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BC-APFN-Money & Markets Extra Digest

December 6, 2018

For the week ending Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018

MONEY MATTERS-CAR BUYERS CHECKLIST

When buying a car it’s easy to overlook details that could cost you in the long run. This checklist, created by a professional car shopper, is a valuable tool to get the right vehicle at a good price.

THE WEEK IN REVIEW

Markets honor former President George H.W. Bush; arrest of senior Chinese technology executive threatens to worsen U.S.-China trade tensions; U.N. climate summit hears fresh warnings about consequences of leaving global warming unchecked.

QUICK FIX

The ins and outs of holiday tipping.

WIRELESS & CASHLESS

Instagram is adding a feature, Close Friends, that lets you share photos and videos only with people you put on a special list. The idea is you may feel more comfortable sharing some things with just close friends, rather than all followers.

SMALL BUSINESS MONITOR

Online tax calendars can help small companies during the frantic period at the start of the year when a series of tax forms and payments have their due dates.

CENTERPIECE

Nexstar eyes Tribune

TV operator Nexstar is aiming to be the biggest operator of local TV stations in the U.S. with its $4 billion offer to buy Chicago’s Tribune Media.

MARKET PULSE

Volkswagen in talks to build VWs at Ford plants in U.S.; Walgreens expands prescription delivery program nationwide; Lyft takes first step toward stock market listing

OFF THE CHARTS-DIVIDEND BOOM

U.S. companies have sent a record amount of cash to their shareholders as dividends this year as their profits continue to pile higher.

INSIDER Q&A-ZERO MOTORCYCLES’ SAM PASCHEL

Zero Motorcycles’ chief executive Sam Paschel talks to The Associated Press about why tax credits for buyers are vital to help maintain the U.S.-based electric motorcycle maker’s head start over foreign rivals.

$1,000 DERBY

If you invested $1,000 at the start of this year in various types of stocks, bonds and commodities, how much would you have now?

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