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Nasdaq Composite Takes Out Its All -time Intraday High

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 11:50am
The Nasdaq Composite on Thursday hit an all-time high above 5,137, taking out the previous intraday peak set on March 10, 2000 at 5,132.52.
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New York mob boss, capo among 6 in Lucchese crime family to plead guilty in racketeering case

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 11:46am
A mob boss and a top mobster are among six members of the Lucchese crime family to plead guilty to charges stemming from an investigation of an international gambling enterprise.
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Wall Street Jumps on Dovish Fed Sentiment

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 11:45am
U.S. equity markets traded solidly higher with the Dow rallying more than 200 points on Thursday as traders digested the latest economic data that supported views the Fed will raise interest rates gradually this year.
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Maine hospital and nursing union extend contract through July 2; negotiations resume June 24

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 11:35am
Representatives for a Maine hospital say bargaining teams and a nursing union are agreeing to extend the nurses' current contract through July 2.
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Charleston Shooter Reportedly Arrested

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 11:29am
Dylan Roof, the suspected killer of nine in a Charleston, South Carolina church gun-shooting rampage, has been arrested, according to media reports citing law-enforcement officials.
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IRS Raking It In Despite Budget Cuts

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 11:27am
What IRS Budget Cuts? Federal Tax Revenues Are On Pace to Total $2.1 Trillion This Year.
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Lobster prices rise as summer fishing season gets off to slow start in New England

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 10:57am
American lobster prices are rising as the summer fishing season gets off to a slow start in New England.
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Grain mixed on the CBOT, beef lower and pork lower on the CME

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 10:53am
Grain futures were mixed Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
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Crude Prices Up on Weak Dollar, Hopes of Greek Deal

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 10:45am
Oil prices rose on Thursday as a weaker dollar made fuel cheaper for holders of other currencies, and on hopes of a last-minute breakthrough that could keep Greece in the euro zone and help avoid a shock to European economic growth.
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Natural Gas Extends Loss With U.S. Supplies Up 89 Billion Cubic Feet

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 10:38am
Natural-gas futures on Thursday extended their losses after the U.S. Energy
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Average US rate on 30-year mortgage eases to 4 percent; 15-year rate at 3.23 percent

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 10:26am
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates eased this week after hitting their highest levels this year in the previous week.
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Federal government is selling personal assets of Bernie Madoff's brother in online auction

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 10:23am
The federal government is selling the personal assets of Bernard Madoff's brother, Peter, in an online auction.
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US stocks move higher in early trading; Oracle slumps as strong dollar crimps earnings

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 10:23am
U.S. stocks moved higher in early trading Thursday, extending gains a day after the Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged from historically low levels.
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Factories in the Philadelphia region expand at fastest pace since December; new orders jump

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 10:23am
Manufacturing in the Federal Reserve's Philadelphia region expanded this month at the fastest pace since December, suggesting that an improving economy is boosting factory output.
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FitBit, Apple To Trigger Near Tripling Of Wearable Market In 2015

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 10:18am
The market for wearable devices is expected to nearly triple in 2015, with Fitbit going public this week and bringing more attention to the sub-$100 fitness tracker market and Apple entering the market with its premium-priced smart watch.
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Shares of Fitbit leap as fitness tracking device maker marks 1st day of trading on NYSE

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 10:16am
Shares of Fitbit are up 55 percent in the first day of trading for the fitness tracking gear maker.
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Fitbit Surges in Trading Debut

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 10:11am
The maker of fitness-tracking devices jumped in its trading debut on the New York Stock Exchange, opening at $30.50 per share from its $20 IPO price.
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Leading Indicators Climb 0.7% In May

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 10:01am
The U.S. leading economic index rose 0.7% in May for the second month in a row, the Conference Board said Thursday.
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30-year Mortgage Rate Declines To 4.00%

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 10:00am
The average rate for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage declined to 4.00% in the week that ended June 18, pulling back from an eight-month high of 4.04% hit in the prior week, according to a Thursday report from federally controlled mortgage buyer Freddie Mac.
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Mid-Atlantic Manufacturing Activity Jumps in June

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 9:53am
The Philadelphia Fed's gauge of manufacturing activity in the mid-Atlantic region rose at a much faster-than-expected pace in June, coming in at its highest level since December 2014 and nearly double forecasts.
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