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Reaction to Confirmed Ebola Case in U.S. – UPDATED

News has hit of the first confirmed Ebola case in the United States. While this news is still breaking and developing, it appears to be a case that was after ...
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What Else Is Under The Hood For Catalyst Pharma?

Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: CPRX) announced positive topline results from its Phase 3 clinical trial of Firdapse for the symptomatic treatment of Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome, or LEMS. In the ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Tuesday

September 30, 2014: The following stocks are among the 250 equities making new 52-week lows today: Barrick Gold Corp. (NYSE: ABX) dropped 3% Tuesday to a new 52-week low of $14.55. ...
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The 4 Stocks That Held the Market Flat

September 30, 2014: Markets opened higher on Tuesday but by early afternoon all three major indexes had dipped below the break-even line. Gold and oil prices ended trading sharply lower ...
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Goldman Sachs New Long-Short Mutual Fund, A Retail Hedge Fund

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE: GS) is one of the top brokerage firms and investment banking firms on Wall Street. The bulk of its clients are wealthy individuals and institutional ...
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Did NOV Investors Want Even More Than A $3 Billion Share Buyback Plan

National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE: NOV) announced on Tuesday that its board of directors has authorized a share buyback program for up to $3 billion of outstanding common stock. The share repurchase ...
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MLP PennTex Files For IPO

PennTex Midstream Partners, LP has filed its S-1 form with the Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering. No terms were given for the offering but the filing ...
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Crude Oil Price Crashes, Gasoline at 4-Year Low

Shortly after 9:00 a.m. ET Tuesday morning, the price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil started dropping from an intra-day high of $94.93 to reach a low point of ...
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Downside Risks to Global GDP Growth

Fitch Ratings' latest Global Economic Outlook forecasts that global growth will pick up in 2015 and 2016. Unfortunately, Fitch sees the risks being weighted to the downside. Growth in emerging ...
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Should GM Shares Have Dropped This Much With Ford?

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) saw a drop off in its shares Monday after Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) announced its guidance out to 2020 at the annual investor day. Ford's ...
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Fed Up With Federal Inaction, States Act Alone on Cap and Trade

By Nick Cunningham of Oilprice.com Unsatisfied with the pace at which the federal government is acting to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, several U.S. states and a few Canadian provinces are ...
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Credit Managers Saw Trends Collapse in September

The National Association of Credit Management (NACM) has said that its report of the Credit Managers’ Index for September fell to 54.9 from 56.7 in August. The drop is relative ...
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Will Google Buy PayPal?

Now that we know that eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) has caved into the demand from activist investor Carl Icahn and agreed to spin off its PayPal division, we can’t help ...
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Comcast, Time Warner Rank Lowest in Customer Satisfaction

In a recent customer satisfaction survey that included other major telephone, television and Internet service providers, Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) finished at or ...
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Analysts Adjust Estimates for Janus, PIMCO and Bonds

The movement of Janus Capital Group Inc. (NYSE: JNS) shares after Friday's announcement that bond king Bill Gross would join the firm may or may not have been justified. What may be more difficult ...
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