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Catabasis Skyrockets on Sarepta Partnership

Catabasis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: CATB) shares skyrocketed on Thursday following an announcement that it would be partnering with Sarepta Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: SRPT) for a joint research collaboration for a ...
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Holiday Shopping: 34 Million Already Started

With nearly three months to go until Christmas Day, some 34 million Americans (about 14% of adults in the country) have already launched their hunt for the perfect gift. Well, maybe ...
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2 Animal Health Stocks Still Look Attractive for Investors

If there is one trend that has worked in America, it is the trend of betting on the public taking care of their pets. Now Merrill Lynch has issued a ...
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Alcobra Tumbles on FDA Clinical Hold

Alcobra Ltd. (NASDAQ: ADHD) saw its shares get halved on Thursday after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) placed a clinical hold on its late-stage trial. Specifically, the Division ...
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Natural Gas Price Cuts Loss After Storage Report

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 49 billion cubic feet for the week ending September 23. Analysts were expecting a ...
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McDonald’s Dividend Increase Another Sign Turnaround Is Working: CEO

Fast-food giant McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) announced Thursday morning that it is raising its quarterly dividend by 6% ($0.05) to $0.94 per share ($3.76 annualized). At the current dividend rate ...
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National Instruments Proposes Merger of Viacom and CBS

Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB) and CBS Corp. (NYSE: CBS) saw their shares jump on Thursday after Sumner Redstone’s National Amusements sent a letter to the boards of directors proposing a merger. ...
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Mylan Woes Pushing Stock Back Toward 52-Week Low

Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ: MYL) just has been unable to recover from its EpiPen pricing hike issue. Shares were down over 4% on Thursday morning, and now the stock is dangerously ...
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Over 15 Million People May Not Vote on Election Day Due to Cybersecurity Doubts

It took a Princeton University computer science professor just seven minutes to hack a voting machine he bought online for $82 by replacing four socketed read-only memory (ROM) chips that weren't ...
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Philip Morris Updates Guidance at Investor Day

Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE: PM) is hosting its investor day at its operations center in Switzerland, and with this the company announced updates in its guidance. Management believes that ...
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Exports of Goods in August Help International Trade Data

Each month's reading on international trade in goods is one of the preliminary reports for what the rest of us refer to as the trade deficit, which will be released ...
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Accenture Earnings Wow Investors

Accenture PLC (NYSE: ACN) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Thursday. The company posted $1.31 in earnings per share (EPS) on $8.5 billion in revenue. ...
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Why Chesapeake Stumbled and Transocean Didn’t on Icahn Sales

After rising by about 25% earlier this month, shares of Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: CHK) have plummeted to about 2.5% below where they were when the month started. The decline ...
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Genocea Biosciences Posts Positive Herpes Trial Results

Shares of Genocea Biosciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GNCA) saw a handy gain early on Thursday on positive news from its genital herpes trial. Essentially, the company announced positive results from its ongoing ...
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Q2 GDP Revised Higher

The broadest measurement of the overall economy is the gross domestic product (GDP). Economists and investors alike have grown to know that some 70% or so of GDP comes from consumer spending trends, ...
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