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Lenovo reports 19 percent rise in quarterly profit on sales growth outside China

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 12:31am
Lenovo Group, the world's biggest personal computer maker, says its latest quarterly profit rose 19 percent, driven by sales growth outside its home China market.
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China To Allow Facebook, Other Banned Sites For APEC: Report

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 12:04am
China plans to allow limited access to Facebook , BBC News and other banned websites when foreign leaders gather for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit on Nov. 10-11, Singapore's Chinese-language Lianhe Zaobao newspaper reported on its website Wednesday.
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Hardest-hit Ebola countries to get $450 million in commercial financing to revive economies

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 11:31pm
A new private sector initiative announced Wednesday will provide at least $450 million in commercial financing to the three West African countries hardest hit by Ebola to promote trade, investment and employment.
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Asia Stocks: Latest Quotes

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 10:27pm
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) up 0.4% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) down 0.2% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) flat ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) down 0.2% ; Seoul (Kospi) up 0.3% Taipei (Taiex) down 0.2% Copyright © 2014 MarketWatch, Inc.
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University of Minnesota sues AT&T, Sprint, other cell providers over patents

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 10:01pm
The University of Minnesota on Wednesday sued the four largest wireless carriers in the U.S. over alleged patent infringement.
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Hong Kong Stocks Inch Higher In Early Moves

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 9:58pm
Hong Kong stocks enjoyed some slim gains in early Thursday trading, with the Hang Seng Index up 0.1%, rubbing out a little of its 0.6% loss in the previous session.
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Japan Stocks Add To Gains; Toyota, Rakuten Up On Results

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 8:29pm
Japanese stocks held to their winning ways in early Thursday action, with the Nikkei Average sporting a 0.5% gain to add to its 0.4% advance the previous day, while the broader Topix shifted 0.4% higher.
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Apple Products Vulnerable To New Malware: Palo Alto Networks

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 7:48pm
Palo Alto Networks Inc. said late Wednesday it has discovered an "unprecedented" type of malware that attacks Apple Inc. computers and mobile devices.
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Australia Stocks Rise; News Corp., Ten Network Rally

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 7:41pm
Australian stocks jogged uphill Thursday morning, as strength in media and energy stocks helped carry the S&P/ASX 200 to a 0.4% gain in early trading.
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American Capital Ltd. to split itself into 3 companies and cut jobs, shares jump

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 7:35pm
American Capital Ltd. said Wednesday that it plans to split into three companies and cut an unspecified number of jobs.
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Virgin Galactic CEO: Company focusing on 2nd spacecraft, aiming to resume test flights in 2015

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 7:31pm
The space tourism company that suffered a tragic setback when its experimental rocket-powered spaceship broke apart over the California desert could resume test flights as early as next summer if it can finish building a replacement craft, its CEO said Wednesday.
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Board says Yellowstone Club loan counts as income; Montana seeking back taxes from Blixseth

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 7:02pm
Money that was loaned to Montana's Yellowstone Club for the ultra-rich and then largely diverted to the luxury resort's founder, Tim Blixseth, should be counted as income, a state tax board ruled.
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Media companies shares mixed at the close of trading

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 7:02pm
Shares of some top media companies were mixed at the close of trading: Comcast Corp. rose $.46 or .8 percent, to $55.09.
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News Corp. tops 1Q earnings and revenue expectations

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 7:02pm
News Corp. (NWSA) on Wednesday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $65 million.
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Prudential misses 3Q net income expectations, tops revenue forecasts

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 7:02pm
Prudential Financial Inc. (PRU) on Wednesday reported third-quarter earnings of $465 million.
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Drug Benefits companies shares up at the close of trading

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 7:02pm
Shares of some top drug benefits companies were up at the close of trading: CVSCaremark rose $2.03 or 2.4 percent, to $87.50.
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Silver companies shares down at the close of trading

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 7:02pm
Shares of some top silver companies were down at the close of trading: Hecla Mining Co. fell $.13 or 6.0 percent, to $2.04.
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Biotechnology companies shares down at the close of trading

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 6:15pm
Shares of some top biotechnology companies were down at the close of trading: Amgen Inc. fell $1.47 or .9 percent, to $158.94.
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Beverages companies shares mixed at the close of trading

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 6:15pm
Shares of some top beverages companies were mixed at the close of trading: Anheuser-Busch Inbev ADR rose $.50 or .5 percent, to $109.90.
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Top 10 New York Stock Exchange-traded stocks posting largest volume increases

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 6:15pm
A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading: AllianceBernstein Income Fund Inc. : Approximately 3,306,300 shares changed hands, a 546.8 percent increase over its 65-day average volume.
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