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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Bitcoin futures rise as virtual currency hits major exchange

The first-ever bitcoin future began trading Sunday as the increasingly popular virtual currency made its debut on a major U.S. exchange.

Sexual misconduct often part of the job in hospitality work

In the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against several prominent men in entertainment, politics and journalism, accounts like the ones these women share quietly play out in restaurants, bars and hotels across the country and rarely get the headlines.

A stronger global economy is helping boost the US job market

he U.S. job market is benefiting from an unlikely source: Other countries.

As health premiums rise, small businesses seek alternatives

Small businesses are getting notices about their premium and coverage changes for 2018, and some are making adjustments because of that.

YouTube says over 10,000 workers will help curb shady videos

YouTube is hiring more people to help curb videos that violate its policies.

3 reasons why CVS would want to buy health insurer Aetna

And it just might happen: A CVS-Aetna combination could create a health colossus that would reach deeper into the average customer’s life to manage care and cut costs, according to analysts who follow the companies.

After erroneous Flynn report, ABC News suspends Brian Ross

ABC News on Saturday suspended investigative reporter Brian Ross for four weeks without pay for his erroneous report on Michael Flynn, which it called a “serious error.”

Radio broadcaster Cumulus files for bankruptcy protection

Radio broadcasting company Cumulus Media has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and entered into a restructuring agreement with some of its lenders to reduce its debt by $1 billion.

Consumer spending rose solid 0.3 percent in October

Consumers boosted their spending a solid 0.3 percent in October, while their incomes grew 0.4 percent. Both were healthy gains indicating the fourth quarter got off to a strong start.

Holiday shopping: Desire for deals, but some impulse buying

Shoppers were on track to spend more compared to last year.

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