Wall Street opens higher as oil prices rise Sep 28, 2016 07:43AM

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened slightly higher on Wednesday as a rise in oil prices helped energy shares and ahead of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's testimony before a Congressional committee.

The Dow Jones industrial average was up 34.11 points, or 0.19 percent, at 18,262.41, the S&P 500 was up 3.47 points, or 0.16 percent, at 2,163.4 and the Nasdaq composite was up 6.41 points, or 0.12 percent, at 5,312.12.

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Deutsche helps lift European stocks before Yellen, Draghi Sep 27, 2016 08:33PM

By Nigel Stephenson

LONDON (Reuters) - A recovery in Deutsche Bank shares helped push European stocks higher on Wednesday, easing concerns over Germany's financial sector that had hit equities in Asia and drove investors into safe-haven government bonds and the dollar.

Beyond banking sector worries, markets were looking ahead to separate appearances by U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and European Central Bank President Mario Draghi as... (continue reading...)

Wall Street climbs in wake of first presidential face-off Sep 27, 2016 07:48AM

By Noel Randewich

(Reuters) - Consumer and technology stocks, including Amazon, led gains on Wall Street on Tuesday, while a perceived win by Democrat Hillary Clinton in Monday's first presidential debate gave broader support to equities.

The S&P 500 technology sector rallied 1.15 percent, powered by a 1.85 percent gain in Microsoft and a 1.08 percent rise in Facebook.

Amazon.com jumped 2.12 percent and the consumer... (continue reading...)

Global stocks gain after U.S. presidential debate; oil drops Sep 26, 2016 08:22PM

By Richard Leong

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stock prices across major markets rose on Tuesday, led by U.S. technology and consumer sectors following the presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, while oil prices fell on fading hopes of agreement on limiting production.

A firmer dollar in the aftermath of the first Clinton-Trump debate helped send gold prices lower.

Some investors deemed Democrat Clinton to have won... (continue reading...)

Allergan (AGN) Was the Only Bidder for Vitae Pharmaceuticals (VTAE) - Filing Sep 26, 2016 05:04PM

Vitae Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: VTAE) 14D-9 filing shows Allergan (NYSE: AGN) was the only bidder for the company.

"J.P. Morgan gauged the interest of three of the prior potential partners that, in the view of management and J.P. Morgan, would likely have a strategic interest in Vitae and possess financial resources sufficient to consummate a potential acquisition of Vitae. J.P. Morgan explained to the Vitae Board that none of the three contacted potential counterparties... (continue reading...)

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