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Monday’s business agenda

Gas prices, LinkedIn workshop, and more notable events and things to know.

Replacing the holiday shopping rush with a few leisurely taps

This Black Friday, you won’t find me charging into stores at the crack of dawn in search of supposed bargains. That’s because often the best prices for many products aren’t found on this famous shopping day.

Black Friday draws the familiar lines

It was the familiar Black Friday drill: eager shoppers began queueing in the dark of night.

DraftKings says most disputed fees didn’t come from banned states

New York’s attorney general has accused Boston’s DraftKings of lax enforcement of its own list of banned states.

Toys ‘R’ Us CEO sees slower sales growth for toys

Chief executive Dave Brandon said the toy industry isn’t putting up the kind of growth numbers that some predicted this holiday season.

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Robert Shiller, 69, earned his PhD at MIT in 1972 and has taught at Yale since 1982. He earned a Nobel Prize in 2013.

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Yale economist roils industry with new book

Robert Shiller. who predicted the dot-com and housing busts, takes aim at the financial industry.

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