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AP Business Headlines
Hellmann's mayonnaise maker Unilever has withdrawn its lawsuit against the maker of "Just Mayo."...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Less than two weeks after the ride-hailing app Uber launched in Portland without officials' approval, the company said it is suspending operations for three months to work out its differences with the city....
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Sony's decision to cancel "The Interview" in the face of terrorist threats is already affecting the way Hollywood does business. It has outraged artists, killing their faith in studios to release edgy content. But it's also inspired a rare hush across a usually chatty industry as everyone from moguls to makeup artists takes stock of the scandal and how it could affect their jobs....
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. regulators have labeled insurer MetLife as a potential threat to the financial system, a designation that brings stricter government oversight....
ATLANTA (AP) -- Companies across the globe are on high alert to tighten up network security to avoid being the next company brought to its knees by hackers like those that executed the dramatic cyberattack against Sony Pictures Entertainment....
      
Wall Street Journal Headlines
Retailers’ answer to the threat of Amazon.com is something called ‘omnichannel’—an attempt to use one set of inventory and assets to fill all orders. Wal-Mart, Macy’s and Target are relying on the approach more heavily than ever this holiday season.
Amazon on Thursday launched a new service in Manhattan to deliver daily essentials such as shampoo, paper towels and toys within an hour.
Without being asked, Toledo, Ohio, is putting together incentives to help it remain the home of the Jeep Wrangler, a vehicle with deep economic and emotional ties to the area, in a sign of how cities aggressively offer aid to corporations.
Ripples from Sony Pictures’ decision not to release its controversial comedy “The Interview” immediately reached other entertainment projects in the works as producers and studios sought to distance themselves from productions involving North Korea.
If the Obama administration’s move to normalize ties with Cuba does lead to an end to the U.S. embargo, it could reignite battles over the U.S. rights to sell two of the island’s most prized exports: cigars and rum.
      
CNNMoney Headlines
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Russia's economic turmoil has already spread to companies in the West and many brands are bracing for a bigger blow to earnings.
After a brutal start to the month, the Dow surges 420 points for its best day in over three years
The shale boom has been a blessing, but tumbling oil prices are casting a shadow over the state.
Portland's mayor says the city will create new rules, eventually allowing Uber to operate there.
      
NY Times Business Headlines
Over three dozen states have at least one insurer offering individual plans outside the government exchanges, but they aren’t eligible for financial help.






The disposal is the latest move for Xerox, which has been transformed under the leadership of Ursula Burns from a company best known for making bulky photocopiers into a provider of various business services.






A flourishing industry has formed that pairs plaintiffs’ lawyers with state attorneys general to sue companies, a collaboration that has set off a furious competition between trial lawyers and corporate lobbyists to influence these officials.






The comments by the Federal Reserve open-market committee continue to push stock prices higher.






MetLife, the nation’s largest life insurer, said on Thursday that a federal panel had decided that it qualified for the special oversight reserved for financial institutions deemed too big to fail.






      
USA Today Business Headlines
In a span of two days, the Dow has gone from down on its luck, to a nearly 600-point gain.
     
 
 
Fed boost lifts S&P 500 2.4%.
     
 
 
The IPO market is raging at its best clip since the dot-com boom
     
 
 
The choices aren't always exciting but they're financially wise
     
 
 
Experts offer retirees and pre-retirees tips on having a healthier, wealthier New Year.
     
 
 
      
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