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Sunday, Dec 9, 2018 at 10:41 PM EST

China Summons US Envoy to Protest Detention of Huawei Exec

China Summons US Envoy to Protest Detention of Huawei Exec

China summoned the U.S. ambassador to Beijing on Sunday to protest Canada's detention of a senior executive of Chinese electronics giant Huawei at Washington's behest and demand the U.S. cancel an order for her...

Friday, Dec 7, 2018 at 06:00 PM EST

Dow Drops More Than 500 Points to Cap Wild Week on Wall St.

Dow Drops More Than 500 Points to Cap Wild Week on Wall St.

Stocks dropped sharply on Friday, concluding what has been a wild week for Wall Street. A weaker-than-expected jobs report and China-U.S. trade tensions sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average lower by 558.72...

Friday, Dec 7, 2018 at 04:00 PM EST

Where Are Bostonians Shopping for the Holidays?

Where Are Bostonians Shopping for the Holidays?

Shoppers are expected to set new records this holiday season and the key reason is the upbeat economy. Kate Ferrara, Principal and New England Consumer Products Lead at Deloitte, joins necn to discuss a...

Friday, Dec 7, 2018 at 03:58 PM EST

BBJ: Partners Ready to Take on BI Lahey Competition

BBJ: Partners Ready to Take on BI Lahey Competition

Reporter Jessica Bartlett joins necn to discuss her story, " Partners ready to take on BI Lahey competition after strong fiscal year."

Friday, Dec 7, 2018 at 01:47 PM EST

Marlboro Maker Places $2.4B Bet on Marijuana

Marlboro Maker Places $2.4B Bet on Marijuana

One of the world's biggest tobacco companies is diving into the cannabis market with a $2.4 billion buy-in.

Friday, Dec 7, 2018 at 11:07 AM EST

US Hiring Slowed to 155K Jobs, Jobless Rate Stayed 3.7%

US Hiring Slowed to 155K Jobs, Jobless Rate Stayed 3.7%

U.S. employers added 155,000 jobs in November, a slowdown from recent months but enough to suggest that the economy is expanding at a solid pace despite sharp gyrations in the stock market. Still, economists...

Friday, Dec 7, 2018 at 12:40 AM EST

Why Huawei Arrest Deepens Conflict Between US and China

Why Huawei Arrest Deepens Conflict Between US and China

The dramatic arrest of a Chinese telecommunications executive has driven home why it will be so hard for the Trump administration to resolve its deepening conflict with China. In the short run, the arrest of...

Thursday, Dec 6, 2018 at 04:10 PM EST

BBJ: Massachusetts Paid-Leave Bills Coming Soon

BBJ: Massachusetts Paid-Leave Bills Coming Soon

Law and Money Reporter Greg Ryan joins necn to discuss his story, " Mass. paid-leave bills are coming soon. How much will businesses owe?"

Thursday, Dec 6, 2018 at 09:05 AM EST

Bloomberg Would Try to Sell His Business If He Was President

Bloomberg Would Try to Sell His Business If He Was President

Mike Bloomberg said Tuesday in a Radio Iowa interview that he will probably try to sell Bloomberg LP if becomes president in 2020. "I think at my age, if selling it is possible, I would do that," Bloomberg...

Thursday, Dec 6, 2018 at 05:02 PM EST

Stocks Claw Back From an Early Plunge on Fed Report

Stocks Claw Back From an Early Plunge on Fed Report

U.S. stocks clawed most of their way back from a deep slide Thursday that at one point had wiped out the market's gains for the year. An early plunge briefly knocked more than 700 points off the Dow Jones...

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