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Techs buoy S&P, Nasdaq; Goldman pushes Dow to record high

Financial and technology stocks powered the Dow to an all-time high on Monday, and set the S&P and the Nasdaq for their best day in two weeks.

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Trump advisors aim to privatize oil-rich Indian reservations

WASHINGTON Native American reservations cover just 2 percent of the United States, but they may contain about a fifth of the nation’s oil and gas, along with vast coal reserves.

Trump win creates 'considerable' uncertainty, Fed's Dudley says

NEW YORK The U.S. election of Donald Trump has created "considerable" uncertainty over the policies he will pursue so it is too soon for the Federal Reserve to judge whether its plan for gradual interest rate hikes needs adjusting, one of the most influential Fed policymakers said on Monday.

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U.S. attorneys argue Aetna-Humana deal violates antitrust law: trial

WASHINGTON Attorneys for the U.S. Justice Department argued before a federal court judge on Monday that health insurer Aetna Inc's planned acquisition of Humana Inc violated antitrust law for its Medicare and Obamacare exchange businesses, kicking off a trial expected to last weeks.

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Aixtron could revive takeover despite U.S. block: analysts

BEIJING/FRANKFURT The sale of Aixtron to Chinese investors could go ahead under new terms if the German semiconductor equipment maker sells its Silicon Valley division separately to get around U.S. objections, analysts said Monday.

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Ahead of deal to cut, OPEC oil output hits record high: Reuters survey

LONDON OPEC's oil output set another record high in November ahead of a deal to cut production, a Reuters survey found on Monday, helped by higher Iraqi exports and extra barrels from two nations exempted from cutting supply - Nigeria and Libya.

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