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Earnings Watch: Netflix earnings: Did price increases send customers packing?

Earnings Watch: Netflix earnings: Did price increases send customers packing?

Netflix Inc. is scheduled to report fourth-quarter earnings after the bell on Monday, and analysts will likely scour the books for any insight into how its most recent price increases… Read more »

Alnylam stock more than tripled last year — and the company says 2018 will be big

Alnylam stock more than tripled last year — and the company says 2018 will be big

In October 2016, things looked bleak for Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc. As other drugmakers backed away from the gene silencing technique RNAi, Alnylam had continued its efforts in the area. But… Read more »

Now Goldman wants in on cryptocurrencies and blockchain

Now Goldman wants in on cryptocurrencies and blockchain

Goldman Sachs & Co. is aiming to become part of the cryptocurrency trading industry after receiving requests from its clients to facilitate clearing. That’s according to Chief Financial Officer R…. Read more »

Economic Report: Fed’s Beige Book finds muted reaction to Republican tax plan

Economic Report: Fed’s Beige Book finds muted reaction to Republican tax plan

By Senior economics reporter Several districts noted in the Beige Book there was an elevated demand for construction labor. The Fed’s verdict: The Federal Reserve said the pace of growth… Read more »

Apple to invest $350 billion in U.S. economy and create 20,000 jobs

Apple to invest $350 billion in U.S. economy and create 20,000 jobs

Apple Inc. AAPL, +0.70%  announced on Wednesday that it planned to contribute $350 billion to the U.S. economy over five years, through new jobs, a second headquarters, and a series… Read more »

CryptoWatch: Why bitcoin’s ugly rout could get worse before it gets better

CryptoWatch: Why bitcoin’s ugly rout could get worse before it gets better

A brutal, sustained rout in the world’s No. 1 cryptocurrency could accelerate, taking bitcoin to around $8,000 before it attempts to stabilize, market technicians said. “This very much feels like… Read more »

Market Snapshot: Dow solidifies grip on 26,000 as Beige Book paints a rosy economic picture

Market Snapshot: Dow solidifies grip on 26,000 as Beige Book paints a rosy economic picture

U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday as the Dow solidified its hold on the 26,000 milestone even as General Electric Co. and Goldman Sachs sold off after weak quarterly results. The… Read more »

After dodging bankruptcy, Bebe Stores is ready for its encore

After dodging bankruptcy, Bebe Stores is ready for its encore

Is Bebe Stores Inc. ready for an encore? The women’s apparel retailer BEBE, +0.00%  managed to close all of its stores last year without filing for bankruptcy as many of… Read more »

Encore: A few companies have increased their 401(k) match in wake of tax bill — what does this mean?

Encore: A few companies have increased their 401(k) match in wake of tax bill — what does this mean?

A reporter called recently to ask what I thought about some companies sweetening their 401(k) plans in response to the tax cut. It took me a little while to think… Read more »

Metals Stocks: Gold pulls back from 4-month highs as dollar steadies

Metals Stocks: Gold pulls back from 4-month highs as dollar steadies

By Markets/commodities reporter News editor Gold futures pulled back on Wednesday from their highest finish in four months, as a bruised U.S. dollar index stabilized. February gold GCG8, -0.08%  fell… Read more »

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