A New York Stock Exchange trader works on the floor on Dec. 17. Stocks rose nearly 300 points after the Federal Reserve announced it plans to begin raising interest rates next year. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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Nissan workers at a plant in Canton, Miss. The auto company received financial incentives, including tax relief, from the state for the factory. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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Demonstrators from the Fast Food Forward rally protest Thursday outside a Wendy's restaurant in New York City. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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