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nonfarmpayrolls-050616.jpg Employment in the U.S. climbed by much less than expected in the month of April, the Labor Department revealed in a closely watched report on Friday. The report said non-farm payroll employment rose by 160,000 jobs in April compared to economist estimates for a jump of about 200,000 jobs.

wallstreet4-103112_06May16.jpg After ending the previous session roughly flat, stocks are likely to move to the downside in early trading on Friday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a lower open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by 92 points.

NIH-Raredisease-050616.jpg Rare commodities are worth more than good is a Chinese adage. And more so when it is in the sought-after drug space. Rare and ultra-rare diseases, also called orphan and ultra-orphan diseases, as the names imply, affect very small numbers of patients. So why the clamor?

wallstreet-111614_06May16.jpg Trading in the U.S. index futures suggest that Wall Street stocks are set to open Friday's session on a tentative note, characteristic of a 'jobs Friday.' Expectations concerning non-farm payroll gains are upbeat and the jobless rate is also expected to slip back. However, the reaction to any trend can...

Asianmarkets-112014_06May16.jpg European stocks fell modestly on Friday, with mining and energy stocks bearing the brunt of the selling, as a surging dollar pulled down commodity prices. While oil prices fell around 1 percent, London copper is set for its largest weekly loss in 15 months. All eyes are now on the U.S. jobs report...

Arcelormittal-050616.jpg Shares of steel giant ArcelorMittal were losing around 4 percent in the early morning trading in Amsterdam after the company reported sharp decline in first-quarter EBITDA, a key earnings metric, as sales were weak with lower prices and production. Net loss, however, narrowed from last year. The company also confirmed its forecast for annual EBITDA, which is lower than last year.

NetflixDataControls-050616.jpg Online movie rental service Netflix Inc., in a blog post on Thursday, said it is offering a new tool to better control data usage when streaming on cellular networks. The feature helps subscribers switch from default speed to higher-quality streams. Netflix's updated app on iOS or Android now has a default streaming speed of 600 kilobits-per-second for all users.

Markets-111714_06May16.jpg European stocks are seen opening lower on Friday as investors await a key U.S. jobs report due tonight following a mixed batch of economic readings recently. Any evidence of weakness in the U.S. jobs market could weaken the dollar and complicate the Federal Reserve's plans for raising interest rates...

E-Cigarette-Sales-050516.jpg The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Thursday announced it will start regulating all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, cigars, hookah tobacco and pipe tobacco, just like it regulates cigarettes. Under the new rules, e-cigarettes manufacturers should receive marketing authorization from the...

NewsCorp-050516.jpg News Corp. (NWS, NWSA) on Thursday posted a loss for the third quarter, hurt largely by lower advertising revenue at news and information segment and a stronger dollar, partly offset by growth in the digital real estate business. The New York-based media company reported a third-quarter loss of $149...

gopro-050516.jpg Action-sports camera maker GoPro Inc. (GPRO), Thursday posted a loss for the first quarter, as revenues nearly halved and margins dropped sharply reflecting weak demand for its wearable cameras. Loss for the quarter were higher than what Wall Street analysts estimated, but revenues trumped expectations. San...

ActivisionBlizzard-050516.jpg Activision Blizzard Inc. (ATVI) on Thursday reported a drop in profit for the first quarter, hurt by charges related to acquisition of King Digital Entertainment. Nevertheless, the video game publisher's profit and revenues trumped Wall Street estimates. Moving ahead, the company detailed a strong...

wallstreet1-103112_05May16.jpg Stocks turned in a relatively lackluster performance over the course of the trading session before closing little changed. The tech-heavy Nasdaq saw a modest drop on the day, falling to its lowest closing level in almost two months.

QuakerOats-lawsuit-050516.jpg A group of consumers in New York and California have filed a lawsuit against Quaker Oats' owner PepsiCo Inc. alleging that the company has falsely advertised the oatmeal brand as "100 percent natural" despite having traces of glyphosate found in it. Lawsuit claims that glyphosate, a herbicide declared...

JohnMcCain-portrait-050516.jpg Senator John McCain, R-Ariz., has privately expressed concerns that Donald Trump as the Republican presidential nominee could hurt his chances to be re-elected.

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