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Microsoft sees $95 billion boost on possible TikTok deal

Wall Street is doing a happy dance over Microsoft's talks to acquire TikTok.

Lord & Taylor, Tailored Brands seeks bankruptcy

Lord & Taylor, America’s oldest retailer, is seeking bankruptcy protection, as is the owner of Men’s Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank.
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Big Tech surge props up Wall Street, though caution reigns

Facebook, Apple and Amazon surged in early trading Friday after reporting blowout results the night before, leading major indexes higher on Wall Street.
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Record economic plunge, bleak jobs numbers reveal virus toll

The US economy shrank at a record-breaking 32.9% rate in the second quarter of this year as Americans sheltered at home during the coronavirus pandemic and slashed personal spending, the Commerce Department said Thursday.

More stores to close at Mayfaire in Wilmington

Two more national chain stores will be closing soon at Mayfaire Town Center in Wilmington.

Pandemic drives average age of cars in US to a record high

The coronavirus pandemic is causing drivers to keep their cars and trucks longer.
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Southport-Fort Fisher ferry to reopen by week’s end

The Southport-Fort Fisher ferry is set to open back up this week after closing more than seven months ago. 

Gold prices hit all-time high, and it’s a bit of a mystery why

The price of gold surged to an all-time high on Monday. Some experts pointed to the worsening of U.S.-China trade and political tensions.
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Google employees will work from home until summer 2021

Google and its parent company, Alphabet, will keep its employees working from home until at least June 2021 as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

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