South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has accepted Donald Trump's offer to be ambassador to the United Nations, a source familiar with the transition process confirmed to NBC News.
Trump is leaning toward asking Mitt Romney to be his secretary of state, but an internal tug of war between Romney supporters and those urging the selection of Rudy Giuliani was delaying the decision. (WSJ)
Trump was close to picking Ben Carson, the retired neurosurgeon who ran against the president-elect in the primary, as secretary of housing and urban development. Meanwhile, Trump arrived in Palm Beach last night to spend Thanksgiving at his Mar-a-Lago estate. (NY Times)
In an interview with New York Times reporters and editors, Trump said he does not intend to press an investigation of Hillary Clinton over emails. He also said he's keeping an open mind on whether to pull out of the Paris climate change accord.
Trump indicates he's unlikely to disentangle himself from his business empire as fully as he previously suggested, raising questions about potential conflicts of interest while president. (WSJ)
For someone who backed Hillary Clinton, Warren Buffett has done just fine since Trump's win. The multibillionaire head of Berkshire Hathaway has seen his investment portfolio explode by $11 billion since Election Day. (CNBC)
A federal judge has blocked an Obama administration rule to extend mandatory overtime pay to more than 4 million workers from taking effect, imperiling one of the outgoing president's signature initiatives for boosting wages. (Reuters)
The Twitter account of the social media service's CEO Jack Dorsey was accidentally suspended for a brief time last night, before coming back online. Dorsey's account was reinstated about 9:15 p.m. ET, but with a significantly reduced follower count. (CNBC)
Facebook (FB) is developing a censorship tool aimed at persuading China to allow the social network to re-enter the market. Facebook has been banned in China for the past seven years. (NY Times)
Amazon (AMZN) could be impacted by a pilots strike at ABX Air, an express cargo airline that carries packages for Amazon and DHL Express. About 250 union pilots went on strike Tuesday. (Reuters)
Apple (AAPL) has captured a record 91 percent share of profits in the global smartphone industry in the third quarter, according to new research, despite grappling will falling iPhone sales. (CNBC)
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) slightly beat estimates with quarterly earnings, but slightly missed on revenue. HPE warned on outlook. Marking a year as separate companies, HP Inc. (HPQ) matched on earnings and beat on revenue. (CNBC)
Hewlett Packard Enterprise CEO Meg Whitman joins CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" at 9 a.m. ET to run down the numbers.