Travelers check in for holiday flights at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport on Wednesday.

Since hackers won’t be taking Thanksgiving off, holiday travelers cannot afford to slip into bad habits. Here are some top tips from cybersecurity experts to protect your devices and data over the holidays. Passwords: Update before and after travel Choose strong passwords and — as painful as it is — use different passwords for different …

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Forget about Chipotle for a second. Do you know how many millions of pounds of meat are recalled in the U.S. every year? Last year 18 million pounds were recalled by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and that’s a relatively small amount. In 2008, the country saw 154 million pounds of meat recalled, most of …

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Those little pain pills are causing a whole lot of hurt — particularly for white people. More than half of all Americans say that they have a personal connection to the issue of prescription painkiller abuse — with many saying that someone close to them is addicted to such medication, and many others knowing people …

Women’s entrepreneurship day

More women are becoming business owners and launching firms across the globe.

Brussels on lockdown

Julia Chatterley reports on the lockdown in Brussels.

Tax inversion implications

Eamon Javers takes a look at how the White House is reacting to the Pfizer-Allergan merger.

Biggest drug merger ever

Pfizer and Allergan are combining in a $160 billion deal, handing Pfizer a new address and creating a lot of controversy.


Tonight: Pfizer and Allergan are combining in a $160 billion deal, handing Pfizer a new address and creating a lot of controversy.

Nightly Business Report – November 23, 2015

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Pfizer and Allergan are combining in a $160 billion deal, handing Pfizer a new address and creating a lot of controversy. And, will higher mortgage rates and less supply send a chill through the housing market this winter?


The holiday season is almost here, which means retailers are ready — not just with sparkly merchandise and doorbuster deals, but also with a certain kind of credit card offer. These offers, promising no interest payments for months or even years, can be enticing, especially for shoppers making big ticket purchases for the holidays, and …

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A pedestrian passes by a Black Friday discount sign at a Joe Fresh retail store in New York.

Millions of shoppers will fight through tryptophan-induced comas and head to the stores on Thanksgiving Day, or set their alarms for daybreak on Black Friday. What’s a few hours of wrangling with the crowds when there’s the chance to snag a 49-inch name-brand TV for $150, or get a $40 discount on a Fitbit Flex? …

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Wealth, like age, can be relative — you really notice it in relation to other people. So the folks at Wealth-X have compiled a list of the richest people of each decade, ranking the wealthiest people in their 20s all the way through their 90s. Because the list gave equal representation to the affluent of …

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Holiday Shoppers Seek Out Deals On Black Friday

There’s a lot of noise out there about how Black Friday deals aren’t what they used to be. Thanks to summer sales like Amazon Prime Day, early holiday deals that kick off in October, and the buzz around China’s Singles’ Day in November, many shoppers are sick of hearing about promotions before Black Friday even …

Market Monitor: Jay Kaplan

Our Market Monitor has three small-cap stocks you may want to consider as we head into the busy holiday season.

California’s farm experiment

Some California farmers are planning to flood their farms with the coming El Niño.