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Select Comfort 2Q profit drops 15 percent to $8.5 million, tops forecast

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 4:50pm
Select Comfort Corp. (SCSS) on Wednesday reported profit that decreased by 15 percent in its second quarter, and beat analysts' expectations.
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EBay 2Q profit increases 5.6 percent to $676 million, beats forecast

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 4:46pm
EBay Inc. (EBAY) on Wednesday reported earnings that rose by 5.6 percent in its second quarter, and topped analysts' expectations.
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FDA says scientist who found forgotten smallpox also uncovered 300 additional vials

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 4:35pm
The same federal scientist who uncovered forgotten vials of smallpox earlier this month also found over 300 undocumented vials at the same lab, according to the Food and Drug Administration.
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Time Warner, Yahoo, Intel, HCA Holdings, and PNC Financial are big market movers

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 4:26pm
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Time Warner Inc. (TWX), up $12.12 to $83.13 The media and entertainment company said it rejected a takeover bid from Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc.
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Corn and soybean futures turn higher after weeks of losses; Metals and energy end mixed

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 4:22pm
Corn and soybean futures are ending higher, reversing course after several weeks of losses.
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Dow reaches another record following earnings, deal news; Time Warner soars on Murdoch bid

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 4:13pm
Stocks are closing higher following strong earnings results and deal news from big U.S. companies.
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Yum's China Restaurant Sales Jump as KFC Bounces Back

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 4:12pm
KFC parent Yum Brands on Wednesday said 2Q sales at established restaurants in China, its No. 1 market, jumped 15% as it recovers from a food safety scare last year.
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Trian's Peltz Won't Rule Out Proxy Fight On Pepsi

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 4:02pm
Nelson Peltz of Trian Fund Management said Wednesday that he has not given up on trying to get PepsiCo.
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EBay Posts 2Q EPS Beat, But Slight Miss on 3Q View

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 4:00pm
Developing: The ecommerce giant posted better-than-expected second quarter profits, but its expectations for the current quarter came in shy of estimates. Shares of eBay fell in extended trading.
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Stocks Jump on Earnings, Corporate Deal News

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 3:59pm
Developing: Wall Street ended the day at a fresh high as investors cheered earnings and welcomed the latest batch corporate deal news.
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Wheat,corn,oats and soybeans higher on the CBOT; beef and pork lower on the CME.

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 3:44pm
Grain futures were higher Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
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The Effigies of Yellen

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 3:38pm
In an awkward attempt to placate detractors that feel like the stock market has rallied too far, too fast, Janet Yellen threw two of the most volatile sectors in the stock market under the bus. It was almost surreal. But it happened. However, will it work?
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Binge Watching, Sports at Center of Fox Bid for Time Warner

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 3:10pm
21st Century Fox wants more sports and binge-watching muscle, and the media giant hopes to acquire Time Warner to get it.
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Shares of BlackBerry lower after Apple, IBM announce business app partnership

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 3:02pm
BlackBerry shares are dropping after details emerged of a partnership between two of the world's biggest technology companies — Apple and IBM — that will cater to business customers.
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Washington state's unemployment rate drops to 5.8 percent, lowest level in 6 years

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 2:55pm
Washington state officials said Wednesday that the state's unemployment rate fell to 5.8 percent last month, the lowest it has been in six years.
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Top 10 New York Stock Exchange-traded stocks posting largest percentage increases

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 2:54pm
A look at the 10 biggest percentage gainers on New York Stock Exchange at 1 p.m.: Time Warner Inc. rose 16.6 percent to $82.81.
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Top 10 New York Stock Exchange-traded stocks posting largest percentage decreases

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 2:54pm
A look at the 10 biggest percentage decliners on New York Stock Exchange at 1 p.m.: Bio Amber Inc. fell 15.8 percent to $11.96.
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New York Stock Exchange's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m.

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 2:54pm
A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at 1 p.m.: AbbVie fell .6 percent to $53.14 with 13,607,100 shares traded.
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Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m.

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 2:54pm
A look at Nasdaq 10 most-active stocks at 1 p.m.: Apple Inc. rose 1.0 percent to $96.26 with 29,512,200 shares traded.
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Supermarkets companies shares mixed at 1 p.m.

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 2:54pm
Shares of some top supermarkets companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Kroger fell $.03 or .1 percent, to $49.30.
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