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US Stock Futures Signal Slightly Higher Open On Thursday
April 25 2013 4:16 AM
U.S. stock index futures point to a slightly higher open on Thursday ahead of publication of the weekly jobless claims data.
- Top After-Market NASDAQ Movers
April 25 2013 2:54 AM
Old Second, Akamai, Infinera, Nexstar and Angie’s List prevailed in the Nasdaq post-market trading Wednesday.
- Top After-Market NYSE Movers
April 25 2013 1:59 AM
Fusion-io, Global Geophysical, On Assignment, AVG and Bally prevailed in the NYSE post-market trading Wednesday.
Pervez Musharraf Denied Bail In Benazir Bhutto Murder Case
April 24 2013 8:44 AM
The legal trouble for Pakistan’s ex-military ruler Pervez Musharraf as a Court rejected his bail plea in a case connected to the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto in 2007.
UN Agency Detects Radiation Pointing At North Korea's Nuclear Test
April 24 2013 6:49 AM
A U.N. agency tasked with monitoring and investigating signs of nuclear explosions said on Tuesday that it has detected radioactive gases that could be linked to a test conducted by North Korea on Feb. 12.
China To Build Second, Larger Aircraft Carrier: State Media
April 24 2013 5:56 AM
China will build a second, larger aircraft carrier capable of carrying more fighter jets, the official Xinhua news service reported on Tuesday, as part of Beijing’s efforts to build up military hardware.
Bangladesh Building Collapse Kills More Than 80
April 24 2013 5:24 AM
At least 87 people were killed and hundreds injured when an eight-story commercial building collapsed Wednesday on the outskirts of Dhaka.
US Stock Futures Wed Point Higher Before Durable Goods Orders
April 24 2013 4:43 AM
Durable goods orders measure the change in the total value of new orders for long-lasting manufactured goods.
- Top After-Market NASDAQ Movers
April 24 2013 3:24 AM
The top after-market Nasdaq gainers Tuesday were IRobot Corporation, Enzon Pharmaceuticals Inc, Broadcom Corporation, Halozyme Therapeutics Inc, and MICROS Systems Inc. The top after-market Nasdaq losers were Vocus Inc, HomeAway Inc., Panera Bread, and Cree Inc.
Top After-Market NYSE Movers
April 24 2013 1:58 AM
The top after-market NYSE gainers Tuesday were Ashford Hospitality Trust, Yum! Brands, Newfield Exploration, Lumber Liquidators Holdings and KKR & Co. The top after-market NYSE losers were Unisys Corp, Edwards Lifesciences, Ethan Allen Interiors, DeVry Inc. and Juniper Networks, Inc.
Powerful Sen. Max Baucus Of Montana Retiring In 2014
April 23 2013 11:06 PM
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus, D-Mont., announced Tuesday that he will not run for re-election in 2014, putting another Senate seat in play.
3 Of 7 Murder Counts Against Abortion MD Gosnell Dropped
April 23 2013 10:40 PM
A judge dropped three murder counts against Dr. Kermit Gosnell, accused of killing babies by cutting their spines with scissors.
No Evidence Found Of Accomplice In Boston Bombing: Report
April 23 2013 8:34 PM
A preliminary examination of cell phones and computers used by the Tsarnaev brothers finds no sign of an accomplice, an official source says.
Man Arrested In Ricin Letters Suddenly Cleared; Another's Home Searched
April 23 2013 8:07 PM
Authorities dropped charges against Paul Curtis, the Mississippi man accused of sending poisoned letters to the White House and a senator.
Apple Q2 Revenue Beats Expectations, Profit Down
April 23 2013 5:58 PM
Apple posted fiscal second-quarter revenue that beat Wall Street's expectations, but profit declined for the first time in a decade.
EU Lifts Myanmar Sanctions Despite Report Accusing Government Of Ethnic Cleansing
April 23 2013 9:00 AM
The EU decided on Monday to lift all sanctions on Myanmar, which is on a resurgent path, albeit marred by sectarian violence.
- At Least 26 Killed In Iraq After Raid On Sunni Protesters' Camp
April 23 2013 8:38 AM
At least 26 people were killed in northern Iraq as security forces stormed a rally site near Kirkuk used by the Sunni Muslim protesters.
India, China Hold Military Talks After New Delhi Alleges Chinese Incursion
April 23 2013 7:49 AM
A flag meeting on Tuesday between local military commanders of India and China is ongoing, after India accused China of deep incursion.
Pre-Market Movers For Apr.23, 2013
April 23 2013 7:07 AM
Netflix, Inc, Toll Brothers, Aixtron, ARM Holdings, Bank of America, PulteGroup prevailed in the pre-market trading on Tuesday.
China HSBC Flash PMI Drops To 50.5 In April
April 23 2013 6:58 AM
China manufacturing activity dropped to a two-month-low of 50.5 in April pulling back from a reading of 51.6 recorded in March.