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  1. European Biotech Companies Seek Greener Pastures in US ExchangesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | International Business Times

    IN PHOTO: A Dutch-based biotech, Prosensa, researcher works on developing, possibly the World's first treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy disease at their new laboratory in Leiden February 17, 2011. Prosensa is one of a new wave of successful biotechs that are emerging, many of them in the Benelux and Scandinavia, and stepping over a past generation of biotech casualties.


  2. Hopes for Greek deal rise as prime minister, EU see progressRead the original story

    8 min ago | KRON 4

    Hopes for a deal on Greece's bailout rose on Tuesday after the prime minister said he expected an agreement could be reached within two weeks and the European Union reported a pick-up in the negotiations. Greek stocks rose and its sovereign borrowing rates dropped, a sign that international investors are less worried about the country defaulting on its debts in coming weeks.


  3. US stocks advance; Merck, IBM shares gain before Fed meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    U.S. stocks rose Tuesday as Merck & Co.' s boosted profit outlook and a dividend increase from IBM Corp. helped lift equities as the Federal Reserve meets.


  4. How Visa and MasterCard shares are investments in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | MarketWatch

    With the Chinese market surging, investors can get backdoor access to the world's second largest economy via two American blue-chip stocks: Visa and MasterCard. The recommendation follows last week's news that China is moving to allow private-sector companies to compete with state-controlled UnionPay.


  5. Livestock trader after $1.8 millionRead the original story

    19 min ago | The Otago Daily Times

    Livestock trader Allied Farming is looking to raise up to $1.8 million in a mix of private placements and a shareholder purchase plan, to pay some debt and boost its working capital. Allied chairman Garry Bluett yesterday announced an offer for ordinary shares by private placement, expected to raise between $200,000 and $300,000, and an offer of ordinary shares under a purchase plan to shareholders, to raise up to a maximum $1 million.


  6. American Capital Agency Illustrates The Busted Agency MREIT Business ModelRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Seeking Alpha

    The result will be lower net interest income, and the monthly dividend was reduced by 9% to $0.20 per share, down from $0.22. A look at the AGNC five-year history shows how the agency MBS REIT model is flawed and that investors will continue to see eroding share prices and dividend rates.


  7. Avoid Buying National Bank Of Greece At All CostsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Seeking Alpha

    National Bank of Greece has had a rough few months due to conflicts between the incumbent Greek government and its EU creditors over Greece's bailout terms. Last week, its share price fell over 10% in a single day on news that the ECB was considering reducing or setting additional restrictions on emergency funding for Greek banks.


  8. Tuesday Sector Leaders: Technology & Communications, UtilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago |

    I am the Editorial Director for BNK Invest, where I oversee the production of all editorial content. I have been involved in web related ventures and small online businesses for over ten years.


  9. Tuesday Sector Laggards: Consumer Products, IndustrialRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago |

    I am the Editorial Director for BNK Invest, where I oversee the production of all editorial content. I have been involved in web related ventures and small online businesses for over ten years.


  10. It's Been a Great Year to Invest In Junk-Rated Energy BondsRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Bloomberg

    Mark Attanasio, co-founder and managing partner of Crescent Capital Group LP, smiles during the annual Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, on April 29, 2014. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg The debt has handed investors 6.4 percent in 2015, the best return for the period since securities rebounded from the credit crisis six years ago.


  11. UPS 1Q profit up 14 percent to more than $1 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    UPS boosted first-quarter earnings by 14 percent as things like charging more for bulky but lightweight boxes helped increase U.S. revenue. The domestic growth offset international revenue that was hurt because sales were less valuable when converted into the strong U.S. dollar.


  12. Investment desperately needed. | Photo by Jukie Bot on Flickr, Creative Commons License.Read the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago |

    Based on a lot of macro-economic indicators, the country has rebounded quite impressively in the years since the Great Recession. The Dow Jones Industrial Average has more than doubled since 2009.


  13. FirstService's (FSRV) CEO Jay Hennick on Q1 2015 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Seeking Alpha

    Good day, ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to the first quarter investor's conference call.


  14. Wall Street reverses course to trade higherRead the original story

    37 min ago | Buenos Aires Herald

    US stocks edged up in volatile trading today, reversing earlier declines, on strong earnings from Merck, better-than-expected housing data and a dividend hike from IBM. At 12:21 p.m. EDT the Dow Jones industrial average was up 49.68 points, or 0.28 percent, at 18,087.65, the S&P 500 was up 3.41 points, or 0.16 percent, at 2,112.33 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 7.76 points, or 0.15 percent, at 5,068.01.


  15. Coach's (COH) CEO Victor Luis on Q3 2015 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | Seeking Alpha

    At this time for opening remarks and introductions, I would like to turn the call over to the Global Head of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications at Coach, Andrea Shaw Resnick. Good morning and thank you for joining us.


  16. Revolution Investing: How nervous were you in the last sell-off?Read the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | MarketWatch

    Do you remember the last time you were scared? Do you remember the last time you wondered to yourself, "When will stocks ever go up again?" Think about those times right now. Trim some down if you've been aggressive in your long positioning or if you were scared when stocks were selling off a couple of weeks ago.


  17. Stocks mostly higher as company earnings reports pour inRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    U.S. stocks fluctuated between gains and losses Tuesday as investors worked through the latest round of earnings reports. Pharmaceutical stocks rose after drug giant Merck reported better-than-expected results.


  18. Consumer confidence drops to 4-month low as job prospects dimRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Christian Science Monitor

    A shopper tries on rings at a luxury jewelry shop in Beverly Hills, Calif. The Conference Board said Tuesday, April 28, 2015 that its consumer confidence index fell to 95.2 in April from 101.


  19. Ford's 1Q net income falls on strong US dollar, lower sales in most regionsRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Brandon Sun

    Ford's net income fell in the first quarter, hurt by lower sales of key vehicles like the F-150 pickup and a stronger U.S. dollar. But the Dearborn automaker says the picture should improve as the year progresses, and it's still aiming for a full-year pretax profit of $8.5 to $9.5 billion, up from $6.3 billion in 2014.


  20. Agco lowers sales hopes - but cost cuts reassure investorsRead the original story

    49 min ago |

    Agco highlighted progress in cutting costs, in a drive which has cut factory hours by 21%, as the farm machinery maker stood by its full-year profits forecast, despite bracing investors for a bigger-than-expected drop in sales. The maker of Massey Ferguson and Fendt machinery revised to 19-21% its forecast for its drop in sales in 2015, down from the 15-17% drop initially expected.