• Paddy Power Betfair in discussions to buy FanDuel

    7 days ago - By Reuters

    Paddy Power Betfair is considering merging its U.S. business with fantasy sports company FanDuel to target the U.S. sports betting market, the Irish bookmaker said on Wednesday. As Kate King reports, it comes at a time when British bookmakers are under pressure from tighter regulation.
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  • Retailers Help Nudge US Stocks Higher in Early Trade

    7 days ago - By NY Times

    U.S. stock indexes are edging higher in early trading Wednesday, and Macy's is leading a retail sector rally.
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  • Retailers help nudge US stocks higher in early trade

    7 days ago - By Chron

    U.S. stock indexes are edging higher in early trading Wednesday, and Macy's is leading a retail sector rally. Food and beverage stocks and other consumer goods companies also posted gains. Energy stocks lagged as crude oil prices declined. Bond prices were little changed.
    KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 index rose 7 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,718 as of 10 a.m. Eastern Time. The Dow gained 35 points, or 0.1 percent, to 24,742. The Nasdaq composite added 30 points, or 0.4 percent, to 7,381. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks picked up 5 points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,605.
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  • How interest rates affect the housing market

    7 days ago - By CNBC

    CNBC's Steve Liesman and Constance Hunter, KPMG chief economist, discuss their reactions to April housing data and what it means for the U.S. economy.
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  • DealBook Briefing: Why the U.S. Is Spinning Its Wheels on Trade

    7 days ago - By NY Times

    A revised Nafta agreement appears unlikely, and Europe looks likely to challenge the U.S. on Iran. (One bright spot: Boeing's victory at the W.T.O.)
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  • Dow Jones Industrial Average Winning Streak Ends At Eight

    8 days ago - By ETF Daily News

    Market technician Dave Chojnacki of Street One Financial recaps Tuesday's much-needed market pullback and updates the important technical indicators for the major U.S. averages.
    Economic reports came in as expected and had little impact on equities at the open. Investors were focused on interest rates as the 10YR pushed through 3% and then through the 3.05% resistance level. It ended the day at 3.08%. This spooked traders, prompting them to sell equities. The selling was across the board, but especially hit Techs which have been the strongest recently.
    The only Tech sector that did well...
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  • EToro Brings Crypto Trading to U.S. Market

    8 days ago - By Traders Magazine

    U.S. investors able to invest in 10 cryptocurrencies on global platform.
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