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Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) -- Investors made a small move back to safer assets Friday afternoon after the government's November jobs report showed continued hiring, but weak wages....
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- When President-elect Donald Trump announced a deal to save hundreds of jobs at a Carrier plant in Indiana, it came with a cost to state taxpayers of about $7 million in tax breaks and grants....
NEW YORK (AP) -- President-elect Donald Trump on Friday announced the formation of an advisory group of more than a dozen CEOs and business leaders who will offer input on how to create jobs and speed economic growth....
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. jobs report on Friday made one thing clear: President-elect Donald Trump will inherit the same two-track U.S. economy that bedeviled his predecessor....
Under a President Donald Trump, cable and phone companies could gain new power to influence what you do and what you watch online - not to mention how much privacy you have while you're at it....
      
Wall Street Journal
He confirmed he is stepping down as chief executive of Zenefits, less than a year after taking over the troubled health-benefits broker.
Ford Motor will shift small-car production to Mexico despite repeated criticism from President-elect Donald Trump and a pledge from the incoming American leader that companies will face “consequences” for leaving the U.S.
The Federal Communications Commission warned AT&T and Verizon that the practice of excluding certain video services from data charges could harm competition.
Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei’s boot-camp style helped vault the smartphone maker to the world’s No. 3. But as the 72-year-old steps back from daily operations, questions loom over succession and strategy.
President Barack Obama on Friday took the rare step of forbidding a foreign company from buying a firm with U.S. assets, telling a Chinese investment fund that it cannot complete a deal for German technology company Aixtron SE.
      
CNNMoney
Carrier confirms 300 of the 1,100 jobs "saved" in deal with Trump were never at risk of moving to Mexico, and that 600 of its jobs are still going south of border.
Read full story for latest details.
Crude oil prices have soared to 17-month highs following OPEC's decision to cut production for the first time since 2008.
Walmart has agreed to pay $7.5 million to settle a suit that alleged the chain discriminated against gay employees.
American Airlines' flight attendants union on Friday called for a recall of the carrier's new flight attendant uniforms after more than 1,600 complaints that they made cabin crews sick.
      
NY Times Business Headlines
Global lenders, sometimes flouting their own policies, have financed projects in Indonesia and elsewhere that destroy ecosystems and contribute to climate change.
David O. Sacks, who was charged with turning the embattled start-up around, is said to be possibly joining Donald J. Trump’s transition team.
If President-elect Donald J. Trump imposes steep tariffs on Chinese goods, he could harm the people he aims to help — American factory workers.
Employers in the United States added 178,000 workers last month, while the unemployment rate dropped to its lowest level in more than nine years.
The political future may be more uncertain than ever, but the economic and financial outlook is looking mercifully boring again.
      
USA Today Business Headlines
China criticized the move, asserting that politics influenced the decision
     
 
 
Mentor and ally of NJ Gov., pressured United to reinstate previously scrapped flight
     
 
 
Stephen A. Schwarzman, CEO and co-founder of investment company Blackstone, will head the group.
     
 
 
The goverment reported that the economy created 178,000 new jobs in November
     
 
 
Seat belts prone to fail have prompted a recall of more than 680,000 vehicles.
     
 
 
      
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