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NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Dollar Tree Inc 67.82 1.22 15:13
Mylan Inc. 47.88 0.97 15:13
Gilead Sciences Inc. 102.08 0.17 15:13
Viacom Inc. Class B 43.20 0.12 15:13
Keurig Green Mountain Inc 57.46 0.05 15:13

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Netflix Inc. 98.19 -2.84 15:13
TripAdvisor Inc. 67.61 -2.68 15:13
Baidu Inc. 145.91 -2.13 15:13
Staples Inc. 13.51 -2.10 15:13
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. 172.01 -1.87 15:13

Top News

US economy adds 173,000 jobs in August, short of forecast

US economy adds 173,000 jobs in August, short of forecast

The US economy added 173,000 jobs in August, data released on Friday by the Labor Department showed.

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Germany's construction sector grows at slowest pace since January

Germany's construction sector grows at slowest pace since January

Germany’s construction growth expanded at the lowest pace in seven months, data released on Friday showed.

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Goldman Sachs upgrades Hikma on Roxane Labs acquisition

Goldman Sachs upgrades Hikma on Roxane Labs acquisition

Goldman Sachs upgraded Hikma Pharmaceuticals to ?buy? from ?neutral?, added the stock to its regional stock 'focus list'......[more]

Anglo American in talks with Sibanye over South African operations

Anglo American in talks with Sibanye over South African operations

Anglo American said late on Thursday that its South African subsidiary, Anglo American Platinum, is in discussions with Sibanye Gold......[more]

Blackberry buys Good Technology for $425m in cash

Blackberry buys Good Technology for $425m in cash

Smartphone maker Blackberry has entered into an agreement to acquire security specialist Good Technology for $425m in cash.

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AstraZeneca wins extension of US approval of Brilinta

AstraZeneca wins extension of US approval of Brilinta

AstraZeneca has won an extension to US......[more]

GVC trumps 888 Holdings in battle for Bwin

GVC trumps 888 Holdings in battle for Bwin

GVC Holdings has trumped rival......[more]

Northcote Energy to take part in Mexican field bid round

Northcote Energy to take part in Mexican field bid round

Shares in Northcote Energy jumped......[more]

Pinnacle Technology agrees cloud deal with Baxters

Pinnacle Technology agrees cloud deal with Baxters

Pinnacle Technology announced......[more]

Exane downgrades Next to 'underperform'

Exane downgrades Next to 'underperform'

Exane BNP Paribas downgraded its stance on Next to ?underperform? from ?neutral?....[more]

GKN shares slump on Investec downgrade

GKN shares slump on Investec downgrade

Shares in engineering group GKN were under pressure after Investec downgraded......[more]

Merrill downgrades BP, cites mounting M&A

Merrill downgrades BP, cites mounting M&A

Bank of America Merrill Lynch downgraded oil giant BP to ?underperform?....[more]

EU leaders raise concerns as migrants scuffle with Hungarian police

EU leaders raise concerns as migrants scuffle with Hungarian police

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said that flow of migrants into Europe was endless...[more]

Hinkley Point nuclear power plant delayed past 2023

Hinkley Point nuclear power plant delayed past 2023

French energy giant EDF admitted it on Friday....[more]

Cameron and Spain's Rajoy propose EU measures to boost competition

Cameron and Spain's Rajoy propose EU measures to boost competition

British Prime Minister David Cameron has called for new measures to link the energy sectors ...[more]

Google's Doodle pays tribute to Joan Aiken on her 91st birthday

Google's Doodle pays tribute to Joan Aiken on her 91st birthday

Google on Friday paid tribute to British novelist Joan Aiken...[more]

Putin says al-Assad is ready for early Syrian elections

Putin says al-Assad is ready for early Syrian elections

Russian President Vladimir Putin says Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was ready to hold early parliamentary elections...[more]

Friday newspaper round-up: GVC, Hinkley Point, banks

Friday newspaper round-up: GVC, Hinkley Point, banks

GVC is understood to have trumped rival 888 in the £1bn bidding war for online gambling company Bwin.Party. The board of Bwin, which recommended a takeover by 888 in July, is believed to have met on Thursday to decide between its two suitors. The Telegraph understands that on Thursday night the board decided to switch its recommendation to Sportingbet-owner GVC, which has made an offer that values Bwin at about £1.1bn, or 130p-a-share based on Thursday’s stock market closing price. - Telegraph

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Market Buzz [more]

Broker tips: Hikma Pharmaceuticals, BP, GKN

Broker tips: Hikma Pharmaceuticals, BP, GKN

Fri, 04 September 2015

(ShareCast News) - Goldman Sachs upgraded Hikma Pharmaceuticals to 'buy' from 'neutral', added the stock to its regional stock 'focus list' and lifted its price target to 2,840p from 2,210p.... [more]

Goldman Sachs upgrades Hikma on Roxane Labs acquisition

Fri, 04 September 2015

(ShareCast News) - Goldman Sachs upgraded Hikma Pharmaceuticals to 'buy' from 'neutral', added the stock to its regional stock 'focus list' and lifted its price target to 2,840p from 2,210p.... [more]

Market overview: US non-farm payrolls come in worse than expected

Fri, 04 September 2015

(ShareCast News) - 1330: The US economy added 173,000 jobs in August, data released by the Labor Department showed. The figure was the smallest gain in five months and fell way short of the 215,000 fi... [more]

Company News [more]

Lloyds remains UK's leading mortgage lender but Santander jumps to second

Lloyds remains UK's leading mortgage lender but Santander jumps to second

Fri, 04 September 2015

(ShareCast News) - Lloyds Banking Group has held onto its lead as the UK's biggest mortgage lender, but lost some market share to Santander, which hopped above Nationwide to take the second spot in th... [more]

Ingenico said to have secured financing for Worldpay bid

Fri, 04 September 2015

(ShareCast News) - French payments processing group Ingenico has reportedly lined up financing from HSBC, Natixis and Societe Generale for a £6bn-plus all-cash takeover bid for Worldpay.... [more]

Karen Millen shelves MBO plans

Fri, 04 September 2015

(ShareCast News) - The owners of high street fashion retailer Karen Millen have mothballed a planned management buy-out, leading to the departure of chief executive Mike Shearwood.... [more]

Economic News [more]

UK car registrations hit the throttle in August

Fri, 04 September 2015

(ShareCast News) - British new car registrations surged in August, as buyers were buoyed by new financing deals, an industry body said on Friday.... [more]

Director Dealings [more]

GSK's Slaoui buys 5,060 shares at 1,256.18p each

Thu, 27 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - GlaxoSmithKline's chairman of vaccines has purchased a £63,563 stake in the pharmaceutical giant.... [more]

Week Ahead

Week ahead: US jobs data and ECB policy meeting on the horizon

Fri, 28 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - All eyes will be on the latest US jobs data in the coming week.... [more]