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A survey from consulting firm Robert Half said about half of employees planned to spend time online shopping at work this holiday season. Whether that puts you on the naughty list at work is none of our business. Today we dig into the overall effect on productivity, which isn’t as bad as you might think. Plus: The latest consumer price index numbers, FedEx’s “horrific” earnings and a conversation with the CEO of the nation’s second-largest charity.