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Gulf oil officials defend OPEC’s decision last month to keep its production ceiling intact, blaming producers outside of the group for the glut of oil on the market that has depressed prices....
President Obama said he would “review” whether to return North Korea to the list, part of a broader government response to a damaging cyberattack on Sony’s Hollywood studio....
Would you pay $676 for your family to see the Knicks? We didn’t think so, writes Jason Notte....
Dish Network has dropped Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network after failing to agree on the terms of a distribution pact....
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia said on Sunday it would not cut output to prop up oil markets even if non-OPEC nations did so, in one of the toughest signals yet that the world''s top petroleum exporter plans to ride...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Last month''s move by the U.S. commodities regulator to let Southwest Airlines Co keep its multibillion-dollar oil trades secret for 15 days offered the world''s biggest low-cost carrier a break...
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The latest batch of economic reports in a holiday-shortened week is likely to underscore the progress made by the U.S. as 2014 comes to a close....
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President Barack Obama called the North Korean hack of Sony Pictures an act of ‘cybervandalism,’ but not war, in an interview that aired Sunday....


Business

Many donors turn their thoughts to charitable giving as the year comes to a close. Here is Wealth-X’s list of the top 10 biggest donors for 2014. read more...
The year 2014 is coming to a close, which means there''s precious time running out to get clients''s fiscal ducks in order. Content Classification:  Curated The Daily Brief read more...
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia said on Sunday it would not cut output to prop up oil markets even if non-OPEC nations did so, in one of the toughest signals yet that the world's top petroleum exporter plans to...
By Lisa Twaronite TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares took their cues from Wall Street and kicked off a holiday-shortened week on a strong footing on Monday, while the euro touched a fresh two-year low against the greenback...

Companies/Leaders

This week will be relatively quiet as the Christmas holiday will close markets on Wednesday afternoon and Thursday. The economic calendar will be the main focus as GDP figures will be released from Europe and the US....
Market Prophit compiles and analyzes how social media commentary relates to the stock market, and develops statistics that track sentiment. On Friday, Benzinga spoke with CEO Igor Gonta, who pointed out a few trending...
Brian Kelly, Curtis Erickson and Jerremy Newsome will all be guests on this shortened week of Benzinga''s #PreMarket Prep broadcast, sponsored by Nadex . Be sure to tune in at 8:00 am EST Monday-Friday here to tune in...
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL ) could sell 20 million iPads during the December quarter. Apple also halted sales in Russia after enduring one too many currency fluctuations....

Earnings

By Lehar Maan and Abhirup Roy (Reuters) - Consulting and outsourcing company Accenture Plc raised its revenue forecast for fiscal 2015 after contract wins helped the company post better-than-expected first-quarter...
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German car and truck maker Daimler said on Thursday it was setting aside an additional 600 million euros ($738.3 million) to cover potential costs related to an antitrust investigation into the...
By Vladimir Abramov and Alexander Winning MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's ruble strengthened sharply on Wednesday after dramatic falls on the previous two days as the government pressured exporters not to hoard...
(Reuters) - PepsiCo Inc earnings could come under pressure in the fourth quarter due to currency fluctuations, investors said, as the company's biggest foreign markets - Russia, Mexico and Canada - have all taken...

Economy

MIAMI—. For decades, older, more conservative Cuban Americans have been gathering at Café Versailles in Miami on the corner of Calle Ocho to eat Cuban food and talk politics. After hearing of President Barack...
President Barack Obama has imposed a wide-ranging trade ban on the Russian-annexed Crimea peninsula, with an executive order that bars exports of  key U.S. goods and services and blocks Crimean imports. A White House...
For decades, older, more conservative Cubans have been gathering at Café Versailles on the corner of Calle Ocho to eat Cuban food and talk politics. After hearing of President Barack Obama’s decision, a number of...
U.S. President Barack Obama defended his policies during the past year during an annual year-end news conference, saying the U.S. economy is improving and America is leading around the world. Obama began the news...

Finance

In a meeting that lasted less than five minutes, the bicameral conference committee on Wednesday approved the proposed P2.606-trillion 2015 national budget. Senator Francis Escudero, chairman of the finance...
NEW YORK - The S&P 500 ended nearly flat on Tuesday as concerns about global weakness and political turmoil were offset by gains in technology and energy shares....
NEW YORK - U.S. stocks were sharply lower on Tuesday on concerns about the impact of lower oil prices on the global economy and the effect of political turmoil in Greece on the euro zone....
Moves by national governments to reduce inequality between their rich and poor citizens would help to lift economic growth, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development said on Tuesday....

Marketplace

Today: Tesla Motors announces that its battery-swap offering will begin a pilot program next week in California. Also: Facebook is losing teens, but Instagram''s value is shooting higher....
Today: Oracle reaches its highest stock price since 2000 as Wall Street enjoys its best day of the year to bounce back from brutal start to December....
Uber, recently sued for allegedly making false claims about the safety of its ride-hailing service, Wednesday announced it had started a ''global review'' of its safety measures in November and says it plans to roll out...
Today: After steady declines through the first half of December, Silicon Valley tech stocks rebound healthily ahead of Oracle''s earnings report....

Personal Finance

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Some brick and mortar stores are doing all they can to offer high-tech in-store shopping and mimic an online shopping experience to draw more customers in....
No one looks forward to writing a will, but the task is important. Here''s what to know, along with details that must be taken care of....

Stock Markets

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Workers at planemaker Boeing's Everett plant near Seattle are following extra safety measures after three air bag-related accidents, including the death of a technician last month, the company...
Investing in dividend stocks can be a powerful and effective strategy to obtain superior returns over time....
Investors beware: These 5 global crises are likely to rattle the stock market and world economy....
After a brutal start to the month, the Dow surges 420 points for its best day in over three years...