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AP Top Business News At 12:12 a.m. EDT

How much more does the CEO make? You may find out
WASHINGTON (AP) -- CEOs make a lot more than the average working Joe or Jane. And in the near future, Americans will find out how big the disparity actually is within publicly traded companies....

Asian stocks mostly higher as investors await US data
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Asian stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday as investors waited for U.S. jobs data to assess when the Federal Reserve will increase interest rates that have been at a record low....

Fire sale on stuff that burns: Oil, natural gas, coal down
NEW YORK (AP) -- These days it seems whatever can be burned to power a car, heat a home, make electricity or ship people and goods around the globe is being sold at bargain basement prices....

Cord-cutting clouds Disney outlook despite 3Q earnings beat
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Cord-cutting loomed over Disney's quarterly earnings, as a loss of ESPN subscribers caused Disney to taper its TV profit outlook....

Total reboot: How to fix Greece's economy
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- After so much pain, Greece must now figure out how to get its economy back on its feet....

Tax filing problems could jeopardize health law aid for 1.8M
WASHINGTON (AP) -- About 1.8 million households that got financial help for health insurance under President Barack Obama's law now have issues with their tax returns that could jeopardize their subsidies next year. Administration officials say those taxpayers will have to act quickly....

Apple slump deepens on iPhone, China concerns
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Apple is slumping as the usually high-flying tech stock struggles with the burden of raised expectations....

Netflix to give workers with babies a year of paid leave
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Netflix is giving new parents on its payroll up to a year of paid leave in a move that could pressure other technology employers to improve their baby benefits as they vie for talent....

US tries to reassure Japan after documents reveal spying
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Working to prevent tension with a treaty ally, Vice President Joe Biden reassured Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday that the U.S. limits its surveillance of friendly nations, after leaked documents showed U.S. spying on Japanese officials and companies....

Maker of hacked radio says system is unique to Fiat Chrysler
DETROIT (AP) -- The company that makes car radios that friendly hackers exploited to take control of a Jeep Cherokee says its other infotainment systems don't have the same security flaw....

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How much more does the CEO make? You may find out

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