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Delivery companies are warning shoppers to send holiday gifts and make online purchases within the next 10 days as a record number of packages are expected to be delivered.

The U.S. average retail price of diesel dropped 4.6 cents to $3.161 a gallon, the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported Dec. 10, as crude oil prices dropped near $50 per barrel.

FedEx Corp. on Dec. 7 announced that FedEx Express President and CEO David Cunningham will retire effective Dec. 31.

Elon Musk is sizing up General Motors' recently idled plants. The tech billionaire said in an interview with CBS’ “60 Minutes” that it’s “possible that [Tesla] would be open” to taking over automakers’ old plants, including factories GM recently has slated for closure.

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is halting its Venezuela operations and laying off its local workforce, union officials said Dec. 10, the latest foreign corporation to close shop in the crisis-torn country.

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