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News Corp’s quarterly revenue falls 7.3 percent, posts loss

REUTERS – News Corp , owner of the Wall Street Journal and book publisher HarperCollins, reported its fifth drop in quarterly revenue in a row as print ad sales declined and a strong dollar hit income from outside the United … Continue reading

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Leapfrogging the IPO gridlock: Chinese companies get a taste for reverse takeovers

Investors look at an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai, China, April 21, 2016. REUTERS/Aly Song/File photoMore By Elzio Barreto HONG KONG (Reuters) – Chinese firms looking to jump a massive queue of companies seeking … Continue reading

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Wall Street flat before April jobs report; retailers slip

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., May 5, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermidMore By Caroline Valetkevitch (Reuters) – U.S. stocks gave up early gains to end flat on Thursday as consumer … Continue reading

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News Corp’s quarterly revenue falls 7.3 percent, profit hit by charge

(Reuters) – News Corp , owner of the Wall Street Journal and book publisher HarperCollins, reported its fifth drop in quarterly revenue in a row as print ad sales declined and a strong dollar hit income from outside the United … Continue reading

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Stocks give up an early gain on Wall Street and head lower

FILE – This Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange. Global stocks recovered their poise Thursday, May 5, 2016, following an unconvincing start to the month, as investors became cautious ahead of U.S. jobs data … Continue reading

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U.S. stocks edge up as rise in oil drives energy shares

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., May 5, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermidMore By Tanya Agrawal (Reuters) – Wall Street trimmed early gains but remained higher in afternoon trading on Thursday … Continue reading

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Ex-Venezuela parliament head sues News Corp over drug article

Passers-by walk near the News Corporation building in New York June 28, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford/File PhotoMore By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) – Diosdado Cabello, the former head of Venezuela’s national assembly, filed a lawsuit on Thursday accusing the Wall … Continue reading

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London close: FTSE ends flat as traders weigh economic data and earnings

LONDON (ShareCast) – (ShareCast News) – The FTSE 100 finished flat on Thursday as traders digested economic data and mixed corporate earnings. UK service sector growth slumped to a 38-month low in April, according to data. The Markit/CIPS UK services … Continue reading

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U.S. regulators ban e-cigarette, cigar sales to minors

A man uses an electronic cigarette at The Vapor Spot vapor bar in Los Angeles, California March 4, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/FilesMore By Caroline Humer and Clarece Polke NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. regulators on Thursday took their first steps to … Continue reading

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Technical Weakness Is Spreading Through the Stock Market

Stocks opened higher Thursday, but with four days of losses in the last five sessions, U.S. equities have been threatening a breakdown and their first significant selloff in six months. There is no single catalyst for the recent bout of … Continue reading

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