Daily Freeman : National Top Stories http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-freeman en urn:article:13378088 Quiet Before the Holiday as Investors Monitor Consumer Sentiment http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-freeman/story/quiet-before-the-holiday-as-investors-monitor-consumer-sentiment/13378088 Wednesday, the day before the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday, is likely to be quiet on Wall Street. There are few major earnings expected but there are… Tue, 24 Nov 2015 20:15:00 EST urn:article:13376078 Stocks Are Hardly Getting Into the Holiday Spirit http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-freeman/story/stocks-are-hardly-getting-into-the-holiday-spirit/13376078 Stocks typically post gains during Thanksgiving week, but all bets are off when it comes to this market. "Heading into the holiday shortened Thanksgiving… Tue, 24 Nov 2015 16:15:00 EST urn:article:13377424 Stocks Turn Green as Energy Pulls Markets Higher http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-freeman/story/stocks-turn-green-as-energy-pulls-markets-higher/13377424 U.S. stocks turned green by mid-afternoon Tuesday as rising tensions between Russia and Turkey pushed crude oil higher. The S&P 500 was up 0.3%,… Tue, 24 Nov 2015 14:11:00 EST urn:article:13373612 Beijing Pushes Hard to Reverse Image of 'Made in China' http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-freeman/story/beijing-pushes-hard-to-reverse-image-of-made-in-china/13373612 TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Xi Jinping is trying to give "Made in China" a whole new meaning. China's president has been traveling the world to promote… Tue, 24 Nov 2015 13:33:00 EST urn:article:13377622 Thanksgiving Marks 'Biggest Week of the Year' -- Boston Market CEO http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-freeman/story/thanksgiving-marks-biggest-week-of-the-year-boston-market-ceo/13377622 Thanksgiving is the "Super Bowl" of the food industry, and Boston Market starts preparing for the big day almost a full year in advance, said… Tue, 24 Nov 2015 13:10:00 EST urn:article:13377445 Would a Mitt Romney Presidency Be Good for the FinTech Industry? http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-freeman/story/would-a-mitt-romney-presidency-be-good-for-the-fintech-industry/13377445 Mitt Romney (yes, this Mitt Romney) could be the 45th president of the United States. With a crowded Republican field and no clear frontrunner, he… Tue, 24 Nov 2015 12:55:00 EST urn:article:13376802 Will Splitting Up Danaher Do the Job? http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-freeman/story/will-splitting-up-danaher-do-the-job/13376802 Danaher is in the process of splitting itself into two businesses -- but it may soon come under further breakup pressure. That's because activist… Tue, 24 Nov 2015 11:45:00 EST urn:article:13377331 Strong Dollar Unlikely to Delay Fed's December Rate Hike, Says Analyst http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-freeman/story/strong-dollar-unlikely-to-delay-feds-december-rate-hike-says-analyst/13377331 The Federal Reserve is on track to raise short-term interest rates in December, despite the dollar's strength and the likelihood of more economic stimulus efforts… Tue, 24 Nov 2015 11:17:00 EST urn:article:13376184 3 Big Stories to Watch For on Black Friday http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-freeman/story/3-big-stories-to-watch-for-on-black-friday/13376184 With Black Friday shopping about to commence, investors in the beaten-up retail sector best have their attention focused on three important stories. According to the… Tue, 24 Nov 2015 11:09:00 EST urn:article:13376010 5 Ways Investors Can Hedge Against the Coming Inflation in 2016 http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-freeman/story/5-ways-investors-can-hedge-against-the-coming-inflation-in-2016/13376010 While there are still issues to fix from the recent financial crisis, the next one is already approaching. The IMF's latest Global Financial Stability report… Tue, 24 Nov 2015 10:53:00 EST