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Nightly Business Report — December 19, 2014

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, President Obama calls Sony’s decision to pull its controversial movie ‘a mistake’ as the full impact on the business world is just starting to be felt. And, how a 100-year old company is keeping its edge and turning out one of the year’s hottest products.

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Today’s stock stories: KMX, FINL, FB, JUNO & SPLS.

USPS prepares for peak season

The USPS plans to deliver up to 475 million packages this holiday season. Morgan Brennan takes a look at how they will handle that volume.

Hollywood slams Sony decision

Some big Hollywood names are blasting Sony Pictures after it canceled the premier of its controversial movie “The Interview,” following unspecified threats against theatergoers by hackers.

The illegal online market

Law enforcement is cracking down on websites that sell illegal drugs, guns and stolen credit cards, but business is still strong.

Cuba gears up for change

Big and small businesses from the U.S. and Cuba are gearing up to compete in a whole new economic marketplace.

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Tonight: The Fed-fueled rally intensified sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average up more than 400 points, its biggest gain since November 2011.

Nightly Business Report — December 18, 2014

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the Fed-fueled rally intensified sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average up more than 400 points, its biggest gain since November 2011. And, a defiant Russian President Vladimir Putin assured his country that the economy will rebound after the currency’s recent steep slide.

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Today’s stock stories: DNKN, KRFT, RAD, ACN, WGO & MET.

Home builders bet on active housing

Home builders are catering to baby boomers by building more active adult communities.

Sony Pictures cancels release of “The Interview”

Sony has decided not to release “The Interview” after hackers threatened they will attack the movie theaters that show the film.

Russian ruble continues to fall

Russian consumers rushed into stores to buy up big-ticket goods as prices shot higher, amid crippling economic sanctions by the west.

New chapter for U.S.-Cuba relations

President Obama announced sweeping changes to U.S. policy with Cuba that could, eventually, create opportunities for both investors and business.

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Tonight: The Chair of the Federal Reserve said the central bank will be ‘patient’ when it comes to raising rates and investors liked what they heard.

Nightly Business Report — December 17, 2014

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the Chair of the Federal Reserve said the central bank will be ‘patient’ when it comes to raising rates and investors liked what they heard. And, President Obama announces sweeping changes to U.S. policy with Cuba and it could, eventually, create opportunities for both investors and business.