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WASHINGTON — One day the Dow Jones industrial average drops 500 points, then it shoots up 600 points and a few days later it plummets 800 points — 799 to be exact Tuesday.

More than two years after Wells Fargo said it had created perhaps millions of unauthorized customer accounts, the scandal ignited by that admission has more than persisted — it’s spread, raising questions about how long Chief Executive Tim Sloan can keep his place atop the troubled lender.

The yearslong opioid epidemic is having a negative impact on employers and few employees have the knowledge or resources to handle addiction, according to a new survey by The Hartford Financial Services Group.

For a decade, veteran TV executive Fred Seibert’s studio pitched the idea for an edgy animated story inspired by a 1989 Japanese video game. Called “Castlevania,” it featured scenes of demonic monsters attacking towns and devouring human flesh.

Major retailers are arming to do battle with internet mega-merchants during this crucial holiday shopping season using a key new strategy: Be less annoying.

The following area business registrations, such as limited liability companies and corporations, were filed in October.

The following area business registrations, such as limited liability companies and corporations, were filed in October.

The following area business registrations, such as limited liability companies and corporations, were filed in October.

Challenging the popular but pricey EpiPen, San Diego’s Adamis Pharmaceuticals is readying its own emergency allergy medication for sale.

Food-safety investigators are working to pinpoint the source of drug-resistant salmonella found in raw turkey meat as a nationwide outbreak expands just before the largest turkey consumption day of the year.

The following area business registrations, such as limited liability companies and corporations, were filed in October.

The following bankruptcies were filed during October in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court’s Western District of Wisconsin.

The following bankruptcies were filed during October in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court’s Western District of Wisconsin.

American Airlines is taking some heat after an internal memo leaked telling employees that their first priority during delays or cancellations should be to get elite passengers to their destinations, even if it means using a competing airline, but economy passengers shouldn’t get that option.

Microsoft is teaming up with prominent Indian athlete Anil Kumble to debut a cricket bat that can track batting analytics in real-time, and send them straight to fans.

The following area business registrations, such as limited liability companies and corporations, were filed in September.

The following area business registrations, such as limited liability companies and corporations, were filed in September.

The following area business registrations, such as limited liability companies and corporations, were filed in September.

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in the fall issue of Business Leader, a quarterly business magazine produced by the Leader-Telegram. View the magazine and other free publications at leadertelegram.com/​magazines.

WASHINGTON — Negotiators from the U.S. focused much of their effort in reworking the North American Free Trade Agreement on provisions affecting auto manufacturing, touting the final deal with Canada and Mexico as a boon to domestic carmakers and their employees.

Apple Inc., with a trillion-dollar market capitalization, is turning to a federal appeals court in its years-long patent fight with Andrea Electronics Corp., one of Long Island’s smallest public companies.

With many area employers still having a hard time filling job openings, the Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce’s flagship event will feature advice on attracting and keeping workers.