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How Your Online Shopping Is Changing Retail Jobs

Many retail positions have shifted from sales to order fulfillment.

AP Explains: GOP tax package nearly law; what…

The Republicans' big tax bill is nearly law; heads for House, Senate votes, Trump's signature; massive rewrite of US tax code takes effect Jan. 1

Why Citron's Andrew Left Is Shorting GBTC

Dec.18 -- Andrew Left, Citron Research founder, discusses bitcoin futures trading and GBTC, an OTC fund holding bitcoin. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets."

US stock indexes keep climbing on tax news and…

Stocks continue to climb as investors react to signs the Republican tax plan is likely to pass Congress this week

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Experts Warn Against Trading Bitcoin Futures

Bitcoin is now trading on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange's futures market, and some financial experts are warning investors.

Malls beef up dining, entertainment options to boost traffic

Malls beef up entertainment, dining and other amusements as big retail chains close stores and e-commerce threatens to keep more shoppers at home

Citron's Left Says No Doubt GBTC Premium Will Go…

Dec.18 -- Andrew Left, Citron Research founder, discusses bitcoin futures trading on "Bloomberg Markets."

Italian populist leader: I'd say yes on a euro-exit vote

Italy's populist candidate for premier says in a last-resort scenario he'd vote yes on any euro-zone exit referendum.

Markets Right Now: Stocks move broadly higher on Wall Street

Stocks are moving broadly higher on Wall Street as the Republican-backed tax plan moves ahead.

SGH's Ghahramani Says Market Rally 'Politically…

Dec.18 -- SGH Macro Advisors President and CEO Sassan Ghahramani discusses the impact of the U.S. tax plan on markets. He speaks with Vonnie Quinn and Shery Ahn on “Bloomberg Market: Balance of Power.”

Campbell gets the munchies, buys Snyder's-Lance…

Campbell Soup will spend $4.87 billion in cash for Snyder's-Lance, gorging on a snack market that has grown increasingly competitive.

Get Started: How tax bill agreement would affect businesses

The Republican agreement on a tax bill gives many small company owners breaks on their business income and allows them to deduct a larger portion of their equipment purchases

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US homebuilder sentiment hits highest mark since…

U.S. homebuilders are feeling more optimistic than they have since the summer of 1999

Grains mixed, livestock higher

Wheat, oats higher, corn ans soybeans lower on the CBOT. Beef higher, pork higher on the CME

Blockchain Capital Sees Bitcoin on Nasdaq in 2018

Dec.18 -- Spencer Bogart, head of research at Blockchain Capital, examines the trade of bitcoin futures and what he expects for the cryptocurrency in 2018. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: European Close."

New high roller at the table, Penn buys Pinnacle…

Pinnacle Entertainment is being snapped up by Penn National in a deal valued at $2.8 billion

Get Bach to work: Company orchestras a German…

Playing Mozart certainly lifts the spirit _ but can performing his symphonies also help with business tasks such as developing software or designing luxury SUVs

Poland says Nord Stream 2 would harm regional security

Poland's new Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki says that a planned Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to link Russia with Germany would threaten central Europe's security

Catalan economy feels the pinch amid bid to split from Spain

Jittery businessmen in Catalonia have put their investment plans on ice as they brace for the region's parliamentary elections on Thursday

What Investors Need to Know About the Tax Bill

Harder to access deductions, changes to inflation adjustments, and challenges to small retirement plans are on Morningstar's Aron Szaprio's radar.

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Hershey buying snack maker Amplify in $1.2 billion deal

Chocolate maker The Hershey Co. is acquiring Amplify Snack Brands for $1.2 billion as it ventures into the healthy snack aisle

New Bitcoin-based security slightly higher in…

A new security based on the price of the digital currency bitcoin is trading slightly higher after its debut on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange

JPM's Kelly Says $60 Oil Will Ramp Up U.S…

Dec.18 -- JPMorgan Asset Management chief global strategist David Kelly and Oppenheimer Funds chief investment officer Krishna Memani discuss their 2018 outlook for oil. They speak with Bloomberg's Jonathan Ferro on "Bloomberg Markets: The Open."