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    NEW YORK (CNN) -- CNN Money's Stacey Delikat has your top business and financial news on this Tuesday, November 19.

    Tyson foods announces management changes, new leadership jobs
    Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale on Monday announced changes to the meat processor's corporate and management structures, including new leadership positions and a separation of its poultry and prepared foods businesses. In a statement, the publicly traded firm (NYSE: TSN) said the moves are designed to support growth in its domestic and international protein and prepared foods businesses. "We have produced exceptional results since fiscal 2010 and are poised for substantial future growth," President and CEO Donnie Smith said. "These new positions will bring focus to our growth platforms, reinforce our operational excellence and give our team members broader experience in our company."

    Missing from Affordable Care Act: Working & middle class
    Obamacare is intended to make health care affordable for the masses. But so far, most of those who have signed up are paying full price. In the first month, only about 30% of the 1.1 million Americans who've registered on the state and federal exchanges qualified for federal subsidies. The subsidies, which go to individuals making less than $46,000 and families of four with incomes below $94,200, are designed to help working- and middle-class Americans pay their premiums. Getting subsidy-eligible people to enroll is important for the overall success of the exchanges.

    Zoom around in this motorcycle-meets-car
    Campagna Motors have developed a cool street-legal, three-wheeled vehicle that can reach speeds of 60 mph in less than four seconds.

    McDonald's testing build your own burger
    Perhaps spurred by the rising popularity of fast-casual chains, McDonald's has begun testing a system to let people customize and order their own premium burgers. According to a report by the Orange County Register, customers at McDonald's (NYSE: MCD) restaurants in Romeoville, IL, and Laguna Niguel, CA, are being given the option of building their own burger orders on a tablet. They can pick one of three pre-set combinations, or choose from more than 20 "premium" elements, such as guacamole, grilled mushrooms, and applewood smoked bacon, the report said. The price? The Register reported the custom burgers cost $5.79, or $6.79 with bacon.

     

     

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