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  • 4 reasons oil scored its best one-day gain in 7 years MarketWatch - 4 minutes 15 seconds ago

    Oil futures soared on Friday. West Texas Intermediate crude registered its best one-day percentage gain in about seven years.

  • Oil surges by more than 12%, but still falls for the week MarketWatch - 10 minutes ago

    West Texas Intermediate crude rally by more than 12%, rebounding from a nearly 13-year low a day earlier, but still log a decline for the week.

  • This chocolate is going to the Grammys MarketWatch - 12 minutes ago

    Philip Ashley Rix, owner of a small chocolate business, will be providing candy for the music award show’s gift bags, celebrity dressing rooms and the afterparty.

  • Visa Investment-Size Disclosure Sends Square Stock Rising Investor's Business Daily - 15 minutes ago

    Square (SQ) stock gapped up Friday after an SEC filing revealed details of a Visa (V) investment in Square dating back to 2011. The news of Visa's investment was widely reported in 2011, but the size of ...

  • Will Gross Bookings Continue Driving EXPE’s 2016 Revenue Growth? Market Realist - 16 minutes ago

    EXPE's 4Q15 gross bookings grew at a solid 40% year-over-year, with both its Core OTA (online travel agency) and Egencia businesses contributing to growth.

  • Who’s Courting Pandora Media: Apple, Amazon, Alphabet, Spotify? Investor's Business Daily - 17 minutes ago

    Pandora Media (P) is in for even tougher competition in the months ahead, Edison Investment Research said Friday, as buyout rumors swirled the day after the leading online music company posted a Q4 earnings ...

  • 2 students killed in shooting at Phoenix-area high school Associated Press - 17 minutes ago
    2 students killed in shooting at Phoenix-area high school

    Two students were shot and killed Friday at a high school in a Phoenix suburb but the danger at the campus was over, police said, as hundreds of worried parents crowded outside nearby stores to await word ...

  • January 2016 Atlantic City casino revenue at a glance Associated Press - 17 minutes ago

    Atlantic City casino revenue in January 2016, compared to January 2015: Bally's: $13.9 million, down 12.3 percent Borgata: $56.6 million, down 7 percent Caesars: $20 million, down 13.5 percent Golden Nugget: ...

  • 'Finally:' Pope meets Russian Orthodox leader Associated Press - 17 minutes ago
    'Finally:' Pope meets Russian Orthodox leader

    HAVANA (AP) — Pope Francis met Friday with Patriarch Kirill in the first-ever papal meeting with the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, an historic development in the 1,000-year schism that divided Christianity that may, however, be more about Russia asserting itself than any new ecumenical progress.

  • Peru Stocks Look Like Gold After Rate Hike Barrons.com - 19 minutes ago

    The iShares MSCI All Peru Capped exchange-traded fund (EPU) was up more than 4% Friday --one of the best emerging-market ETF performances of the day -- after the Peruvian central bank raised hike interest rates. The iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM) was up 1.3%, the iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF (EWZ) was up 1.8%, the iShares MSCI Mexico ETF (EWW) was up 2.2%, the iShares MSCI Chile Capped ETF (ECH) was up 2% and the iShares Latin America 40 ETF (ILF) was up 2.4%. Peru gold-and-silver miner Compania de Minas Buenaventura (BVN) was up nearly 3% in recent trading.

  • Coast Guard to decide if storm-damaged cruise ship can sail Associated Press - 20 minutes ago
    Coast Guard to decide if storm-damaged cruise ship can sail

    BAYONNE, N.J. (AP) — The Coast Guard on Friday inspected a cruise ship that was battered and damaged by an intense winter storm to determine if it will be able to set sail as scheduled on a weekend voyage.

  • Syria's Welcome and Dangerous Truce Bloomberg - 20 minutes ago
    Syria's Welcome and Dangerous Truce

    U.S. should seize the chance to lay the groundwork for peace.

  • 5 Baby Boomer Retirement Trends US News - 25 minutes ago

    Baby boomers, the unusually large generation born between 1946 and 1964, are entering their retirement years and reinventing what it means to be retired. A recent Urban Institute data project examined how retirement is changing in America. Here's how retirement for the baby boomers will be different from the generation that came before them.

  • Why the Dollar’s Drop Is a Good Thing for Gold Market Realist - 25 minutes ago

    Under the current situation, wherein investors are shifting to haven assets such as gold, the US dollar has lost about 1.9% since the start of 2016.

  • Harmony Gold: Could Golpu and Kili Teke Be ‘Game Changers’? Market Realist - 26 minutes ago

    In this part of our series, we’ll discuss what projects Harmony Gold (HMY) has in its pipeline to replace its reserves or increase them.

  • Dow soars 300 as financials gain, oil pops 12% CNBC - 26 minutes ago
    Dow soars 300 as financials gain, oil pops 12%

    U.S. equities traded higher on Friday as European bank stocks — as well as oil prices — bounced sharply.

  • Big Stock Moves Friday For Techs With Earnings Reports This Week Investor's Business Daily - 26 minutes ago

    Several tech companies reporting ...

  • Montana mine gets conditional approval due to water worries Associated Press - 26 minutes ago

    Montana environmental regulators gave conditional approval Friday to a long-stalled silver and copper mine proposed beneath a federal wilderness area, saying the developer must show before mining can proceed ...

  • Simon’s Valuation Is Unlikely to Expand Further Market Realist - 27 minutes ago

    Among the 25 analysts following Simon Property stock, 20 have assigned a “buy” rating. The company received no "sell" ratings from any analysts while five brokerages have assigned a “hold” rating....

  • [$$] Six Security Picks Boosted by Fed Budget Barrons.com - 27 minutes ago

    Piper Jaffray We reviewed the president’s 2017 Federal Budget proposal submitted on Feb. 9 that suggests spending on cybersecurity will significantly accelerate in fiscal 2017, up 35% year-over-year. While the budget lacked specifics, in terms of product areas the federal government is investing in, it did mention multi-factor authentication (MFA) and e-mail as areas of focus. Within our coverage universe, FireEye (FEYE) (15% of billings), Imperva (IMPV) (15%), Fortinet (FTNT) (12%), Proofpoint (PFPT) (10%), Palo Alto Networks (PANW) (about 10%) and CyberArk Software (CYBR) (7%) have fairly significant exposure to the Federal Government sector.

  • [$$] Dimon Makes Big Bet That JPMorgan Is Undervalued Barrons.com - 29 minutes ago

    JPMorgan’s stock has lost 16% so far in 2016, making it look like a bargain to some investors, including Jamie Dimon. JPMorgan Chase’s (JPM) chairman and CEO purchased 500,000 of the banking giant’s shares on Thursday. Dimon purchased 330,000 shares directly for $53.14.

  • A Messy Election Like Lincoln Had in Mind Bloomberg - 31 minutes ago
    A Messy Election Like Lincoln Had in Mind

    Hate the presidential primaries? Think of the alternative.

  • The Army’s $30 Billion Humvee Replacement Climbs Out of a Ditch The Fiscal Times - 31 minutes ago
    The Army’s $30 Billion Humvee Replacement Climbs Out of a Ditch

    The U.S. Army’ $30 billion replacement for its Humvee fleet is getting back on track after a federal court tossed out a request to stop work on the effort until a lawsuit over the program is resolved. Wisconsin-based Oshkosh Defense can start working on the production of the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) after the U.S. Court of Federal Claims denied a request by Lockheed Martin, which lost out on the massive contract last year, to halt the effort. “This decision is another indication that the U.S. Army conducted a thorough, methodical procurement process, and we are confident that the original JLTV contract award to Oshkosh will be upheld,” Oshkosh CEO Wilson R. Jones said Friday in a statement.

  • Leonsis: There Is a Market Reset Going On Bloomberg - 32 minutes ago
    Leonsis: There Is a Market Reset Going On

    Ted Leonsis, Monumental Sports & Entertainment's chief executive officer, comments on the state of financial markets, Comcast and Pandora during an interview with Bloomberg's Stephanie Ruhle on "Bloomberg ...

  • Fair Isaac Offers More Than Just A FICO Score Investor's Business Daily - 33 minutes ago

    Fair Isaac is a rarity in the growth space these days. It’s holding above its 10-week moving average and near highs, helped by a big earnings beat last month. Fair Isaac (FICO) bills itself as a predictive ...

  • SunEdison shares tank after more legal trouble MarketWatch - 34 minutes ago

    SunEdison stock falls to its lowest in 14 years as concerns about the company and its legal woes mount.

  • [$$] Banks fight to regain investor confidence Financial Times - 36 minutes ago

    Big banks battled to regain investor confidence on Friday after a tumultuous week in which many suffered double-digit share price falls amid doubts about their ability to weather weakening growth and ultra-low ...

  • Facebook nude-painting case can face trial in France Associated Press - 36 minutes ago
    Facebook nude-painting case can face trial in France

    If you post a 19th-century nude painting on Facebook, is it art or impermissible nudity? That question is now cleared for trial in France, after an appeals court there ruled that an aggrieved user can ...

  • AP FACT CHECK: Dems offer iffy stats on donors, health plan Associated Press - 37 minutes ago
    AP FACT CHECK: Dems offer iffy stats on donors, health plan

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Eager to share Bernie Sanders's claim to the grass roots, Hillary Clinton is having trouble owning up to the deep pockets helping her campaign. For his part, Sanders is struggling to make a convincing case that the numbers add up in his hugely expensive health plan.

  • Stocks Stick To Upside; Berkshire Posts Nice Gain Investor's Business Daily - 37 minutes ago

    Stock indexes kept to the upside Friday as the market approached its final hour of trade. The Nasdaq hovered at the 1.4% up level, while the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones industrial average held at 1.6% and ...

  • Bank of America Cuts S&P 500 Estimate by 9% After 6-Week Slide Bloomberg - 38 minutes ago
    Bank of America Cuts S&P 500 Estimate by 9% After 6-Week Slide

    Add Bank of America to the list.

  • The Latest: Pope, patriarch hold historic meeting in Cuba Associated Press - 38 minutes ago
    The Latest: Pope, patriarch hold historic meeting in Cuba

    The Latest on Pope Francis's historic meeting in Cuba with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill and his subsequent trip to Mexico (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Pope Francis is meeting with the head of the ...

  • AP News Guide: Diplomats push as Syria battlefield shifts Associated Press - 39 minutes ago
    AP News Guide: Diplomats push as Syria battlefield shifts

    Diplomats from a dozen countries, led by the United States and Russia, are struggling to make progress in Syria, even as fighting in the north sends tens of thousands fleeing and threatens a deepening humanitarian crisis. Next month, Syria's civil war will reach the end of its fifth year, and its consequences continue to reach new and disastrous levels.

  • The Latest: UN Syria aid task forces renews push for access Associated Press - 39 minutes ago
    The Latest: UN Syria aid task forces renews push for access

    BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria and international diplomatic efforts to end the violence (all times local):

  • Unbeaten Nyquist all set to start his Run to the Roses Associated Press - 41 minutes ago
    Unbeaten Nyquist all set to start his Run to the Roses

    Ready, set, here comes Nyquist. The unbeaten colt makes his much-anticipated 3-year-old debut in the San Vicente Stakes at Santa Anita on Monday, capping off a holiday weekend of four Kentucky Derby prep ...