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Ars Technica

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Reuters Business

Shareholders call on ExxonMobil to set greenhouse gas reduction targetsRecent market 'jolt' will be first of many as easy money era ends, says BISRegulators need joined up thinking to spot derivatives risks: BISNord Stream 2 can be justified if Ukraine's interests safeguardedFrench government may back Michelin CEO for Renault chairman: paperWill landing be soft or 'chaotic' as Fed begins to stop rate hike cycleRenault calls for Nissan shareholder meeting: WSJQatar considering increasing its stake in Deutsche Bank: HandelsblattWall Street looks to Fed outlook Wednesday for early Christmas giftCanadian regulator to fine Glencore-controlled miner over Congo: WSJTen years on, Fed's long, strange, trip to zero redefined central bankingQatar Petroleum to invest $20 billion in U.S. in major expansionIndonesia, EFTA sign long delayed free trade dealGermany plans to lower threshold for probes of foreign takeovers: Handelsblatt2018: The year volatility came home to roostBoeing opens first 737 plant in China amid U.S.-Sino trade warMotiva preliminarily picked to run Curacao refinery: reportOPEC has shown it can reach deal despite splits: Iran oil ministerExclusive: T-Mobile, Sprint see Huawei shun clinching U.S. deal - sourcesChina should free Canadians held after Huawei arrest, U.S.'s Pompeo says

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Investors sell record $39 billion of stocks in past week: BAMLRecord $46 billion pulled from U.S.-based stock funds in latest week: LipperStandard Chartered axes over 200 jobs in India: sourceA higher Social Security retirement age comes with risks for many workersU.S. fund investors compound pain for bond marketsDoubleLine's Gundlach says S&P 500 likely to go below February 2018 lowsStruggling hedge funds cling to dollar, U.S. yield curve bets: McGeeverWells Fargo won't be allowed to grow unless problems fixed: Fed's PowellIn a tight labor market, companies bet big on five-year rewardsInvestors flee bonds and stocks in turbulent week for growth and tradeMedicare Advantage plans get unfair push from U.S. government: criticsEmployee rights group says Wells Fargo declined planned meetingBlackRock's Rieder buying longer-term bonds as Fed pause seems likelyFirst steps towards a life of giving backDoubleLine's Gundlach says Treasuries point to economy ready to weakenU.S. top court signals it will buttress anti-fraud securities lawsMoelis hires from BlackRock, hedge fund for activist defense teamCan better cancer care lower company's health costs?Losses at Einhorn's hedge fund Greenlight grow in NovemberEquities fund Brenham Capital to shut as energy stocks plunge