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Shares of Web-hosting company GoDaddy Inc. soared nearly 31% in their first day of trading on Wall Street, another sign of strength in the tech sector in an otherwise lackluster stock market.
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We'd like to take a moment to salute the man/woman/group whodecided to make April Grilled Cheese Month. An entire month devoted to reflecting on the wonder that is two slices of buttered bread with cheese, all grilled to melted perfection, may be the best idea ever.
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Cancer Research UK scientists have discovered cells that are the root of the cancer - and for a treatment to work well, they should be killed, ideally with individualised treatments, they say.
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Notable Wednesday Option Activity: ABBV, AMAT, GOOG

Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in AbbVie Inc. (NYSE: ABBV), where a total volume of 179,860 contracts has been traded
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McDonald's raising pay for thousands of employees

McDonald's plans to raise starting wages by $1 above the local minimum wage at its company-owned U.S. restaurants and adjusting pay for existing employees, just some of the changes the company is anno
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Flats Chicago plans big expansion with small apartments

It's a tough call deciding what's hotter in Chicago real estate investment circles: the Fulton Market area or apartment construction throughout the city.
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Why Acquiring Altera Can Be A Good Thing For Intel

Buying Altera could be a good move for Intel as it will help the company to further diversify its addressed markets and reduce its dependence on the PC market. Altera generates close to $2 billion in
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Here's Why Facebook's Advertising Revenues Could Grow To Over $40 Billion By 2021

We estimate Facebooks overall advertising ARPU to surge from $8.60 in 2014 to over $23.00 by 2021, driven by the roll-out of better and more targeted ads, high demand for social media and mobile ads,
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Key Factors Driving UnitedHealth Group's Medicaid Managed Care Business

The division recorded unprecedented growth in enrollments in 2014, adding over a million new Medicaid customers, about 2% higher than the previous year. At the end of 2014, the total number of people
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Global Equity Markets Witness Strong Underwriting Activity In Q1

Goldman Sachs retained the top spot in terms of market share by deal size a position it has maintained in eight of the last eleven quarters. The bank topped the list of book-runners in Asia and Aust
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Daily Dividend Report: RESI, MUR, WSO, SNX, LTC, ECOL

Altisource Residential Corporation (RESI) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.55 per share of common stock. Residential will pay this quarterly dividend on April 23, 2015 to all stockholders
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What To Expect From NetApp After A Weak End To 2014

The company is poised to grow strongly in the coming quarters on the back of a revamped product lineup, strength in the storage software market and its presence in the fast-growing converged infrastru
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Wednesday Sector Laggards: Healthcare, Services

In afternoon trading on Wednesday, Healthcare stocks are the worst performing sector, showing a 1.5% loss. Within that group, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) and AbbVie Inc. (NYSE: ABBV) a
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Latest Sport
Serena Williams won her 700th career match today at the Miami Open. She celebrated afterwards with one heck of a cake.
Sam Finley did his growing up in juco, which is why he's ready to come in and handle business in Oxford              
It was the Monday night miracle that grabbed all of the headlines, but for the Cowboys it was about more than just football.
Saved from a none-from-eight weekend by a Cowboys field goal, Erin Molan has spent the week studying just what makes a successful footy tipster.
The Wings are clinging to third place in the Atlantic Division, with a mere two-point lead on Boston.        
The Winnipeg Jets could be on the verge of losing another key player, only this time it will likely be to suspension instead of injury.
The Tigers threw six relievers in the contest. Victor Martinez went 2-for-3.        
NHL will hold a hearing on Thursday over his cross-check on Rangers' J.T. Miller        

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In Transit Blog: At the Jewish Museum of Vienna, Enduring Images of Europe

The photographs of Erich Lessing, one of the most prominent chroniclers of 20th-century Europe, will be shown at the Jewish Museum of Vienna.
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Central bank scraps ceiling on buyer's credit for project exports

The step has been taken to further liberalising the procedures for export of goods and services
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ICICI Bank to remain open in most states today

This will include states and Union territories where it is a public holiday, except for branches in Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh
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Catholic Syrian Bank files for Rs 400-cr IPO

Shortlists three for CEO post; eyes 20% growth in FY15
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Banking units in IFSC must have capital of at least $20 mn

An International Financial Services Centre is being set up at Gandhinagar, Gujarat as part of an SEZ
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Bank credit growth likely to fall to 20-year low

Meanwhile, for the fortnight ended March 20, deposits grew 11.42% y-o-y
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New norms to appoint PSB non-official directors

Any director in non-official capacity will be appointed for up to six years or two terms
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UBS trims executive ranks of Americas wealth management unit

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two members of UBS AG's Wealth Management Americas' executive committee have stepped down, while Robert McCann, the Swiss bank's most senior executive in the United States, is...
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Janus Contrarian fund manager expects oil to fall further

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Energy stocks have further to fall before they look attractive, according to a fund manager who has made his name investing in out of favor companies.
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Bank of America at center stage in U.S. top court bankruptcy case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday considered the case of a Massachusetts homeowner battling his mortgage lender over a bankruptcy plan, several justices focused their...
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