SYDNEY - Asian shares spent much of Friday in a state of suspended animation as tension mounted ahead of jobs data that could make or break the case for an imminent scaling back in U.S. stimulus.
- Solid U.S. job gains expected in November, Fed seen on hold
- Analysis: Boeing bidders dangle goodies to win 777X jetliner
- U.S. judge weighs penalties after Bank of America fraud verdict
- Deutsche Bank quits commodities, but keeps index funds
- J.C. Penney gets SEC inquiry regarding its financial position
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ATLANTA/WASHINGTON - Southwest Airlines is purchasing 22 of the 34 takeoff and landing slots at New York's LaGuardia Airport that American Airlines has given up in return for government approval of its merger with US Airways Group Inc .
- The city of Los Angeles has filed a lawsuit against Citigroup and Wells Fargo , seeking damages for a loss in tax revenue due to discriminatory mortgage lending to the city's minority communities, a court filing showed.
NUSA DUA, Indonesia - Ministers from nearly 160 member countries of the World Trade Organisation entered a final day of negotiations on Friday with officials sounding optimistic over chances of salvaging a deal that would save the WTO from sliding into irrelevance.
WASHINGTON - Randy Forbes, a key member of the House Armed Services Committee, on Thursday urged Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to rethink the U.S. Navy's current plan to allow Boeing Co's F/A-18 fighter jet production to close in 2016.
The US economy grew even faster than initially thought in the third quarter, but possibly not in the most helpful way.