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A former candidate for governor of Oregon was sentenced to six years in prison for convincing investors he had access to shares of Facebook before its IPO.
NEW YORK, Dec 13- The Federal Reserve holds the wild card for the U.S. stock market next week. Those developments include a stronger-than-expected November jobs report, a U.S. budget deal in Washington and the latest signs of tame inflation.
*U.S. to sell $13 billion 30- year bonds on Thursday. Treasury debt prices fell on Wednesday as the market built in a price concession for the Treasury's $13 billion 30- year bond auction on Thursday, the final leg of the three-part $64 billion sale of government debt this week.
As much as 5 inches of snow were forecast for Monday night into Tuesday for an area stretching from Virginia into New York, the National Weather Service said. "I don't think things are going to warm up anytime soon," said Bruce Sullivan, National Weather Service meteorologist.
Northern Maryland received 7 to 10 inches of snow over the weekend, while central and eastern Pennsylvania got 4 to 10 inches, and parts of New York received up to 10 inches through Monday morning, according to the weather service.
Oregon has received just 219 paper applications for Obamacare insurance, and the state's online health care exchange still isn't working.
TOKYO/ SINGAPORE, Dec 3- Shoppers browsing in supermarkets around the world would once have been reassured by a' Made in Japan' tag. The growing list of food scandals could dent Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's push to boost exports of high-end products such as Kobe beef, organic sake and even gimmicky square watermelons.
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*Biogen, Gilead lead health-sector rally on news from Europe. NEW YORK, Nov 22- U.S. stocks rose on Friday, with the S&P 500 closing above 1,800 for the first time and healthcare names leading the way higher.
NEW YORK, Nov 22- U.S. stocks rose on Friday, led by healthcare stocks, putting the Dow and S&P 500 on track for a seventh straight week of gains. Shares of Biogen shot up 11.9 percent on heavy volume to $282.37 after the company won 10 years of exclusivity protection for its multiple sclerosis drug, Tecfidera, from regulators in Europe.
NEW YORK, Nov 22- U.S. stocks edged higher on Friday in the absence of economic data and ahead of a holiday-shortened week in the United States, a day after the Dow industrials closed above 16,000 for the first time.
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