U.S. shoppers are benefiting from moderate inflationary pressures, while incomes increased 0.5% last month.
The latest GDP estimate for the third quarter confirms growth is slowing as the big boost from tax cuts starts to fade.
Management teams that develop a plan and prepare now will enter a recession with confidence and can emerge stronger.
The price of WTI crude fell for the 10th consecutive session, the longest streak of declines since 1984.
Wholesale prices were up 2.9% year-to-year but other inflation measures appear to have leveled off around the Fed's 2% target.
A report by eMarketer predicts a 6% surge to $1.002 trillion in holiday spending this year, the biggest gain since 2011.
The company said it expects to complete its acquisition of Aetna by Thanksgiving.
The company said the closures would incur costs of as much as $300 million, or 28 cents per share.
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The October jobs report is "another reminder of the labor market’s persistent strength even as the stock market has swerved down in recent weeks."