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November 20, 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.

TOP STORIES:

AMAZON-BRAIN DRAIN — When tech giants like Amazon expand, other companies don’t just worry about losing business. They also fret about hanging on to their employees. Some of the industries that have defined New York City and the Washington area will face increased competition for talent as Amazon seeks 50,000 new employees for two new headquarters at time of fierce demand for software engineers, mobile app developers and other technology professionals. By Alexandra Olson. UPCOMING: 1,100 words, photos at 3 a.m.

NISSAN ALLIANCE-GHOSN — For years, France’s Renault and Japan’s Nissan struggled to make money in the global auto business. Then came Carlos Ghosn, a Renault executive who helped to orchestrate an unprecedented transcontinental alliance, combining parts of both companies to share engineering and technology costs. Now Ghosn’s arrest in Japan for alleged financial improprieties at Nissan could put the nearly 20-year-old alliance in jeopardy. By Tom Krisher and Angela Charlton. UPCOMING: 550 words, photos after midnight.

MARKETS & ECONOMY:

FINANCIAL MARKETS — A report on global markets, starting in Asia and updated through the close of trading on Wall Street.

INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION — The Federal Reserve reports on U.S. industrial production for October. By Martin Crutsinger. UPCOMING: 130 words after release of report at 9:15 a.m., 350 words by 10 a.m.

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