mortgage-081717.jpg Mortgage rates are continuing to hold at low levels amidst ongoing economic uncertainty, mortgage provider Freddie Mac announced Thursday. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.89% with an average 0.4 point during the week ending August 17, down from 3.90% in the prior week. It is now just one basis point above its 2017 low.

stockdecline-081817.jpg European stocks tumbled on Friday after a deadly attack in Spain left the world shocked. A van mowed down pedestrians in the heart of Spain's second-largest city Barcelona on Thursday, killing at least 13 people in a terror attack claimed by Islamic State. More than 100 others were reportedly...

VishalSikka-Infosys-081817.jpg Shares of Infosys Technologies Ltd. were losing around 10 percent in Indian trading on Friday after the Software exporter announced that Vishal Sikka has resigned as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect. The company appointed current chief operating officer Pravin Rao as the Interim-Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer.

stockmarketdown-081817.jpg European stocks look set to open lower on Friday as a deadly attack in Spain left the world shocked and doubts grew about U.S. President Donald Trump's ability to push through his economic agenda. A van mowed down pedestrians in the heart of Spain's second-largest city Barcelona on Thursday, killing...

Pharma-081817.jpg Today's Daily Dose brings you news about expanded FDA approval of AstraZeneca's ovarian cancer drug Lynparza; positive results from Endologix's LEOPARD trial; Fluidigm's licensing agreement with Baylor Genetics; Humana and Amgen's partnership to improve health outcomes and efficiency and Pfizer's Besponsa getting thumbs up from the U.S. regulatory agency.

Aug17-081717.jpg The following are some of the biotech stocks that made their way onto the Day's Gainers & Losers' list of August 17, 2017.

Markcuban-081717.jpg Billionaire investor Mark Cuban reportedly seeks to buy back the Broadcast.com brand name, in order to use it for his start up. Cuban wants to use the name for a tweaked version of a private chat app Cyber Dust, according to tech news site The Information. Cyber Dust is available for iOS and Android...

wallstreet-121514_17Aug17.jpg Following the modest strength seen in the previous session, stocks moved sharply lower over the course of the trading day on Thursday. With the sell-off on the day, the S&P 500 dropped to its lowest closing level in over a month.

TurnerSports-081717.jpg Turner Broadcasting System, owned by Time Warner Inc., plans to launch a new sports streaming service in 2018. Turner has bought exclusive multi-platform rights to two soccer competitions, the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League. Turner will add other competitions to the platform as it...

GaryCohn-081717.jpg Reports that Gary Cohn is considering resigning as President Donald Trump's top economic advisor have weighed on Wall Street, although the White House has denied the claims. Cohn, former president and chief operating officer of Goldman Sachs (GS), currently serves as the Director of the National Economic Council.

Trump-Podium4-081717.jpg While President Donald Trump has drawn widespread criticism for his response to the violent events in Charlottesville, Virginia, the results of a new Quinnipiac University national poll still show an improvement in his approval rating.

President-Trump3-081717.jpg A majority of Americans disapprove of President Donald Trump's response to last weekend's violent events in Charlottesville, Virginia, according to a CBS News poll, although the results show a significant partisan divide on the issue.

Southwes-Airlines-081717.jpg Southwest Airlines has offered free reward points to its top customers who were affected by a glitch in their system that denied the frequent fliers prime boarding position. As an apology for the inconvenience, the airline is offering 1,500 Rapid Reward points for each affected flight to its "A List"...

wallstreet2-121214_17Aug17.jpg After moving to the downside early in the session, stocks continue to see notable weakness in mid-day trading on Thursday. With the drop on the day, the major averages have more than offset the modest gains posted in the previous session.

Trump-speech-081717.jpg Facing criticism of his handling of last weekend's white nationalist violence, President Donald Trump lashed out at members of his own party in posts on Twitter on Thursday. Trump launched attacks on Republican Senators Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., in separate tweets.

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