Nightly Business Report – December 2, 2016

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the unemployment rate falls, but there are still some lingering questions about the job market.
Plus, tech stocks have not rallied like the rest of the market and that may be why our Market Monitor is buying names in that sector.

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A Mexican official tells CNBC that “nobody” there believed Trump’s campaign rhetoric, but they believe him now.

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Researchers have found a functional link between gut bacteria and Parkinson’s disease.

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“Junk bonds” have broken away from stocks of late. Could they now present an attractive opportunity?

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Incoming Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson needs to prove to investors that he will be able to navigate managing retail, Morningstar’s RJ Hottovy tells CNBC.

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Tonight on Nightly Business Report, President-elect Donald Trump sends a warning to U.S. companies.
Plus, Caterpillar’s words of caution to stock market bulls.

Caterpillar says street targets “too optimistic” on 2017 profit

Dow component Caterpillar says analysts are too bullish on their 2017 profit outlook for the industrial equipment maker. Bob Pisani reports.

Changes ahead for mortgage interest deduction?

Diana Olick explains why the mortgage interest deduction may be on the Trump administration’s chopping block.

Layfayette college students learn investment tactics

Morgan Brennan sits in on a meeting in the country’s oldest student-run investing club.

Trump makes victory lap at Carrier plant

After reaching an agreement to keep 1,000 manufacturing jobs at a Carrier plant in Indiana, President-elect Trump had some tough words for U.S. corporations. Phil LeBeau has the details.

Nightly Business Report – December 1, 2016

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, President-elect Donald Trump sends a warning to U.S. companies.
Plus, Caterpillar’s words of caution to stock market bulls.

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As the Trump team touts a Carrier deal to help factory workers, a bill passed by the GOP-led House could undermine their efforts to add jobs.

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Wilbur Ross is close to Trump and has experience across a lot of industries, said Bill Daley, who headed up Commerce under President Clinton.

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The company said the deal was possible because of the incoming administration’s commitment to the American business environment.