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Market Wrap: Wall Street Rises, Registers 3rd Week of Gains

Filed under: General Electric, Earnings, Market News, Economic Indicators, Federal Reserve Richard Drew/AP By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK — U.S. stocks ended higher Friday, notching a third week of gains, lifted by a jump in General Electric shares and upbeat consumer sentiment data. The S&P 500’s three weeks of gains marked its longest winning streak since May, extending a rebound ...

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Market Wrap: Cheaper Oil, Stronger Dollar Hurt Wall Street

Filed under: Market News Gerald Herbert/AP By Ken Sweet The stock market was hit hard Friday, capping a third week of declines, as investors reacted to a steep drop in oil prices and a jump in the value of the dollar. Utilities, major exporters and companies that make basic materials like steel had the biggest declines. The sell-off came at ...

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Average Wall Street Bonus Rings In at Nearly $173,000

Filed under: Industry News, Wall Street Watch, Securities, Investing, This Built America By MICHAEL VIRTANEN ALBANY, N.Y. — The average bonus paid to securities industry employees in New York City grew 2 percent last year to nearly $ 173,000, New York’s state comptroller reported Wednesday. That’s the largest average Wall Street bonus since the 2008 financial crisis, Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli ...

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Apple is working on an electric car, Wall Street Journal reports

The rumors have been getting stronger all week, and now they’ve come to a head: WSJ is reporting that Apple is indeed working on a car. “Project Titan,” as it’s known internally, is an all-electric vehicle that apparently “resembles a minivan” in its current iteration and has a team of several hundred people working on it. Continue reading… The Verge – All ...

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NBA Skills Challenge changes format, features John Wall, Kyle Lowry and Jeff Teague

The Skills Challenge is getting a makeover. The Skills Challenge at All-Star Weekend is changing its format. The event now features an eight-man bracket with players matched against each other competing at the same time. Instead of finishing with a dunk or a layup, competitors will now have to hit a three-pointer for the final basket. The winner of John ...

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Wall Street This Week: HubSpot’s IPO, Darden’s Troubles

Filed under: Company News, Earnings, Market News, Investing Richard Drew/APTraders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Friday. From one of last year’s hottest initial public offerings checking in with new quarterly financials after cooling off in 2014 to a new IPO trying its luck on the New York Stock Exchange, here are some of the things ...

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‘Wolf of Wall St’ Stripper — My Lap Dance Didn’t Arouse DiCaprio — Maybe He Taped It Down

EXCLUSIVE It takes a lot to get Leonardo DiCaprio turned on … so says the actress who had the enviable task of giving Leo a lap dance in “The Wolf of Wall Street” … but failed to get a rise out of him. Tracie Jayne — who was cast as a stripper in the movie — says she threw herself ...

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