A general view of the U.S. Capitol dome can be seen to the carriage entrance to the U.S. Senate in Washington December 11, 2014. Congressional Democrats...
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Business Latest: Senate must keep US running

 

UP TO THE SENATE TO KEEP THE U.S. RUNNING: It’s now up to the Senate to pass a huge $1.1 trillion spending bill to keep the government running, but not before a battle between old school veterans and new breed freshmen such as tea partier Ted Cruz and Elizabeth Warren, a liberal with a national following. Read more

WHERE BATTLE BETWEEN FOUNDING FATHERS AND INTERNET IS HEADED: Technology doesn’t just change our lives—it consequently changes what the government considers to be a reasonable invasion of our privacy. Read more 

WHAT CFOs SAY IS THE BIGGEST STORY OF 2014: The past year has seen unpredictable geopolitical stresses; heightened market volatility due to fears of a slowdown in China and intractable problems on the European continent, controversial crackdowns on corporate practices—tax inversions, for example; and regulatory issues with huge implications, such as net neutrality. But the biggest story of the year? Read more

OIL HITS STOCKS; WORST WEEK OF 2014 FOR DOW, S&P 500: Read more

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Business Latest: Senate must keep US running