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Talking Biz News Today — May 22, 2018

Some of Tuesday’s top business news stories: Associated Press Divided Supreme Court sides with businesses over workers, by Mark Sherman Thousands of Vegas casino workers to vote on citywide strike, by Regina Garcia Cano Bloomberg Wells...

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Talking Biz News Today — May 21, 2018

Some of Monday’s top business news stories: Associated Press Eels break records in Maine, where they sell for big money, by Patrick Whittle New Starbucks policy: No purchase needed to sit in cafes, by Joseph Pisani...

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Coverage: Oil prices briefly hit $80 a barrel

Crude-oil prices on Thursday ended little changed, if not slightly higher, after a brief jaunt past $80 a barrel for the international benchmark first the time since 2014. Myra P. Saefong and Sara McFarlane of MarketWatch.com had...

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Talking Biz News Today — May 18, 2018

Some of Friday’s top business news stories: Associated Press Lowest U.S. birth rate in three decades could post threat to economy, by Christopher Rugaber U.S. stocks end choppy day slightly lower amid trade worries, by Alex...

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Coverage: Housing starts fell in April

The Commerce Department said housing starts dropped 3.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.287 million units in April. The decline reversed March’s rise, indicating that housing continued to tread water. Lucia...

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Talking Biz News Today — May 17, 2018

Some of Thursday’s top business news stories: Associated Press Senate backs effort to restore “net neutrality” rules, by Kevin Freking Technology, retail help drive rebound in U.S. stocks, by Alex Veiga Bloomberg Wynn’s eyesight defense mocked...

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Coverage: Kellogg pulls out of Venezuela

Kellogg Co., citing the “deterioration” of a country in the midst of an economic meltdown, said Tuesday it was closing operations that employed 400 workers and produced the majority of the breakfast cereal consumed...