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Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX) shares soared 22.15%

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX) shares soared 22.15% It has outperformed by 22.82% the S&P500. Vertex Pharmaceuticals has a 12 month low of $71.46 and a 12 month high of $137.26. Shares of computer titan IBM (NYSE:IBM) fell 2.5% in after-hours NY trade as the group reported revenues falling in its latest quarter again. [Full Article...]

Nasdaq, S&P hit record highs as tech, health stocks rise

Nasdaq, S&P hit record highs as tech, health stocks rise Schaeffer's Senior Quantitative Analyst Rocky White reveals when size matters with it comes to the Nasdaq winning streak . Implied volatility ramped up as Chipotle shares spiraled. GLPG finished at $77.49 on Tuesday, down 13.2% over the past three months. Alcoa Corp (NYSE:AA) and Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) are expected to report after United States markets close. [Full Article...]

Liverpool boss Klopp coy on Keita, Robertson bids: £66M for Keita? Wow!

Liverpool boss Klopp coy on Keita, Robertson bids: £66M for Keita? Wow! It's easy to see why so many top clubs around Europe want the box-to-box midfielder, as he registered eight goals and eight assists in 31 league outings last season to establish himself as a key part of Leipzig's successful campaign. Indeed, Mateschitz claimed that offloading Keita, aged 22, would "not only be a proof of distrust to our fans but also the wrong sign for our players like Timo Wern... [Full Article...]

Saskatoon travellers advised to arrive early for USA flights

Saskatoon travellers advised to arrive early for USA flights The new procedures, being introduced by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, went into effect Wednesday. No additional information was given on the reason for the change in security protocol. Beginning Wednesday, passengers on all direct flights coming into the United States from Mexico can expect more stringent electronics screening at Mexican airports. [Full Article...]

Dollar remains hobbled by Trump

Dollar remains hobbled by Trump The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback's strength against a trade-weighted basket of six major currencies, was down 0.47% to 94.47 by 07.12 a.m. The Japanese yen has also advanced against the dollar, gaining over 4.0 percent since January, after the Bank of Japan upgraded its economic outlook, increasing the prospects for paring monetary stimulus in the latter half of 2018. [Full Article...]

End in sight to 'rip-off' charges on credit cards

End in sight to 'rip-off' charges on credit cards Of course, many people will pay these charges with bank transfers or debit cards, so the actual lost revenue may be small. It added: "Surcharging' is common practice across the country - with businesses ranging from takeaway apps to global airlines charging people to make card payments or for other services such as Paypal ". [Full Article...]

Julian Edelman: Talk about Pats going 19-0 is 'stupid'

Julian Edelman: Talk about Pats going 19-0 is 'stupid' The teacher, whose name isn't revealed in the post, goes on to express how "terrible" the teacher feels when reflecting back on that moment. Edelman, as you may have heard, played quarterback in college at Kent State, and dreams of winning Super Bowls while catching passes from Tom Brady were nothing more than just dreams. [Full Article...]

Morgan Stanley Q2 Results Top Estimates On Investment Banking Strength

Morgan Stanley Q2 Results Top Estimates On Investment Banking Strength Analysts were looking for revenues of $9.09 billion for the quarter. The US bank's $1.24 billion in fixed income trading revenues topped Goldman Sachs' performance. James Gorman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said, "Our second quarter results demonstrated the resilience of our franchise in a subdued trading environment.Our wealth management business produced a 25% margin and our stro... [Full Article...]

Porsche May Get Rid of Diesels

Porsche May Get Rid of Diesels CEO Oliver Blume hinted the sports vehicle manufacturer might ditch them altogether - though this idea might also be forced upon them, since they are now facing accusations of their own emissions cheating. 'We have not made a decision on it. Blume said that Porsche and Audi together account for 60 percent of Volkswagen's profits, and both units are targeting "significant savings" in the develo... [Full Article...]

Microsoft Azure to help drive Baidu driverless cars

Microsoft Azure to help drive Baidu driverless cars Microsoft and Baidu have signed a deal under which Microsoft's cloud-computing network will power the Chinese search giant's autonomous driving project outside of that country's borders. China's leading search engine provider Baidu and United States software giant Microsoft Corporation jointly announced a cooperation deal on Tuesday, created to promote the development and adoption of self-drivi... [Full Article...]

BHP Billiton plc's (LON:BLT) "Outperform" Rating Reaffirmed at Macquarie

BHP Billiton plc's (LON:BLT) State Street Corp boosted its stake in shares of BHP Billiton Limited by 30.9% in the fourth quarter. Accern also assigned media coverage about the mining company an impact score of 65 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. [Full Article...]

Discovery, Scripps Shares Rise Following Report on Merger Talks

Discovery, Scripps Shares Rise Following Report on Merger Talks In January 2014, talks to merge Discovery and Scripps were abandoned at an "early, exploratory stage". Should a deal go ahead this year, Discovery would nearly certainly emerge with a lion's share of the stock as the larger company. Many high-ranking execs have transferred between them, or have worked for both in their careers. Scripps, whose channels include HGTV, Travel Channel and a majori... [Full Article...]

Reckitt Benckiser sells food business to US Schwartz owner for £3.2bn

Reckitt Benckiser sells food business to US Schwartz owner for £3.2bn Nestle SA, the world's largest food company, also may be shaking up its portfolio. Reckitt stock rose 2 per cent early on Wednesday in London, extending its increase for the year to 16 per cent. Other possible bidders included JM Smucker Co., Campbell Soup Co., Pinnacle Foods Inc. and Ajinomoto Co., people familiar with the situation said at the time. [Full Article...]

'Jagga Jasoos' a joy to watch: Big B

'Jagga Jasoos' a joy to watch: Big B The film's total collections at present stand at Rs 37.22 crore. Jagga Jasoos is Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif's third film together. But on Sunday, there was a buoyancy in the film's collection. However, while the producers are speaking of the film "growing", the distributors and exhibitors are groaning at the prospect of another loser at the box office. [Full Article...]

Darjeeling unrest Day 35: Gorkhaland supporters torch TMC party office, community hall

Darjeeling unrest Day 35: Gorkhaland supporters torch TMC party office, community hall Bharatiya Gorkha Parisangh president Sukhman Moktan, who is a member of the Gorkhaland Movement Coordination Committee , told PTI, "We have chose to continue the shutdown as it is a demand of the people in the hills that until Gorkhaland is formed, there will be no relaxation in agitation". [Full Article...]

Primark recalls men's flip-flops over chemical content

Primark recalls men's flip-flops over chemical content Primark said it tested all the flip flops in this style made by the factory, which were part of the Cedar Wood State range, and "all affected items have been removed from sale". Primark has saved our skin during many a wardrobe-related crisis but if you've purchased a certain pair of flip-flops recently, you're owed a full refund. [Full Article...]

Astros Place Correa On Disabled List w/ Torn Ligament In Left Thumb

Assuming Correa's injury is of similar nature and requires a similar amount of time away, Correa would be looking at a return in early-to-mid September. Star prospect Colin Moran has been recalled to fill Correa's spot on the roster. The Astros are 15.5 games up in the American League West and are 10.5 clear of the Boston Red Sox for the best record in the American League . [Full Article...]

Wedding dressmaker files for bankruptcy

Wedding dressmaker files for bankruptcy According to the The New York Times , Alfred Angelo was more than $50 million in debt before they made the decision to close their stores and liquidate their assets. The Alfred Angelo website referring brides to their bankruptcy attorney's office for a refund! "The dress is usually one of the things that you can check off the list early on", Ann Mulvany said, of Columbus, Ohio. [Full Article...]

Dominion Diamond Corporation (NYSE:DDC) Shares Bought by Cwm LLC

Dominion Diamond Corporation (NYSE:DDC) Shares Bought by Cwm LLC There are 3 hold ratings, 3 buy ratings on the stock. Dominion Diamond Corporation (NYSE:DDC) (TSE:DDC) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, June 12th. for $1.2 billion" on July 17, 2017, also Reuters.com with their article: "Canada's Dominion Diamond accepts sweetened bid from U.S. billionaire" published on July 17, 2017, Law360.com published: "Dominion Diamond Backs $1.2B Washi... [Full Article...]

Republican bid to defeat Obamacare collapses

Republican bid to defeat Obamacare collapses A USA government estimate said that in 2026 there would be 28 million people without health insurance under the ACA, but 54 million under the Republicans' plans. In the meantime, Trump said , "I'm not gonna own it". "If we can build it there then I think we can take that an hopefully it will permeate throughout the Senate because everything they've tried now hasn't", Manchin said. [Full Article...]


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