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Valeant's Stock Rises After New $2 Billion Buyback Plan Announced

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 1:00pm
Valeant Pharmaceuticals' stock got a midday lift Thursday, after the drugmaker announced a new $2 billion securities repurchase program.
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Takata, Auto Execs Face Senate Over Deadly Air Bag Scandal

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:50pm
Executives from Japan's Takata Corp and two automakers faced tough scrutiny from U.S. senators on Thursday over the risk of millions of potentially defective air bags that can rupture upon deployment, shooting metal shards into cars.
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GoPro In The Red After Setting Secondary Share Sale Price

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:50pm
GoPro Inc. shares remained down by 6.5%, at $73.94 a share Thursday, one day after the digital sport-camera maker set the price for a secondary offering of the company's stock.
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Mohegan Sun casinos post fall in 4Q revenue as profit rises significantly on cost-cutting

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:48pm
The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority says fourth-quarter revenue fell from the same period last year, but profit jumped significantly as the operator of Connecticut and Pennsylvania casinos cut costs.
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Block Island wind farm gets final permits ahead of construction, to start next year

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:48pm
An offshore wind farm that could be the nation's first has gotten its final lease and permits from state coastal regulators.
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SEC Suspends Trading in 4 Ebola Stocks

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:43pm
The SEC said it halted trading in the companies' stocks because the companies haven't provided enough information about their operations to investors.
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Goldman Fires Staff for Leaking Confidential NY Fed Info

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:22pm
Goldman Sachs said it fired a junior employee and a supervisor over the leaking of confidential information from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
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What May Be Next For Tesla? India

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:19pm
Tesla Motors Inc. is looking at entering the India car market and selling its upcoming mass-market sedan, according to news reports in Indian newspapers.
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Iran firm displays US-made helicopters supplied by third party

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:06pm
An Iranian company on Thursday displayed four brand new U.S.-made helicopters it purchased through third parties, offering them as proof that the country could evade international sanctions over its disputed nuclear program.
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Group launches campaign asking Hy-Vee to stop tobacco sales at stores with clinics, pharmacies

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:06pm
Iowa's largest grocery store chain should stop selling tobacco products to demonstrate its oft-stated commitment to health and wellness, anti-smoking activists said Thursday.
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Philippine court convicts 9 people for graft in 1996 Manila disco fire that killed 162 people

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:06pm
A Philippine court convicted nine people for graft Thursday over a 1996 nightclub fire that killed 162 people, mostly students celebrating the end of the school year.
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Federal authorities investigating reports of 3 drone sightings near NYC's Kennedy Airport

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:06pm
Federal officials are investigating after three commercial pilots reported drones flying near their planes as they approached New York City's Kennedy Airport this week.
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Rally In Energy Stocks Lifts S&P 500

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:57am
The S&P 500 broke out of the negative territory thanks in large part to solid gains in energy sector stock.
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Goldman Prepares to Rebut Senate Probe in Levin's Committee Showdown

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:56am
Goldman Sachs will rebut on Thursday allegations made by a powerful Senate committee report that condemned Wall Street banks for exploiting physical commodity markets to manipulate prices and gain unfair trading advantages.
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Natural Gas Holds Gains As Supply Data Comes In Line

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:51am
U.S. stockpiles of natural gas declined by 17 billion cubic feet on the week ended Nov. 14, the Energy Information Administration said Thursday.
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SEC Suspends Trade In 4 Ebola-related Stocks

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:42am
The Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday suspended trade in four over-the-counter Ebola-related stocks: Bravo Enterprises , Immunotech Laboratories , Myriad Interactive Media and Wholehealth Products .
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University of Michigan forecast predicts more US economic growth, job creation

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:33am
Economists at the University of Michigan say the U.S. economy will grow by more than 3 percent next year.
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Vermont Yankee nuclear plant will lay off 165 shortly after closing

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:33am
Entergy Corp.'s Vermont Yankee nuclear plant has officially notified the state that it will be laying off 165 employees starting in January.
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Students sue Harvard University to force it to divest from fossil fuel companies

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:33am
Seven Harvard University students have filed a lawsuit asking a judge to force the university's governing body to withdraw its investments in fossil fuels.
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Labor officials win back $131,000 for central Florida farmworkers who weren't paid properly

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:33am
Federal labor officials say they've recovered more than $131,000 in back wages for almost 400 farmworkers in central Florida who weren't paid for work they did.
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