Thanksgiving dinner costs are at their lowest in eight years

Roasted, brined, smoked or under a bed of bacon: however you prefer your Thanksgiving turkey, chances are you’ll spend less on your holiday meal this year than any since the end of the Great Recession. Dropping prices have brought the cost of a Thanksgiving meal to an eight-year low, said the American Farm Bureau Federation. This year, the average nationwide […]

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Cramer's game plan: Focus on opportunity as market awaits Fed, China news

CNBC’s Jim Cramer guides investors through his plan for the week ahead. The “Mad Money” host will be watching for include key housing data, as well as news on interest rates and a potential trade deal. CNBC’s Jim Cramer will be seeking out “man-made” buying opportunities for investors in the short week before Thanksgiving Day. Some of these opportunities reared […]

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Inside the Camp Fire perimeter, these residents faced the inferno. Now, they’re staying put.

PARADISE, Calif. — Standing alone in the middle of Paradise Airport’s runway, Rhys Owen and his dog, Arthur, watched the inferno that would become California’s most destructive and deadly wildfire tear toward his home. Within minutes, the flames consumed the vegetation along the west side of the 3,000-foot-long airstrip where he had run to seek safety, and the fireball obscured the […]

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Google replaces CEO of cloud unit with former Oracle exec

Google’s push into China is ‘shocking’: Oracle’s Larry Ellison Oracle Co-Founder & Executive Chair Larry Ellison discusses the state of the U.S. economy and Google’s push into China. Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene, who was hired three years ago, will be replaced in January by former Oracle executive Thomas Kurian, the company announced on Friday. Continue Reading Below In a […]

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Regulator 'stunned and terrified' after causing PG&E stock surge

(Reuters) – The chief of California’s top utilities regulator said on Friday he was shocked to learn that reassurances he made to investors about PG&E (PCG.N) caused the embattled power utility’s stock to surge over 40 percent in a matter of minutes. PG&E’s stock had slumped over 60 percent since the state’s deadliest-ever wildfire broke out last week on fears […]

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Bombardier CEO meets investors as stock dives 20 percent

MONTREAL, TORONTO (Reuters) – Bombardier Inc’s (BBDb.TO) top executives met with investors in Montreal on Friday after a disappointing free cash flow forecast and regulatory action, which sent the plane and train maker’s shares down 20 percent, sources familiar with the matter said. The Montreal meeting with Bombardier Chief Executive Alain Bellemare and Chief Financial Officer John Di Bert was […]

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S&P, Dow advance on trade optimism; Nvidia sinks Nasdaq

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The S&P 500 and Dow Industrials rose on Friday after President Donald Trump said the United States may not have to impose further tariffs on Chinese goods, but falling shares of Nvidia Corp (NVDA.O) dragged down the Nasdaq. All three indexes had been lower in early trade as an underwhelming outlook from Nvidia weighed on the […]

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Dollar, U.S. yields slide on Fed official rate talk

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. dollar weakened and Treasury yields slid on Friday after a top Federal Reserve official said U.S. interest rates were near a neutral rate, while the S&P 500 ended positive after a seesaw session helped by optimism over U.S.-China trade ties. Oil prices steadied but still posted their sixth straight week of losses. Uncertainty over […]

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