PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - Nov 5

Wed Nov 5, 2014 12:51am EST
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Nov 5 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

* Searching for a new way to attack Ebola, companies and academic researchers are now racing to develop faster and easier tests for determining whether someone has the disease. Medical companies are looking for a technology that takes only a little blood, and gives an answer in minutes instead of hours or days.(

* Regulators fear that the stampede into less conventional assets, including leveraged loans, could create bubbles that will later pop, harming banks and the wider economy. (

* With more than a million defective small cars still on the road, General Motors Co said on Tuesday that it was adding an incentive for owners to have them fixed: $25 gift cards to one of seven retailers, like Applebee's and Bass Pro Shops. (

* Turner Broadcasting announced on Tuesday that Kevin Reilly will become president of the TNT and TBS cable networks and the chief creative officer of Turner Entertainment. (   Continued...