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â¿¿ GUATEMALA-MCAFEE â¿¿ Software company founder John McAfee says he wants to return to the United States and "settle down to whatever normal life" he can. AP photos.
MADRID â¿¿ Irene Gonzalez is desperately waiting to hear if she'll benefit from an emergency government decree that protects Spaniards from being evicted for failing to make their mortgage payments. Spain has endured a wave of foreclosures that have generated protests and at least two recent suicides by people about to be ousted from their apartments and houses.â¿¿ GREECE-FINANCIAL CRISIS â¿¿ Greece extends deadline on vital bond buyback plan for a day. â¿¿ GERMANY-ECONOMY â¿¿ Exports from Germany, Europe's biggest economy, edge higher in October following a substantial drop the previous month. CHINA-TRADE BEIJING â¿¿ China's trade weakened sharply in November, adding to challenges for the world's second-largest economy as a gradual recovery takes shape. By Business Writer Joe McDonald. AP photos â¿¿ JAPAN-ECONOMYâ¿¿ Japan's economy is technically in recession after revised figures for the April-June quarter show the economy shrank for two straight quarters. ______ A sampling of Money & Markets modules is below. The full digest for AP's Money & Markets service can be found at markets.ap.org. For questions about Money & Markets content, please contact Trevor Delaney (800-845-8450, ext. 1807). For technical support: Todd Balog (816-654-1096). After 6 p.m., contact the AP Business News desk (800-845-8450, ext. 1680) for content questions; 1-800-3AP-STOX for technical support and 212-621-1905 for graphics help. CENTERPIECE Apple harvest Investors have been harvesting their Apple profits over the last few months. Since hitting an all-time high of $705 on Sept. 21, Apple stock has plunged nearly 25 percent. There isn't any consensus regarding the cause, but here's a look at three leading theories about the sell-off. COMPANY SPOTLIGHT McDonald's November sales rise
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