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NobleCorp-122314.jpg Offshore drilling contractor Noble Corp. (NE), Monday announced the results of a shareholder voting related to the buyback of up to 15 percent of its outstanding stock. Shares of Noble is trading down about three percent on the New York Stock Exchange, following the news. The London-based company...

ZestSoap-122314.jpg Proctor and Gamble (PG) has sold two of its soap brands to European consumer products giant Unilever (UN). Cincinnati-based P&G says the sale includes the global Camay brand, the Zest brand outside of North America and its Talisman manufacturing plant in Mexico. The plant employs approximately...

Oilbarrel-072512_22Dec14.jpg U.S. crude oil plunged to end sharply lower Monday, after having gained over 5 percent in the last session, on continued concerns of a supply glut and demand growth worries. Saudi Oil Minister Ali Al-Naimi is reported to have said the OPEC will not reduce production even if non-OPEC producers decide...

Peter-Thomas-King-122314.jpg Congressman Peter King, R-N.Y., on Monday continued to put some of the blame for the murder of two New York police officers on anti-police rhetoric by the media and government officials. King specifically pointed to comments by President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio.

Gold-122214_22Dec14.jpg Gold futures ended sharply higher on Monday, amid a rally in global equity markets that curbed demand for the yellow metal, even as the dollar weakened against a basket of major currencies. In some soft economic news, a National Association of Realtors report on Monday showed existing home sales...

alstom-122214.jpg French engineering giant Alstom SA (AOMFF.PK, ALS.L) has agreed to pay $772 million to settle a U.S. Justice Department's probe on foreign bribery. The French company pleaded guilty and agreed to pay hefty penalties after the DoJ alleged the company bribed government officials to win business around...

wallstreet-112814_22Dec14.jpg After failing to sustain an early upward move, stocks are turning in a lackluster performance in mid-day trading on Monday. While the Dow has remained firmly in positive territory, the broader Nasdaq and S&P 500 have pulled back near the unchanged line.

Airbus-A350-122214.jpg Airbus Group (EADSF.PK, EADSY.PK) on Monday delivered its first next-gen A350 jet to Qatar Airways in a formal ceremony at Toulouse in southern France after years of delays and redesigns. The French airplane-maker expects A350, the mid-sized wide-body aircraft, to help it compete with U.S. rival Boeing...

ExistingHomeSales-122214.jpg After reporting U.S. existing home sales at their highest level in a year in the previous month, the National Association of Realtors released a report on Monday showing that existing home sales pulled back by much more than expected in the month of November.

wallstreet-111914_22Dec14.jpg Stocks have moved modestly higher in early trading on Monday, extending the upward move seen over the three previous sessions. The major averages have all moved to the upside, although buying interest has remained somewhat subdued.

wallstreet1-103112_22Dec14.jpg Following the strong performance seen last week, stocks may show a lack of direction in early trading on Monday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a mixed open for the markets.

Fox-Dish-122214.jpg Dish Network is no longer carrying Fox News in yet another dispute for the television provider. Fox News, which changed the face of cable news with its ardent advocacy of conservative issues, went dark Sunday, replaced on Dish by The Blaze, Glen Beck's new right-leaning channel. Fox Business channel...

Armstradetreaty-122214.jpg The global Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) will enter into force on Wednesday, marking a breakthrough for human rights after more than two decades of campaigning by human rights organizations and NGOs around the world. As the first-ever legally binding treaty of its kind, it will block the flow of arms to governments that would use them to commit atrocities, and could save the lives of millions. The A

Asian-Markets1_22Dec14.jpg European stocks are likely to open higher on Monday, with a rebound in oil prices and gains on Wall Street Friday seen supporting sentiment. That said, trading activity is likely to be thin due to the upcoming Christmas and New Year holidays. Brent crude futures rose above $62 a barrel in Asian deals...

Radius-122214.jpg Radius Health Inc.'s (RDUS) phase III trial of its product candidate Abaloparatide-SC has demonstrated success in reducing fractures in women with postmenopausal osteoporosis. We alerted our premium subscribers to RDUS on October 20, 2014 when it was trading around $18. Did you buy this stock?