AP: Critics say "golden parachute" deals are motivation to make so-so deals.
AP: Quality chief for Takata Corp. apologizes for air bags that can fire metal shrapnel into the car.
BLOOMBERG: Firms blurred line between banking and commercial activities at expense of consumers.
TIME: The company announced a comprehensive policy regarding its environmental impact on Wednesday.
Associated Press: Construction of new homes fell 2.8 percent from September.
REUTERS: Investors believe the US central bank could raise interest rates next year.
BLOOMBERG: The United States is producing oil at fast pace, creating a bear market as demand lags.
REUTERS: The computer hardware company is shifting toward cloud computing and data analytics.
ABC NEWS: Low gas prices spur company to acquire Baker Hughes.
CNN: Anonymous accounts run by Republicans allegedly sent internal polling data ahead of the election.
WSJ: Lower gas prices are boosting household spending at restaurants and other stores.
LA Times: A U.S. Department of Health and Human Services panel is debating whether to overturn the long-standing ban.
Forbes: YouTube Music Key will have a promotional price of $7.99 per month and a regular price of $9.99 per month.