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AMD-041814-lg.jpgChipmaker Advanced Micro Devices Inc. said Thursday after the markets closed that its first quarter loss narrowed from last year, helped by strong revenue growth in its graphics and visual solutions business. The company's quarterly earnings per share, excluding items, also came in above analysts' expectations as did its quarterly revenue.
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Music To The Ears...



Music is what tells us that the human race is greater than we realize. So said Napoleon Bonaparte, the first emperor of France, about the importance of music. Listening to religious music may promote mental well-being of seniors, says a new article published online in The Gerontologist.
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Lincoln Motor Unveils MKX Concept At Auto China 2014 In Beijing

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Penns Woods Bancorp Posts Lower Q1 Profit


Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. (PWOD) reported net income for the first quarter of $3.5 million or $0.72 per share, compared to $3.7 million or $0.96 per share for the year-ago quarter. Operating earnings per share for the first quarter were $0.63, compared to $0.79 in the the same quarter last year. Net...
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Italy Lowers Income Tax To Revive Economy


Italy's government lowered tax on low income earners so as to boost household income and domestic demand. Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on Friday said the reduction will help about 10 million tax payers. He said the move will reduce taxes by around EUR 80 per month, starting May, for people earning...
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WSJ: Merger Talks Between Barrick Gold, Newmont Mining Break Down


Barrick Gold Corp. (ABX, ABX.TO) and Newmont Mining Corp. (NEM), the world's largest gold mining companies, were in advanced talks about a merger as they grapple with a sharp drop in the price of gold, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. However, the talks...

Umpqua Holdings, Sterling Financial Announce Completion Of Merger

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After-market Movers For April 17 (AMD, ATHN, ACTG)


Gainers: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) gained 6 percent to $3.91. The company's first quarter net loss narrowed from the year-ago quarter and its adjusted earnings per share topped Wall Street view. Revenue for the quarter rose 28 percent and came in above the consensus estimate. Decliners: athenahealth,...
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Leju Holdings Prices IPO Of 10 Mln ADSs At $10/ADS - Quick Facts


Leju Holdings Ltd. (LEJU), an online-to-offline real estate services provider in China, has priced its initial public offering of 10.0 million American depositary shares or ADSs, each representing one ordinary share of the company, at $10.00 per ADS. The ADSs would start trading on the New York Stock...
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Athenahealth Q1 14 Earnings Conference Call At 8:00 AM ET


Athenahealth Inc. (ATHN) will host a conference call at 8:00 AM ET on April 18, 2014, to discuss Q1 14 earnings results. To access the live webcast log on to www.athenahealth.com To listen to the live call, dial 877-853-5645 (US) or 408-940-3868 (International) with conference code number 11893618. For...
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