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personlaincome-093016.jpg While the Commerce Department released a report on Friday showing an uptick in U.S. personal income in the month of August, the report said personal spending was little changed during the month. The report said personal income edged up by 0.2 percent in August after climbing by 0.4 percent in July.

wallstreet-111614_30Sep16.jpg Following the sharp pullback seen in the previous session, stocks may regain some ground 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 14 points.

Asianmarkets-011415_30Sep16.jpg European stocks fell sharply on Friday to hit their lowest level in eight weeks, as Deutsche Bank's woes deepened and the price of oil took a tumble after recent sharp gains in reaction to the tentative OPEC deal to curb oil production. Also, a slew of economic reports on U.K. consumer confidence,...

eurozoneinflationjobless-093016.jpg Eurozone inflation doubled in September to the highest level since late 2014, but remained well below the European Central Bank's target, the flash estimate from Eurostat showed Friday. Meanwhile, Eurozone's jobless rate held steady at a five-year low for a fourth straight month in August. Inflation rose to 0.4 percent from 0.2 percent in August. A similar high rate was last seen October 2014.

wallstreet-093016.jpg Early trend in the major index futures indicates that Wall Street stocks may get off to a lower opening on Friday, as risk aversion continues to firm up. Global cues are negative, with Asian stocks ending mostly lower, while the European markets are deep in the red. Oil is down after its recent rally, although the rest of the commodities are advancing. Traders may also focus on economic data on p

G-Suite-093016.jpg Google rebranded Thursday its business-to-business cloud computing brand as Google Cloud and also enhanced some enterprise applications with new intelligent capabilities. Google Cloud brand includes Google's all cloud services, including the Google Cloud Platform, enterprise mobility, and Chromebooks. Google Apps for Work has been named as G Suite.

Markets-111714_30Sep16.jpg European stocks look set to open on a sluggish note on Friday, as the initial excitement from an OPEC production cut deal faded and worries surrounding Germany's biggest lender continued to haunt investors. Oil prices succumbed to some profit taking in Asian deals and the yen weakened in reaction...

Pharma-093016.jpg Shares of Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. (THLD) were down 64% in extended trading on Thursday as the overall results from two phase II proof-of-concept clinical trials of its drug candidate Tarloxotinib didn't warrant further development of the compound.

Qualcomm-NXP-092916.jpg Qualcomm Inc. is reportedly in talks to buy NXP Semiconductors NV, in a deal that is valued at over $30 billion, as the semiconductor industry continues to consolidate. According to a WSJ report, the companies could ink a deal in the next two to three months. Qualcomm is also exploring other deal...

Wallstreet-013013_29Sep16.jpg After initially showing a lack of direction, stocks came under pressure over the course of the trading session on Thursday. With the pullback on the day, the major averages partly offset the gains posted in the two previous sessions.

WalmartRecall-tripod-092916.jpg Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) has announced a voluntary recall of about 46,300 tripod stools as a flaw in the plastic collar that connects the legs can break that can result in users to fall. The Consumer Product Safety Commission have asked customers immediately stop using the stools and return them...

DunkinDonuts-coke-092916.jpg Dunkin' Brands Group Inc. (DNKN) Thursday announced that it will launch a line of ready-to-drink coffee beverages across the U.S. in early 2017. The Coca-Cola Company will make the coffee drinks and will also distribute and sell the drinks to retail stores. Financial terms of the deal between Dunkin...

SallyBeauty-MarkFlaherty-092916.jpg Sally Beauty Holdings (SBH) announced that its Chief Financial Officer Mark Flaherty is resigning from the company, effective September 30, to pursue other interests. Janna Minton, currently serving as group vice president, chief accounting officer, controller, will serve as Sally Beauty's interim...

Larkburger-ToddCoerver-092916.jpg Larkburger has appointed former Taco Cabana Chief Operating Officer Todd Coerver as its new CEO. Coerver replaces Founder Adam Baker, who resigned in June but remained interim CEO while the company searched for a replacement. Larkburger expects Coerver to turn around the Denver-based fine fast-casual...

DonaldTrump-2016-092916.jpg Donald Trump has a slim lead over Hillary Clinton in South Carolina, according to a Winthrop University poll, although the real estate tycoon is underperforming previous Republican presidential candidates in the Palmetto State. The poll found that 42 percent of likely South Carolina voters support Trump, while 38 percent prefer Clinton.

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