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AP Business Headlines
NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. stocks are opening mixed as investors look over more earnings reports from big companies....
NEW YORK (AP) -- Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay....
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. economy grew at a solid annual rate of 3.5 percent in the July-September quarter, propelled by solid gains in business investment, export sales and the biggest jump in military spending in five years....
PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) -- MasterCard's third-quarter net income rose thanks to continued volume growth as Americans grow more confident about the economy and appear less hesitant to use credit cards....
TOKYO (AP) -- Like other Japanese who were banking on this country's sweeping move toward clean energy, Junichi Oba is angry....
Wall Street Journal Headlines
A peek inside Mars Inc.’s Topeka factory offers insight into how the secretive, closely held rival to Hershey tries to manage its agglomeration of businesses.
The French drug maker dismissed Christopher Viehbacher because of his uncommunicative management style, the chairman said.
Apple is in preliminary contact with Iranian distributors about possibly selling the iPhone in the country. Iran has 77 million people, but the market is fraught with obstacles.
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.
Oil prices would need to fall at least another $20 a barrel to choke off the U.S. energy boom, industry experts say, though some smaller American producers would face serious problems from a more modest decline.
CNNMoney Headlines
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Movie and film industry announce "zero tolerance policy" towards wearable recording devices in theaters.
More proof America is gaining momentum: GDP beat expectations from July to September.
Energy producing nations like Iran, Venezuela and Saudi Arabia rely on oil to bankroll their budgets. Now they're in trouble.
The Fed believes the economy is strong enough to stop the bond buying crutch.
NY Times Business Headlines
The British bank’s third-quarter earnings were dragged down by an $806 million charge for potential penalties related to an industrywide inquiry into possible manipulation of the currency markets.

Credit Suisse said it paid Joseph Galbraith, a hedge fund manager, by mistake. Now it can’t find the money or the manager.

Two new books look at the phenomenon of MOOCs, online courses from prestigious universities, most of them free and enrolling throngs of students. An essay in Education Life excerpts one of them.

Fiat plans to list about 10 percent of Ferrari’s shares and distribute the remaining stake to its shareholders some time next year. It will be the first time Ferrari has been independent since the late 1960s.

Mr. Cook becomes the most prominent executive of a public company to come out.

USA Today Business Headlines
Third quarter numbers do not fully represent the ongoing oil price slide, company says.
The government's first estimate of Q3 growth beat economists' forecasts.
Head of Apple publicly confirmed he is gay in opinion piece.
Next wave of market-moving data comes today with report on Q3 gross domestic product.
The Fed faces challenges in boosting an economy that's healing but not fully recovered.
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