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US stocks edge lower after a six-day rise

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market slipped Wednesday, after rising for six straight days, as investors worked through another round of quarterly earnings reports from U.S. companies. Intuitive Surgical was among those announcing disappointed results. A worse-than-expected report on … Continue reading

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Gannett 1Q net profit falls 43 pct

MCLEAN, Va. (AP) — Gannett Co. said Wednesday that its first-quarter net profit dropped 43 percent, pulled down by restructuring costs, but its adjusted profit managed to beat Wall Street predictions by a penny. The media company, which publishes USA … Continue reading

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China, US data keep a lid on global stocks

LONDON (AP) — Lackluster economic data out of China and the U.S. offset a string of positive developments in Europe to keep a lid on global stock markets on Wednesday following a strong run, particularly on Wall Street. A day … Continue reading

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London close: FTSE ends slightly lower ahead of US earnings

LONDON (ShareCast) – – FTSE closes down 7.02 points at 6,674.74- Focus turns to Apple (NasdaqGS: AAPL – news) and Facebook (NasdaqGS: FB – news) earnings- UK public sector net borrowing falls techMARK 2,742.15 +0.13%FTSE 100 6,674.74 -0.11%FTSE 250 15,989.64 … Continue reading

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Amazon snares classic shows in deal with HBO

NEW YORK (AP) — Fans of classic HBO shows like “The Sopranos” and “The Wire” will soon have access to those series and more through Amazon Prime in the first online streaming deal signed by the cable network. Starting on … Continue reading

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Ackman, Allergan and insider trading

This week a very rich man made about a billion dollars trading on material, non-public information. The investor is Bill Ackman and what he knew was that Valeant Pharmaceuticals would be making an unsolicited bid for botox-maker Allergan. Ackman knew … Continue reading

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Tim Cook needs to make a ‘creative leap’: Sculley

Apple (AAPL) needs to prove it can still make the “creative leaps” it did in the mobile phone business, former CEO John Sculley told CNBC on Wednesday. Investors, however, shouldn’t hold their breath for that kind of bold statement to … Continue reading

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Boeing soars, Allergan gains, Proctor & Gamble droops

Today’s Trending Tickers based on your Yahoo Finance searches are: American aircraft manufacturer Boeing (BA) is lifting higher on it’s earnings. The stock was up about 2% during it’s 10:30 earnings call this morning where management discussed their 14% higher … Continue reading

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AI researcher explains how to stop Skynet from happening

The official joke any time robots or artificial intelligence comes up online is “Skynet.” We all have a laugh about the robot apocalypse, then it’s back to dreaming of robotic housekeepers. To some AI researchers, the concept of a Skynet-like … Continue reading

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The world’s most beautiful, and most surprising, natural phenomena

Though we’re ever focused on the exploration of space (even when we stop sending humans there), our very own planet is host to a plethora of impressive phenomena. Normally when discussing an alternative to space exploration, Earth’s vast oceans are … Continue reading

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