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5 things NOT to buy on Black Friday

Black Friday may feel somewhat more normal this year compared to last year, when shoppers mostly stayed home and made their purchases online. Nearly 2 million more people than last year are expected to do holiday shopping between Thanksgiving Day to Cyber Monday. And some 64% of Americans plan to shop in brick-and-mortar stores on […]

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U.K. inflation surges to decade-high of 4.2%, sending pound higher again and FTSE 100 lower

A day after strong jobs data, hotter-than-expected U.K. inflation numbers were driving up the British pound, adding more weight to the case for an interest rate hike in December. In October, consumer prices rose 4.2% annually, higher than the 3.9% expected by analysts and a sizable leap from 3.1% in September. It also marked the […]

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