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The Big Board has announced a deal to buy the European exchange Euronext, and it may be cooking up a plan to steer more business away from the trading floor and into electronic transactions. Amy Scott reports.
A measure on Tuesday's California ballot calls for state funding of universal preschool. It's controversial. It isn't cheap. And it's being watched closely. Apryl Lundsten reports.
If the experts are right, the vote in Peru's presidential runoff on Sunday could result in one of the least likely comebacks in Latin American political history. Dan Grech reports.
Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid funding adds up to 9% of the US gross domestic product. More than <nobr>$1 trillion</nobr> a year. Some economists say that'll rise to 30% by 2050. Author Charles Murray says he has a better plan <nobr>. . .</nobr> with a capital P.
The government's snapshot of the labor market released today wasn't pretty. Employers last month did a whole lot less hiring than expected. It was enough for some economists to use the term "inflection point." Scott Tong explains.