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U.S. judge orders Uber customer to arbitrate price-fixing claims

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A U.S. judge ruled that Uber can force an unhappy Connecticut customer's price-fixing case against the ride-service company into arbitration, after the customer said the proposed class action belonged in court because he never agreed to arbitrate.

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Fiat Chrysler to recall 1,200 SUVs in India for airbag replacement

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Workers at Amazon's main Italian site to hold first strike on Black Friday

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How 'princess' of Angola lost her oil crown

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Russia's standards agency says Peugeot-Citroen recalls 6,000 cars

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China's Okay Airways orders five Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners for $1.4 billion

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U.K.'s FTSE 100 ends lower after three-day advance

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By Victor Reklaitis and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch. British Gas parent logs worst session on record; think tank warns on U.K. wages. British blue-chip stocks ended slightly in the red on Thursday, following a three-day move higher.

Europe

French stocks push to 2-week high as data show business booming

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European stocks choppy; German political crisis in focus. A broad gauge of European stocks steadied at the end of trade Thursday, after spending the session struggling to find firm direction. But French blue-chip shares climbed after data showed the country led the strengthening in the eurozone economy this month.

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FTSE 100 logs 3-day win streak, but home builders slide after budget

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FTSE 100 ends higher, led by easyJet's jump

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FTSE 100 ends higher as home builders gain, but pound strength keeps rise in check

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FTSE 100 ends slightly lower as British pound recovers

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European stocks end lower, as drop for travel stocks offsets energy sector's rise

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European stocks 'burst into life' as Germany's DAX ends at 2-week high

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European stocks end higher in wake of German political turmoil

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European stocks end lower, log 1.3% weekly slump

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US

Fed Stumped on Inflation While Europe Plays It Cool

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A global puzzle is proving increasingly hard to solve: growth is good but inflation is weirdly low. How policy makers on opposite sides of the Atlantic view this conundrum is starting to drive a wedge in markets. The Federal Reserve's latest set of minutes Wednesday showed board members are increasing stumped over why inflation has consistently fallen short of target, even as employment and growth have been healthy.

Asia

Chinese stocks fall sharply, hit by regulatory concerns

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Shenzhen and ChiNext benchmarks dive nearly 3%. More new regulations and investors' preference for larger-cap companies whacked Chinese stocks, while activity was muted elsewhere in Asia. Thursday is a holiday in Japan and the U.S.

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French stocks push to 2-week high as data show business booming

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U.K.'s FTSE 100 ends lower after three-day advance

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Dollar languishes at 1-month low, with euro cheered by economic data

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Dow futures struggle for direction as traders break for Thanksgiving

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Hong Kong stocks hit decade high as Asian markets extend rally

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Tech stocks lead broad gains by Asian markets

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Euro slides, dragging down Asian stock markets

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Asian markets mostly higher, but Nikkei abandons rally on yen strength

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