U.S. jobless claims fall more than expected

WASHINGTON, Nov 25 - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, drifting back to near 42-year lows as labor market conditions continue to tighten.

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New agonies, alliances as Fed debates post-liftoff plan

NEW YORK Federal Reserve officials, who are expected to raise interest rates next month, are already sketching out positions for a post-liftoff debate that may blur the lines between inflation "hawks" and "doves" and make the Fed's policy less predictable.

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Big brands don't mind live Periscope stumbles to reach millennials

NEW YORK When Benefit Cosmetics, a San Francisco-based maker of skin care and makeup, used Twitter's Periscope live-streaming video service to make a product demonstration, a heckler became part of the live show, typing to the presenter, "I can see down your top" even though there was no wardrobe malfunction.

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Deere profit falls on slowed farm equipment sales

Deere & Co posted a sharp drop in quarterly earnings on Wednesday and forecast a further slump in agriculture and construction equipment sales in its new fiscal year.

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China police cracks $4.5 billion underground bank: Xinhua

BEIJING Chinese police have busted an underground banking network that handled $4.5 billion worth of illegal transactions at Agricultural Bank of China Ltd (AgBank) alone, the official Xinhua News Agency reported on Wednesday.

Exclusive: Three Goldman bankers leave for Uber as tech world raids Wall Street talent

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO Three mid-level bankers in Goldman Sachs Group Inc's technology investment banking group in San Francisco have left to take positions at ride service company Uber Technologies Inc in recent months, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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