Twitter Co-Founder Sells Some Shares

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Evan Williams, one of Twitter’s founders, has sold some of his stock in the social-media company for the first time, but remains its largest shareholder.

Credit Card Rewards: The Deals Get Sweeter

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Weekend Investor: Cardholders can now earn more cash back, get deeper discounts and earn free travel faster.

Energy Reels as OPEC Stands Pat

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Energy company stocks and the currencies of major oil-producing nations stumbled Friday as OPEC’s decision to keep pumping crude at high levels despite a glut rippled across the globe.

Gold Sinks to Near a Two-Week Low

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Gold neared a two-week low Friday as weaker oil prices and a firmer dollar pressured investors’ appetites for protection from inflation.

Hollywood Jobs Bounce Back

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Entertainment jobs in Los Angeles County have rebounded, but local feature-film production remains almost a third below the 10-year peak it reached in 2005.

French Uber Ruling Due in Two Weeks

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Car-hailing service Uber Technologies argued that a new French law governing car-service apps is unconstitutional, an effort to block an emergency lawsuit that could end up banning one of the company’s main services in France.

For Retail, a Mix of Hope and Fear

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The U.S. economy has grown strongly since stumbling at the beginning of the year. The holiday shopping season will help determine if 2014 ends with a bang.

BG Group Boss's Share Package Questioned

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Shareholder-advisory group PIRC has recommended that BG Group investors reject a controversial share award to the company’s incoming chief executive, in one of the biggest revolts against executive pay in the U.K. in recent years.

Rio Tinto, BHP Chart Divergent Courses

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As BHP Billiton executives work on plans to slim down their business, their counterparts at Rio Tinto are taking a different tack.

Savings Rate Portends Healthy Holiday Spending

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Amid jitters over whether holiday shoppers can give the economy a year-end lift, here’s an unexpected cause for optimism: Americans aren’t feeling the need to save as much.

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