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World stocks rise as bond yields buoy financials; oil drops

One year ago   |   By Reuters

A broad index of stocks around the world rose on Thursday as financial shares helped Wall Street's benchmark index advance, while oil prices fell on a forecast for weaker demand.
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Healthcare limits stock gains; oil prices drop on weak demand forecast

One year ago   |   By Reuters

A broad index of stocks around the world pared gains slightly on Thursday as healthcare shares limited Wall Street's rise, while oil prices turned lower on a forecast for weaker demand.
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Goldman Sachs is reportedly looking to acquire General Motors' credit-card...

Goldman Sachs is reportedly looking to acquire General Motors' credit-card business away from Capital One as it looks to rev up its consumer-banking unit

Goldman Sachs and Barclays are reportedly bidding for General Motors' credit-card business, The Wall Street Journal first reported on Wednesday. GM's credit-card business has... Read more ...

The White House is reportedly weighing whether Trump can sidestep Congress...

The White House is reportedly weighing whether Trump can sidestep Congress and cut taxes on his own

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Former VP pick Sarah Palin offers advice to Democratic VP nominee Kamala...

Former VP pick Sarah Palin offers advice to Democratic VP nominee Kamala Harris: 'Trust no one new'

On Tuesday, Sarah Palin, the 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate, took to Instagram to congratulate Kamala Harris and share six pieces of advice. Presumptive Democratic... Read more ...

Why one Wall Street analyst is becoming more bearish on Moderna, even as the...

Why one Wall Street analyst is becoming more bearish on Moderna, even as the stock surges on a $1.5 billion contract for its coronavirus vaccine

The US government has agreed to pay $15.25 per dose for Moderna's coronavirus vaccine candidate. The Massachusetts biotech saw its stock jump as much as 10% before markets... Read more ...

Owner of Aeropostale, Forever 21, Juicy Couture set to buy Brooks Brothers...

Owner of Aeropostale, Forever 21, Juicy Couture set to buy Brooks Brothers for $325 million

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SoulCycle's ex-CEO allegedly said 'paternity leave is for pussies,'...

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A former SoulCycle executive filed a complaint saying that the company discriminated against her for being pregnant. In a complaint filed with the Equal Opportunity Commission... Read more ...

21 biotech startups that are set to take off, according to top VCs

21 biotech startups that are set to take off, according to top VCs

It's a critical time to be in the biotech business, as companies race to find new ways to treat and prevent the novel coronavirus. With all eyes on the industry, Business... Read more ...

Biden picks Kamala Harris, his former 2020 rival, to be his vice...

Biden picks Kamala Harris, his former 2020 rival, to be his vice presidential running mate

After months of speculation, former Vice President Joe Biden tapped Sen. Kamala Harris of California to be his vice presidential running mate. The 55-year-old former California... Read more ...

Media Titan Sumner Redstone, Who Made Viacom A Global Empire, Dies At 97

Media Titan Sumner Redstone, Who Made Viacom A Global Empire, Dies At 97

"Content is king," was Redstone's mantra. Known for his shrewd deal-making and public family feuds, the powerful corporate leader reigned over an astonishing wealth of... Read more ...

Microsoft is launching the Surface Duo next month, its ambitious foldable...

Microsoft is launching the Surface Duo next month, its ambitious foldable phone with two screens that opens and closes like a book. Here's how it works

Microsoft announced that the Surface Duo, its first foldable smartphone, will launch on September 10 for $1,400. The device consists of two separate 5.6-inch displays that work... Read more ...