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European stocks gain ground after Easter weekend; Dax jumps 1.17%
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Investing.com
 - Apr 22, 2014

Investing.com - European stocks were higher in light trade on Tuesday, as global financial centers returned from the long Easter weekend and as concerns over tensions in Ukraine continued to ...

 
Pharmaceuticals
Valeant Pharma And Pershing Square Pursue Botox Maker Allergan
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International Business Times
 - Apr 22, 2014

By Sneha Shankar - Hedge fund manager William Ackman’s Pershing Square, which picked up a nearly 10 percent stake in Botox maker Allergan Inc. NYSE:AGN on Monday, is working with Valeant ...

 
Nikkei Stock Exchange
Asian shares mixed in thin trade with Nikkei up slightly
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Investing.com
 - Apr 22, 2014

Investing.com - Asian shares were mixed on Tuesday with the Nikkei up as the U.S. dollar hovered around a two-week high against the yen, but Shanghai and Hong Kong off in the morning ...

 
Pharmaceuticals
AstraZeneca Cancer Drugs Seen As Draw For Pfizer
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International Business Times
 - Apr 21, 2014

By Reuters - LONDON (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE) may come back to bid for British drug company Astrazeneca Plc (AZN.ST) after its reported 60 billion pound ($101 billion) takeover approach was ...

 
Computer
Netflix US Streaming Business Grows, Plans Price Hike
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International Business Times
 - Apr 21, 2014

By Reuters - (Reuters) - Video streaming service Netflix Inc (NASDAQ:NFLX) reported higher profit that beat Wall Street expectations and said it intends to raise the monthly subscription price for new...

 
Wall Street
U.S. stocks rise on earnings, data; Dow gains 0.25%
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Investing.com
 - Apr 21, 2014

Investing.com - U.S. stocks rose on Monday, buoyed by U.S. data and first-quarter earnings. At the close of U.S. trading, the Dow 30 rose 0.25%, the S&P 500 index rose 0.38%, while ...

 
General Motors
Feds End Review Of GM Ion's Steering
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International Business Times
 - Apr 21, 2014

By Reuters - DETROIT - U.S. safety regulators closed a four-year probe into power steering problems in almost 335,000 older Saturn Ions after General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) recalled the cars, which ...

 
market up
Halliburton Posts Strong Quarter On North American Margins
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International Business Times
 - Apr 21, 2014

By Reuters - Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) , the world's No.2 oilfield services company, forecast a 25 percent jump in earnings in the current quarter, helped by a recovery in margins in North ...

 
General Motors
GM Takes On VW In China With $12B
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International Business Times
 - Apr 21, 2014

By Reuters - U.S. car giant General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) plans to invest $12 billion in China from 2014 to 2017 and build more plants next year as it competes with aggressive rivals in the world's...

 
Nikkei Stock Exchange
Asian shares mixed in thin trading, Nikkei posts 0.63% morning gain
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Investing.com
 - Apr 21, 2014

Investing.com - Asian shares were mixed on Monday in light trade with the Nikkei 225 gaining ground, but the Shanghai Composite easing in morning sessions. The Nikkei 225 rose 0.63%, after ...

 
Fiat
Fiat Chrysler Strikes Deal To Produce Jeeps In China
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International Business Times
 - Apr 19, 2014

By Reuters - (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler (FIA.MILAN) has reached an agreement to start producing Jeep vehicles in China with partner Guangzhou Automobile Group Co (601238.SS), the companies said on ...

 
McDonalds
McDonald’s Q1 Earnings Preview: Profits Seen Down 2.7%
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International Business Times
 - Apr 18, 2014

By Angelo Young - In the fast-food world, breakfast has lately gotten crowded -- bad news for McDonald's, which derives a fifth of its American revenues from sales of Egg McMuffins, hash browns and ...

 
Wall Mart
Wal-Mart Moves Deeper Into The War For Your Wallet
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International Business Times
 - Apr 18, 2014

By Greg Morcroft - Just days after news that retail giant Wal-Mart-Stores Inc. NYSE:WMT unveiled plans to expand into the organinc food business the company late Thursday said it's also adding a new ...

 
Shanghai China
Asian shares mixed in thin holiday trade
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Investing.com
 - Apr 18, 2014

Investing.com - Asian shares were mixed on Friday in thin holiday trade with many regional markets shut. The Good Friday session saw markets in Japan, mainland China, Hong Kong and South Korea open. ...