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U.S. stocks fell Thursday, with Wall Street pausing after a two-session win streak.
WASHINGTON, April 10- More than 7.5 million people are expected to sign up for private health coverage this year under President Barack Obama's healthcare law, the top U.S. health official said on Thursday.
Can hedge fund losses hurt regular investors? Not on the face of it, but when funds in crowded stocks sell, other investors can feel it.
Stocks drop as investors dump biotech, other former favorites; Nasdaq has worst day since 2011 NY judge sentences SAC Capital according to terms of government's record $1.8 B fraud deal US budget deficit falls in March from same month last year as revenue rises, spending dips GM puts 2 engineers on paid leave in ignition switch case, adds second part to huge recall GM says another part needs repair in recalled small cars, as recall costs climb to $1.3 B Report: US Internet ad revenue surpasses broadcast TV for the first time Putin warns European leaders: Gas dispute with Ukraine can threaten their own energy supplies Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos gives update on online retailer's drone, grocery programs Lowest number of Americans seeking jobless benefits in almost 7 years, declines 32 K to 300,000 11- day red snapper season for recreation, charter boats in the Gulf of Mexico
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
Amazon plans to expand its Amazon Fresh offering beyond its current three markets, CEO Jeff Bezos confirmed.
NEW YORK— With spring emerging from a seemingly never-ending winter, I wanted to clean my New York City apartment. So I got advice on how to clean without them from Cori Morenberg, the owner of the Ms. Green-Clean cleaning service in New York, and Mary Findley, author of "The Complete Idiot's Guide to Green Cleaning" and a seller of green cleaning products.
Inmarsat's have been critical in searching for the lost MH370, the New York Times reports.
Red Hat President and CEO Jim Whitehurst says his company is benefiting as cloud competition heats up.
Representatives for Facebook Inc, Google and Yahoo Inc told Reuters that they use OpenSSL and have already taken steps to mitigate any impact on users. "On a scale of 1 to 11, it's about an 11," cryptologist Bruce Schneier, chief technology officer of Co3 Systems Inc. said of the bug's severity.
U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday after Alcoa's quarterly profit topped expectations.
WASHINGTON, April 9- The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee's chairman on Wednesday urged Comcast Corp to extend its commitment to Internet neutrality beyond 2018 as the cable company's executive reassured lawmakers the proposed merger with Time Warner Cable Inc would not hurt consumers.
Despite the recent selloff in the broader tech space, names in this sector are holding up, analysts say.
Japan's benchmark index extended losses on Wednesday but the rest of Asian shares rose following a recovery on Wall Street overnight.
A small team from the Finnish security firm diagnosed Heartbleed while working independently from another Google Inc. researcher who also discovered the threat. Canada's tax agency isn't taking any chances.
Looking at the charts, “Pretty much everything that could go wrong is going wrong,” Cramer said.
NEW YORK— Wall Street's cool kids have been booted from the lunchroom. Twitter is down 35 percent since early March and Amazon.com has slid 19 percent. Gilead Sciences is down 16 percent and Vertex Pharmaceuticals has fallen 23 percent.
U.S. stocks climbed on Tuesday as Wall Street looked to first-quarter earnings.
*Amazon.com, Yahoo shares jump; investors buy Internet' bargains'. *Alcoa starts earnings season; shares up after results. The day's biggest gainers included Amazon.com Inc, up 2.9 percent at $327.07; Yahoo Inc, up 2.3 percent at $33.83; and LinkedIn Corp, up 5.9 percent at $169.10.
NEW YORK, April 8- The dollar and euro fell sharply against the yen on Tuesday as hopes for additional stimulus out of Japan faded, while bargain-hunting on Wall Street lifted stock prices after three days of losses.