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Dow, S&P 500 both close higher for fourth straight week 15 December 2017

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For the week, Dow up 1.3%, S&P up 0.9%, Nasdaq up 1.4%, Russell up 0.8% 15 December 2017

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Russell 2000 closes up by 1.8%, biggest one-day percentage gain since September 15 December 2017

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Hershey Rejects $23 Billion Acquisition Offer From Mondelez 17 December 2017

Updated with additional details. Hershey's business may be looking too sweet to for one fellow food giant to ignore. Shares of the iconic chocolate maker were up 15% to $111.87 inafternoontrading Thursday following a report by The Wall Street Journal that fellow candy giantMondelez has made a $23 bi ...

Tiger Woods Is Falling Apart and so Is Nike Golf 17 December 2017

With a surgically repaired back keeping golf's biggest spectacle Tiger Woods off the links, the Nike golf business he once put on that back is struggling. Nikereported this week that sales at its golf business plunged 8% to $706 million for the fiscal year ended May 31. Excluding the impact of the s ...

'Mad Money' Lightning Round: You Should Own General Electric 17 December 2017

Search Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" trading recommendations using our exclusive "Mad Money" Stock Screener. Here's what Jim Cramer had to say about some of the stocks during the Mad Money Lightning RoundWednesday evening: Dominion Resources : "I think you're fine. You're in good ...

Financial Times

Bank of Japan meeting to end active month for central banks 17 December 2017

US dollar, set for another heave, also in focus as is bitcoin futures contract fight ...

Authers’ Note: America First, Europe Second 16 December 2017

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Ireland upgraded as banking sector rebounds 15 December 2017

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Wall St Journal

The Fast and the Financed: China's Well-Funded Auto Startups Race to Overtake Tesla 17 December 2017

An ambitious group of Chinese car developers with a foothold in Silicon Valley are vying to become the next Tesla ...

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Jeremy Sullivan: Sky TV still in box seat for All Blacks rights 17 December 2017

Sky TV's shares have been sold off heavily over the past three and a half years, hitting an all-time high of $6.95 in 2014 and currently sitting at $2.65 at the time of writing. The market is concerned with the number of households ...

Facebook 'ripping apart' society: ex-boss 17 December 2017

Facebook is worth half a trillion dollars, but even when you're on top, an insult can really sting.On the heels of a surprisingly personal and revealing exchange with a prominent former executive, the executive has softened some ...

Liam Dann: Take that, bitcoin, New Zealand's value blows you out of the water 17 December 2017

What is New Zealand worth?It seems a bit weird to put a monetary value on a country, but lately there have been stories about the bitcoin bubble being worth more than New Zealand.The comparisons were made when bitcoin's total ...