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EBay earnings beat expectations, but forecast underwhelms

EBay Inc. exceeded expectations with its financial results Wednesday but its shares fell 5.3% in after-hours trading after the company’s forecast for the holiday period came up short. The e-commerce company posted third-quarter income from continuing operations of $283 million, or 43 cents a share, down from $605 million, or 86 cents a share, in […]

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‘It’s not looking good’: Paid leave may be on chopping block in Democrats’ social-spending bill

Paid leave, a major part of Democrats’ wide-ranging social-spending bill, may be left on the cutting-room floor as the party’s moderates and progressives try to hammer out an agreement this week. President Joe Biden last week said the proposed program had been cut to four weeks in negotiations, from Democrats’ original idea of giving all […]

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My former mother-in-law took out a life-insurance policy on my eldest child. I’m enraged. Is that legal?

My former mother-in-law has a life-insurance policy on my 27-year-old daughter, her oldest granddaughter. Is that valid and legal? We all live in Georgia and have for years. I divorced my ex-husband 26 years ago. My current husband, of 24 years, took my oldest daughter in and accepted her 100% as his own from the […]

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U.S. regulators probing whether Facebook violated a 2019 settlement over privacy concerns

WASHINGTON—Federal Trade Commission staffers have begun looking into disclosures that Facebook Inc.’s  FB, -3.92%  internal company research had identified ill effects from its products, according to people familiar with the matter. Officials are looking into whether Facebook research documents indicate that it might have violated a 2019 settlement with the agency over privacy concerns, for which the […]

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The ECB’s big meeting is in December — here’s what analysts expect at this week’s gathering

Like most central banks, hotter inflation than expected is the topic du jour at the European Central Bank. President Christine Lagarde and most of the rest of the ECB are still in the inflation is transitory camp, at least for now. Of course, inflation isn’t quite as red hot in the eurozone as it is […]

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