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Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) -- Some women, and men, worry the same climate that's emboldening women to speak up about sexual misconduct could backfire by making some men wary of female colleagues....
TOKYO (AP) -- Share prices were higher in Asia on Monday, lifted by encouraging employment data from the U.S. that took the Standard & Poor's 500 index to its third straight weekly gain on Friday despite weakness earlier in the week....
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Latest on the debut of bitcoin futures trading (all times local):...
CHICAGO (AP) -- The first-ever bitcoin future jumped after it began trading Sunday as the increasingly popular virtual currency made its debut on a major U.S. exchange....
CHICAGO (AP) -- One woman recalls how a general manager at a Chicago-area restaurant where she worked told her that if security cameras recorded him reaching between her legs and grabbing her genitals, he could simply "edit that out."...
      
Wall Street Journal
Ascension and Providence St. Joseph Health are in talks about a possible merger that would put 191 hospitals in 27 states under a single owner, as a series of major deals are poised to consolidate control of the health-care landscape into fewer hands.
Third-party merchants slash prices and stockpile inventory in hopes Amazon.com will select their items for holiday promotion—which can boost sales all season.
Walt Disney would likely significantly scale back Fox’s movie studio if the company nails down a deal to buy most of the assets of 21st Century Fox, as part of Chief Executive Robert Iger’s plan to transform the company into a direct-to-consumer digital powerhouse to rival Netflix.
Traditional employers like General Electric are using artificial intelligence and other elements of the work-on-demand business model to manage traditional full-time workforces.
Women filled computer-programming jobs in the U.S. and U.K. after World War II, but as government and business professionalized programming, the decline of female coders began.
      
CNNMoney
The Chicago Board Options Exchange on Sunday began trading bitcoin futures -- a new step for the cryptocurrency.
Actors Seth Rogen and John Leguizamo are among the voices promising to boycott the radio network.
The British luxury carmaker is showing off the newest addition to its line of rare and extreme supercars. It's called the Senna.
Here's why bitcoin's debut on the Chicago Board Options Exchange is a big deal.
Global arms sales have risen for the first time in five years in 2016, as countries around the world step up their defense spending amid geopolitical tensions.
      
NY Times Business Headlines
During the holiday season, the three giants of package delivery services — FedEx, United Parcel Service and the United States Postal Service — focus on the home.
Hoping to woo companies that will move employees from London, leaders in Paris try to replace red tape with a red carpet.
The homey “Live With Kelly and Ryan” sticks to light banter even as its NBC rival, Megyn Kelly, takes on weightier matters.
The Federal Reserve has signaled its move this week. Investors, though, want to know whether the central bank will continue with its patient approach to rates.
In a major turnaround, Matthias Müller said that Germany should consider phasing out tax breaks that have encouraged diesel’s popularity in Europe.
      
USA Today Business Headlines
Chicago Boards Option Exchange will start futures trading in cryptocurrency.
     
 
 
Find some relief from too much debt.
     
 
 
Modern cars offer a variety of features that make them both safer and more accommodating when the temperature plunges. Here are 10 of the most helpful.
     
 
 
Everyone likes to kvetch about traffic and driving conditions, but drivers in some cities have far fewer complaints.
     
 
 
If you haven’t done so already, now would be a good time to review your financial plan and any last-minute retirement-planning tools.
     
 
 
      
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