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    Asian shares waver in muted trading ahead of Thanksgiving

    TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares are mixed in muted trading Monday ahead of the Thanksgiving holidays in the U.S., as gloom carried over from Friday’s retreat on Wall Street. Japan reported its exports rose 14 percent in October from a year earlier on strong demand from China and the U.S. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei […]
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    This Week: Leading indicators, home sales, Fed minutes

    A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: ECONOMIC BAROMETER A measure of the U.S. economy’s future health is expected to have improved last month. Economists predict that the Conference Board will report Monday that its index of leading indicators rose 1 percent in October after falling by […]
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    Asian shares fall in muted trading ahead of Thanksgiving

    TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares fell in muted trading Monday ahead of the Thanksgiving holidays in the U.S., as gloom carried over from Friday’s retreat on Wall Street. Japan reported its exports rose 14 percent in October from a year earlier on strong demand from China and the U.S. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 […]
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    Japan exports climb on surging demand for cars, machinery

    TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s exports grew 14 percent over a year earlier in October on strong demand for vehicles, electronics and machinery. However, customs data released Monday showed even faster growth in imports of oil, gas and coal that caused the trade surplus to fall more than 40 percent from the year before. As China […]
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    Insider Q&A: Health data helps doctors pick drugs

    Tightly-controlled studies used to test the safety and effectiveness of new drugs don’t always tell the whole story of how well a drug works for the thousands and sometimes millions who later take it. These drug trials often don’t often include women, minorities, and patients with additional conditions who are taking different drugs, leaving doctors […]
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    Delta says US approves joint venture with Korean Air

    ATLANTA (AP) — Delta Air Lines says U.S. regulators have given the green light to a joint venture with Korean Air, and the carriers are waiting for approval from the South Korean government. Delta said Friday that the U.S. Department of Transportation approved the arrangement. It still needs approval from South Korea’s transport ministry. With […]
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    At a Glance: How automakers perform on Takata recalls

    Nineteen automakers will have to recall 69 million Takata air bag inflators in 42 million vehicles by 2020. They have replaced only 43 percent of the 43.1 million inflators recalled so far. Here’s the completion rate for each automaker as of Oct. 27: Automaker Percent completion rate BMW 29.3 Daimler Vans 12.7 Daimler Trucks 25.3 […]
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    Business Highlights

    ___ Derided by critics, trickle-down economics gets another try WASHINGTON (AP) — Does money roll downhill? In their effort to overhaul the U.S. tax code, President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans are betting it does. Behind their legislation is a theory long popular among conservatives: Slash taxes for corporations and rich people, who will then […]
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    How major US stock indexes fared on Friday

    Retailers and smaller U.S. companies jumped again Friday as they continued to report strong third-quarter results, but technology companies and other big U.S. corporations couldn’t add to the previous day’s gains. On Friday: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index lost 6.79 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,578.85. The Dow Jones industrial average declined 100.12 points, […]
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    Williams-Sonoma and Caesars dip while Ross and Fox jump

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday: Ross Stores Inc., up $6.56 to $72.25 The discount retailer raised its forecast for the rest of the year. Foot Locker Inc., up $8.97 to $40.82 The sporting goods retailer said it might surpass its annual profit and sales forecasts. Twenty-First Century Fox […]