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Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Stocks April 28th To May 2nd And Year-to-Date

Source: Business Balla | May 3 2014, 8:32pm CDT | by Forbes

The five highest performing cloud computing stocks year-to-date in the Cloud Computing Index are F5 Networks (NASDAQ:...
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Lisa Conte rides animal health toward a $70M IPO for Jaguar

Aug 28 2014 8:52am CDT | Source: San Jose Business Journal

Lisa Conte is at it again. The veteran of two biotech companies — Napo Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Shaman Pharmaceuticals Inc. — is leading a new company toward a planned $70 million initial public offering. San Francisco’s Jaguar Animal Health Inc., which would trade on the NASDAQ exchange as “JAGX,” is focused on gastrointestinal drugs for animals. Its lead drug is aimed at various forms of watery diarrhea in dogs. Jaguar joins a growing list of Bay Area life sciences c ...
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Worsening tensions in Ukraine send stock indexes lower; US government bond prices rise

Aug 28 2014 8:36am CDT | Source: Canadian Business Online

Worsening tensions in Ukraine are sending markets lower, overshadowing an encouraging report on U.S. economic growth. Ukraine’s president declared that Russian forces have entered his country and called an emergency meeting of the nation’s security council. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 64 points, or 0.4 per cent, to 17,056 as of 9:35 a.m. Thursday. The Dow has risen for the previous three days and it still higher for th ...
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Number of Ebola cases may reach 20,000: WHO
Geneva, Aug 28 (IANS/EFE) The number of people infected with the Ebola virus in Western Africa could reach 20,000, six times more than the current estimates, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned Thursday. | by IANS
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Los Angeles, Aug 28 (IANS) Eliminate that extra padding on the sides of your waist by doing the right moves, eating well and moving around. | by IANS
Girl-gang members at greater risk of unprotected sex
New York, Aug 28 (IANS) Young girls who join gangs to find their lost freedom are at a greater risk of unprotected sex with multiple partners and substance abuse, says a new study. | by IANS

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 now available in 25 more countries

Aug 28 2014 8:04am CDT | Source: Seattle Business Journal

Microsoft Corp. said its Surface Pro 3 tablet, introduced in late May in just three countries, is now available in 25 additional countries. Microsoft released the Surface Pro 3 on May 20, with a base price of $799. The company introduced the device as the tablet that will replace a laptop, but sales figures haven't been announced yet to determine how successful the company's new tablet has been. In a statement, Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) said the Surface ...
Full article at: Seattle Business Journal


Microsoft CEO Nadella to visit China?

Aug 28 2014 7:34am CDT | Source: Seattle Business Journal

Is Microsoft Corp. CEO Satya Nadella headed to China, as Chinese authorities heat up an antitrust investigation into the computer giant? That's what Reuters is reporting, citing a " a source familiar with the matter" saying Nadella will visit China in late September, but it wasn't clear he would meet with Chinese regulators regarding their investigation. It's been reported that Chinese authorities are targeting Microsoft's (NASDAQ: MSFT) internet brows ...
Full article at: Seattle Business Journal


Apple's iWatch coming in September alongside iPhone 6, report says

Aug 28 2014 7:33am CDT | Source: Charlotte Business Journal

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is expected to unveil its long-rumored wearable device on Sept. 9 alongside two new iPhone versions — about a month earlier than previous reports expected, according to Re/code. The wristwatch will utilize the HealthKit health and fitness feature that Apple unveiled at its Worldwide Developers Conference in June. Re/code reports that it will also integrate HomeKit — techno ...
Full article at: Charlotte Business Journal


TSX set to open lower amid strong bank earnings, geopolitical worries

Aug 28 2014 7:19am CDT | Source: Canadian Business Online

TORONTO – The Toronto stock market headed for a lower open Thursday amid rising tensions between Russia and Ukraine and Canadian bank earnings that beat expectations. CIBC (TSX:CM) posted a quarterly net income of $921 million or $2.26 per share, compared with $878 million, or $2.13 per share, in the same quarter last year. Adjusted earnings were $2.23 a share, two cents ahead of estimates. CIBC’s wealth management ser ...
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First Bank to close three Triad branches

Aug 28 2014 6:40am CDT | Source: Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area

First Bancorp, the parent company of First Bank, is closing three branches in the Triad. The Southern Pines-based bank, which currently has 96 branches, will close a total of 10 locations in North and South Carolina and Virginia. All branches will be consolidated with other First Bank (NASDAQ: FBNC) branches near the closing locations and have at least one receiving branch less than 10 miles away. ...
Full article at: Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area


Futures edge higher after another record breaking session

Aug 28 2014 3:08am CDT | Source: Forex News

US futures are pointing marginally higher on Wednesday, on what is expected to be a fairly quiet session. They’re not getting much direction from Europe, where indices are treading water, which is something we also saw in Asia overnight. It’s looking a little light on the economic data front, which may explain why we’re not seeing much movement in Europe so far, or US futures as we approach the open ...
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