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An Amazon employee talks to a job applicant during a job fair at the Amazon Fulfillment center in Robbinsville Township, N.J., Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. Amazon held a nation-wide job fair at its warehouses on Aug. 2. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Amy Guth discusses the reason that for-profit cosmetology schools have generated some controversy recently, and how retail sales numbers look now that the holidays are almost gone. Plus, the eight biggest business stories of the year according to CNN.

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