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Bank of America Tops Expectations, Swings a Profit(0)

Surprising most analysts, Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) saw an 11 percent surge in revenue and posted a fourth quarter profit as the Charlotte, North Carolina-based bank reported earnings this morning.  Net income was $1.58 billion, or 15 cents a share, compared Read More

The Night the Lights Went Out at Wikipedia and More(0)

If you’re a college kid trying to scramble to complete an assignment, a journalist doing some fact-checking or just an average Joe surfing around the web, Wikipedia will not be an option for you today. All tallied, more than 7,000 websites are blacked-out from 12 AM EST Tuesday until 12 AM EST Wednesday. You can thank two bills sitting on Capitol Hill, the Stop Online Piracy Act, or “SOPA,” (in the House) and the Protect IP Act, or “PIPA,” (in the Senate), for the blackout. As part Read More

Markets Tumble on EU Downgrade Possibilities(0)

North American stocks dove at the open as Euro Zone worries came back into focus on Friday morning. Despite a report showing that consumer sentiment rose in January, sentiment remained low as traders exercised caution after talk Read More

U.S. Jobless Claims Rise to Ring-In 2012(0)

The Labor Department said that initial unemployment claims rose to 399,000 during the first week of the new year.  The number of people filing jobless claims climbed by 24,000 to 399,000 in the week ended Jan. 7, 2012, representing the highest level since Read More

U.S. Retail Sales Weak in December(0)

The Commerce Department said this morning that retail sales in December expanded by a meager 0.1 percent, following an upwardly revised 0.4 percent in November and suggesting the consumers loaded-up early on their holiday shopping.  The 0.1 percent rise was Read More

Consumer Credit Swells by $20.37 Billion in November(0)

Whether it’s a sign that Americans are willing to spend – creating greater demand – or a product of unemployment leading to more credit usage for expenditures, consumer credit totals in November 2011 tallied their biggest gains in a decade. U.S. consumers expanded Read More

Unemployment Rate Drops to Lowest Level Since February 2009(0)

December hiring picked-up the pace and pushed the unemployment rate in the United States to 8.5 percent, the lowest level since February of 2009, the Labor Department said this morning. Employers added 200,000 jobs during the month. The drop in December represents the fourth straight months of decline. Read More

UCLA Marriage Proposal Rejection on Jumbo Screen(0)

Okay, so it’s not market related, but this is still worth a look. It’s not many times that something like this happens on the JumboTron, so check it out and tell your friends. Read More

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Dana-Farber to Host Cellceutix Trials

Cellceutix Corporation (CTIX)
Cellceutix Corporation has filed its Investigational New Drug application with the FDA. Dana-Farber and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center will be hosting the clinical trials for Kevetrin, Cellceutix's novel cancer drug. Read more news and get a stock quote.

Diabetes Rate Growing Exponentially

According to the International Diabetes Federation, more than 500 million people will be diagnosed with diabetes in the next two decades, a more than 50 percent increase from today. Technologies are available presently to help manage the frequency, complications and costs associated with diabetes. Read the complete article to learn more.

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