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Gold futures drop to six-week low

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Friday, August 01, 2014

WSJ: Gold for December deliver fell $14.10, or 1.1% to $1,282.80 per troy ounce.

 

The 'Pill' linked to breast cancer risk

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Friday, August 01, 2014

Reuters: A new statistical analysis found women under the age of 50 who were recently diagnosed with breast cancer were more likely to have been on some version of the birth control pill.

 

Adidas reveals profit warning

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Thursday, July 31, 2014

WSJ: Adidas said its Q2 net profit fell 16% from last year to $193 million.

 

Target appoints new CEO

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Thursday, July 31, 2014

Reuters: Former PepsiCo executive Brian Cornell was named Target Corp's new CEO.

 

U.S. economy grew by 4% in Q2

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Bloomberg: Real gross domestic product in the United States increased at an annual rate of 4% in the second quarter of 2014.

 

Twitter Q2 revenue surges

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

USA Today: The social network's second-quarter revenue rose 124% to $312 million.

 

Pfizer results beat estimates

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

WSJ: The pharmaceutical giant posted earnings of $2.91 billion, or 45 cents per share.

 

Study: Running reduces risk of death

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

TIME: A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology shows that running—even slowly—greatly reduces the risk of a cardiovascular-related death.

 

Zillow to acquire Trulia for $3.5B

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Monday, July 28, 2014

NYT: The online real estate listing website will purchase its competition, Trulia, for about $3.5 billion in stock.

 

Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar

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Monday, July 28, 2014

WSJ: Dollar Tree will acquire the struggling discount retailer in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion.

 

Facebook revenue surges 61%

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Friday, July 25, 2014

Bloomberg: The socia network reported sales rose to $2.91 billion from $1.81 billion the year before.

 

Walmart unexpectedly fires CEO

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Friday, July 25, 2014

Forbes: The retail giant fired Bill Simon and named Greg Foran as its new President and CEO.

 

GM profit declines 80%

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Thursday, July 24, 2014

WSJ: General Motors reported an 80% drop in its Q2 net profit, with earnings hit by $1.5 billion in recall-related charges.

 
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