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Drugmaker Takeda agrees to buy Shire for $64 billion

LONDON (AP) — Japanese drugmaker Takeda has reached a tentative agreement to buy Ireland-based Shire Plc for 46 billion pounds ($64 billion) in one of the biggest pharma deals to date. Takeda has offered the equivalent of 49 pounds in cash and stock for each share of Shire, almost 25 percent more than Tuesday's closing price. Shire said Wednesday that it is prepared to recommend the deal to shareholders,...

April 25, 2018

US Virgin Islands to rebuild all main roads for $1.2B

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) — The governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands says all of the territory's main roads will be rebuilt to federal standards following the damage inflicted by hurricanes Irma and Maria. Kenneth Mapp says $530 million of the $1.2 billion needed has been pledged for the project. He also said Monday that officials have already assessed the territory's 1,273-mile public road...

April 25, 2018

Shire, Whirlpool rise while Caterpillar, 3M slide

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday: Caterpillar Inc., down $9.55 to $144.44 The company said it doesn't expect to top its first-quarter profit for the rest of the year. Alphabet Inc., down $51.17 to $1,022.64 Google's parent company reported greater ad sales but also said costs climbed. Waters Corp., down $16.42 to $193.18 The maker of products used in drug discovery...

April 24, 2018

Drugmaker GSK says first quarter revenue dropped 2 percent

LONDON (AP) — Pharmaceutical and consumer goods maker GlaxoSmithKline says first-quarter revenue dropped 2 percent as a stronger pound offset encouraging sales of a new shingles treatment. The company said in a statement Wednesday that revenue rose to 7.22 billion pounds ($10.1 billion) from 7.38 billion pounds in the same period last year. Net income fell 48 percent to 549 million pounds as GSK took a 495 million pound charge related to the revaluation of the consumer healthcare business after it agreed to acquire full ownership of the joint venture. Sales of the shingles treatment Shingrix totaled 110 million pounds in its first full quarter on the market. CEO Emma Walmsley says GSK's main priority...

April 25, 2018

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Stocks give up an early gain; 10-year yield hits 3 percent

NEW YORK (AP) — Major U.S. stock indexes gave up an early gain Tuesday, but smaller and more domestically-focused companies are rising. Investors are applauding strong first-quarter results from companies including heavy machinery maker Caterpillar and appliance maker Whirlpool. Bond yields continue to rise and the 10-year Treasury note reached 3 percent for the first time in more than four years. Alphabet,...

April 24, 2018
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How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

After a strong start, U.S. stocks abruptly sold off Tuesday after machinery maker Caterpillar said it doesn't expect to top its first-quarter profit for the rest of the year. The Dow Jones industrial average plunged as much as 619 points as investors feared that rising oil prices and other costs will slow down growth in company profits. On Tuesday: The S&P 500 index skidded 35.73 points, or 1.3 percent, to 2,634.56. The Dow Jones industrial average gave up 424.56 points, or 1.7 percent, to 24,024.13. The Nasdaq composite tumbled 121.25 points, or 1.7 percent, to 7,007.35. The Russell 2000 index slid 8.84 points, or 0.6 percent, to 1,553.28. For the week: The S&P is down 35.58 points, or 1.3...

April 24, 2018
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Trades for September 6, 2017.

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Global stocks slip following sell-off on Wall Street

TOKYO (AP) — Global shares fell back on Wednesday, mirroring a sell-off on Wall Street triggered by worries over slowing growth and falling profits. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 edged nearly 0.1 percent lower in early trading to 5,440.32, while Germany's DAX slipped nearly 0.8 percent to 12,456.33. Britain's FTSE 100 lost 0.4 percent to 7,392.47. U.S. shares were set to drift lower with Dow and S&P 500...

April 25, 2018
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Forex Weekly Outlook

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Trades for August 30, 2017.

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August 29, 2017
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Trades for August 29, 2017.

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August 28, 2017
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Defense attacks prosecution case in bank execs fraud trial

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Defense attorneys continued to hammer away Tuesday...

April 25, 2018
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First drug approved for most common inherited kidney disease

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved...

April 24, 2018
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Steep drops in technology, industrial stocks pull Dow Jones industrial average down 600 points

NEW YORK (AP) — Steep drops in technology, industrial stocks pull Dow...

April 24, 2018