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  1. RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Wall Street eyes 2018 gains with a side of cautionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2017 | Reuters

    U.S. stocks are expected to keep rising in 2018 because a massive drop in the corporate tax rate is seen boosting the economy and corporate profits, but strategists say sizable gains could either be short-lived or elusive. The bull market is on track to mark its ninth birthday in March, with the S&P 500 climbing 20 percent for 2017 - its biggest increase since 2013.

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  2. Wall Street eyes 2018 gains with a side of cautionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2017 | Reuters

    U.S. stocks are expected to keep rising in 2018 because a massive drop in the corporate tax rate is seen boosting the economy and corporate profits, but strategists say sizable gains could either be short-lived or elusive. The bull market is on track to mark its ninth birthday in March, with the S&P 500 climbing 20 percent for 2017 - its biggest increase since 2013.

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  3. UPDATE 1-FDA declines to approve Agile's contraceptive patchRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2017 | Reuters

    Agile Therapeutics Inc said on Friday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve its contraceptive patch for the second time, sending the drug developer's shares down about 50 percent. The health regulator cited deficiencies related to its quality adhesion test methods and asked the company to resolve the observations found during an inspection of its third-party manufacturing facility, Corium International Inc. Agile's lead product, Twirla, is a once-weekly, low-dose contraceptive patch made from a combination of ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel.

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  4. RPT-Rosy White House tax cut forecast clashes with independent analysisRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2017 | Reuters

    The White House promoted President Donald Trump's tax cut plan on Friday with a forecast of faster U.S. economic expansion and wage growth, as independent analysts said the plan would swell the budget deficit and provide little spark to the economy. The rival projections reflected the many unknowns swirling around the plan, expected to be unveiled in legislative form on Wednesday.

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  5. Wall Street rally on pause, but more gains seen in 2018: Reuters pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | Reuters

    A more than eight-year bull market on Wall Street will simmer for the rest of 2017 before picking up again next year, said strategists in a Reuters poll who were optimistic about corporate profits but concerned about slow tax reform progress. The benchmark S&P 500 .SPX is likely to finish this year at 2,525, about 13 percent above 2016's end, but 0.4 percent down from Tuesday's close of 2,534.58, based on the median forecast of 47 strategists polled by Reuters.

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  6. Wife of Princeton scholar jailed in Iran calls on U.S. to do more to free himRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2017 | Reuters

    When Xiyue Wang sleeps in his cell in Iran's Evin Prison, he sometimes dreams he is back at Princeton University, working in the school's main library on his dissertation comparing governance systems in Central Asia. When he wakes, Wang often does not immediately remember where he is, his wife, Hua Qu, said in her first extensive interview since his arrest in Iran about 13 months ago while doing doctoral research.

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  7. Whole Foods overall prices still high after selective cuts: analystRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | Reuters

    "Amazon appears to be taking a page out of the old Wal-Mart playbook on the price action front - that is, announcing a plethora of price actions that on the surface look deep, but in reality only reveal modest reductions," Gordon Haskett Research Advisors analyst Charles Grom wrote in a client note. "We will continue to monitor the situation going forward, but our initial checks suggest that Amazon's bark may be greater than its bite," Grom wrote.

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  8. UPDATE 1-U.S. bill sales turn ugly on debt ceiling worriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | Reuters

    Investors on Monday shunned the latest U.S. Treasury bill supply as concerns intensified about a delay in federal debt payments if Congress failed to raise the debt ceiling before the government runs out of cash possibly in October. Fear about a debt ceiling fight in Washington since the last one in 2015 "has reached a hysterical level," according to Tom Simons, Jefferies & Co.'

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  9. Trump to lay out plan to privatize air traffic control systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | Reuters

    REFILE CORRECTING BYLINE U.S. President Donald Trump announces his initiative on air traffic control in the United States from the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S. June 5, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump announces his air traffic control initiative at the White House in Washington, U.S. June 5, 2017.

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  10. Trump urges tougher U.S. travel ban, expedited court reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | Reuters

    U.S. President Donald Trump urged his administration to seek a tougher version of his controversial travel ban proposal on Monday following a weekend attack in London, and pressed for an expedited judicial review by the nation's top court. "The Justice Dept.

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  11. Supreme Court throws out North Carolina redistricting rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | Reuters

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling that required North Carolina to urgently redraw state legislative districts found to have been be mapped out in a way that diluted the electoral clout of black voters. The high court, with no recorded dissents, sent back the case to a three-judge federal district court panel, which had ruled in November that the state should draw new districts and hold a special election.

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  12. TREASURIES-U.S. bond yields flat as stock drop offsets PPI, auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Reuters

    The drop in U.S. share prices reversed an earlier rise in Treasury yields stemming from news of a robust April rise in the producer price index. That report stoked the view that inflation is nearing the Federal Reserve's 2-percent goal and of a possible interest rate increase in June.

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  13. WRAPUP 1-U.S. employment growth seen rebounding, wages increasingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | Reuters

    U.S. job growth likely rebounded in April and wages increased, pointing to a further tightening in labor market conditions that could pave the way for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates next month. Nonfarm payrolls probably increased by 185,000 jobs last month, according to a Reuters poll of economists, after a paltry gain of 98,000 in March.

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  14. Wall Street earnings strength enliven investors, industrials a surpriseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Reuters

    U.S. companies are reporting their strongest profit and sales growth in more than five years this earnings season, with more beating expectations and particular strength in the industrial sector. The results strengthen arguments from some investors that the lofty valuations U.S. equities are commanding are justified, and provide optimism that the eight-year bull run in stocks will keep rolling along.

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  15. NRG director wins strong shareholder support despite NYC oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Reuters

    A director at NRG Energy Inc was elected to its board with a strong margin of votes cast, a securities filing showed on Friday, overcoming concerns about his comments on climate change and the intentions of the activist investors who backed him at the New Jersey power company. The result from NRG's annual meeting, which was held Thursday morning at a hotel in Princeton, New Jersey but not disclosed at the time, showed a lack of support among investors for a campaign led by New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer against the director, Barry Smitherman.

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  16. SEC committee to weigh U.S. rule requiring stocks trade on exchange showing best priceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | Reuters

    A U.S. Security and Exchange Commission advisory committee will meet on Wednesday to review a stock market rule that effectively forces stock orders to be sent to the exchange displaying the best quoted price. The "order protection rule" was put in place in 2005 as part of a broader framework known as Regulation National Market System, or Reg NMS.

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  17. UPDATE 1-In swan song, Fed's top cop questions parts of sweeping bank lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | Reuters

    The Federal Reserve's top regulator, who steps down on Wednesday after a career defending tough restrictions on big banks, used his last speech as a U.S. central banker to concede on Tuesday that some of the rules adopted following the financial crisis have proven too complicated and should be adjusted. Daniel Tarullo, a Fed governor since the depths of the crisis in early 2009, said the existing so-called Volcker rule has proven unworkable and that annual "stress tests" of the top Wall Street banks may not need a qualitative review as they do now.

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  18. Uber exec has 'no basis' to believe criminal probe underway -court filingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | Reuters

    An Uber executive at the center of a high-profile legal dispute with Alphabet Inc's Waymo self-driving-car unit has "no basis to believe" any criminal investigation is underway over allegations of trade secret theft, the executive's lawyer said in a court filing. Waymo sued ride services company Uber Technologies Inc earlier this year, alleging that a former Waymo executive, Anthony Levandowski, downloaded over 14,000 confidential documents before leaving the company to subsequently join Uber.

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