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fortune-030515.jpg Fortune has once again named Google Inc. (GOOG, GOOGL) as the best company to work for, with Twitter Inc. (TWTR) also joining the annual list for the first time. This is for the sixth time and for the fourth consecutive time that Google has ranked No.1 in the Fortune's annual list of "100 Best Companies...

dunkin-030515.jpg Dunkin' Donuts has agreed to remove a whitening agent called titanium dioxide, commonly a source of nanomaterials, from all powdered sugar used in its donuts. The move follows pressure from advocacy group As You Sow, which put a shareholder proposal asking Dunkin' to reduce the risks of using nanomaterials in its food products.

wallstreet4-103112_05Mar15.jpg Stocks moved modestly higher during trading on Thursday, regaining some ground after moving notably lower over the course of the two previous sessions. Buying interest was somewhat subdued, however, limiting the upside for the markets.

Crudeoil-111814_05Mar15.jpg U.S. crude oil ended lower on Thursday, as the dollar strengthened against a basket of select currencies with investors apprehensive on the supply glut after an official weekly oil report yesterday showed crude stockpiles to have jumped much more than expected last week. Nonetheless, investor were...

Supreme-Court_05Mar15.jpg Following yesterday's critical Obamacare hearing, the Supreme Court announced Thursday it will hear arguments in an historic case on same-sex marriage late next month.

Goldbars2-022513_05Mar15.jpg Gold futures ended lower for a fourth straight session on Thursday, as the dollar strengthened against a basket of major currencies after the European Central Bank detailed its bond-buying program. Some disappointing economic data from the U.S. also impacted the precious metal, with investors awaiting...

scott-jeb-030515.jpg Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush lead a crowded field of potential Republican presidential candidates, according to the results of a national Quinnipiac University poll released on Thursday.

Berkshirehathway-030515.jpg Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is reportedly planning its first ever European bond sale of 3 billion euros to take advantage of low interest rates in the region, traversing a path taken by a range of home companies in search of cheap funding options. The move comes as the European Central Bank's bond-buying stimulus program of 60 billion euros a month is imminent.

GrainCompanies-030515.jpg North Central Farmers Elevator and Wheat Growers, both South Dakota-based farming cooperatives, have agreed to merge. North Central Farmers Elevator and Wheat Growers Tuesday announced that they have agreed to merge into a newly named cooperative. The Board of Directors of both cooperatives have also...

wallstreet2-121214_05Mar15.jpg While buying interest has waned from earlier in the session, stocks remain mostly positive in mid-day trading on Thursday. The gains on the day are partly offsetting the notable pullback seen over the course of the two previous sessions.

hilary-030515.jpg In an effort to respond to the controversy over her use of a private email address while serving as Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton said she has asked the State Department to release her emails.

SAS-030515.jpg Scandinavian airline SAS AB is considering the use of other airports in the London-region after selling two slot-pairs at London's main airport Heathrow. Last month, SAS sold one morning slot-pair and one afternoon slot-pair at Heathrow to a major international air carrier and Turkish Airlines, respectively....

peeps-030515.jpg Diary products company Prairie Farms is teaming up with Just Born, the maker of marshmallow candies PEEPS, to launch PEEPS flavored milk just in time for Easter.

HKBN-030515.jpg HKBN Ltd. has reportedly raised about $750 million after the broadband service provider priced its initial public offering at the top end of the price range. Private-equity group CVC Capital Partners, an unit of Carlyle Group L.P. (CG), Singapore's sovereign-wealth fund GIC Ltd., and other shareholders...

wallstreet-111614_05Mar15.jpg After moving mostly lower over the course of the two previous sessions, stocks have moved back to the upside in early trading on Thursday. The major averages have all climbed into positive territory but remain well off Monday's highs.

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