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  • (Bloomberg) -- European stocks and U.S. share futures struggled for direction as a bounce on optimism over the American economy faded and President Donald Trump battled to revive his legislative agenda. The pound weakened as the U.K. started its exit from the EU.

  • Akers Receives Cholesterol Test Kit Order from First Check

    Akers Biosciences, Inc. (AKER) announced that it has received an initial order under the distribution agreement for its rapid cholesterol self-test kit.

  • What Makes Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (AHL) a Strong Sell?

    Investors may want to consider dropping is Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (AHL), which has witnessed a significant price decline in the past four weeks, and it has seen negative earnings estimate revisions for the current quarter and the current year.

  • Computer Sciences' Shareholders Approve Merger with HPE

    Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) announced that the majority of its shareholders have approved its merger with HPE's Enterprise Services business.

  • D.R. Horton Well Poised on Solid Homebuilding Amid Rate Hike

    On Mar 28, we issued an updated research report on D.R. Horton, Inc. (DHI), one of the leading national homebuilders. The company is poised to gain traction on the current positive housing scenario.

  • How to lose friends and ‘exfoliate’ people — Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner is caught between 2 worlds, and his former friends are cutting ties

    Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images Jared Kushner and … Continued The post How to lose friends and ‘exfoliate’ people — Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner is caught between 2 worlds, and his former friends are cutting ties appeared first on Business Insider.

  • Signing up to carry out Donald Trump's vision of America has come at a cost to many of the...

  • Strength Seen in PCTEL (PCTI): Stock Adds 5.4% in Session

    PCTEL, Inc. (PCTI) shares rose over 5% in the last trading session.

  • Red Hat (RHT) Shows Strength: Stock Adds 5.2% in Session

    Red Hat, Inc. (RHT) moved big last session, as its shares jumped a little over 5% on the day.

  • FactSet (FDS) Tops Q2 Earnings Estimates, Misses Revenues

    FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS) reported mixed results for the second quarter of fiscal 2017.

  • Biotech Stock Roundup: Regeneron, Tesaro Drugs Approved, Vertex Scores Big in Study

    Key updates this week include the FDA approval of Tesaro's (TSRO) PARP inhibitor and Regeneron's eczema drug.

  • Broadwind Energy (BWEN) Catches Eye: Stock Moves Up 9.1%

    Broadwind Energy, Inc. (BWEN) moved big last session, as its shares rose over 9% on the day.

  • How to Stop ISPs from Selling Your Private Data Tech Media Network (Tom's Guide) - 56 minutes ago
    How to Stop ISPs from Selling Your Private Data

    The Internet may seem like an apolitical entity, but the fact is, the United States government has a great deal of influence over it. On Thursday (Mar. 23), the U.S. Senate voted to overturn an important broadband privacy rule instituted under the Obama administration. Your ISP will continue to be able to collect and …

  • Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) Q4 Earnings: Stock to Disappoint?

    Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) is scheduled to release fourth-quarter fiscal 2016 results on Apr 5.

  • AT&T (T) to Shut Down U-Verse and Shift Users to DIRECTV

    AT&T Inc. (T) is planning to completely phase out its long-standing U-verse brand by May 30.

  • Morgan Stanley Sells Australian Diesel Terminal to BB Energy

    As part of its efforts to move away from physical commodity business, Morgan Stanley (MS) divested its diesel terminal in Australia to Lebanon-based BB Energy, an oil trader.

  • ReneSola (SOL) Q4 Loss Wider than Expected, Shipments Down

    ReneSola Ltd. (SOL) reported a loss of $1.26 per American Depositary Share (ADS) in the fourth quarter of 2016, wider than the Zacks Consensus Estimate of a loss of 80 cents.

  • Environmental groups vowing to fight Trump climate … Associated Press - 2 hours 7 minutes ago
    Environmental groups vowing to fight Trump climate actions

    Environmental groups that have hired scores of new lawyers in recent months are prepared to go to court to fight a sweeping executive order from President Donald Trump that eliminates many restrictions ...

  • Environmental groups vowing to fight Trump climate … Associated Press - 2 hours 7 minutes ago
    FILE - In this Tuesday, March 28, 2017 file photo, demonstrators gather in front of the White House in Washington, during a rally against President Donald Trump's Energy Independence Executive order. Environmental groups are preparing to go to court to battle Trump's efforts to roll back his predecessor's plans to curb global warming. But they say their first order of business is to mobilize a public backlash against an executive order Trump signed on Tuesday that eliminates many restrictions of fossil fuel production. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

    CHICAGO (AP) — Environmental groups that have hired scores of new lawyers in recent months are prepared to go to court to fight a sweeping executive order from President Donald Trump that eliminates many restrictions on fossil fuel production and would roll back his predecessor's plans to curb global warming. But they …

  • Kushner, taking new White House role, faces rare s … Associated Press - 2 hours 30 minutes ago
    FILE - In this March 17, 2017, file photo, Ivanka Trump, the daughter of President Donald Trump, and her husband Jared Kushner, senior adviser to President Donald Trump, attend a news conference with the president and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Kushner has been a power player able to avoid much of the harsh scrutiny that comes with working in the White House, but he's found that even the president's son-in-law takes his turn in the spotlight. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Jared Kushner has been a power player able to avoid much of the harsh scrutiny that comes with working in the White House. But this week he's found that even the president's son-in-law takes his turn in the spotlight.

  • Kushner, taking new White House role, faces rare s … Associated Press - 2 hours 30 minutes ago
    Kushner, taking new White House role, faces rare scrutiny

    Jared Kushner has been a power player able to avoid much of the harsh scrutiny that comes with working in the White House. But this week he's found that even the president's son-in-law takes his turn in ...

  • AP EXPLAINS: What the death of broadband privacy rules … Associated Press - 2 hours 35 minutes ago
    AP EXPLAINS: What the death of broadband privacy rules means

    Now that both houses of Congress have voted to block Obama-era broadband privacy rules , what does that mean for you? In the short term, not so much. The rules, which would have put tough restrictions ...

  • AP EXPLAINS: What the death of broadband privacy rules … Associated Press - 2 hours 35 minutes ago
    AP EXPLAINS: What the death of broadband privacy rules means

    Now that both houses of Congress have voted to block Obama-era broadband privacy rules , what does that mean for you? In the short term, not so much. The rules, which would have put tough restrictions ...

  • Having been shut out of some of its most important markets, Brazilian meat companies have regained access to most of them in recent days. Hong Kong, the largest destination for Brazilian beef, was the latest to ease restrictions. "It brings relief for the industry," said Francisco Turra, a former minister of agriculture …

  • By Jonathan Cable LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 share index <.FTSE> will dip in the months after the country starts official divorce proceedings later on Wednesday with the European Union but reach new record highs next year, a Reuters poll found. "The FTSE has had a spectacular run since the Brexit vote, with …

  • Markets are cautious as Britain readies to trigger Brexit

    European and Asian stock markets mostly rose Wednesday but gains were tempered by caution as Britain readies to trigger Brexit, dealers said. London opened 0.4-percent higher but swiftly ran out of steam to trade flat nearing midday in the British capital and ahead of the formal delivery of the British government's Brexit …

  • March 29 (Reuters) - Kangmei Pharmaceutical Co Ltd: * Says its Hong Kong-based unit will invest C$1 million toset up a wholly owned subsidiary in Toronto namedKangmei(Toronto) Health Technology Co Ltd, which will be engagedin R&D and selling business of American ginseng and other healthfoods * Says its health unit will …

  • Kids exposed to lead show less intelligence as adults: study

    Children in New Zealand who were exposed to high levels of lead have grown up to be less intelligent adults than their counterparts who were not as affected, researchers said Tuesday. The decades-long study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) shows that the effects of lead, a metal and potent …

  • Tax Reform: A Must Win for Trump and the Republican Party

    The knives are out for Paul Ryan. To survive, the House Speaker must produce a win on tax reform. That will not be easy because the obstructionist Freedom Caucus could once again join Democrats to defeat ...

  • Adidas has announced the launch of its new female fitness app ALL DAY, offering women daily workout advice and motivation from leading industry experts across the key areas of health and well-being. The sports giant has created the app based on sports, data and behavior science and features fitness professionals such as …

  • WHO warns of measles outbreak across Europe

    The World Health Organization warned Tuesday of large measles outbreaks in countries where immunisation has dropped, after more than 500 cases of the highly contagious disease were reported across Europe in January. "With steady progress towards elimination over the past two years, it is of particular concern that measles …

  • The Federal Government Really Does Need an Overhaul: Can Trump Get It Done?

    The knives are already out for the Trump administration’s new plan to overhaul the federal bureaucracy using state-of-the art business techniques to enhance efficiency and reduce costs. President Trump’s 36-year-old son-in-law, Jared Kushner, is heading a new White House Office of American Innovation invested with wide …

  • The president hasn’t called the top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer since before Inauguration Day, according to a person familiar with their relationship, limiting their interactions to a handful of events.

  • Fosun International Ltd services are displayed at a news conference in Hong Kong

    By Anne Marie Roantree and Julie Zhu HONG KONG (Reuters) - Fosun International Ltd <0656.HK>, one of China's most aggressively acquisitive conglomerates, said its chief executive and vice president stepped down in a surprise reshuffle that has raised concerns over the group's strategy. The resignation of co-founder and …

  • March 29 (Reuters) - By-health Co Ltd * Says signs letter of intent with partners to form JV withinvestment of 500 million yuan ($72.58 million) Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/2nzbkWK Further company coverage:($1 = 6.8894 Chinese yuan renminbi)(Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)

  • Radius Health (RDUS) Down 11.6% Since Earnings Report: Can It Rebound?

    Radius Health (RDUS) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

  • FRANKFURT, March 29 (Reuters) - ** Siemens has no plans to gradually to sell down its stake in healthcare unit Healthineers after an IPO or spin-off, its chief executive tells Swiss newspaper Finanz und Wirtschaft in an interview ** "We will keep the majority.

  • A visitor walks inside Macau Tower overlooking the skyline of Macau peninsula

    By Farah Master MACAU (Reuters) - Overseas visitors are an increasingly common sight in China’s gambling territory of Macau which is trying to diversify an economic model that has depended on mainland high rollers for more than a decade. Now the government has hearkened calls to reposition Macau as a tourism destination, …

  • While strong economic fundamentals argue in favor of a boost, concern over the U.S. president’s protectionist agenda -- and what it could mean for the trade-reliant region -- is behind the hesitation, said Sakthi Siva, Credit Suisse’s head of Asia-Pacific equity strategy in Singapore. “The only thing holding us back from …

  • Overseas visitors are an increasingly common sight in China’s gambling territory of Macau which is trying to diversify an economic model that has depended on mainland high rollers for more than a decade. Now the government has hearkened calls to reposition Macau as a tourism destination, with the number of international …

  • 10 things in tech you need to know today Business Insider - 7 hours ago
    10 things in tech you need to know today

    Steve Jurvetson / Wikimedia Commons Amazon founder Jeff … Continued The post 10 things in tech you need to know today appeared first on Business Insider.

  • A lock icon, signifying an encrypted Internet connection, is seen on an Internet Explorer browser in Paris

    The vote by the U.S. Congress to repeal rules that limit how internet service providers can use customer data has generated renewed interest in an old internet technology: virtual private networks, or VPNs. VPNs cloak a customer's web-surfing history by making an encrypted connection to a private server, which then searches …

  • Gold Prices Stall at 1-Month High as Markets Digest AHCA Fail

  • Software is becoming increasingly important in the world of healthcare. GE Healthcare CEO John...

  • President Donald Trump spoke to a "semi-bipartisan" group of Democratic and Republican...

  • Tokyo stocks ended the morning flat Wednesday as a weaker yen and a strong lead from Wall Street were offset by lingering concerns about the future of Donald Trump's economy-boosting agenda. Wall Street ...

  • White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus watches a meeting between President Donald Trump and the Fraternal Order of Police, Tuesday, March 28, 2017, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In the behind-the-scenes drama of who's up and who's down in Donald Trump's White House, chief of staff Reince Priebus is playing a starring role.

  • Rep. Maxine Waters of California responded to Bill O'Reilly's disparaging remarks on Tuesday...

  • HONG KONG, March 29 (Reuters) - Fosun International Ltd, China's largest private conglomerate, expects thedeparture of two top executives to have a short-term impact onits business, Chairman Guo Guangchang said on Wednesday. The Shanghai-based conglomerate said late on Tuesday ChiefExecutive Liang Xinjun and Ding Guoqi, …

  • Spain's sun-kissed beaches are a magnet for Britons

    The day after Britain voted to leave the European Union last June, British pensioner David Frost noticed his left leg was severely swollen. Frost, who has lived in Spain since 1991, received daily injections of expensive blood thinners for several months at virtually no cost to himself until his life was out of danger. …

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