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US stock market mostly higher as earnings pour in

Stocks are mostly higher on Wall Street as upbeat earnings news from several big U.S. companies encouraged investors. General Electric, Morgan Stanley and PepsiCo all moved higher after reporting their first-quarter results Thursday. The Standard Poor’s 500 index rose two … Continue reading

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SEC’s information technology at risk of hacking: report

By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has failed to protect its data network against possible breaches, to encrypt highly sensitive information, or to use strong enough passwords, the Government Accountability Office said on … Continue reading

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Blackstone earnings rise 30 pct on private equity gains

* Total assets under management up 25 pct y/y to $272 bln as of end-March * 1st qtr ENI per share of 70 cts vs 55 cts in Thomson Reuters analyst poll * 1st qtr distributable earnings at $485 mln, … Continue reading

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US STOCKS-Earnings lift S&P 500, Nasdaq; S&P’s best week since July

* SP 500 scores biggest weekly percentage gain since July * Morgan Stanley (Berlin: DWD.BE – news) , GE shares rally after results * Google (NasdaqGS: GOOG – news) , IBM (NYSE: IBM – news) shares fall a day after … Continue reading

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CBO: Minimum wage boost would cost firms $15B

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Congressional Budget Office estimates that a Senate Democratic proposal gradually boosting the minimum wage to $10.10 hourly would force businesses to spend $15 billion more in salaries in 2017. The nonpartisan budget office says the increase … Continue reading

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Tech IPO bubble? ‘It’s hard to see’

The proverbial window for IPOs may be closing, but it’s still open at least a crack. On Thursday, Chinese messaging service Weibo and Sabre Holdings, the parent of Travelocity, made their public debuts. At 91 so far, according to Renaissance … Continue reading

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Weibo shares jump in market debut

Chinese social media company Weibo Corp.’s shares soared in their U.S. market debut Thursday. Weibo was launched four years ago by Chinese online media company Sina Corp. Weibo provides a Twitter-like service that allows users to post a feed of … Continue reading

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Obama: 8 million signed up for healthcare

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges, President Barack Obama said Thursday, besting expectations and offering new hope to Democrats who are defending the law ahead of the midterm elections. Obama … Continue reading

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Sony announces PlayStation Now-compatible 4K TVs

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Chrome Remote app for Android lets you control your PC on the go

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