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US stocks move lower as earnings reports pour in; Merck jumps after results beat estimates

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 10:23am
U.S. stocks were moving lower Tuesday morning as investors worked through the latest round of corporate results.
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Consumers Less Confident In April After Slowdown In Hiring

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 10:07am
Consumers confidence fell in April, reflecting a slowdown in hiring and dimmer expectations about economic growth in the months ahead.
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Ford Profit Dragged Down by Overseas Markets

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 10:02am
Ford reported a first-quarter profit that fell 7%, missing Wall Street forecasts, as international markets continued to dampen the automaker’s earnings.
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Consumer Confidence Unexpectedly Falls in April

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 9:57am
The Conference Board's gauge of consumer confidence fell in April from March, while Wall Street expected a tick higher.
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Obama Calls Alliance with Japan 'Indestructible'

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 9:46am
President Obama met with Japanese PM Shinzo Abe at the White House Tuesday to showcase defense ties and advance a long-delayed Pacific trade deal as the two allies look to counter China's rising influence in Asia.
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Apple #1 Dividend Payer But Not For Long....

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 9:45am
Exxon Mobil may unseat Apple as the top dividend payer on Thursday or before. 
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US stocks open mostly higher; Merck leads a rebound in the health care sector

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 9:43am
Stocks are opening mostly higher as the health care sector rebounds from a slump the day before.
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U.S. Stocks Open Little-changed Ahead Of Fed Meeting

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 9:37am
U.S. stocks opened little changed on Tuesday, but the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite still traded near record levels set last week.
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Oil Steadies as Weak Dollar to Offest Stock Build

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 9:18am
Brent crude futures reversed early losses to hold steady on Tuesday as a weaker dollar offset expectations that weekly U.S. crude inventory data will show another record build.
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Case-Shiller 20-city Home-price Index Up 0.5% In February

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 9:00am
U.S. house prices picked up in February, rising 0.5%, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller 20-city composite index released Tuesday.
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Home Prices Rise from January to February

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 8:53am
Single-family home prices rose in February from a year earlier, led by strong increases in the western half of the country, a closely watched survey said.
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Apple's Stock Set To Open At Record Highs

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 8:53am
Apple Inc.'s stock is rising 1.4% in premarket trade Monday, putting them on track to open at a fresh record high.
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T-Mobile First Quarter Revenue Rises, Tops Views

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 8:27am
T-Mobile US Inc (NYSE:TMUS) said on Tuesday its revenue grew 13.1 percent in the first quarter as the wireless company rapidly grew its subscriber base.
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UPS CFO Kurt Kuehn To Retire After 8 Years In The Role

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 8:16am
United Parcel Service Inc. said Tuesday Chief Financial Officer Kurt Kuehn, age 60, will retire effective July 1, after eight years in the role, and 38 years with the company.
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Amazon Launches Business Marketplace

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 8:13am
Amazon Inc. announced the launch of a new marketplace Tuesday, called Amazon Business, which allows customers to buy business-related products online.
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Merck Raises Quarterly Earnings Outlook

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 7:57am
Merck & Co. raised its earnings guidance for the year on Tuesday, despite the negative impact of the stronger dollar, as its first-quarter results declined less than expected.
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Deutsche Bank co-CEO Goes to Trail Over Kirch Case

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 7:52am
Deutsche Bank's co-chief executive Juergen Fitschen went on trial on Tuesday, accused of giving misleading evidence in connection with the collapse in 2002 of the Kirch media empire in a case that could prove a major distraction at a time when the bank is undergoing a strategic overhaul.
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UPS Beats Profit Expectations, But Sales Fall Shy

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 7:46am
United Parcel Service Inc.'s stock climbed 1.6% in light premarket trade Tuesday, after the package-delivery giant beat first-quarter profit expectations, although sales came up short.
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UPS Books First Quarter Bottom Line Beat

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 7:41am
The package-delivery giant on Tuesday reported a higher quarterly net profit, which rose thanks to price increases and productivity improvements, and said profitability improved across all of its business segments in the first quarter.
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Handbag Maker Coach's Sales Drop 15.5%

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 7:34am
Coach Inc, the maker of Poppy handbags, reported a 15.5 percent decline in quarterly revenue as sales in North America, its biggest market, fell for the seventh straight quarter.
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