A man dressed in protective hazmat clothing treats the front porch of an apartment where a second person diagnosed with the Ebola virus resides on Oct. 12, 2014 in Dallas, Texas.
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Business Latest: Ebola fears hit consumers

EBOLA FEARS HIT CONSUMERS: A new report reveals the Ebola cases in Dallas had a direct impact on consumer behavior and hurt local businesses. Read more

‘RUN THE WORLD’: Beyoncé and Topshop boss Philip Green made public a joint venture to produce a “global athletic street-wear brand,” in the latest of the fashion chain’s line of celebrity collaborations. Read more

INVESTORS SEE FAT PROFITS IN US OBESITY EPIDEMIC: Investing in obesity stocks has become a long-term trend on Wall Street. While many companies have had disappointing results, the stocks of companies developing medical devices is the next big thing in the industry. Currently the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reviewing many devices that should hit the market by 2018. Read more

ARE OIL BULLS IN PERMANENT RETREAT?: Oil prices at multi-year lows might be just the beginning, with some analysts forecasting “black gold” may permanently lose its luster. Read more

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Business Latest: Ebola fears hit consumers