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OPEC and Allies, Defying Trump, Agree to Cut Oil Output to Prop Up Prices

Khaled al-Falih, Saudi Arabia’s energy minister, at the OPEC meeting in Vienna. The production cuts by Saudi Arabia, OPEC’s de…

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As Hiring Slows, Employers Say It’s Getting Harder to Find Workers

Travis Bean sanding doors at Western Building Products outside Milwaukee. The company’s president said, “Our problem today is just finding…

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A.I. as Talent Scout: Unorthodox Hires, and Maybe Lower Pay

CreditCreditMengxin Li One day this fall, Ashutosh Garg, the chief executive of a recruiting service called Eightfold.ai, turned up a…

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As OPEC Meets, Sizing Up Its Power and Its Politics

An oilfield site near Epping, N.D. The United States has become a central player in global oil markets.CreditCreditJim Wilson/The New…

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Real vs. Artificial Christmas Trees: Which Is the Greener Choice?

Mountain Top Fraser Fir, a Christmas tree farm in Newland, N.C., has been growing trees for 41 years. It was…

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Interest Rates Likely to Rise in December, Recap of Fed Meeting Shows

Jerome H. Powell, the Federal Reserve chairman. The central bank is poised to raise interest rates at its next meeting…

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G.M., Not Trump, Is the Real Villain to Some Ohio Factory Workers

The General Motors plant in Lordstown, Ohio, hails visitors with a sign showcasing the Chevrolet model made there. G.M. said…

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Real vs. Artificial Christmas Trees: What’s the Greener Choice?

Mountain Top Fraser Fir, a Christmas tree farm in Newland, N.C., has been growing trees for 41 years. It was…

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What’s Happening to the Price of Oil?

Oil production in North Dakota. Prices have fallen to their lowest levels of the year with traders increasingly focused on…

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California Utility Customers May Be on Hook for Billions in Wildfire Damage

Investigators have yet to determine the cause of the Camp Fire, which has killed at least 56 people. Many fires…

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