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Final Markit PMI Manufacturing Index Falls To 53.9 In December

FOX News: Business - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 10:50am
The second and final reading of the Markit U.S. manufacturing index totaled 53.9 in December, down from 54.8 in November, the privately run firm said Friday.
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U.S. Manufacturing Growth Slows in December

FOX News: Business - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 10:48am
The pace of growth in the U.S. manufacturing sector slowed more than expected in December, according to an industry report released on Friday.
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Low oil prices unlikely to hurt railroads as costs decline and economy boosts other shipments

FOX News: Business - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 10:48am
A collapse in oil prices won't derail the railroads' profit engine even if it does slow the tremendous growth in crude shipments seen in recent years.
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Obamas eat at restaurant charging up to $500G for membership

FOX News: Politics - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 10:47am
The Obamas are closing out their Hawaii vacation at one of the ritziest joints on Oahu.
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Cholera bacteria spear their prey to grab genes

FOX News: Health - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 10:37am
The bacteria that cause cholera grab genes from other organisms in a particularly predatory and precise way, new research finds: They spear neighboring cells with a kind of poison-tipped spike.
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Are ocean asteroid impacts really a serious threat?

FOX News: SciTech - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 10:29am
If a space rock were to hit the Earth at just the right location in the oceans, it could cause massive waves that could inundate U.S.
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Craze over Greek tomb spawns virtual worlds online

FOX News: SciTech - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 10:28am
You might not be able to physically step inside the monumental tomb discovered this past summer in Amphipolis, Greece, but there are plenty of unofficial places to go on the Internet to pretend you're doing just that
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Homebuilders companies shares mixed at 10 a.m.

FOX News: Business - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 10:26am
Shares of some top homebuilders companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: DR Horton fell $.06 or .2 percent, to $25.23.
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Railroad companies shares down at 10 a.m.

FOX News: Business - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 10:26am
Shares of some top railroad companies are down at 10 a.m.: CSX fell $.14 or .4 percent, to $36.09.
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Computer companies shares mixed at 10 a.m.

FOX News: Business - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 10:26am
Shares of some top computer companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Apple Inc s fell $.86 or .8 percent, to $109.52.
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Telecom companies shares up at 10 a.m.

FOX News: Business - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 10:26am
Shares of some top telecom companies are up at 10 a.m.: AT&T Inc. rose $.20 or .6 percent, to $33.79.
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Medical Devices companies shares mixed at 10 a.m.

FOX News: Business - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 10:26am
Shares of some top medical devices companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Allergan rose $1.84 or .9 percent, to $214.43.
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Utilities companies shares up at 10 a.m.

FOX News: Business - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 10:26am
Shares of some top utilities companies are up at 10 a.m.: American Electric Power Co. rose $.14 or .2 percent, to $60.86.
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Insurance companies shares up at 10 a.m.

FOX News: Business - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 10:26am
Shares of some top insurance companies are up at 10 a.m.: ACE L rose $.47 or .4 percent, to $115.35.
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Utah mom who delayed cancer treatment in effort to save unborn son dies

FOX News: Health - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 10:26am
A Utah mother of six who delayed cancer treatment in an effort to save her unborn child died at her home Wednesday, after initially being told in October that she had just 24 to 36 hours to live.
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Copper Prices Lower on China Concerns, Strong Dollar

FOX News: Business - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 10:21am
London copper slipped on Friday to trade near last week's 4-1/2 year low, pressured by a strong dollar and indications of slowing economic growth in China.
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Key sales metric for drugstore chain Rite Aid rises 5.3 pct in December, as prescriptions grow

FOX News: Business - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 10:04am
Rite Aid's revenue from established stores climbed more than 5 percent last month, as growing prescription totals countered a hit from cheaper generic drugs for the nation's third-largest drugstore chain.
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Harvest Natural cancels deal to sell its Venezuela interests after it didn't receive approval

FOX News: Business - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 10:04am
Harvest Natural Resources cancelled the $275 million sale of its remaining assets in Venezuela after failing to garner approval from country's beleaguered government.
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US construction spending down 0.3 pct. in November; government building activity leads decline

FOX News: Business - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 10:04am
A sharp slowdown in government-built schools and infrastructure caused U.S. construction spending to fall slightly in November.
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FDA drug approvals hit highest level since 1996 on record-number of specialty drugs

FOX News: Business - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 10:02am
The Food and Drug Administration approved 41 first-of-a-kind drugs in 2014, including a record number of medicines for rare diseases, pushing the agency's annual tally of drug approvals to its highest level in 18 years.
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