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Anti-vax movement among TOP THREATS to global health, with HIV & Ebola, WHO says

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The anti-vaccination trend has landed next to HIV and Ebola as a key global threat, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Experts say “vaccine hesitancy” risks reversing progress in fighting preventable diseases. Although various diseases that can be prevented by vaccines, such as diphtheria and meningitis, were on WHO’s Health threat lists before, in Read More

Take Five: World markets themes for the week ahead

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(Reuters) – Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid SHOULD I STAY OR SHOULD I Read More

Wall Street rally builds on trade optimism

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(Reuters) – Technology and industrial stocks powered Wall Street’s rise on Friday, setting the three main indexes on track for their fourth week of gains, amid growing optimism that the United States and China would resolve their bitter trade dispute. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Read More

Investors punish poorly performing hedge funds by pulling billions

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FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., January 8, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid BOSTON (Reuters) – Hedge funds suffered their worst quarterly outflows in two years when investors pulled $23 billion from the industry during the last three months of 2018, new data released on Read More

Industrials power Wall Street higher on trade optimism

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(Reuters) – Gains in technology and industrial stocks put Wall Street on track for their fourth week of gains on Friday, amid growing optimism that the United States and China would resolve their bitter trade dispute. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., January Read More

Stocks, dollar up on trade hopes; Wall Street set for fourth week gains

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Major stock indexes rose worldwide on Friday and the dollar was on track for its first positive week this year, boosted by optimism that the trade conflict between the United States and China may come to an end. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Read More

Wall Street opens higher on trade hopes, upbeat manufacturing data

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FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., January 10, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (Reuters) – U.S. stocks opened higher on Friday and were set for their fourth week of gains on hopes that a bitter trade war between the United States and China would be Read More

Netflix shares slip as weak forecast dampens investor optimism

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(Reuters) – Shares of Netflix Inc fell more than 2 percent on Friday, as several investors looked past its record subscriber numbers and instead focused on its lower-than-expected revenue forecast for the first quarter. FILE PHOTO: The Netflix logo is seen on their office in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S. July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Read More

CVS, Walmart resolve pharmacy contract impasse

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(Reuters) – Walmart Inc (WMT.N), the world’s largest retailer, will remain part of CVS Health Corp’s (CVS.N) network for commercial and Medicaid pharmacy customers, the companies said on Friday, breaking a contract impasse disclosed earlier this week. FILE PHOTO: An employee pushes shopping carts outside a Walmart store in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., November 20, 2018. Read More

Tesla to sack over 3,000 workers amid poor profits and Model 3 production challenges

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Electric car maker Tesla is planning to fire around seven percent of its full-time staff, as the road ahead will be “very difficult,” according to an email sent to employees by CEO Elon Musk. In the letter, published on Tesla’s website, Musk cited “tiny” profits and pressure to deliver lower cost Model 3 vehicles “in Read More