Week at a glance: All stories

8:16am: Dean O'Malley walked away from a high-paying job in finance to start a risky venture in the new jetpack industry. More
7:53pm: This arrangement, announced Friday, illustrates how the lines have blurred between traditional TV networks and newfangled options like Netflix. More
4:23pm: The European parliament is calling Google a monopoly in need of a breakup. More
3:32pm: The Obama administration is touting that its immigration action will boost wages. But the hike amounts to only $170 a year by 2024. More
2:55pm: Obama doesn't have the authority to create a startup visa, but part of his reform announcement could include a workaround for entrepreneurs: 'parole status.' More
2:49pm: The university plans to hike tuition by 5% every year for the next five years. The move comes as state funding for the university system has dried up in California's budget crunch. More
2:25pm: A look back at the hot stories and images from the world of business this week. More
1:37pm: A collection of interesting design, data and interactive links. More
1:08pm: Google has a new service that will give websites an alternative to advertising by asking users to contribute a few dollars every month. More
12:43pm: Americans are having to choose between economic security for their families -- and actually seeing their families. More
12:39pm: CNN and 7 other channels owned by Turner Broadcasting are back on the Dish Network's channel lineup ? for now ? after a month-long blackout. More
11:36am: The mobile payments company Square is planning to accept Apple Pay. More
11:34am: 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1' is expected to open big this weekend, and could quickly become the biggest hit of 2014. More
11:32am: Gourmet burgers are all the rage with consumers and investors. Will the successful debut of Habit lead to IPOs from Shake Shack and other better burger joints? And more trouble for McDonald's? More
10:45am: Stocks raced higher on Friday thanks to more emergency actions from central bankers in China and Europe. More
10:19am: Corporate culture expert Bruce Weinstein lists four reasons why the embattled car-sharing service is ethically challenged. More
10:07am: You're only as good as your closet in the morning. Here are nine expert tips for creating an organized and efficient closet. More
9:55am: Companies and global investors are sizing up Iran's economic potential in anticipation of a deal that could end years of isolation. More
9:18am: On Jana Rich's client list: Jack Dorsey and Dick Costolo of Twitter, Larry Page and Sergey Brin of Google, Dropbox, Uber, Square, Eventbrite. More
8:33am: Comcast says new app will send alerts when technicians are close to arriving and let customers rate quality of service. More
8:24am: The Obamacare penalty for not having health insurance is going up in 2015. It will be $325 or 2% of income, whichever is greater. More
8:10am: The stock market is having a great 2014, but three top analysts discuss which companies they're dumping. More
7:47am: China's central bank has surprised markets by cutting its benchmark interest rates for the first time in two years. More
7:43am: London mayor Boris Johnson may be contemplating cutting up his U.S. passport after being presented with a hefty tax bill. More
7:42am: It's not dinner with family, but thousands of businesses will order turkey and mashed potatoes from Boston Market for the workers they've scheduled on Thanksgiving. More
6:52am: A CNNMoney analysis finds some states like California have a lot of workers stuck in part-time jobs. More
6:15am: China is hosting the "World Internet Conference" but its citizens aren't able to access huge swaths of the world wide web. More
5:30am: Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day. More
10:35pm: President Obama addressed some visa reforms for high-skilled, legal immigrants -- but experts say comprehensive reform is still necessary for the U.S. to stay competitive. More
8:56pm: Tired of investing in stocks and bonds? Try buying a more liquid asset -- whiskey! More
6:40pm: Billionaires are on a buying spree in New York, with sales of multimillion dollar properties up 120% so far this year, according to CityRealty. And the prices are expected to keep climbing next year. More
5:49pm: The majority of Americans believe immigrants are bad for the U.S. economy and threaten the country's beliefs and customs, according a recent Reuters/Ipsos poll. Numerous studies have shown these beliefs are wrong. More
5:36pm: Some venues that are hosting Bill Cosby's upcoming tour dates have sensed public pressure to cancel. More
5:36pm: Nearly half of all Americans say there's a chance they'll have to work during a holiday between Thanksgiving and New Year's, according to a new poll. And one in four say they'll have to work whether they want to or not. More
5:13pm: Reggie Gray is one of many former FedEx Ground drivers who say the company illegally classified them as independent contractors rather than employees. More
3:40pm: Only 6.7 million signed up for Obamacare health insurance this year, not 7.1 million. More
2:39pm: Jeff Fager, who has been the chairman of CBS News for almost four years, will step down at the end of the year, he said Thursday, and return to "60 Minutes" full-time. More
2:36pm: When President Obama announces plans for immigration reform tonight, the tech community hopes he'll address visa policies for high-skilled, legal immigrants. More
2:16pm: A Senate investigation found that some big banks may have manipulated metal prices. More
1:45pm: Concealed carry permits are also soaring, fueled by fear of riots. More
1:43pm: The German automaker's plug-in electric car beat out diesel-powered, bi-fuel, and natural gas contenders. More
1:39pm: Facebook is rapidly hiring people in aeronautics to join its drone team. More
1:16pm: The Associated Press has shared a video interview in which Bill Cosby repeatedly refuses to address questions about abuse allegations - and asked that the video not be shown. More
12:49pm: The K-Cup king surprised Wall Street with weak guidance and news that its CFO is leaving. Has the stock peaked? More
12:46pm: Detekt is the latest tool to spot if governments have put spyware on your computer. It's the work of Amnesty International, EFF and others. More
12:10pm: Get a passenger-seat view of the robots that perform Ford's car testing. More
11:18am: Ayman Mohyeldin, the NBC News foreign correspondent, is moving to New York and increasing his presence on the cable news channel MSNBC, where he'll be a fill-in anchor. More
10:17am: Flywheel, a competitor to Uber, has a new CEO who is not shy about his feeling for his controversial competitor. But can the company really supplant Uber and Lyft? More
9:46am: Jaunt has released a virtual reality movie of Paul McCartney playing 'Live and Let Die.' More
9:38am: Crash test minivans: Nissan Quest is the worst, Toyota Sienna is the best. More
9:28am: Lawsuits, accident reports say police search for killers only to discover that it was an exploding airbag which killed drivers they were designed to protect. More
9:24am: Obesity costs the global economy $2 trillion per year, or almost as much as armed conflict or smoking, according to a new report by McKinsey. More
9:06am: States saw an 11% increase in Medicaid spending after Obamacare Medicaid expansion kicks in. The federal government shouldered the majority of the costs. More
9:02am: Next Glass' app lets you know whether you'll like a wine or beer with a quick scan. More
8:39am: Billboard, the company that's been ranking the music industry's most popular albums week by week since 1956, is going to start including streaming data. More
8:39am: Yahoo is replacing Google as the default search engine for Mozilla's Firefox browser. More
8:37am: Best Buy shares skyrocket as the retailer proves it can do battle with Amazon. More
7:59am: A website based in Russia is streaming video live from thousands of private webcams around the world. More
7:11am: 7 million of Americans want a full-time job, but they can only find part-time work. More
7:09am: Fraudsters employ a wide range of tools to trick investors into shady schemes that can cost victims their life savings. More
7:00am: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has been in control of The Washington Post for one year, and now we're seeing some synergies. A new Post app is being installed on Amazon Fire tablets. More
6:57am: General Motors has been slugged with a $3 billion lawsuit by the state of Arizona in response to the massive recall of its vehicles. More
5:34am: Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day. More
10:23pm: China's wealthy are seeking out etiquette professionals to expand their lifestyle repertoire. Here's what they're learning. More
9:17pm: Sarah Lacy, the journalist at the center of Uber's latest controversy, says both Uber and CEO Travis Kalanick need to be held accountable. More
7:28pm: Tribune Publishing is the latest company to adopt a vacation policy that lets you take as much time off as you want -- as long as you get your work done. But these new "unlimited vacation policies" may not be as freewheeling as they sound. More
7:21pm: Sen. Al Franken is demanding that Uber's CEO explain the company's privacy policies. More
5:20pm: While ABC, NBC, and CBS will not broadcast the President's immigration speech, Spanish-language broadcaster Univision will. More
2:17pm: That gingerbread house for sale at the local grocery store doesn't have anything on a deal available from a luxury products website that offers a house for nearly $78,000. More
2:01pm: The Federal Reserve is supposed to focus only on the economy. But the minutes from its latest meeting show that it can't help but pay attention to turmoil in the stock market. More
1:51pm: NBC announced on Wednesday that the network has opted not to continue developing a sitcom with Bill Cosby amid growing sexual assault allegations against Cosby. More
12:34pm: Natalie Morales and Willie Geist have not been fired from the "Today" show -- don't believe rumors to the contrary. More
12:34pm: Ashton Kutcher, an Uber investor, went on a Twitter rant critiquing journalism and defending the company. More
11:59am: Tesla denies concerns about the car's distinctive falcon wing doors. More
11:16am: The changes are part of a cost savings and management plan company executives rolled out on Wednesday that is projected to increase profits by $400 million per year. More
11:08am: Wall Street is treating Virgin America like it's a hot tech stock. The airline has a lot going for it. But are shares due for a bumpy landing? More
10:31am: NTSB rules that drones are aircraft and thus covered under current FAA rules controlling their flights. More
10:21am: The late Jamaican reggae icon Bob Marley is poised to become the face of the world's first marijuana brand. More
10:20am: Staples is fighting shrinking sales by stepping up efforts to close stores. Investors like the plan and sent shares up 10% Wednesday. More
10:05am: A year after the pasta maker was under fire for anti-LGBT comments, it scored the top rating as an LGBT-friendly workplace. More
10:01am: Price gouging used to be a fringe problem in the craft beer market, but it's become a bigger problem and drinkers are paying the price More
9:54am: The wage gap between men and women has narrowed among millennials early in their professions, but the good news ends there. More
9:34am: Target reported a healthy uptick in earnings Wednesday in a sign that customers are finally starting to trust the retailer again. More
9:18am: The controversy sparked by economist Jonathan Gruber centers on the Cadillac tax on employer-sponsored health insurance, instituted by Obamacare. More
7:09am: The coffee company operates 20,000 stores, but it's still expanding, especially in food and tea. More
4:40am: Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day. More
2:03am: Congratulations to the 12,040 new people who now have more than $30 million in net assets. We salute you! More
12:42am: Most Americans won't shop on either Black Friday or Cyber Monday this year, according to a new Bankrate.com report. Just 28% of Americans plan to shop in a store on Black Friday. More
12:33am: Amid new attention on sex crime accusations against Bill Cosby, the comedian's debut on Netflix is on hold. More
8:21pm: PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel questioned whether Uber's aggressive tactics have gone too far. More
7:05pm: Lunar Mission One Kickstarter project lets people donate $90 to put their personal memories on the moon. More
6:55pm: The government is asking automakers and airbag maker Takata to expand what is now a regional recall of 8 million vehicles for exploding airbags. More
6:47pm: Conversations with people on all sides reveal tension with staff at all levels. More
5:29pm: Samsung makes a whole lot of smartphones. It's going to cut way back on its lineup next year. More
5:06pm: The Apple Watch is still months away, but developers can start writing apps for the wrist starting today. More
5:05pm: Want to double your nest egg in the final years of your career? Then it's time to get aggressive about your saving strategy. More
4:45pm: The Wyndham hotel group is training their workers at Days Inn, Ramada, Super 8 and other hotels on how to spot sex trafficking. More
4:09pm: The Miami Marlins' $325 million contact offer to Giancarlo Stanton raises eyebrows More
4:00pm: Uber's CEO took to Twitter -- composing 14 tweets -- to apologize for the comments of an executive on his team. More
3:23pm: The CBS network may go dark in millions of Dish Network homes on Thursday. Some of Turner Broadcasting's channels are already missing. More
2:48pm: Preet Bharara, the U.S. Attorney in Manhattan, warns that this could be the first of many such crackdowns. More
1:45pm: Viber's new feature, Public Chats, lets you in on real-time conversations between celebrity personalities and their friends. More
1:21pm: As debate in Washington comes to a head, job claims getting most of attention overstate jobs impact. More
1:00pm: Warm color shades are becoming more popular as SUV sales grow and paint technology improves. More
12:38pm: Southwest Airlines shares are up 110% so far this year. It managed to profit without a ton of add on fees. More
11:50am: Apple's Mac update to fix Wi-Fi connectivity problems didn't solve the persistent problem. More
11:16am: The world's third largest economy just got another shot of emergency pain relief, but the radical surgery it needs risks being pushed back yet again. More
11:10am: Apple is the world's most valuable company. Could it top $1 trillion soon? Is that a sign of a new tech bubble? Or will Microsoft, Google or Alibaba beat Apple to the 12-zero level. More
11:06am: Broadband subscriptions are growing while cable subscriptions are slowing: that's why media companies are offering new online products More
10:26am: Just two days into a much-lauded program to open up Shanghai's stock market to foreign investors, the flow of cash has dwindled to a trickle. More
10:25am: The exec thought the dinner was off the record. It wasn't. More
10:20am: Morgan Stanley thinks the economic expansion could turn into the longest on record. If they're right, these stocks stand to gain the most. More
9:52am: Congress tells banks that they must be more upfront with the public when they have been hacked. More
9:51am: Girl Scouts at elite Manhattan private schools are learning skills to survive in the wilds of the Upper East Side. More
9:44am: The S&P 500 gained or lost less than 0.1% for the past five trading days. That hasn't happened in a long time. More
9:14am: The Bieb's grandma is selling the house where he grew up, along with his bed. More
8:21am: The U.S. energy grid is always getting attacked by hackers. They're coming dangerously close. More
8:07am: Seniors are living longer, craving more fulfilling lifestyles and working well into their retirement years and that has upended traditional notions of where -- and when -- we should retire, according to the Milken Institute's second annual Best Cities for Successful Aging report. More
7:30am: Alfred: A butler for the 99% More
7:07am: CEOs give away a lot of information when they speak. Facial recognition can help decode it for investors. More
5:38am: Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day. More
7:40pm: In a stunning turn of events for the beleaguered 'Today' show, NBC News has parted ways with Jamie Horowitz, the executive who was put in charge of the program just two months ago. More
6:12pm: Thousands of former homeowners have gotten blindsided by debt collectors coming after them for old foreclosure debt on homes that they haven't lived in for years. More
5:44pm: The cable channel WE tv is running a clever contest, encouraging viewers to watch its shows within three days. Here's why. More
5:07pm: TRUSTe admitted Monday that between 2006 and 2013, it did not conduct annual inspections for every organization that brandishes its seal of approval. More
5:02pm: Well-known economists urge Republicans to reappoint Douglas Elmendorf, who they are praising for his impartiality as head of the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. More
2:52pm: Singer protests lawsuit against Vermont over genetic engineering labels. More
2:28pm: Ford unvewils the latest version of its high-performance pony car, the Shelby Mustang GT350. More
2:14pm: Billionaire Barry Diller and his wife Diane von Furstenberg to fund a $130 million park and performance space suspended above the water on Manhattan's west side. More
1:44pm: Obamacare gets low approval ratings as insurance exchanges open for enrollment. More
12:52pm: Songwriters behind some big hits say they aren't paid much by services like Pandora. More
12:48pm: 'Feminist' was included on Time's banned words poll. Many critics called out the magazine for doing so. More
12:47pm: Obamacare gets low approval ratings as insurance exchanges open for enrollment. More
12:28pm: Netflix and NBC have tough decisions to make about Bill Cosby. More
11:50am: The famous investor beefed up his stakes Visa and Mastercard last quarter. He also boosted his GM holdings. More
11:17am: Republican Senator Jeff Sessions may end up in charge of the Senate Budget Committee. One of his goals: Balancing the budget within 10 years. That may be possible on paper, but in reality it's unlikely to fly. More
11:00am: Facebook is working on "Facebook at Work," an office version for employee-to-employee communication at work. More
10:52am: Imagine what the world would be like if other industries got away with what Wall Street does. More
10:34am: Alyssa Mastromonaco, White House deputy chief of staff, is joining Vice Media as chief operating officer More
10:13am: More people are combining work and vacations -- going away yet actually putting in full days on the job. More
10:07am: The $66 billion buyout of the Allergan caps off a huge year for wheeling and dealing. More
9:19am: Is the global economy on the brink of a new crisis? Here are 5 things to worry about. More
7:22am: Convicted Crazy Eddie fraudster Sam Antar wishes he committed his crimes today instead of in the 1980s because he may have actually gotten away with it. More
7:17am: Halliburton announced Monday it will spend $34.6 billion to acquire Baker Hughes. More
7:04am: Potential victims of the massive General Motors recall over faulty ignition switches will have an extra month to file claims seeking compensation. More
5:24am: Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day. More
2:15am: International investors poured money into Chinese stocks on Monday, taking advantage of a new program that links markets in Hong Kong and Shanghai. More
9:03pm: Bagel aficionado Rebecca Schrage works in finance by day and makes bagels by night. More
8:38pm: Indian startup funding up 261% More
7:50pm: The Japanese economy slipped into recession in the third quarter, a surprisingly poor performance that could delay a planned sales tax hike. More
6:25pm: The French emperor's hat went on the auction block Saturday and sold to a South Korean collector for $2.4 million, the president of the Osenat auction house said. More
3:24pm: Baker Hughes said rival oil giant Halliburton is attempting to "pressure" it into a deal "on Halliburton's terms" and take over its board of directors. More
9:44am: The holidays might give shoppers jaw-dropping deals, but they often leave retail investors with a big lump of coal. More