Today’s Business Roundup

Markets

US stocks finish near session lows a day before Thanksgiving. The Dow is down -235.26 points. The S&P and Nasdaq also finished in the red as the debt crises in Europe and the US linger. Traders fear a possible global recession because of the shaky financial troubles here and abroad. The markets and banks will be closed for Thanksgiving but will reopen on Friday.

Biggest Travel Day Of The Year

Today is simply the busiest travel day of the year and airlines are not profiting as much as people think. Not only are jet fuel costs growing but airlines have to brace for the unwanted costs for delays because of bad weather all over the US.

Super Committee Failure Spillover

Congress is just weeks away from voting on expiring payroll tax breaks and extending unemployment benefits. President Obama told an audience at a New Hampshire high school on Tuesday that their taxes would go up an average of $1,000 to $1,500 unless the payroll tax cuts are extended and expanded as part of his jobs bill.

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LISTEN: The Day Ahead – January 27, 2015

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President Obama cuts short his India visit to meet the new Saudi king, Greek PM Tsipras unveils his new cabinet and the East Coast is slammed by a blizzard.

US: Mariupol Attack is Russian Plot to Form Crimean Land Bridge

Dashcam footage reveals the moment artillery fire hit the Ukrainian city of Mariupol on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

“The targets are fresh ones, but Russia’s end goal remains the same: to seize more territory,” Ambassador Samantha Power told the U.N. Security Council.

Supreme Court Telegraphs Huge Blow To Obamacare?

Given the importance of the subsidy program to the overall success of Obamacare, its future may well hinge on the decision

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – January 26, 2015

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At the U.N. Security Council the United States accuses Russia of assisting in the weekend assault on the city of Mariupol, Ukraine.

Pentagon Essay Contest Honors Dead Saudi King

“I found the king to be a man of remarkable character and courage,” Gen. Martin Dempsey, Chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said in a statement.

New Jersey Adults Don’t Care Who Their Governor Roots For

According to the Quinnipiac University poll only 13 percent of adults in the state think less of Christie for his allegiance to the Dallas Cowboys while 83 percent said it made “no difference.”