The Arizona-Mexico border fence near Naco, Ariz., March 29, 2013.
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Business Latest: Big risk in the immigration battle

 

BIG RISK IN IMMIGRATION BATTLE: There is a storm gathering in Washington, D.C., over President Barack Obama’s planned executive action on immigration and it could wind up with another government shutdown on Dec. 12, just in time to crush the holiday season and deliver a fresh blow to the United States economy. Read more  

 

OUR CHANGING THANKSGIVING HABITS: Love it or hate it, the Black Friday shopping bonanza that’s seeped into Thanksgiving Day and the subsequent weekend is here to stay. Although the annual event looks much different than it did a few years ago—with retailers kicking off these deals Halloween weekend, and inching their store openings earlier on Thursday—Black Friday sales will nonetheless set the tone for which stores will be the season’s winners and losers. Read more

BYE, BYE TWO-CAR FAMILIES: A new report by KPMG says the rise of car share services along with changing demographics is pushing America toward something few could have ever imagined: a country with fewer two car families. Read more

S&P, DOW END AT RECORD HIGHS AS GLOBAL WORRIES EASE: Read more

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Business Latest: Big risk in the immigration battle