NewsWatch: Election over, investors are back on inflation watch and feeling a little spooked

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The results of a superheated 2018 election didn’t bother Wall Street much, but oh, just a whiff of inflation sure did. Here’s what investors are worried about. See full story.

Trump skips WW I cemetery visit due to wet weather, kicking up a storm of its own

The White House’s decision on Saturday to scrap President Trump’s visit to a cemetery for fallen American soldiers due to weather roiled more than a few observers, including those who have served. See full story.

What Chinese slowdown? Alibaba’s results reveal a record for opening minutes of Singles’ Day

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. said Saturday it logged 10 billion yuan, or $1.44 billion, of sales volume in the opening minutes of its annual Singles’ Day shopping extravaganza. See full story.

Pot companies to reveal earnings less than a month after Canadian legalization

Four major Canada-based weed producers are set to report earnings next week, the biggest financial test for the companies since Canada legalized adult recreational use of cannabis on Oct. 17. See full story.

Tight Florida Senate and governor races head to a recount

The Florida Senate race between Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democrat Sen. Bill Nelson is headed to a recount as unofficial election results Saturday showed Scott leading Nelson by a slight margin. See full story.

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Hiring and supporting veterans is good business, writes Sanjiv Das. See full story.


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