Here are AP Business News' latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EST.

Here are AP Business News' latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EST.


FEDERAL RESERVE — It's not about what it will do. It's about what it will say. The financial world's worst-kept secret is that the Federal Reserve is all but sure Wednesday to raise interest rates from record lows. The uncertainty is what the Fed will say about how much and how fast it expects to raise rates again in coming months. By Martin Crutsinger. SENT: 870 words.

CLIMATE COUNTDOWN-BUSINESS IMPACT — With the new global climate deal, businesses around the world got the long-term certainty that they had been clamoring for — now they need to back up the shift to a greener world with cold hard cash. By Pan Pylas. SENT: 1,000 words, photos.

GETTING AROUND DATA CAPS — Cellphone and broadband providers are excluding some video from data caps, meaning consumers have more data available for other apps and services. But some people worry that could hurt innovation and competition. Here's a look at what major companies are doing. By Tali Arbel. SENT: 700 words, photos.

JUNK BOND TURMOIL — Investors are rushing to yank their money out of junk bonds, spooked by the closure last week of a mutual fund focused on some of the lowest-quality, highest-yielding bonds. The price drops are hitting investors who have piled into high-yield bond funds in recent years hoping for better returns at time of record interest rates. By Stan Choe and Bernard Condon. UPCOMING: 800 words by 2 p.m.


SEAFOOD FROM SLAVES-SHRIMP SHEDS — The cheap shrimp in stir-fries and all-you-can-eat buffets can come at a steep cost: Modern-day slave labor. Migrants in Thailand, one of the biggest providers of shrimp worldwide, are often trapped in sheds and made to peel for 16 hours a day, the AP found as part of a year-long investigation into abuses in the $7 billion Thai seafood export industry. By Robin McDowell, Martha Mendoza and Margie Mason and Esther Htusan. SENT: 3,700 words, photos, video, interactive, data. An abridged version is available.


SEAFOOD FROM SLAVES-SHRIMP SHEDS-Q&A — Worried that a child or a slave peeled your shrimp? Things to know before hitting the checkout. SENT: 850 words, photo.


FINANCIAL MARKETS — U.S. stocks are wavering but resisting big losses as the market comes off its largest weekly decline since the summer. By Marley Jay. SENT: 700 words, photos. UPCOMING: 700 words by 5 p.m.


SUMNER REDSTONE-HEALTH FIGHT — A former companion of Sumner Redstone claims the signature of the media mogul on a recent document appears to be forged. Redstone controls CBS Corp. and Viacom Inc. SENT: 160 words, photo. UPCOMING: Will be updated.

GAS PIPELINE-FINANCES — Kinder Morgan Inc., the energy giant proposing gas pipelines in Northeast that have drawn opposition, is weathering another challenge — financial woes linked to falling energy prices and a steep drop in its stock price forcing it to find new sources of capital. By Stephen Singer. SENT: 640 words.

CHENIERE ENERGY-CEO — Two months after activist investor Carl Icahn boosted his stake in Cheniere Energy for the second time in two weeks, the company announced the departure of its chief executive. SENT: 250 words.

NEWELL RUBBERMAID-JARDEN — Newell Rubbermaid is buying Jarden Corp. in a cash-and-stock deal that creates a $16 billion consumer goods company. SENT: 270 words, photo.

DOW CHEMICAL-DUPONT — Dow Chemical Co.'s board reaffirms its support for the company's merger with DuPont after a news report said activist investor Daniel Loeb wants Dow's CEO to be removed. SENT: 220 words.

CHINA-TYCOON MISSING — The chairman of the Chinese conglomerate that owns Club Med and whose company said he was assisting an official investigation after he disappeared for a day last week, appeared at a corporate meeting, two newspapers reported. By Joe McDonald. SENT: 500 words.

ROADKILL FURS — A Boston company aims to shake up fur industry with clothing and accessories made from roadkill. SENT: 660 words, photos.


DRONE REGISTRATION — Spurred by numerous reports of drones flying near jets and airports, the federal government has decided to require that the aircraft be registered in order to make it easier to identify their owners and educate amateur aviators. By Tom Krisher. SENT: 650 words, photo.

HONG KONG-ALIBABA-SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST — E-commerce company Alibaba is buying Hong Kong's South China Morning Post for $266 million in a deal that's stirred concern the English-language paper's reporting may be softened under new Chinese owners. By Kelvin Chan. SENT: 300 words.


BOSNIA-ARAB TOURISM — As tourists from the Persian Gulf countries look to book their next holiday to escape the summer heat, Arab investors are betting on one unusual destination: Bosnia. By Aida Cerkez. SENT: 640 words, photos.

SOUTH AFRICA-FINANCE MINISTER — In less than a week, South Africa has had three finance ministers, causing the country's currency to plummet. By Lynsey Chutel. SENT: 570 words, photos.

JAPAN-ECONOMY — A Japanese central bank survey shows sentiment among big manufacturers is steady, though companies in all sectors expect conditions to deteriorate in the coming months. By Elaine Kurtenbach. SENT: 300 words.

CUBA-DEBTS— Cuba reaches a landmark agreement with foreign creditors over billions of dollars in unpaid debt dating back 25 years. SENT: 330 words, photos.


CENTERPIECE — Gap's stock has plunged nearly 40 percent this year as investors grow impatient with its turnaround efforts. The company, which operates Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy, has worked to improve its fashions and cut its bloated store fleet, but it hasn't been able to increase sales. UPCOMING: Graphic expected by 6 p.m.

COMPANY SPOTLIGHT — Cheniere Energy has announced the departure of its co-founder and chief executive officer, among other changes, under pressure from activist investor Carl Icahn. UPCOMING: Graphic expected by 6 p.m.


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