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BC-APFN-Business News Digest

December 4, 2018

Here are AP Business News’ latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EST. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.


CHINA-US-TRADE — The Trump administration is celebrating the 90-day truce it reached in its trade war with China as a significant breakthrough despite scant details, a hazy timetable and widespread skepticism that Beijing will yield to U.S. demands anytime soon. Many economists raised doubts that much had been — or would be — achieved within three months. By Christopher Rugaber and Blake Nicholson. UPCOMING: 1,100 words, photos at 12:01 a.m.

OPEC-OIL PRICES — A rally in oil prices after a two-month slide indicates that the market is assuming that OPEC and allies including Russia will agree to cut production of crude. Representatives of oil-producing nations will hold a highly anticipated meeting Thursday in Vienna, with analysts predicting that they could agree on a cut of at least 1 billion barrels a day in an effort to bolster prices. By David Koenig. UPCOMING: 700 words, photo at 3 a.m.


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