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Business Briefs – December 5, 2019

Saudi Aramco Plans $25.6B Share Sale In Biggest Ever IPO DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Saudi Arabia’s state-owned oil company Aramco is laying the groundwork for the biggest ever…

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Trade Deficit Hits 1½-Year Low

The U.S. trade deficit dropped to its lowest level in nearly 1½ years in October, suggesting trade could contribute to economic growth in the fourth quarter, though a fall in…

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Business Briefs – December 4, 2019

Survey: Businesses Added Just 67,000 Jobs In November WASHINGTON (AP) – A private survey finds that U.S. companies added just 67,000 jobs in November, barely half the gain of the…

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French Luxury Stocks Fall

Shares in French luxury companies fell in response to the tariff threat against French champagne, handbags, cheeses and other products. Hermes was around 2.8% lower, while LVMH and Kering fell…

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Business Briefs – December 2, 2019

Still on Top: Cyber Monday Sales on Track to Hit Record NEW YORK (AP) – This year’s Cyber Monday is retaining its title as the biggest online shopping day of…

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AUTO REVIEW: The Honda Civic Si Wants to Have Fun

They say the transportation future is autonomous. That’s hard to believe as long as there are cars like the 2020 Honda Civic Si. At just $25,000, the athletic, tech-tastic Si…

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Stocks Fall Over Trade Tensions, Weak Economic Reports

Stocks fell in afternoon trading Monday on Wall Street as trade tensions flared with China’s diplomatic retaliation for U.S. support of protesters in Hong Kong. The selling accelerated after the…

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