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FILE- In this Sept. 19, 2018, men walk across an outdoor bridge between office buildings in downtown Los Angeles. Whether a small business wants to buy or rent, it may have leverage with landlords or local governments to get breaks on rent or taxes. It’s especially doable if a company can be a drawing card that helps boost local commerce or has significant job creation plans. The key is often to look for real estate in an area that needs an economic boost. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
November 19, 2018 - 2:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A company doesn't need to be as big as Amazon to get a good deal on real estate. Whether a small business wants to buy or rent, it may have leverage with landlords or local governments to get breaks on rent or taxes. It's especially doable if a company can be a drawing card that...
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November 19, 2018 - 2:11 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's President-elect Jair Bolsonaro on Monday named Roberto Castello Branco, a pro-market reformer, as future chief executive of the country's state-controlled oil company, Petrobras. Castello Branco, a former member of Petrobras' board, has advocated privatizing the oil...
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FILE- In this Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, file photo, specialist James Denaro works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, Nov. 19. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
November 19, 2018 - 1:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Big technology and internet companies came under heavy selling pressure again on Monday, leading to broad losses across the stock market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly fell 500 points. Apple, Microsoft and Amazon, the most valuable companies on the market, sustained some...
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November 19, 2018 - 1:10 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Vacation rental company Airbnb says it is removing its listings in Israeli settlements in the West Bank. The company said Monday it will take down some 200 listings in Israeli settlements "that are at the core of the dispute between the Israelis and Palestinians." Airbnb says that...
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FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2016, file photo, Chairman and CEO of Renault and Nissan Motor Co.'s Carlos Ghosn poses during the presentation in Monaco. Nissan Motor Co. says an internal investigation found that its chairman Ghosn has underreported his income and will be dismissed. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau/File)
November 19, 2018 - 1:04 pm
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, who became one of the auto industry's most powerful executives by engineering a turnaround at the Japanese manufacturer, was arrested Monday and will be fired for allegedly underreporting his income and misusing company funds, the automaker said...
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Portuguese Economy Minister and chair of the eurogroup Mario Centeno arrives for a meeting of eurozone finance ministers at the EU Council building in Brussels, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
November 19, 2018 - 11:44 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A top eurozone official says the 19 countries that use the euro will push ahead with discussions on a eurozone budget proposed by France and Germany to make the currency union more resistant to crises. Mario Centeno, president of the eurozone finance ministers' group, said...
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Attorney Mark Patterson poses in his law firm's offices Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. The recent turbulence in the U.S. stock markets is spooking older workers and retirees, a group that was hit particularly hard during the most recent financial crisis. "There's a huge fear of folks my age that they're going to run out of money and they're going to need to rely on the government for help," Patterson said. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
November 19, 2018 - 11:37 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The recent turbulence in the U.S. stock markets is spooking some older workers and retirees, a group that was hit particularly hard during the most recent financial crisis. There's no indication, though, that the recent volatility has brought about large-scale overhauls in retirement...
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From left, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence shake hands during the Leaders Electrification Project meeting as part of the APEC 2018 at Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018. In a statement issued to media, Papua New Guinea has invited Australia, Japan, New Zealand and the United States to work together to support its enhanced connectivity and the goal of connecting 70% of its population to electricity by 2030. Currently only about 13% of Papua New Guinea's population have reliable access to electricity. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
November 19, 2018 - 9:52 am
PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — Pacific Rim leaders at a key Asian summit failed to reach agreement on a joint declaration on world trade for the first time in nearly three decades, highlighting the growing tensions between China and the U.S. The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit's...
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FILE- In this Jan. 16, 2018, file photo, the General Electric logo is displayed at the top of their Global Operations Center in the Banks development of downtown Cincinnati. General Electric is shuffling leadership at its power unit as it moves to split the division in its ongoing effort to slim down operations. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
November 19, 2018 - 9:11 am
NEW YORK (AP) — General Electric is shuffling leadership in its struggling power unit as it moves to split the division in its ongoing effort to slim down operations. Scott Strazik, current president of Power Services, will serve as the CEO of the GE Gas Power business. Russell Stokes, current CEO...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, listens to Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan through an interpreter, as they attend an event marking the completion of one of the phases of the Turkish Stream natural gas pipeline, in Istanbul, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
November 19, 2018 - 8:08 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have marked the completion of a key phase of TurkStream, a natural gas pipeline connecting the two countries. Speaking at a ceremony in Istanbul, Erdogan announced the offshore part of TurkStream's two...
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