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 Alibaba Singles’ Day Sales Reach $14.3 Billion, Smashing Record



Apple is reportedly talking to banks about creating its own competitor to PayPal and Venmo



 WALL STREET PAYDAY: Meet the bankers on the $108 billion beer deal of the decade



GOLD HITS 5-YEAR LOW: Here’s what you need to know


what next?


Where did the market close yesterday?

The scoreboard:

Dow: 17,702.22, -55.99, (-0.32%)

S&P 500: 2,075.00, -6.72, (-0.32%)

Nasdaq: 5,067.02, -16.22, (-0.32%)​

Market Summary from yesterday:

Stocks closed in the red on Wednesday amid lower-than-usual trading volumes, and gold dropped to a five-year low, as the bond market closed for Veterans Day. The energy sector led declines on the S&P 500 amid a drop in oil prices.

 What economic numbers come out today?

2015 Economic Calendar

Jobless Claims
8:30 AM ET

What are today’s headlines?


AB InBev, SABMiller Formalize $108 Billion Deal


New York Times


Republican Debate on Fox Business Draws 13.5 Million


 Bloomberg Business


Alibaba Singles’ Day Sales Reach $14.3 Billion, Smashing Record


 The Guardian

German regulators to run tests on possible ‘unusual pollutants emissions’ on other models including BMW, Mercedes and Ford

  The Telegraph

End QE now or risk a new financial crisis, warn Germany’s ‘Wise Men” – Telegraph



DEFINITION of ‘Leveraged Buyout – LBO’

The acquisition of another company using a significant amount of borrowed money (bonds or loans) to meet the cost of acquisition. Often, the assets of the company being acquired are used as collateral for the loans in addition to the assets of the acquiring company. The purpose of leveraged buyouts is to allow companies to make large acquisitions without having to commit a lot of capital.



Entrepreneurial Buzz:


The Rise Of Military Spouse Entrepreneurs: What You Need To Know

 Career Buzz:

Your Quick Start Guide To Successfully Switching Careers In 5 Weeks


Tech Buzz:


10 billionaires and Leonardo DiCaprio just invested in a startup that claims it can grow hundreds of real diamonds in 2 weeks


Fashion Biz:


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Wow Women:









Hollywood Reporter to stop publishing lists ranking women

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