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  1. Shire Said to Consider Bid for NPS as It Revisits TakeoversRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    Shire is interested in Bedminster, New Jersey-based NPS as a way to expand in rare diseases such as gastrointestinal and endocrine disorders, the people said, asking not to be identified because the plans are private. While NPS is high on Shire's takeover list, other targets are also being considered, the people said.

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  2. Shire Said to Weigh Offer for NPS as It Revisits DealsRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Bloomberg

    Shire is interested in Bedminster, New Jersey-based NPS as a way to expand in rare diseases such as gastrointestinal and endocrine disorders, the people said, asking not to be identified because the plans are private. While NPS is high on Shire's takeover list, other targets are also being considered, the people said.

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  3. Budget Deficit in U.S. Narrows as Employment Growth AcceleratesRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Bloomberg

    The budget deficit in the U.S narrowed more than economists projected in November from a year earlier, Treasury Department figures showed, as rising employment helped boost receipts and spending fell. Outlays exceeded receipts by $56.8 billion last month, compared with a $135.2 billion shortfall a year earlier, the department said in a report released in Washington .

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  4. Shire Sees New Drugs Adding $3 Billion to Sales by 2020Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Washington Post

    Shire Plc's pipeline of experimental drugs will add $3 billion to revenue by 2020, the company said, two months after its 32-billion-pound sale to AbbVie Inc. fell apart. Acquisitions may further boost sales, Shire said in a statement today before a briefing to analysts in New York on research and development efforts.

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  5. Cubist Deal a Rare Bright Spot in Dismal Field of AntibioticsRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Bloomberg

    Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc. 's big payoff for its investments in developing antibiotics is a bright spot in a field without much good news for patients and their doctors. Merck & Co.

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  6. Putnam's Glancy Makes $180 Million Gain on Cubist as Merck BuysRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | The Washington Post

    David Glancy, who manages two top- performing mutual funds at Putnam Investments, made a paper profit of about $180 million today when Merck & Co. agreed to buy one of his holdings, Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc. Glancy's funds, the $10.2 billion Putnam Capital Spectrum Fund, and the $4.8 billion Putnam Equity Spectrum Fund, held a combined 6.8 million shares of Cubist as of Sept.

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  7. Merck to Buy Cubist for $8.4 Billion in Cash to Add AntibioticsRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | Bloomberg

    Merck & Co. agreed to buy Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc. for $8.4 billion in cash to add products to help fight the growing threat of drug-resistant bacteria.

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  8. Payrolls in U.S. Surge by Most Since Early 2012 as Wages Pick UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Bloomberg

    A broad-based November hiring surge ranging from factories to offices and retailers powered the U.S. economy to the largest number of jobs created in almost three years, triggering long-awaited wage gains. The 321,000 advance in payrolls exceeded the most optimistic projection in a Bloomberg survey of economists and followed a 243,000 gain in October that was stronger than previously reported, figures from the Labor Department showed today in Washington.

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  9. Previously Owned U.S. Home Sales Unexpectedly Rose in OctoberRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Bloomberg

    Purchases of previously owned U.S. homes unexpectedly rose in October to a one-year high as low borrowing costs helped sustain the recovery in residential real estate. Existing homes sold at a 5.26 million annual pace, the strongest since September 2013 and up 1.5 percent from a revised 5.18 million pace in September, the National Association of Realtors reported today in Washington .

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  10. Jobs Data Reinforce Outlook for Mid-2015 Rate IncreaseRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | Bloomberg

    Today's Labor Department report showing U.S. employers added 214,000 workers to payrolls last month reinforced economists' expectations that the Federal Reserve will start raising interest rates in mid-2015. "We still expect the Fed is going to hike at the June meeting," said Nariman Behravesh, chief economist at IHS Inc. in Lexington, Massachusetts .

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  11. U.S. Payrolls Rise as Jobless Rate Drops to Six-Year LowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Bloomberg

    U.S. employment gains exceeded 200,000 for a ninth straight month in October and the jobless rate unexpectedly fell to a six-year low. The 214,000 increase in employment followed a 256,000 advance the prior month that was more than initially estimated, Labor Department figures showed today in Washington.

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  12. Home Prices Rise in 73% of U.S. Metro Areas, Realtors SayRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | Bloomberg

    Home-price increases moderated in much of the U.S. in the third quarter as more properties came to the market and investor purchases declined. The median price of an existing single-family home rose from a year earlier in 73 percent of the 172 metropolitan areas measured, the National Association of Realtors said in a report today.

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  13. Winter Outlook Just Got More Dire as Snowcover in Siberia BuildsRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Remember how evidence was mounting last month that early snowfall was accumulating across Siberia? And remember how there's a theory that says this snowfall signals a cold winter? About 14.1 million square kilometers of snow blanketed Siberia at the end of October, the second most in records going back to 1967, according to Rutgers University's Global Snow Lab. The record was in 1976, which broke a streak of mild winters in the eastern U.S. In addition, the speed at which snow has covered the region is the fastest since at least 1998.

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  14. Harsh Winter Outlook Made a Bit More Dire by Early SnowRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | Bloomberg

    Remember how evidence was mounting last month that early snowfall was accumulating across Siberia? And remember how there's a theory that says this snowfall signals a cold winter? About 14.1 million square kilometers of snow blanketed Siberia at the end of October, the second most in records going back to 1967, according to Rutgers University 's Global Snow Lab . The record was in 1976, which broke a streak of mild winters in the eastern U.S. In addition, the speed at which snow has covered the region is the fastest since at least 1998.

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  15. Return of Gasoline Under $3 Even Has Station Workers Topping OffRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The first thing Kathy Parker did when she showed up for work at a Michigan gas station two days ago was change the price of gasoline displayed outside the shop to $2.99 a gallon from $3.04. "I pulled my car around to the pump and topped off," said Parker, a store manager at the station in the town of Grass Lake.

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  16. U.S. Gasoline Average Less Than $3 for First Time Since 2010Read the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | The Washington Post

    For the first time in almost four years, U.S. drivers are paying less than $3 a gallon at the pump. U.S. retail gasoline prices will average less than $3 today, AAA said in a statement.

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  17. Average U.S. Gasoline Drops Below $3 for First Time Since 2010Read the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | The Washington Post

    For the first time in almost four years, U.S. drivers are paying less than $3 a gallon at the pump. Retail gasoline prices will average less than $3 a gallon today, Heathrow, Florida-based motoring group AAA said in a statement.

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  18. Consumers Need Fuel-Cost Rescue as U.S. Spending Falls: EconomyRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | Bloomberg

    Consumer spending unexpectedly dropped 0.2 percent in September, weaker than any economist projected in a Bloomberg survey, after rising 0.5 percent in August, according to Commerce Department data issued today in Washington . The report also showed incomes rose at a slower pace last month.

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  19. Durable Goods Orders in U.S. Unexpectedly Fall for Second MonthRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | Bloomberg

    Orders for durable goods dropped unexpectedly in September, falling for a second month, on waning demand for machinery and computers that signals companies are reluctant to invest in updating equipment. Bookings for goods meant to last at least three years decreased 1.3 percent after declining 18.3 percent in August, a Commerce Department report showed today in Washington .

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  20. New York Gets Frigid Winter Warning From Siberia SnowfallRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The snow in Siberia is piling up, and if it keeps coming, people in New York may have to bundle up this winter. There's a theory that the amount of snow covering Eurasia in October is an indication of how much icy air will sweep down from the Arctic in December and January, pouring over parts of North America , Europe and East Asia .

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