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wallstreet2-103112_23Jan15.jpg Stocks moved mostly lower over the course of the trading day on Friday after trending higher over the course of the four previous sessions. The major averages turned in a mixed performance, however, as strength in the tech sector contributed to a modest gain by the Nasdaq.

Arena_23Jan15.jpg Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced Friday that the Democratic Party will hold its national convention the week of July 25, 2016.

crudeoil-121114_23Jan15.jpg U.S. crude oil ended sharply lower Friday, on a significant strengthening of the dollar and continued oversupply concerns after a weekly official oil report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration yesterday showed crude stockpiles in the U.S. to have surged to an 80-year high. Earlier today,...

MarcoRubio-012415.jpg While an official announcement is not expected for several weeks, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., has reportedly begun taking concrete steps toward launching a campaign for president in 2016.

gold01_05Apr12_23Jan15.jpg Gold futures ended modestly lower on Friday, on some mixed global economic data with the dollar trending sharply higher even as the euro slipped significantly after the European Central Bank announced a massive, larger than expected monetary stimulus yesterday. Gold jumped to 5-month highs just above...

EricSchmidt-Google-012315.jpg Google Inc.'s executive chairman Eric Schmidt has predicted that the Internet will soon become so prevalent in everyday life that it will virtually 'disappear'. At the end of a panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, he was asked for his prediction on the future of the Web. 'I will...

Obama-3-012315.jpg President Barack Obama will not meet with Benjamin Netanyahu during the Israeli Prime Minister's visit to the U.S. in March, the White House announced Thursday. National Security Council Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan said Obama's decision not to meet with Netanyahu reflects Israel's upcoming elections.

apple-watch-battery-012315.jpg Apple will unveil its Apple Watch with a battery that may last only 2.5 to 4 hours on very active use, according to a report in 9to5mac. "People with knowledge of the Apple Watch's development have provided us with the specific performance targets Apple wants to achieve for the Apple Watch battery,...

Cadillac-012315.jpg Cadillac, the luxury car unit of General Motors Co. (GM) has revealed plans to redesign some of its dealerships into boutique-style stores, which would feature highly trained staff and luxury amenities. Speaking at the Washington, D.C. Auto Show, Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen detailed plans...

BMW-Volkswagen-012315.jpg BMW and Volkswagen AG have joined together to create express charging corridors along heavily-traveled routes on the U.S. East and West Coasts in order to help meet the large and growing demand for convenient, publicly available electric vehicle fast chargers. The two German automakers have also partnered...

Jackma-012315.jpg Jack Ma, the founder of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (BABA), Friday said he is not worried about the slowing economic growth in China. Ma, China's richest man, was speaking at a seminar hosted by Charlie Rose at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Ma explained that China...

wallstreet1-103112_23Jan15.jpg With traders taking a breather following the upward move seen over the past few sessions, stocks continue to turn in a lackluster performance in mid-day trading on Friday. The major averages are showing only modest moves after ending Thursday's trading sharply higher.

LeadimgIndex-012315.jpg Reflecting positive contributions from a majority of components, the Conference Board released a report on Friday showing that its index of leading U.S. economic indicators rose by slightly more than anticipated in the month of December.

ExistingHomeSales-012315.jpg Existing home sales in the U.S. rose roughly in line with economist estimates in the month of December, according to a report released by the National Association of Realtors on Friday, with sales rebounding from the steep drop seen in November.

wallstreet-011215_23Jan15.jpg Stocks are turning in a lackluster performance in early trading on Friday after trending higher over the past several sessions. Following the rally seen on Thursday, the major averages are showing only modest moves on the day.

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