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Nightly Business Report — November 21, 2014

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, two of the world’s most prominent central banks in Europe and China triggered a stock market rally across the globe. And senators accused the Federal Reserve Bank of New York of being too cozy with the banks it regulates.

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Today’s stock stories: DOW, BID, FL, ANN & AET.

Holiday economic forecast

Steve Liesman tells us the forecast for how much consumers will spend this holiday season and what that says about the U.S. economy.

Goldman Sachs gets grilled on aluminum prices

Lawmakers go after Goldman Sachs, accusing it of manipulating the prices of aluminum.

Best Buy’s profit nearly doubles

Best Buy posted unexpectedly strong earnings last quarter, but the chain still faces challenges ahead of the holiday shopping season.

Small business & immigration

The President’s new immigration policies could have a huge impact on the business community, especially small businesses that are trying to retain and attract workers.

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Tonight: What President Obama will say tonight during his immigration address and what the business community wants to hear.

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Tonight on Nightly Business Report, what President Obama will say tonight during his immigration address and what the business community wants to hear. And, why new crash tests are raising troubling questions about the safety of minivans.

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Today’s stock stories: GPS, GME, DLTR, HTZ, BABA & HABT.

New York City’s red hot commercial real estate market

Barely six years after the financial crisis and just two years after Superstorm Sandy, the commercial and residential real estate market in Manhattan is booming.

Target posts earnings beat

Courtney Reagan sits down with Target’s new CEO to discuss last quarter’s encouraging earnings and the all-important holiday shopping season.

Automakers debut models at L.A. auto show

Automakers showed off all their latest high-tech, fuel efficient and ultra-luxurious 2015 models at the L.A. auto show.

Japan’s monetary stimulus

The Bank of Japan is raising questions about Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s fiscal policies and whether the country’s economy can turn around.

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Tonight: Did the Federal Reserve further muddy the outlook for interest rates when it released the minutes from its last meeting?

Nightly Business Report — November 19, 2014

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, did the Federal Reserve further muddy the outlook for interest rates when it released the minutes from its last meeting? And, what President Obama is expected to say when he addresses the issue of immigration tomorrow and what it could mean for business.