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Apr 22, 2016

WSJ | Most Actives Closing on April 22, 2016.

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WSJ | Biggest Decliners Closing on April 22, 2016.

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WSJ | Biggest Gainers Closing on April 22, 2016:

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Bureau of Consumer Protection - April 22, 2016: And Our Partner Award Goes to..., by Lesley Fair.

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“Is it getting hot in here?” For companies that engage in illegal debt collection practices, the answer is a resounding yes. One reason is the unprecedented cooperative effort by federal and state law enforcers to turn up the heat on violators. There’s more to come, of course, but efforts like Operation Collection Protection prove that consumer protection agencies are stronger when we work together.

DealBook P.M. Edition - April 22, 2016: Top Story: Dell's Secure Works Has Lacksluster Trading Debut.

 
Friday, April 22, 2016
TOP STORY
Joe Stewart, director of malware research for SecureWorks, in 2010.
Dell's SecureWorks Has Lackluster Trading Debut The initial public offering ends a long drought of technology stocks coming to market.

Wall Street at Close Report on April 22, 2016: Stocks Close Mixed as Microsoft Suffers Wors Day in a Year.

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Evelyn Cheng
 
U.S. stocks closed mixed Friday with tech stocks leading declines after major earnings in the sector disappointed.

CMI Spot Prices at Close on April 22, 2016.

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Friday, April 22, 2016


NYT | Opinion Pages - April 22, 2016: Unfinished Business From 9/11.

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Fourteen years after its completion, the full record of Congress’s investigation into the 9/11 attacks has not been published. Twenty-eight pages are still being withheld amid suspicions that what they contain could implicate the Saudi government and Saudi citizens in the terrorist strike.

GATA | THE GATA DISPATCH - April 22, 2016: Ronan Manly: Gold Vault Profiles.


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The Guardian | World | Middle East - April 22, 2016: Brussels Bomber "Identified as Jailer of Foreign Isis Hostages", by Jon Healy.

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Jon Henley
One of the two suicide bombers who killed 16 people at Brussels’ Zaventem airport last month has been identified as a former Islamic State prison guard in Syria.

The Guardian | Environment | herbicides - April 22, 2016: European Commission Plans to Relicense "Carcinogenic" Weedkiller, by Arthur Nelsen

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Arthur Neslen
The European commission is planning to relicense a controversial weedkiller that the World Health Organisation believes probably causes cancer in people, despite opposition from several countries and the European parliament.

Bits | The Business of Technology - April 22, 2016: The No-Good Week in Tech's (Hopefull) Trip to a Bright Future.

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The No-Good Week in Tech’s (Hopeful) Trip to a Bright Future | Judging from the way the technology industry hypes itself, tech has a bright future, and always will. This week is a different matter.

European Markets at Close Report on April 22, 2016, by CNBC:

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Europe lower as autos slip over 2%; miners fall

Alexandra Gibbs, Holly Ellyatt
 
European stocks finished in negative territory on Friday, as sharp losses in the autos and basic resources sector along with a slew of mixed earnings, weighed on the region.

The Guardian | Tech | Silicon Valley - April 22, 2016: Facebook, Google Campuses at Risk of Being Flooded due to Sea Level Rise.

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Oliver Milman
How sea level rises would impact the San Francisco Bay Area.

U.S. Stock Market Future Indications Update - April 22, 2016, by MarketWatch: Stock Futures Struggle for Direction After Caterpillar, GE Disappoint.

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Anora Mahmudova, Barbara Kollmeyer
 
U.S. stock futures struggled for direction on Friday, with results from McDonald’s Corp., Caterpillar Inc. and General Electric Co. in focus after a round of disappointing earnings from big tech names.
The main indexes were on track to post modest weekly gains.

NYT First Draft on Politics - April 22, 2016: Group Founded by Nixon to Host Foreign Speech by Trump, by Maggie Haberman

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Friday, April 22, 2016

Donald J. Trump spoke at a campaign rally in Harrisburg, Pa., on Thursday.
Donald J. Trump spoke at a campaign rally in Harrisburg, Pa., on Thursday. Damon Winter/The New York Times
Group Founded by Nixon to Host Foreign Policy Speech by Trump
By MAGGIE HABERMAN

CNN Premarkets - April 22, 2016: 5 Things To Know Before the Open.

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Premarkets: 5 things to know before the open

Alanna Petroff
premarket stocks trading futures
Click chart for in-depth premarket data.
It's time to block out the noise and focus on the key things you need to know before the opening bell rings in New York.
Here they are:
1. Tech giants stumble: Shares in Microsoft (MSFT, Tech30) and Google parent company Alphabet (GOOGL, Tech30) are dropping in premarket after both released quarterly results that disappointed Wall Street.
Ultimately, Alphabet had a tremendous quarter and posted double-digit sales and profit growth. But results were held back by the strong U.S. dollar. The company said sales would have grown by six more percentage points had the dollar not been historically strong compared to foreign currencies.
Meanwhile, Microsoft had a pretty lousy quarter as it faced higher taxes and took a hit from the stronger U.S. dollar.
Related: CNNMoney's Tech30
2. Emissions problems tarnish auto sector: Shares in Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler (DDAIY) are dropping by about 6% in Europe after the firm said it's investigating "possible indications of irregularities" in its process for certifying exhaust emissions in the U.S.
The announcement is making investors nervous since it follows the huge scandal that engulfed Volkswagen (VLKAY) last year after it admitted to rigging diesel engine emissions tests in America and Europe.
Meanwhile, shares in Mitsubishi Motors continued crashing on Friday in Japan -- down about 42% in three days -- after the company admitted to cheating on fuel economy tests.
Related: Fear & Greed Index
3. Earnings: A whole load of companies are reporting earnings ahead of the opening bell, including McDonald's (MCD), American Airlines (AAL), Caterpillar (CAT) and General Electric (GE).
Related: 20 stocks poised to crush earnings season
4. Stock market movers -- Sears, Aeropostale, AMD: Shares in Sears (SHLD) could jump at the open after the company announced it is shuttering 68 Kmart and 10 Sears stores across the U.S. The company is trying to accelerate the closure of unprofitable stores.
Shares in Aeropostale (ARO)could continue to be under pressure Friday after Bloomberg reported that the struggling retailer is preparing to file for bankruptcy. Shares fell by 29% on Thursday. The company declined to comment on the issue to CNNMoney.
The semiconductor firm Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is set for a good day. The stock is shooting up by an astounding 18% premarket after the company forecast a bright future as it joined forces with the Chinese firm Tianjin Haiguang Advanced Technology Investment Co.
5. International market overview: U.S. stock futures are looking a tad soft on Friday while many European markets are dipping. Asian markets ended the week with mixed results.
This follows lackluster trading in the U.S. on Thursday.
The Dow Jones industrial average stepped back by 0.6% and closed below the 18,000 mark. The S&P 500 dipped by 0.5% and the Nasdaq slipped 0.1%.

Bloomberg View - April 22, 2016: Why the U.S. Doesn't Want Britain to Secece by The Editors.

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Two hundred and forty years after his country ostentatiously tore up its membership card in the British Empire, the American president is traveling to London to warn the British not to do the same with theirs for Europe. It’s a bit rich, as some Brits would put it, but Barack Obama has not merely the right but the obligation to make his case.

DealBook Today's Top Headlines on April 22, 2016: New Limits on Bankers' Pay | Valeant Said to Pick New C.E.O. | 2016's First Tech I.P.O.

 
Friday, April 22, 2016
TODAY'S TOP HEADLINES
By AMIE TSANG
NEW LIMITS ON BANKERS' PAY It has taken several years, the Dodd-Frank overhaul and bouts of outrage over Wall Street pay, but regulators have released new rules intended to restrict executive pay at big financial institutions, Nathaniel Popper reports in DealBook.

U.S. Stock Market Future Indication - April 22, 2016, by MarketWatch: Bounce for Wall Street Stocks Could Hinge on McDonald's, Caterpillar Results.

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Barbara Kollmeyer
 
A positive week for stocks was on the line Friday, with stock futures tilting lower ahead of results from McDonald’s Corp., Caterpillar Inc. and General Electric Co. that could revive some hope for a positive earnings season after disappointment from big tech names.

Asian Markets at Close Report on April 22, 2016, by CNBC: Asia Close Mixed Nikkei Up 1.2%, ASX down 0.7%.

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Saheli Roy Choudhury
 
Asia markets finished mixed on the final trading day of the week, but the major indexes in Australia, Japan and Hong Kong eked out weekly gains.

The Guardian | UK | Media | Media Briefing - April 22, 2016: Today's Media Stories From the Papers.

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Top story on MediaGuardian
Lifting of ‘celebrity threesome’ injunction would be ‘devastating’

Supreme court hears application to extend ban on identifying celebrity involved in extramarital relationship