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Stocks continued to trade higher Tuesday after a handful of mostly strong economic reports, and despite weak earnings from leading electronics retailer Best Buy, as investors await news from the Federal Reserve's meeting this afternoon. Boeing and Cisco rose, while JPMorgan fell.
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Netflix, now the envy of the media world, had a lucrative contract with Starz that gave it cheap content. That deal is expiring, and rivals are gloating. The New York Times reports.
Shares of Google and Apple edged higher in pre-market trading after a federal court judge dismissed a patent lawsuit against the tech giants brought by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen.
Stocks ended the week higher despite lack of progress on a tax bill as investors looked to positive economic and corporate news. GE and Pfizer rose, while Kraft and Boeing fell.
Stocks gained Friday following a handful of positive economic news and after GE boosted its quarterly dividend for the second time this year. GE and Pfizer rose, while Kraft and Boeing fell.
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Stocks gained after General Electric boosted its quarterly dividend. Stocks had been fluctuating in a narrow range Friday despite a better-than-expected reading of consumer confidence, and a narrowing of the U.S. trade deficit in October.
"Technology-driven deflation" via the Internet has compressed margins for all kinds of middlemen, said James Chanos, president and founder of Kynikos Associates. And expect the trend to continue going forward, he warned.
China raised the reserve requirement ratio (the amount of money banks must keep on reserve). This comes ahead of that country's November CPI data, due to be released tomorrow. Also: United Technologies (UTX) provided guidance for 2011 that was moderately below consensus
U.S. stock index futures eased gains ahead of the open Friday after the U.S. trade deficit narrowed more than expected in October as investors focused on slowing U.S. demand.
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Stocks ended modestly higher Wednesday as the dollar rose and Treasurys hit six-month highs on fears the economy would heat up under the tax plan under consideration in Washington. BofA rose, McDonald's fell.
Stocks were struggling for direction Wednesday as the dollar rose and Treasurys hit six-month highs on fears the economy would heat up under the tax plan under consideration in Washington. BofA rose, while McDonald's fell.
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Liberty Media CEO Greg Maffei has been busy, between finalizing his swap with Diller's IAC, and planning ahead to when Starz contract with Netflix expires.