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George Clooney’s “Suburbicon” notched one of the most dismal wide-release debuts in recent years on a sluggish pre-Halloween weekend where the horror sequel “Jigsaw” topped all releases despite an underperforming debut.
European Union leaders signaled willingness to advance to the next phase of Brexit talks but said British Prime Minister Theresa May must first provide more details on how much the U.K. will pay the bloc upon leaving.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe
When new iPhones hit the market, they usually fly off the shelves. But with the two models that began selling Friday, there are signs demand is tepid—and some analysts say that could be a good thing for Apple Inc.
WSJ.com: US Business
Macy’s and Kohl’s reported another quarter of shrinking sales that spooked investors, though the latest declines weren’t as deep as they have been in recent quarters.
WSJ.com: US Business
China’s persisting restrictions on foreign investment while its companies freely do business abroad are fueling further frustration among U.S. firms, according to a report by an American business group.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia
Havana’s bustling nightlife went dark and silent as Cuba embarked on the post-Fidel Castro era.
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Wall Street traders sometimes root for year-end “Santa Claus rallies,” but on Friday, hardly a creature was stirring as stocks finished slightly higher on the quietest full day of trading in more than a year. Healthcare companies brought in most of the gains.
Major U.S. indexes stayed in a narrow…
A 3-year-old Arkansas boy on a shopping trip is dead after another driver decided that the boy’s grandmother “wasn’t moving fast enough at a stop sign,” got out of his car, and opened fire in an apparent fit of road rage, reports the AP . The boy and his grandmother were…
Americans should get used to a “new normal” of slow economic growth, business economists say. The median estimate from economists surveyed by the National Association for Business Economics calls for the American economy to grow 2.2% in 2017, up from a forecast 1.6% this year and unchanged from…
The Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor’s 500 indexes again set records Wednesday in a quiet day of pre-holiday trading.
Industrial companies like Caterpillar and United Technologies did well. Banks also rose as bond yields climbed. Companies that make hardware and network devices…