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Popular Stock to Observe: Achillion Pharmaceuticals (ACHN)

Popular Stock to Observe: Achillion Pharmaceuticals (ACHN)

Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 77.85% of the company's stock. BlackRock Fund Advisors raised its position in Achillion Pharmaceuticals by 5.6% in the third quarter. Analysts forecas...

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Nasdaq breaches 6000 mark for first time ever

Nasdaq breaches 6000 mark for first time ever

USA investors are also gearing up for the busiest earnings week in at least a decade, with over 190 S&P 500 members, including heavyweights Alphabet and Microsoft due to report results. This has h...

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Ajay Maken to resign as Delhi Congress chief

Ajay Maken to resign as Delhi Congress chief

When asked about why she didn't campaign for the party , the veteran Congress leader who served three consecutive terms as Chief Minister said, "I didn't campaign because nobody asked me to". I had e...

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Trump's tax duo to brief senior US Congress leaders on plan

Trump's tax duo to brief senior US Congress leaders on plan

President Barack Obama, on the other hand, enjoyed a 69 percent approval rating during his first 100 days in office, and President George W. Bush enjoyed a 63 percent approval rating. "Trump said he...

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Bill O'Reilly Sexual Harassment Scandal Has Local Women Taking a Stand

One thing is certain, with a reported settlement of $25 million with Fox News - the equivalent of one year's salary - O'Reilly has plenty of seed money to launch a new, expanded endeavor, should he ...

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Major OPEC members agree to extend output cuts

USA crude futures were up 45 cents at $50.89 a barrel. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. said there's no fundamental evidence in the oil market to justify the slide, which was driven by technical indicators....

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Nasdaq hits 6000, a record as tech stocks climb

Nasdaq hits 6000, a record as tech stocks climb

The index first touched the 5,000 mark on March 2000 as tech stocks bubbled before tumbling almost 80 percent through October 2002.The Dow Jones Industrial Average.DJI rose 252.45 points, or 1.22 perc...

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Russian Hackers Reportedly Tried To Interfere With France's Election

Russian Hackers Reportedly Tried To Interfere With France's Election

The Tokyo-based firm recently detected four Macron-themed fake domains being set up on digital infrastructure used by a group it calls Pawn Storm , according to Trend Micro researcher Feike Hacq...

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Midwest timber industry welcomes tariffs on Canadian lumber

Midwest timber industry welcomes tariffs on Canadian lumber

Wisconsin is the largest dairy producer in the US and runs the biggest trade surplus in dairy products with Canada. Canada has the world's third-largest forest canopy, and is the largest producer of...

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Sarin was used in deadly Syria attack, chemical weapons watchdog confirms

A senior Israeli military officer, in a briefing to Israeli reporters, said "a few tonnes of chemical weapons" remain in the hands of Bashar al Assad's regime forces. The comments come weeks after a s...

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Newcastle United boss Lee Charnley held in tax probe

Newcastle United boss Lee Charnley held in tax probe

HMRC said it deployed 180 officers across the United Kingdom and France, and several men working within professional football had been held. The 39-year-old from Gosforth, an affluent suburb of Newc...

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Greencore Group plc's (GNC) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Whitman Howard

The stock of M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with "Buy" on Monday, November 16. The firm has "Speculative Buy" rating by Beaufort Securities given on Thursday, February 4....

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Texas lawmaker gives up food to protest SB 4

Texas lawmaker gives up food to protest SB 4

Neave also fears the bill would have a negative effect on law enforcement. Under the bill, law enforcement agencies would have the right to ask anyone about their immigration status. Neave and fellow ...

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Oil markets on path to recovery due to Opec deal

Crude inventories fell 1.03 million barrels to 532.3 million, the agency reported Wednesday. Moreover, oil prices were under pressure as a stronger USA dollar dented investor sentiment, which made...

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French Election Polls Show Tighter Race as Melenchon Surges

French Election Polls Show Tighter Race as Melenchon Surges

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron says the French state and the Muslim community are fighting on a "common front" against Islamic extremism. Le Pen on Monday pledged to suspend all immigra...

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ABB, IBM team up on industrial artificial intelligence

ABB, IBM team up on industrial artificial intelligence

IBM Watson IoT, Customer Engagement and Education general manager Harriet Green said: "By bringing cognition to the factory floor, IBM is helping usher in the fourth industrial revolution where entire...

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Analysts Ratings for Banco Santander, S.A.

Analysts Ratings for Banco Santander, S.A.

Santander Chairman Ana Botin has defended the company's business in Brazil over the last two years even as recession and political scandal weighed on the bank's shares. 09/02/2014 - Sanford C. Bernste...

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OPEC: Kuwait, Saudi Arabia Signal Likely Extension Of Supply Cuts

OPEC: Kuwait, Saudi Arabia Signal Likely Extension Of Supply Cuts

Oil prices finished on a mixed note Thursday, with West Texas Intermediate crude extending a decline after a drop of almost 4% a day earlier, on continued concerns about growing USA crude production. ...

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Judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary cities

The decision threatened the transfer of around $1.7 billion to Santa Clara County and $1.2 billion to San Francisco in California. The justice department said the counties had taken an overly ...

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Nasdaq hits 6000 for 1st time as U.S. stocks rise again

Nasdaq hits 6000 for 1st time as U.S. stocks rise again

Toy company Hasbro gained 5.9 per cent as it reported a 40.6 per cent jump in first quarter net income to US$68.6 million. The technology-heavy Nasdaq index closed up by 42 points at 6,025.49, pus...

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Oil dips, on course for biggest weekly drop in a month

Oil prices flipped lower late Friday morning and into a sharp fall amid fears crude markets are entering a new downtrend. USA crude production is at 9.25 million bpd C-OUT-T-EIA , up nearly 10 perce...

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Oil Prices Edge Higher From OPEC Boost

OPEC said this in the April edition of its Monthly Oil Market Report . The market will watch Wednesday morning to see if US government data confirms the API report. Despite a drop in US crude sto...

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Netflix Could Crest 100 Million Streaming Subscriber Mark This Weekend

Remarkably, Netflix only contributed $43 million in quarterly profit from its global operations despite revenues of more than $1 billion in the first three months of 2017. Netflix's marketing bud...

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US sets up missile defense in S. Korea as North shows power

The new U.S. president has indicated he will not allow North Korea to achieve its goal of developing an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to the western United...

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Emmanuel Macron, Marine Le Pen in final duel

Emmanuel Macron, Marine Le Pen in final duel

The benchmark on Monday jumped 2.1%, driven higher on relief among investors that centrist Emmanuel Macron won the first round of voting in the France's presidential race. "I take leave of the preside...

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Official estimate could upend Trump tax plan before release

Official estimate could upend Trump tax plan before release

In earlier days, Trump vowed to oversee the biggest "tax reform" since President Ronald Reagan's in 1986, a legislative feat that has since defied every president. Although he did not disclose details...

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Judge blocks Trump threat to withhold 'sanctuary city' funds

The Trump administration contends that local authorities endanger public safety when they decline to hand over for deportation undocumented immigrants arrested for crimes. In a temporary ruling Tuesda...

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United Airlines changes employees check-in policy after passenger's forcible removal

Law enforcement officers dragged Dr. David Dao off a plane on Sunday, April 9 after he was asked and refused to give up his seat for crew members even after an offer of $800 in exchange. United Airli...

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Chelsea's Antonio Conte backing Eden Hazard to put team first

Chelsea's Antonio Conte backing Eden Hazard to put team first

Chelsea were third in Premier League spending last summer - their £123million outlay was behind City's £174m and United's £149m - but sit four points clear of Tottenham with six Premier League games ...

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Japan's disaster minister to resign after quake gaffe

Japan's disaster minister to resign after quake gaffe

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, walks to meet Masayoshi Yoshino, newly appointed minister for Reconstruction, at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. ...

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Markets Right Now: Strong company earnings power stock gains

The Nasdaq has produced bigger total returns, including price changes and dividend payments, than the S&P 500 and the Dow industrials in seven of the past 10 years. Tech stocks have become a way t...

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OPEC Won't Commit To Extending Cuts As US Output Continues To Rise

A preliminary Reuters poll showed analysts expected data to show U.S. crude oil stocks fell in the week to April 14, building on a surprise decline the previous week. Brent crude has gained about ...

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Oil recovers some ground, rise in U.S. drilling caps gains

Oil recovers some ground, rise in U.S. drilling caps gains

OPEC, under Saudi leadership, appears determined to see through its efforts to drain global inventories back to five-year average levels, but it is also keeping a wary eye on the impact of higher crud...

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United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz won't be promoted to chairman

The top two Republicans and top two Democrats on the Senate committee asked United about its policy for bumping passengers off overcrowded flights, and whether the airline handled cases differently on...

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IMF raises global growth forecast, warns against protectionism

IMF raises global growth forecast, warns against protectionism

The IMF now projects Hungary's unemployment rate to fall to 4.4% this year after a larger than foreseen fall to 4.9% last year. The IMF sees Indonesia's annual growth rate at 5.3 percent in 2018. "Str...

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