LONDON - Financial markets were in a state of suspended animation on Friday 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
- GM may consider S.Korean exports to Australia after Chevy shake-up - source
- Chevron's $6.4 billion China gas project pushed back again: sources
- Total to buy stake in InterOil PNG assets for up to $3.6 billion
- LA sues Citi, Wells Fargo over discriminatory mortgage lending
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DUBLIN - Aer Lingus' largest trade union is to ballot for industrial action after talks broke down over a shortfall in a staff pension scheme, a union official said on Friday.
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 trade body from sliding into irrelevance.
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 .
NEW YORK/CHARLESTON, South Carolina - South Carolina will clinch a long-awaited land sale next week that should help Boeing Co expand aircraft production. Perhaps more importantly, the $13.8 million deal may help South Carolina win assembly work for Boeing's next big jet.
The US economy grew even faster than initially thought in the third quarter, but possibly not in the most helpful way.