• Wall St. slides as US-China trade spat intensifies
Wall St. slides as US-China trade spat intensifies

All S&P main indexes were down sharply, but industrials, financials, energy and materials sectors led the declines, with S&P industrials .SPLRCI down 2.7 percent. The Dow erased a 510-point loss on Wednesday and surged back for a gain of 230. The Nasdaq and the S&P 500 each lost 1.4%. Mike Terwilliger, portfolio manager of Resource Liquid Alter...

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  • Facebook wiped Zuckerberg's conversations from people's inboxes
Facebook wiped Zuckerberg's conversations from people's inboxes

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has also apologized for the data-mining scandal. Facebook is not denying that it erased outbound messages, saying it was within the company's policies, and was done to protect private communications from executives as a proactive measure to the possibility of being hacked.

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  • Augusta National to host women's tournament; Tom Watson wins Par-3 Contest
Augusta National to host women's tournament; Tom Watson wins Par-3 Contest

Officials at Augusta National Golf Club will not tolerate Bud Light's popular catchphrase at the Masters Tournament. "The Augusta National Women's Amateur Championship embodies that principle, and we believe this event will have a significant and lasting impact on the future of the women's game".

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  • Mall Owners In Bid To Buy Bon-Ton
Mall Owners In Bid To Buy Bon-Ton

The company has a Younkers store at Gateway Mall in Lincoln, as well as one in Grand Island. In January, Bon-Ton said it was embarking on a "comprehensive turnaround plan" that included closing the Younkers at Superior's Mariner Mall, which employed 38 people.

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  • Facebook Is Adding Unsend Message Tool After CEO Caught Unsending
Facebook Is Adding Unsend Message Tool After CEO Caught Unsending

A spokesperson from Facebook provided the following statement to TechCrunch on the matter. The development immediately follows backlash against the company that it deleted messages its CEO Mark Zuckerberg sent in the past to people with whom he was communicating on Messenger .

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  • Markets Right Now: Renewed trade tensions send stocks lower
Markets Right Now: Renewed trade tensions send stocks lower

Dow futures 1YMcv1 were down 1.7 percent. Caterpillar and other industrial companies rely heavily on overseas sales and could suffer if commerce is curtailed by rising trade barriers. Stocks dipped further after Trump criticized the World Trade Organization on Twitter Friday morning and the losses worsened in the afternoon. Heating oil lost 2 cent...

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  • Mercedes-backed Uber challenger Via launches in London
Mercedes-backed Uber challenger Via launches in London

ViaVan isn't brand new, having previously launched in Berlin and Amsterdam, and parent company Via is available in a number of U.S. cities. Ride-hailing services have met with protests in Europe - including recently in Athens, Brussels and Madrid - and varying levels of resistance from authorities in cities around the world.

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  • Western Alberta unemployment rate still on decline
Western Alberta unemployment rate still on decline

The youth unemployment rate, which applies to 16 to 24 age group, edged down to 2.4 percent from 2.5 percent. Vancouver and Abbotsford have the lowest rates in the province at 4.0 per cent and the provincial jobless figure stayed the same in March at 4.7 per cent.

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  • Users would need to pay if Facebook stopped collecting data, exec says
Users would need to pay if Facebook stopped collecting data, exec says

So in 2015 when Cambridge - when we received word that this researcher gave the data to Cambridge Analytica , they assured us it was deleted. But the scandal that saw political data firm Cambridge Analytica exploit the personal information of 87 million users may only be the start of its troubles.

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  • NJ E.coli outbreak possibly linked to Panera Bread
NJ E.coli outbreak possibly linked to Panera Bread

The matter is still under investigation, so the state health department has not officially named Panera as the source of the outbreak, she added. The Department of Health is in the preliminary stages of an investigation into 6 cases of E.

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  • Insider Activity of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO)
Insider Activity of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO)

Kemnay Advisory Services Inc decreased Alibaba Group Hldg Ltd (BABA) stake by 2.94% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. The stock is now showing positive return of 2.29% throughout last week and witnessed bullish return of 5.28% in one month period.

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  • Euro zone unemployment at lowest level since December 2008, inflation rising
Euro zone unemployment at lowest level since December 2008, inflation rising

Producer prices climbed 1.6 percent year-over-year in February, the same rate of increase as in January, which was revised up from 1.5 percent. The Czech Republic registered the lowest unemployment rate in the European Union (2.4 percent), with Germany and Malta both logging 3.5-percent rates.

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  • Top executive says Facebook depends on user data
Top executive says Facebook depends on user data

Investigators on two congressional panels are looking into whether Russian Federation acquired the data of millions of Facebook users and if companies with ties to then-2016 Republican election candidate Donald Trump's campaign played any role in providing it, three sources familiar with the inquiries said .

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  • Featured Stock to See: Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA)
Featured Stock to See: Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA)

The company's outstanding shares are 985.02 Million. Oasis Petroleum Inc ., ( NYSE: OAS ) exhibits a change of -1.01% during the last trading, with the company's shares hitting the price near 7.82 on active trading volume of 25891943 contrast its three months average trading volume of 9.27M.

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  • Dunkin' Donuts new snack menu
Dunkin' Donuts new snack menu

This week, the company launched a new national value menu called Dunkin' Go2s for three of the brand's most popular breakfast sandwiches. A representative for Dunkin' tells Mashable that the coffee chain is, indeed, testing a $2 snack menu in select Boston-area locations.

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  • U.S. job growth slowed sharply in March
U.S. job growth slowed sharply in March

The participation rate, or share of working-age people in the labor force, decreased to 62.9% after jumping 0.3% point to 63% in the prior month. Beijing warned on Friday it was fully prepared to respond with a "fierce counter strike" of fresh trade measures if Washington followed through with President Donald Trump's threat to slap tariffs on ...

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  • Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)- Stocks having Bumpy Ride for the Day
Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)- Stocks having Bumpy Ride for the Day

It has underperformed by 10.35% the S&P500. Starboard Value Lp decreased Fortinet Inc (FTNT) stake by 10.31% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Teewinot Capital Advisers Llc, which manages about $260.49 million and $237.24M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Spirit Airls Inc (NASDAQ:SAVE) by 77,200 shares to 231,137 shares, valued at $10.37M in ...

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  • IDPH warns of death from synthetic cannabis
IDPH warns of death from synthetic cannabis

The Maryland patient was hospitalized on Tuesday for bleeding and coagulation problems. On Monday, April 2, state health officials reported 56 cases, including those two deaths , who were men in their 20s; one of the deaths was in Chicago and the other in central IL.

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  • Monex announces 3.6 bil. yen acquisition of troubled Coincheck
Monex announces 3.6 bil. yen acquisition of troubled Coincheck

Japanese online brokerage Monex Group Inc. said Friday it has agreed to purchase all outstanding shares in troubled cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck Inc. Toshihiko Katsuya, Monex's managing director and senior executive officer, will become president and representative director of Coincheck. After the acquisition, Monex Group's executives...

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  • China calls on world to stand up to USA over trade
China calls on world to stand up to USA over trade

In a statement on Thursday, Trump said he had ordered the move "in light of China's unfair retaliation" to USA tariffs of 25 per cent on 50 billion dollars worth of Chinese goods he announced earlier this week. The biggest category of United States imports from China past year was communications equipment, such as cellphones, and computer equ...

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  • Monsanto (MON) Releases Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.09 EPS
Monsanto (MON) Releases Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.09 EPS

The firm bought 56,656 shares of the basic materials company's stock, valued at approximately $6,616,000. MIZELL STEVEN sold $966,720 worth of Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON ) on Tuesday, January 9. At the end of 2017Q4, the institutional investor held 768,080 shares of the agricultural chemicals company, priced at $89.63M, up from 206,364 at the en...

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  • Man preserves mother's body in freezer
Man preserves mother's body in freezer

The arrest was made from the residence of the man in Behala where the body was discovered in a refrigerator. However, the neighbours were aware of the woman's demise but wondered why the family didn't cremate her body or perform the last rites.

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  • Notable Performance Spotlight: Visa Inc
Notable Performance Spotlight: Visa Inc

It has underperformed by 65.90% the S&P500. Saratoga Research & Investment Management increased its stake in Visa Inc (V ) by 971% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. portfolio. Moreover, State Farm Mutual Automobile Insur has 0% invested in Visa Inc . ( NYSE :VZ). Cibc Ww Markets Corp has invested 0.49% in Verizon Commun...

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  • Soft drink sugar tax starts, but will it work?
Soft drink sugar tax starts, but will it work?

Tesco, Asda and Morrisons took the step of reducing the added sugar levels - to below 5g - in their own-brand soft drinks. In its recently published soft drinks review , Britvic said the result of industry reformulation means the predicted exposure of businesses to the levy has fallen by over £200m.

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  • Brokers Opinions on: Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG)
Brokers Opinions on: Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG)

Affinity Investment Advisors Llc bought 34,046 shares as the company's stock declined 9.68% with the market. The biopharmaceutical company reported $1.58 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.48 by $0.10.

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