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2016-04-20

The Tell: Banks are finally rejoining the bull-market party

A closely watched bank index exited a bear market this week—an encouraging sign for stock-market bulls.

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Five things to know about what could be America’s first cannabis-derived drug

GW Pharmaceuticals has a positive late-stage trial for a drug to treat epilepsy in children.

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Devon is latest energy company to sell assets to shore up finances

Devon Energy becomes the latest energy company to sell assets to shore up its balance sheet.

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McDonald’s is testing new Big Macs and analysts want fries with that

Nomura believes McDonald’s should test new french fries menu items now that new Big Macs are being tested.

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Market Extra: Guess the one country where negative interest rates may actually be working

Negative interest rates have stirred up quite a bit of controversy since they were first embraced by the European Central Bank back in June 2014. Critics say the measures have done little to boost growth and inflation, while placing a…

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Here’s one good argument for not washing your clothes

The household item you may not realize you should recycle

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Capitol Report: The only thing that worries this Harriet Tubman advocate about the $20 bill

The first hint William Jarmon got that Harriet Tubman’s image would be added to the front of the $20 bill came Tuesday from a late-night skit on the Comedy Channel’s Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore.

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These are the highest paying companies in the U.S.

The best paying companies in the U.S. aren't necessarily the most glamorous nor the biggest, but they do reinforce the belief that certain careers are more lucrative than others, according to Glassdoor, an employment services website.

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Capitol Report: SEC raises antifraud bar for private company ‘unicorns’

The SEC has jurisdiction over “unicorns” under the antifraud provisions of the federal securities laws which apply to all companies, public or private.

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The Ratings Game: Yahoo’s looming sale keeps stock afloat

Yahoo reported a sharp decline in revenue, but the potential sale of its business is keeping analysts bullish.

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The Tell: Queen Elizabeth II turns 90 with $29 billion to her name

Not only has she already beaten the average U.K. life expectancy by nine years, she’s also among the top 25 richest people in the world.

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Economic Report: Home sellers sees strongest appreciation since the recession

Home price appreciation surges in March, tipping the balance of power in favor of sellers - including banks.

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