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Mega pharma deal boosts biotech shares, but pharma shares trade mixes

The biggest marriage in the drug industry’s history hasn’t provided the type of booster shot to shares of deal participants Pfizer and Allergan, nor has the merger provided a major

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Stocks’ win streak hits six weeks

Stocks ended mostly higher Friday and bond yields spiked after a robust October jobs report increased the odds that the Federal Reserve will finally pull the trigger and raise interest

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Stocks mostly higher as rally rolls on

Stocks are basically higher Friday as the post-correction rally rolls on amid signs U.S. companies will top low third-quarter earnings estimates and the growing belief the Federal Reserve will hold

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Ralph Lauren shares soar as founder steps aside

Shares of Ralph Lauren (RL) soared in Wednesday morning trading, the day after the fashion industry icon announced he was giving up the CEO title at the company that bears

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Wall Street to give Fed minutes a once-over

The Federal Reserve’s September meeting was notable for what the Fed did not do: raise interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade, a decision that at the

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SEC accuses NY trading firm of “spoofing”

A New York trading firm and its co-founder have agreed to a more than $1 million Securities and Exchange Commission settlement over profiting from alleged financial market manipulation known as

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Tim Cook: Apple is killing it in China

At $116, Apple stock may not be the same buying opportunity it was in late August when shares traded close to $100, but about $19 below its all-time high, and

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Buying Google stocks is a good idea

Google stock has delivered massive gains for investors over the long term, and our contributors believe the online search giant still offers big upside potential. Google stock has delivered massively

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BlackBerry acquires Good Technology for $425M

A string of acquisitions are giving some technology stocks a push, most notably BlackBerry after it scooped up a company

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CVS shares fall on slowing retail sales growth

Shares of CVS Health (CVS) fell in Tuesday trading after the U.S. drugstore chain reported better-than-expected earnings but said retail

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Stocks fall as Dow faces 4th day of losses; Apple sinks

Stocks were slightly lower in lackluster trading Tuesday as shares of Apple fell further, helping to push the Dow towards

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Television rises while TV stocks sink

The other day, a senior Facebook executive sent me a link to a New York Times story about the precipitous

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Pricey biotechs take flight despite Yellen’s 2014 warning

A year ago, Fed chair Janet Yellen made waves when she warned of “substantially stretched” valuations in the biotech sector.

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Netflix’s stock split may be bad news

Stocks are lower Wednesday but shares of Netflix (NFLX) are bucking the trend. Netflix soared to a new all-time high

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Stocks surge on Greek debt deal optimism; Nasdaq hits record

Stocks surged Monday as a relief rally around the globe is underway that sent the Dow up more than 100

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Nasdaq new high but up just 0.2% from 2000 peak

The Nasdaq composite made history yesterday, topping its old intraday record high from March 2000. Markets cheered the news. But

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Wait continues for easier access to mainland China shares

Want an easier way to invest in  shares of Mainland China stocks? Well, that day is getting closer, but investors

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Study: $24B in company matches left behind

Over the past decade, employers have increased efforts to enroll workers in retirement savings plans. And they’ve paid off. Participation

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S&P 500 hits record as stocks end mixed

The S&P 500 inched up to set a new closing high for a second straight day as stocks closed mixed

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Fresh data this week will turn speedometer on economy

Coming off Friday’s mixed report on April employment, this week’s news calendar should bring more clarity on whether the U.S.

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