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Oct17-101717.jpg The following are some of the biotech stocks that made their way onto the Day's Gainers & Losers' list of October 17, 2017.

MarcFaber-101717.jpg Swiss investor Marc Faber, in his latest newsletter, has made a racially charged statement that America is great because it's ruled by white people. He wrote that "the U.S. would look like Zimbabwe" if it had been settled by black people instead of whites In his popular newsletter "The Gloom, Boom...

Fajitas-101717.jpg A Texas juvenile center employee has been arrested for stealing shipments of fajitas worth over $1.2 million over nine years. Gilberto Escaramilla has been charged with felony theft after authorities said he acknowledged to stealing fajitas. "If it wasn't so serious, you'd think it was a Saturday...

Target-Recall-101717.jpg Retail giant Target has issued a voluntary recall of over 7,000 leather pouf ottomans made in China due to a potential risk of suffocation and choking. According to the company, the zippers on the pouf ottomans can be opened by children who can then suffocate or choke on the pouf's polystyrene beads. The...

Dominos-couple-sex-101717.jpg A couple who had sex at a Domino's pizza outlet luckily escaped jail time and all the costs of the case. In February, Daniella Hirst and Craig Smith were captured on CCTV in a Domino's shop in Scarborough having sex against counter while the staff worked on the other side of the counter. The 18-minute...

IBM-Earnings-101717.jpg International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) Tuesday reported a drop in profit for the third quarter, as revenues continue to decline, hurt largely by sharp drop in hardware sales. Nevertheless, the company's quarterly earnings trumped Wall Street estimates as did revenues, reflecting strong performance...

wallstreet1-103112_17Oct17.jpg After ending the previous session modestly higher, stocks showed a lack of direction over the course of the trading day on Tuesday. Despite the choppy trading on the day, the Dow and the S&P 500 reached new record closing highs.

LamarAlexander-101717.jpg Leaders of the Senate Health Committee revealed Tuesday they have reached an agreement on legislation to provide short-term stability to Obamacare. Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and ranking member Patty Murray, D-Wash., announced the bipartisan agreement.

RandPaul-101717.jpg In a potential blow to Republican tax reform efforts, Senator Rand Paul, R-Ken., has signaled he is prepared to vote against the budget resolution Republicans intend to use as a vehicle for the tax cuts. Paul claimed in a post on Twitter that Senators John McCain, R-Ariz., and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.,...

Brewersassociation-campaign-101717.jpg The Brewer's Association (BA), the Colorado-based craft brewers trade association, has launched a crowd-funding to raise $213 billion to takeover beer behemoth Anheuser-Busch InBev. The campaign called "Take Craft Back" aims to dissuade Anheuser-Busch InBev from wrongly promoting craft beers that...

President-Trump5-101717.jpg Aides to former President Barack Obama have launched harsh attacks on President Donald Trump after the president claimed that his predecessor did not call the families of fallen U.S. service members. Trump suggested during a press conference with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ken., on...

AmazonHQ-101717.jpg New Jersey is pitching for Newark as online-retailing giant Amazon.com Inc.'s second headquarters. Amazon will receive $5 billion in tax incentives from New Jersey over the next 10 years and upon the creation of 50,000 jobs, New Jersey Governor Christie said. In addition, Newark is offering a property-tax...

Wallstreet-013013_17Oct17.jpg After initially showing a lack of direction, stocks continue to turn in a lackluster performance in mid-day trading on Tuesday. The major averages have spent the trading day bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line.

CreditSuisse-101717.jpg Activist investor Rudolf Bohli is reportedly targeting Switzerland's second largest bank Credit Suisse. Bloomberg reported that Bohli has 0.2 percent stake in Credit Suisse that comes around 100 million francs or around $102 million.

FridayThe13th-101617.jpg Flight 666 for HEL departed just after the 13th hour on Friday, October 13, for one last time. Nevertheless, the FinnAir A320 flight from Copenhagen, Denmark, did land safely at HEL - the International Air Transport Association code for Helsinki in Finland - an hour and a half later in partly sunny weather. Friday the 13th is considered an unlucky day in Western superstition.

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