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U.S. Thanksgiving Meal Costs Barely Rise as Price of Turkey Slips

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 10:09am
A small decline in turkey prices helped hold the increase in the cost of preparing a Thanksgiving meal for 10 to less than 1 percent this year, the country's largest farm group said on Thursday.
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Apache to Divest Some Oil, Gas Assets for $1.4B

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:57am
Apache said it agreed to sell some oil-and-gas assets in southern Louisiana and the Anadarko Basin in Texas and Oklahoma for roughly $1.4 billion in two separate deals.
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Oil Steadies Above $78 as Market Awaits OPEC

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:50am
Brent crude oil steadied above $78 a barrel on Thursday as reports that oil producers would agree to cut output next week offset weak economic data from China and Europe.
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U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Little Changed At 291,000

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:30am
The number of people who applied for new unemployment benefits totaled fewer than 300,000 for the 10th straight week, reflecting the low level of layoffs in the U.S. economy as growth gradually picks up.
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U.S. Consumer Price Index Flat In October On Lower Energy Costs

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:30am
U.S. consumer prices were flat in October as plunging gasoline costs offset increases in housing, medical and airline fares, the government said Thursday.
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U.S. Consumer Prices Unchanged, Underlying Inflation Picking Up

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:23am
U.S. consumer prices were unexpectedly flat in October, but there are signs that underlying inflation pressures are starting to push higher.
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Weekly Jobless Claims Fall to 291,000

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:21am
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell less than expected last week, but continued to point to strengthening labor market conditions.
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Plant with Troubled Past at Center of Takata Air Bag Probe

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:14am
The dusty, industrial town of Ciudad Frontera, Mexico, has moved from the far reaches of the global auto supply chain to the front lines of an investigation into why air bags from Takata Corp are blowing up with lethal force in accidents.
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Italian PM Renzi outraged after asbestos conviction tossed out due to statute of limitations

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:03am
Italian Premier Matteo Renzi has added his voice to a chorus of outrage after Italy's highest court threw out a conviction against a Swiss businessman for some 3,000 asbestos-related deaths blamed on contamination from a construction company.
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Dollar Tree Quarterly Same-Store Sales Grow Most Since 2011

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:01am
Discount retailer Dollar Tree reported its strongest growth in quarterly same-store sales since 2011.
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Best Buy Profit Doubles as U.S. Sales Rise

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:58am
Best Buy, the largest U.S. consumer electronics retailer, said quarterly profit nearly doubled as operating costs fell.
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Futures Drop as Weak China, Europe Data Spurs Growth Worries

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:52am
U.S. stock index futures fell on Thursday as concerns over global growth reemerged after weak business data out of the euro zone and a loss of momentum in Chinese factories.
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Dollar Tree Profit, Sales Rise Above Forecasts

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:47am
Dollar Tree reported on Thursday a fiscal third-quarter profit that rose to $133 million, or 64 cents a share, from $125.4 million, or 58 cents a share, in the year-earlier period.
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Acclaimed Film Director Mike Nichols Dies At 83

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:43am
Acclaimed film director Mike Nichols has died at the age of 83, according to a statement from ABC News President James Goldston.
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General Motors Sued For $3 Billion By Arizona AG -- New York Times

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:27am
General Motors is being sued by the attorney general of Arizona for $3 billion, alleging the automaker defrauded consumers in its handling of recalls, according to a report in the New York Times on Thursday.
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Best Buy reports unexpected sales gain in 3Q as holiday shopping season kicks off

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:23am
Best Buy says its revenue edged up in the third quarter, a positive sign for the electronics retailer as the holiday season kicks off.
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Mobileye's Stock Rises After Sales Beat Expectations

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:20am
Shares of Mobileye rose 1.6% in premarket trade Thursday, after the Israel-based maker of a camera-based driver assistance system reported third-quarter sales that rose well above expectations.
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Best Buy Shares Up 9% After Profit, Revenue Soar Past Estimates

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:18am
Best Buy Co. Inc. shares surged 9% in premarket trade after the electronics retailer's fiscal third-quarter profit and revenue sailed past estimates.
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Chemicals firm Ineos to invest $1 billion in shale gas exploration in Britain

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:02am
Chemicals firm Ineos has announced plans to invest 640 million pounds ($1 billion) in shale gas exploration in Britain.
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Gunman Killed After Shootings At Florida State University

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 7:04am
A gunman was fatally shot at Florida State University by police who answered a call about an "armed subject" on the main campus in Tallahassee just after midnight, according to media reports.
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