Thanksgiving will cost less this year

Consumers are getting a break on Thanksgiving dinner this year.

The American farm bureau federation says the average cost of a feast for 10 people will be $49.87, a $0.24 drop from a year ago.

The group looked at prices for turkey, bread stuffing, sweet potatoes, rolls with butter, peas, cranberries, a veggie tray, pumpkin pie with whipped cream, and coffee and milk.

Turkeys are less this year as are milk, vegetables and pumpkin pie mix.

Wells Fargo’s account openings plummeted 44 percent.

That’s the numbers for October compared to the same month a year ago.

It was the first full month after Wells Fargo’s shocking September 8 settlement with regulators over the creation of as many as 2 million unauthorized accounts.

Stocks end near record highs again on strong data and testimony from the federal reserve chair, where she indicated interest rates could rise next month.

The Dow ended closing up 36 points and about 20 points shy of an all time closing high set on Tuesday.

Car insurance companies could soon be banned from asking you what you do for a living.

The New York Department of Financial Services has told major insurers like Allstate and Progressive, to explain why they think that information is relevant.

Actuaries believe knowing an applicant’s job helps them price correctly as well.

Coke thinks you may want to take a selfie while drinking a coke.

The Drum reports Coca-Cola has a new bottle design that takes a photo while you sip from it.

There’s a sensor in it that can tell when the bottle is at a 70-degree tilt and takes the photo, which can then be shared on social media.

For more business headlines from Jane King at the Nasdaq, watch Daybreak Monday through Friday.

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