Blockbuster job gains for November

The U.S. Labor Department says 266,000 new jobs were created in November. That was the best monthly gain since January and it beat expectations. But there is inequality in the labor market as the jobless rate for minorities remains higher than the rate for whites.

Amazon plans to hire hundreds of additional workers in New Jersey when it opens a new delivery center in Morris County next year.

And a hedge fund billionaire wants to buy a big stake in the New York Mets, which could make them the highest-valued sports team ever sold in the U.S.

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