AP Top Extended Financial Headlines at 11:59 p.m. EST

01/10/17 11:59 PM EST
Volkswagen says it is in "advanced talks" with U.S. authorities over a settlement that contains $4.3 billion in criminal and civil fines over its diesel emissions scandal
Valeant will sell just over $2 billion in assets as it pays down debts after a year and a half of bruising backlash against some of its drug prices and government probes into the way it does business The World Bank is forecasting the global economy will accelerate slightly in 2017 after turning in the worst performance last year since the 2008 financial crisis Booming sales in China helped push Volkswagen to a 3.8 percent sales increase in 2016 _ despite lawsuits and criminal investigations over cars that cheated on diesel emissions tests Southwest Airlines makes executive changes that could point to the airline's next CEO US job openings and quits climbed in November, pointing to modest hiring ahead Honda Motor recalling 772,000 additional Honda and Acura vehicles in the U.S. for defective front passenger seat air bag inflators made by Japanese supplier Takata Asian shares are mostly higher on the back of a strengthening dollar and quiet trading ahead of remarks by President-elect Donald Trump A powerful outdoor recreation industry executive says the world's largest outdoor retail show should leave Utah if the state's top political leaders continue what he calls an assault on public lands Chipotle, which has struggled to recover from a year-old food safety scare, showed some signs of improvement after a key sales rose last month