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U.S. Jobless Claims Barely Changed At 291,000

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 8:30am
The number of people who applied for U.S. unemployment benefits in mid-March remained below the key 300,000 threshold that signals a much improved labor market.
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U.S. Q4 Current Account Deficit Rises 14.8% To $113.5 Billion

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 8:30am
The current account deficit widened to $113.5 billion in the 2014 fourth quarter from a revised $98.9 billion in the third quarter, mainly because of a decline in net primary income from outside the U.S. The deficit rose to 2.6% as a percentage of gross domestic product, up from 2.2% in the prior quarter but well below the record of 6.3% in 2005, the Commerce Department said Thursday.
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Weekly Jobless Claims Rise Less than Expected

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 8:26am
The number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefit claims rose last week indicating the labor market remained on solid footing.
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Oil Drops as Oversupply Concerns Persist

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 8:17am
U.S. crude oil prices dropped on Thursday as the higher-cost domestic production expected eventually to be slowed by the drop in price, so far output has continued to rise, boosting inventories to their highest-ever level.
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Amicus Therapeutics Shares Rally On News Of Positive Regulatory Meetings

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 8:16am
Shares of Amicus Therapeutics rallied sharply Thursday, after the biotech company said it had a positive meeting with European regulators about its application to have a treatment for Fabry disease approved.
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Wall Street Slides After Prior Session's Fed Rally

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 8:07am
U.S. stocks paused at the start of trade Thursday as investors took a breather after the prior session's rally, and looked ahead to mid-Atlantic factory data.
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With executive order, Obama to direct federal government to cut emissions of greenhouse gases

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 8:00am
President Barack Obama is directing the federal government to cut its emissions of heat-trapping gases blamed for global warming.
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Hewlett-Packard Raises Dividend By 10% To 17.6 Cents a Share

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 7:50am
Hewlett-Packard said Thursday it is raising its quarterly dividend by 10% to 17.6 cents a share.
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Apple's Premarket Gain Would Add About Half a Point To The Dow

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 7:49am
Apple Inc. may have to try a little harder to make a good first impression on its fellow Dow Jones Industrial Average components.
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Poll: Most unaware Supreme Court could strike down health care law subsidies in many states

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 7:45am
With a decision due by summer in a Supreme Court case that could unravel President Barack Obama's health care law, a new poll finds many Americans have heard nothing about the case.
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Amazon.com introduces its fast deliver service Prime Now to Baltimore, Miami

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 7:38am
Amazon.com is expanding its one-hour delivery Prime Now service to Baltimore and Miami.
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Honda expands driver's air bag recall in US, adding 105,000 older Pilots, Civics and Accords

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 7:24am
Honda is adding nearly 105,000 vehicles to its U.S. recall of driver's side air bag inflators that can explode with too much force.
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GoDaddy Files For IPO Of At Least 22 Million Shares, To Raise Up To $418 Million

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 7:16am
GoDaddy Inc. has filed for an initial public offering of at least 22 million shares, which are expected to be priced between $17 and $19 dollars a share.
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Philippines imposes bonds on One Direction for concert, to be forfeited if found using drugs

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 7:14am
The Philippine Bureau of Immigration is requiring two members of the English-Irish band One Direction to post bonds worth nearly $5,000 each, to be forfeited if they are caught using or impliedly promoting illegal drugs while in Manila for their concert this weekend.
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Poll: Most unaware of Supreme Court case that could strike down subsidies in most states

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 7:13am
With a decision due by summer in a Supreme Court case that could unravel President Barack Obama's health care law, a new poll finds many Americans have heard nothing about the case.
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Poll: Income inequality grips politicians but not so much the public

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 7:12am
Interest in income inequality is all the rage in public debate nowadays, with political figures from Sen. Elizabeth Warren on the left to Republican presidential prospect Jeb Bush on the right decrying the widening gap between the wealthy and everyone else.
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Producer of latest Bond film denies script was changed because of incentives from Mexico

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 7:10am
The producer of the new James Bond thriller "Spectre" denies that the script was changed to get incentives in Mexico.
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Mystery: No sign of a break-in at warehouse where 5 barrels of Wild Turkey bourbon were stolen

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 7:09am
The mystery surrounding the theft of five barrels of Wild Turkey whiskey deepened Wednesday as company officials said there were no signs anyone broke into the warehouse where the aging bourbon was stolen.
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US current account trade deficit expected to widen slightly in October-December quarter

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 6:47am
The Commerce Department reports on the U.S. current account trade deficit for the October-December quarter.
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Applications for US unemployment benefits likely rose slightly last week

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 6:39am
The U.S. Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week.
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