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The Endless Ping-Pong of U.S.-China Trade Talks

3 hours ago   |   Fortune

“U.S. Stocks End Week Higher Boosted by Trade Talk” blared the headline on Bloomberg's Friday market wrap. The story, typical of many in the global financial press this past...
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Pepsico and Nvidia rise, while Mattel and Newell Brands slip

14 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Friday: Arista Networks Inc., up $23.17 to $263.95 The cloud-computing company beat fourth-quarter forecasts on a surge in...
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Stocks post strong finish as optimism over trade talks grows

14 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times   |   4 articles

The Dow Jones industrial average surged more than 400 points Friday as renewed optimism over trade talks between the U.S. and China put investors in a buying mood. The rally...
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30 deals from the Nordstrom winter sale that you don't want to miss

30 deals from the Nordstrom winter sale that you don't want to miss

14 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Nordstrom's...
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TSX rises 0.91 percent

14 hours ago   |   Reuters

* The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX rose 142.26 points, or 0.91 percent, to 15,838.24.
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Big U.S. exchanges to sue SEC over 'overreaching' fee experiment

16 hours ago   |   Reuters

The three largest U.S. stock exchange operators said they will sue the Securities and Exchange Commission for overstepping its authority by ordering a pilot program to test...
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Investors should beef up on defense stocks, says Dryden Penc

16 hours ago   |   Reuters

Pence Wealth Management's chief investment officer tells Reuters' Fred Katayama why he thinks the prospects are bright for Boeing, Lockheed Martin and BAE Systems.
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Nasdaq and NYSE are suing their regulator over a pilot they say could put some ETFs out of business

Nasdaq and NYSE are suing their regulator over a pilot they say could put some ETFs out of business

16 hours ago   |   Business Insider

NYSE and Nasdaq both filed lawsuits against the Securities and Exchange Commission over the regulator's plan to run a pilot examining how exchange fees and rebates impact...
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Amazon's HQ2 decision is caught in a political firestorm, its CEO is tabloid fodder, its guidance was weak - and its stock hasn't budged. Here's why

Amazon's HQ2 decision is caught in a political firestorm, its CEO is tabloid fodder, its guidance was weak - and its stock hasn't budged. Here's why

17 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Despite a maelstrom of events surrounding Amazon in recent weeks, its stock's reaction has been relatively muted. In interviews with Markets Insider, analysts attributed the...
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Uber boasts of $50B in 2018 bookings ahead of IPO

Uber boasts of $50B in 2018 bookings ahead of IPO

17 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

Uber Technologies Inc. had $50 billion in total bookings for its ride-service and food-delivery businesses last year, a testament to the size and global reach of the company as...
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Vatican defrocks former US Cardinal McCarrick over sex abuse

Vatican defrocks former US Cardinal McCarrick over sex abuse

ROME - The Vatican says Pope Francis has defrocked former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing... Read more ...

One year after Parkland, shooting at Illinois factory leaves multiple...

One year after Parkland, shooting at Illinois factory leaves multiple police, civilians wounded

A gunman opened fire at a factory in Aurora, Illinois on Friday injuring several people including four police officers, just a day after Americans marked the grim one-year... Read more ...

Trump admits he 'didn't need to' declare national emergency but wants to get...

Trump admits he 'didn't need to' declare national emergency but wants to get the border wall 'done faster'

President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency to obtain funding for a wall along the US-Mexico border. During his announcement, Trump said, "I didn't need to... Read more ...

8 miners rescued in Zimbabwe; others remained trapped

8 miners rescued in Zimbabwe; others remained trapped

KADOMA, Zimbabwe - Eight artisanal miners who were trapped underground for several days after heavy flooding in Zimbabwe have been rescued, though some of their co-workers are... Read more ...

Following lung cancer surgery, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg...

Following lung cancer surgery, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg back at work

The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has returned to work at the building for the first time since undergoing lung cancer surgery in late December. Read more ...

Bellator 215 video highlights with brutal Mitrione kick to Kharitonov's cup

Bellator 215 video highlights with brutal Mitrione kick to Kharitonov's cup

Gallery Matt Mitrione vs. Sergei Kharitonov at Bellator 215: Best photos view 7 images It was an anti-climactic ending to what could've been a heavyweight barnburner Friday at... Read more ...

Supreme Court to hear arguments over census citizenship question

Supreme Court to hear arguments over census citizenship question

The US Supreme Court on Friday said it will decide whether the Trump administration can add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The justices have agreed to a speedy... Read more ...

Guy pretends to get stood up at Outback Steakhouse on Valentine's Day so...

Guy pretends to get stood up at Outback Steakhouse on Valentine's Day so strangers would pay his bill

Well, this is one way to celebrate. Read more ...

Trump expected to sign deal for border wall, plans to declare national...

Trump expected to sign deal for border wall, plans to declare national emergency for extra funding

Money in the bill for border barriers, about $1.4 billion, is far below the $5.7 billion Trump insisted he needed and would finance just a quarter of the 200-plus miles he wanted. Read more ...

$1 trillion idea? Petition calls to sell Montana to Canada

$1 trillion idea? Petition calls to sell Montana to Canada

An online petition calls for selling Montana for $1 trillion to "eliminate the national debt." Read more ...