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Healthcare and small-cap stocks slump. Qualcomm soars for a second day

April 17, 2019 |

Stocks on Wall Street finished a wobbly day of trading Wednesday with modest losses that erased most of the market’s slight gains from a day earlier.

A sharp sell-off in healthcare companies far outweighed gains in technology and other sectors. Smaller-company stocks fell more than the rest of…


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Pinterest readies $1.3-billion IPO with anti social media marketing campaign

April 17, 2019 |

Pinterest Inc.’s message to investors: Don’t compare us to social media or a search engine.

But as it wraps up a short roadshow and gets ready to list shares as soon as Thursday, such a comparison could help Pinterest drum up demand amid a flood of new listings this year.

Pinterest operates in…


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Port of L.A. automation vote is delayed after dockworkers protest

April 17, 2019 |

Facing a crowd of more than 1,200 protesting dockworkers, the Port of Los Angeles’ Harbor Commission delayed a decision Tuesday over whether to open the way to automation in North America’s largest terminal — a dispute involving jobs, clean air and Southern California’s dominance as an import gateway…


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Fox regional sports networks get bids from Liberty and Ice Cube’s Big3

April 17, 2019 |

Walt Disney Co. received final-round bids of about $ 10 billion or more for the Fox regional sports networks, with John Malone’s Liberty Media Corp. and Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. among those vying for the assets, according to people familiar with the matter.

Liberty is teaming up with Major…


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China’s economy growth beat expectations in the first quarter

April 17, 2019 |

China’s economic performance unexpectedly held steady in the first three months of the year despite a tariff war with the U.S., as stimulus measures helped arrest a slowdown that’s rattled investors and cast doubt over global expansion.

Gross domestic product rose 6.4% in the first quarter from…


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FAA board sees no need for new Boeing 737 Max simulator training

April 17, 2019 |

A board of pilot experts appointed by U.S. aviation regulators has reviewed Boeing Co.’s proposed software fix for the grounded 737 Max aircraft and concluded that pilots won’t need additional simulator training once the plane is returned to service.

That was good news for the company, which is…


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Apple and Qualcomm end their legal war over patented tech in iPhones

April 16, 2019 |

Apple Inc. and Qualcomm Inc. agreed Tuesday to end a two-year legal war over billions of dollars of technology licensing fees that had threatened to reshape the chipmaker’s most profitable line of business.

Apple will make a one-time payment to Qualcomm, and the two reached a multiyear agreement…


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Nation’s biggest health insurer wades into the ‘Medicare for all’ fight

April 16, 2019 |

UnitedHealth Group Inc., the United States’ biggest health insurer, sharply criticized the “Medicare for all” proposals being debated by Democrats — wading into a heated political debate that’s likely to dominate the 2020 presidential race and the conversation about the future of private health…


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Stocks rise broadly, led by healthcare companies

April 16, 2019 |

Healthcare companies led stocks broadly higher Tuesday morning on Wall Street.

UnitedHealth Group, the nation’s largest health insurance company, rose 1.3% early in the session after beating first-quarter earnings forecasts and raising its estimates for the full year.

Other healthcare-sector companies…


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Apple and Qualcomm begin a trial that could end their global brawl

April 16, 2019 |

Apple Inc. and Qualcomm Inc. have spent two years fighting around the globe over how much the chipmaker can charge Apple for iPhones using its patented technology. Neither has landed a decisive blow. That could change with a trial that began Monday in San Diego.

For the first time, a federal jury…


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