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  • California man sentenced for trying to aid Islamic State Associated Press - 8 minutes ago

    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge on Monday sentenced a California man to 15 years in prison for trying to join the Islamic State group in Syria, calling his conduct a serious threat to the U.S. and saying it was influenced by his abusive childhood and history of mental problems.

  • At least 15 killed, dozens injured in knifing near Tokyo Associated Press - 10 minutes ago

    TOKYO (AP) — Japan's national broadcaster NHK is reporting that 15 people were killed and 45 injured in a knife attack at a facility for the handicapped in Sagamihara, just outside Tokyo.

  • Mom of slain Florida teen warned son of nightclub shootings Associated Press - 11 minutes ago
    Mom of slain Florida teen warned son of nightclub shootings

    With the Orlando massacre still fresh on everyone's mind, the mother of a young man who was slain at a nightclub early Monday had warned her son about what to do if there were a shooting: "hit the ...

  • After The Close: Gilead, Las Vegas Sands, Texas Instruments Earnings Investor's Business Daily - 11 minutes ago
    After The Close: Gilead, Las Vegas Sands, Texas Instruments Earnings

    Gilead Sciences, Las Vegas Sands and Texas Instruments report quarterly results after the close Monday.

  • TSX Movers: BlackBerry, Canopy Growth, Silver Stocks Bloomberg - 11 minutes ago
    TSX Movers: BlackBerry, Canopy Growth, Silver Stocks

    BlackBerry gets a new smartphone tomorrow, a marijuana dispensary graduates to the senior Toronto Stock Exchange and silver stocks are in a slump. Eric Lam reports on Bloomberg TV Canada's The Daily Brief. ...

  • [$$] Yahoo Stock Undervalued In Wake of Verizon Deal Barrons.com - 14 minutes ago

    Yahoo shares look undervalued in the wake of the company’s expected move to sell its core business to Verizon Communications for $4.83 billion. “The stock is attractive here,” he tells Barron’s. His scenario is that Yahoo takes the proceeds from the core business sale, together with more than $6 billion of existing net cash, and repurchases stock.

  • At least 15 killed in knife attack at disabled facility in Japan MarketWatch - 14 minutes ago

    At least 15 people were killed and more were injured in an attack early Tuesday at a facility for the handicapped in Sagamihara, outside of Tokyo, Kyodo News and other Japanese media reported.

  • Thompson: Foreign Buyers "Tail Wags the Dog" in Vancouver Bloomberg - 15 minutes ago
    Thompson: Foreign Buyers "Tail Wags the Dog" in Vancouver

    Bob Thompson, Vice President & Portfolio Manager at Canaccord Genuity Wealth Managment joins Bloomberg TV Canada’s Rudyard Griffiths to discuss the potential impact of tax on foreign investments in real ...

  • Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Gavels In DNC Bloomberg - 15 minutes ago
    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Gavels In DNC

    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, who is currently the secretary of the Democratic National Committee, officially opens the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Democratic National Committee ...

  • The Latest: Sanders delegate stresses support for Clinton Associated Press - 15 minutes ago
    The Latest: Sanders delegate stresses support for Clinton

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia (all times EDT):

  • Rates mixed at weekly US Treasury auction Associated Press - 18 minutes ago

    Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Monday's auction, with the rate on three-month bills unchanged and the rate on six-month bills falling to their lowest point in two weeks. The ...

  • What Can Investors Expect from Concho Resources in 2Q16? Market Realist - 20 minutes ago

    Concho Resources (CXO) is expected to release its fiscal 2Q16 earnings on August 3, 2016.

  • [$$] Mayer and Yahoo coverage, Turkey's EU membership and Nintendo hit Financial Times - 21 minutes ago

    Sign up to receive FirstFT by email here Marissa Mayer has hit out at sexist coverage of her leadership at Yahoo, as she agreed to sell the bulk of the internet pioneer's assets to Verizon for $4.8bn cash, ...

  • CryoLife beats 2Q profit forecasts Associated Press - 21 minutes ago

    The Kennesaw, Georgia-based company said it had net income of 7 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 13 cents per share. The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The ...

  • Wyoming partners with Japanese companies seeking coal Associated Press - 21 minutes ago

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Gov. Matt Mead has signed an agreement calling for cooperation between a consortium of Japanese companies and Wyoming experts in researching clean-coal technology.

  • [$$] Europe offers models for Northern Ireland border Financial Times - 22 minutes ago

    At first glance, there is little is common between Büsingen, a small town on the Rhine, and Belfast. But the German municipality, and particularly its customs status, is now being cited as a model for ...

  • Moody's Raises Red Flag On Microsoft's Credit Outlook Investor's Business Daily - 24 minutes ago
    Moody's Raises Red Flag On Microsoft's Credit Outlook

    Moody's Investors Service on Monday changed its credit outlook on Microsoft to negative, but maintained its Aaa senior unsecured rating.

  • Yahoo!: An 'Ignominious End,' But Bulls Trumpet Remaining Value of Alibaba, Etc. Barrons.com - 26 minutes ago

    Yahoo! (YHOO) shares closed down $1.06, or 2.7%, at $38.32, following the company this morning saying it will sell its “core” advertising business to Verizon Communications (VZ) for $4.83 billion. While much of the deal is as the Street had expected, debate now shifts to how to play the remaining assets — Alibaba Group Holding (BABA), Yahoo! Japan (4689JP), and Yahoo! patent portfolio, and the company’s cash — which will be moved into a separate company that will be publicly traded company dubbed by the Street “RemainCo.” Details of that arrangement weren’t revealed today, and were the subject of numerous questions during a conference call this morning with Marissa Mayer and CFO Ken Goldman. Following that call, several analysts released reports, many of which claim further upside for the shares based on what Alibaba and the rest could be worth: Aaron Kessler, Raymond James: Reiterates an Outperform rating, and a $46 price target.

  • First Interstate BancSystem posts 2Q profit Associated Press - 27 minutes ago

    The bank, based in Billings, Montana, said it had earnings of 57 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, were 52 cents per share. The results met Wall Street expectations. The average ...

  • A Thunderstorm Just Drove New York Power Prices Above $1,000 Bloomberg - 30 minutes ago
    A Thunderstorm Just Drove New York Power Prices Above $1,000

    The first clouds of a thunderstorm had yet to darken the skies above New York and it was already wreaking havoc on the city’s wholesale power prices Monday.

  • Business Highlights Associated Press - 30 minutes ago

    ___ Seeking wider digital audience, Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.8B Seeking a wider digital audience, Verizon is buying Yahoo for $4.83 billion in a deal that marks the end of an era for a company that defined ...

  • APNewsBreak: Arkansas execution drug likely from Pfizer unit Associated Press - 34 minutes ago

    An execution drug obtained by the Arkansas prison system earlier this month appears to have been made by a subsidiary of Pfizer, even though the pharmaceutical giant has said it doesn't want its drugs ...

  • Will investors blame Hillary Clinton if stocks fall this week? MarketWatch - 34 minutes ago

    After a memorable week of dramatic rhetoric and lofty promises from Donald Trump in Cleveland, Ohio, it will be Hillary Clinton’s turn in the spotlight as the Democrats kick off their convention in Philadelphia ...

  • EPA moves to regulate climate-warming airliner pollution Associated Press - 34 minutes ago
    EPA moves to regulate climate-warming airliner pollution

    Jet engine exhaust from airliners endangers human health and adds to climate change, the government found Monday in taking the first step toward regulating those emissions. The Environmental Protection ...

  • 19 Dead in Japan Knife Attack Bloomberg - 35 minutes ago

    Sagamihara, Japan (AP) -- The Kyodo news agency is reporting that 19 people are dead and 20 injured following a knife attack in Sagamihara, outside Tokyo.

  • A Year After Iran Deal, Oil Flows But The Money’s Stuck Bloomberg - 35 minutes ago
    A Year After Iran Deal, Oil Flows But The Money’s Stuck

    A jump in oil exports, business deals signed with global companies and inflation tamed: One year since Iranian negotiators gathered with the world’s top diplomats to unveil their nuclear accord and Iran’s ...

  • Gilead Trims Guidance But Beats Q2 Earnings Estimates Investor's Business Daily - 36 minutes ago
    Gilead Trims Guidance But Beats Q2 Earnings Estimates

    Gilead cut its product-sales guidance and shares fell late, though the company also cut its SG&A spending guidance.

  • Exxon’s South Pacific Gas Grab Derided by InterOil’s Founder Bloomberg - 36 minutes ago
    Exxon’s South Pacific Gas Grab Derided by InterOil’s Founder

    InterOil’s Corp.’s founder and third-largest investor said Exxon Mobil Corp.’s $3.6 billion offer for the South Pacific natural gas driller is “vastly inadequate” and he urged Exxon to sweeten the offer....

  • Heartland Financial posts 2Q profit Associated Press - 37 minutes ago

    The Dubuque, Iowa-based bank said it had earnings of 84 cents per share. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was ...

  • Industrias Bachoco posts 2Q profit Associated Press - 39 minutes ago

    On a per-share basis, the Celaya, Mexico-based company said it had profit of $1.73. The poultry producer posted revenue of $731.8 million in the period. Industrias Bachoco shares have increased slightly ...

  • Cabela's (CAB) to Report Q2 Earnings: What's in the Cards? Zacks - 40 minutes ago
    Cabela's (CAB) to Report Q2 Earnings: What's in the Cards?

    Cabela's (CAB) is slated to report second-quarter 2016 results on Jul 28 before the market opens.

  • The Latest: Mom of nightclub victim says she had warned son Associated Press - 40 minutes ago
    The Latest: Mom of nightclub victim says she had warned son

    FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting a nightclub in Fort Myers, Florida. (all times local):

  • Will Synaptics (SYNA) Disappoint Again in Q4 Earnings? Zacks - 41 minutes ago
    Will Synaptics (SYNA) Disappoint Again in Q4 Earnings?

    Synaptics Inc (SYNA) is set to report fourth-quarter fiscal 2016 results on Jul 28.

  • [$$] William Hill/Rank/888: odds against Financial Times - 42 minutes ago

    In bingo slang, the numbers "2 and 8" are paired with "in a state". William Hill knows the feeling. A year ago the UK high street bookmaker tried to take over the online casino operator ...

  • Verizon could boost Yahoo ad targeting, but challenges ahead Associated Press - 42 minutes ago
    Verizon could boost Yahoo ad targeting, but challenges ahead

    Verizon’s deal for Yahoo could give the phone company a stronger foothold in digital advertising as it takes what it knows about its customers’ whereabouts and combines that with Yahoo’s popular destinations and AOL’s advertising expertise. To boost traffic and revenue even more, Verizon could also ship some phones with Yahoo apps already installed. Ultimately, Verizon could do what Yahoo alone could not: make money off its highly trafficked properties, such as Yahoo Sports and Yahoo Finance.