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Asian markets mixed after Wall Street gains

Hong Kong (AFP) – Asian markets were mixed Friday following strong gains on Wall Street, with Tokyo enjoying a significant bump due to the dollar’s rise against the yen. Tokyo closed up 0.79 percent, or 152.68 points, at 15,291.64, Sydney … Continue reading

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Jilted Shire raises guidance again after third-quarter earnings jump

LONDON (Reuters) – Pharmaceutical firm Shire raised its guidance for full-year earnings on Friday, underlining its strong prospects as a standalone company after AbbVie Inc officially ditched its $55 billion purchase of the group on Tuesday. Dublin-based Shire, which produces … Continue reading

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Jilted Shire raises guidance again after Q3 earnings jump

(Adds shares) LONDON, Oct 24 (Reuters) – Pharmaceutical firm Shire raised its guidance for full-year earnings on Friday,underlining its strong prospects as a standalone company afterAbbVie Inc (Xetra: 4AB.DE – news) officially ditched its $55 billion purchaseof the group on … Continue reading

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Cost of insuring against Tesco default leaps

LONDON (Reuters) – The cost of insuring against Tesco defaulting on its debt shot up on Friday, after ratings agency Moody’s downgraded Britain’s biggest grocer and left the troubled group hovering one notch above junk status. Tesco, which has lost … Continue reading

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Gold edges higher but set for weekly loss on dollar and U.S. data

By A. Ananthalakshmi SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Gold inched up on Friday as European shares fell but was set to snap a two-week winning streak on a firm dollar and robust economic data that dented demand for the metal as an … Continue reading

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Pfizer’s $11 billion buyback plan deflates AstraZeneca bid hopes

LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. drugmaker Pfizer is to continue buying back stock, with the board authorising a new $11 billion (6.8 billion pounds) share repurchase plan, deflating expectations that it will make a new bid for AstraZeneca. Shares in … Continue reading

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Apple CEO says had ‘very open’ privacy talks in China: Xinhua

BEIJING (Reuters) – Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook was quoted on Friday as saying he had “very open” talks on privacy and security with a senior Chinese official, days after a web monitoring group linked the government to a … Continue reading

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Global stocks rattled by Ebola case in New York

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets retreated Friday as the first case of Ebola in New York overshadowed positive economic news. KEEPING SCORE: Britain’s FTSE 100 fell 0.2 percent to 6,404.55 and Germany’s DAX dropped 0.2 percent to … Continue reading

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G.Skill announces 480GB PCIe SSD with 2GB/s read and write speeds

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Homemade rocket can reach 2,300 feet for less than a dollar

If you’ve seen the movie October Sky, or if you’ve ever seen a rocket launch of any kind, you might be a little wary of the above headline. Not only does it seem impossible to achieve thousands of feet of … Continue reading

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