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HillaryClinton-rally1-071916.jpg Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton announced Friday that she has selected Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as her running mate. The announcement of Clinton's choice of Kaine as Vice President comes just three days before the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

wallstreet-111914_22Jul16.jpg Stocks moved mostly higher over the course of the trading day on Friday, offsetting the pullback seen in the previous session. The gains on the day lifted the S&P 500 to a new record closing high, while the Nasdaq reached its best closing level of 2016.

JeffBezos-Amazon-072216.jpg Jeff Bezos, the CEO of Amazon, has overtaken Berkshire Hathaway's founder Warren Buffet to become the third-richest person in the world, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Bezos is now behind clothing retailer Zara's founder Amancio Ortega, who is now second, and Bill Gates, co-founder...

CapitolDome-072216.jpg Suggesting Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and other Americans are embracing his ideas, former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke announced Friday that he is running for U.S. Senate in Louisiana.

whitehouse-Obama1-072216.jpg President Barack Obama said he did not watch the Republican National Convention on television but still took issue with some of the claims made by GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump. Obama argued that Trump's apocalyptic descriptions of an America on the verge of collapse do not jibe with reality.

ElectricCars-072216.jpg The White House has announced new initiative to fight climate change, curb usage of fossil fuels and increase access to clean energy by pushing the use of electric vehicles. The Obama administration announced a series of actions from the Federal government, private sector, and states, as well as...

Verizon-yahoo-072216.jpg Telecom giant Verizon Communications Inc. is reportedly very close to a deal to buy the core business of struggling internet company Yahoo Inc. Verizon has trumped out rival bidders and is close to acquire Yahoo's core internet business, reported Bloomberg News, citing people familiar with the matter. Verizon...

wallstreet-121514_22Jul16.jpg While buying interest has remained relatively subdued, stocks have moved mostly higher over the course of the trading session on Friday. The gains on the day have partly offset the pullback that was seen in the previous session.

Gasprice-lowest-072216.jpg Abundance of supplies has kept the retail gasoline prices in U.S. at the lowest point in the last 12 years. According to American Automobile Association Inc. or AAA there was one percent reduction in average unleaded gasoline price at $2.20, compared to the previous week. In comparison with the prior...

HillaryClinton-rally1-072216.jpg With the Republican convention wrapping up and the Democratic convention on the horizon, the results of a new WMUR Granite State Poll show Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are statistically tied in New Hampshire.

wallstreet3-121214_22Jul16.jpg Stocks are turning in a relatively lackluster performance in early trading on Friday, as traders seem reluctant to make any significant moves. The major averages are showing only modest moves after ending the previous session in the red.

Amazon-wellsfargo-072216.jpg Online retail giant Amazon.com Inc. is entering into the student loan market by partnering with lender Wells Fargo & Co. Under the deal, the companies will provide a new interest rate discount for Amazon Prime Student customers who apply for Wells Fargo's private student loan products.

DonaldTrump-072216.jpg In a speech described as both inspiring and divisive, real estate tycoon Donald Trump officially accepted the Republican nomination for president on Thursday. Trump's appearance on the stage at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio, culminated the billionaire's unlikely run to become GOP nominee.

EU-PMI-072216.jpg Eurozone private sector expanded at the weakest pace in 18 months in July, but remained resilient in the face of the surprise "Brexit" vote and the terror attack in France. The relief from serious economic concerns could be short-lived, as feared by the European Central Bank policymakers, who signaled on Thursday that they stand ready to pump more stimulus in the coming months.

wallstreet-011215_22Jul16.jpg Following the moderate pullback seen in the previous session, stocks may move back to the upside in early trading on Friday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a modestly higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 22 points.

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