is beckoning foreign brains and money with the kind of immigration reform that Silicon Valley can only envy.






Clearly, many rich people like to display their incredible wealth. Yet, generally, they think they know value when they see it.






      
USA Today Business Headlines
A Portland ice cream store frequented by Joe Biden has unveiled turkey-flavored ice cream.
     
 
 
They present a sweeping vision of the future
     
 
 
Last week, I flagged six holiday scams to avoid. Here are the rest of the 12 scams of the season.
     
 
 
Investors hope aggressive stimulus in Europe is what's needed to get the stocks back in the game
     
 
 
Strength in the underwear industry correlates with solid economic growth.
     
 
 
      
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