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Saturday, November 22, 2014

New York Times Business

Bidding in Government Auction of Airwaves Reaches $34 Billion

1 hour 54 minutes ago
Prices are likely to rise further because the auction has no definite end and could continue for days or weeks. by By EDWARD WYATT

The Downside of the Boom

2 hours 37 minutes ago
North Dakota took on the oversight of a multibillion-dollar oil industry with a regulatory system built on trust, warnings and second chances. by By DEBORAH SONTAG and ROBERT GEBELOFF

Strategies: Does Wall Street Like Gridlock? It Depends on the Grid

5 hours 33 minutes ago
Historically, shared political power in Washington seems to have little connection to stock market returns — until you slice and dice how the power has been divided. by By JEFF SOMMER

How a Coalition Pushed for a Hotel Workers' Minimum Wage

8 hours 56 minutes ago
Forces both inside and outside the traditional labor movement united to campaign for a higher minimum wage for hotel workers in Los Angeles. by By STEVEN GREENHOUSE

At Spain’s Door, a Welcome Mat for Entrepreneurs

9 hours 2 minutes ago
A nation is beckoning foreign brains and money with the kind of immigration reform that Silicon Valley can only envy. by By NICK LEIBER

Economic View: Conspicuous Consumption? Yes, but It’s Not Crazy

9 hours 11 minutes ago
Clearly, many rich people like to display their incredible wealth. Yet, generally, they think they know value when they see it. by By ROBERT H. FRANK

Prototype: Brewing Your Own Beer, With Help From an App

9 hours 16 minutes ago
A machine eases the way for amateurs and professionals to make small batches of craft beer. by By CLAIRE MARTIN

Strategies: Does Wall Sreet. Like Gridlock? It Depends on the Grid

9 hours 30 minutes ago
Historically, shared political power in Washington seems to have little connection to stock market returns — until you slice and dice how the power has been divided. by By JEFF SOMMER

Fair Game: The Week That Shook the Fed

9 hours 33 minutes ago
For a secretive institution, assorted challenges to how it uses its power. Or doesn’t. by By GRETCHEN MORGENSON

Preoccupations: The Introvert on the Podium

9 hours 38 minutes ago
With practice and an acquired trick or two, a writer learns to thrive as a public speaker. by By LAURA VANDERKAM

Vocations: The Cheese Grader: Digging Into the Cheddar

9 hours 41 minutes ago
A cheese grader at Cabot Creamery in Vermont was trained in cheese-making and dairy-control techniques at three universities.

G.M. ‘Bullied’ Manufacturer Over Poorly Designed Part, Email Says

Yesterday
The email between employees of Delphi, the manufacturer, discussed pressure from a G.M. engineer over an ignition switch that is linked to at least 33 deaths. by By BILL VLASIC

Judge Rejects Overhaul of Illinois’s Beleaguered State Pension System

Yesterday
The law, passed in 2013, was found to violate a clause of the state’s Constitution declaring pensions to be contracts that the state cannot impair. by By MARY WILLIAMS WALSH

Business Briefing: Hiring Increases Spread Broadly Across U.S.

Yesterday
Unemployment rates fell in 34 states in October, the Labor Department said on Friday, a sign that steady hiring this year has been dispersed through most of the country. by By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

E.P.A. Postpones Setting Standards for Biofuel Blends

Yesterday
The agency’s move comes in response to a glut in the domestic oil market and significant public comment about the proposed targets. by By DIANE CARDWELL

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