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Snap shares rose 6.5 percent Monday morning in volatile trade, rebounding from earlier losses.

Shares of the Snapchat parent are likely to face new pressure on Monday, when employees for the first time are allowed to sell their stock following the company's blockbuster initial public offering.

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The FBI is looking into the background of James Alex Fields Jr., who police say drove a car into demonstrators, killing Heather Heyer, 32, and injuring more than one dozen others.

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Donald Trump has denounced racist violence after the killing of a protester in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Mr Trump was criticised for not specifically denouncing extremists in his initial comments on the violence.

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Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway sold its stake in General Electric as of the end of June, according to a regulatory filing on Monday.

Buffett has embraced the financial sector, which many believe is poised for growth after years of historically low interest rates and extra regulation.

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When Trump has backed down - Washington Post [0.06]

Posted on Aug. 14, 2017, 9:04 p.m. by Distressed Volatility @ [source]

President Trump, for all his bluster and outward aggression, is a weak man. He eventually backs down when circumstances are right.

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Stanley Druckenmiller's Duquesne Capital bought Chinese consumer and tech stocks in the second quarter, according to a filing Monday.

In the second quarter, Druckenmiller's fund increased its stake in Microsoft by 1 million shares and added 677,000 shares of Facebook.

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CEO Reed Hastings said at a conference earlier this year that $6 billion of that is for this year alone.

Netflix did increase prices in Australia earlier this summer and just raised prices in Canada last week as well.

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Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump rarely admits he's wrong -- but has the chance to belatedly condemn neo-Nazi protests at the White House Monday. When Trump has backed down Washington Post Republicans desperately want to be united.

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BYD Auto (OTCPK:OTCPK:BYDDY) has launched a substantive international push on the back of its strong position in China. BYD already has this vertical integration in place and apparently the finance to back it up.

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An obscene article on the 'Daily Stormer' went too far. In the piece, Daily Stormer used obscene language in regards to Heather Heyer -- the woman who was killed in Charlottesville on Saturday after a man rammed his car into a crowd of people.

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Danone's U.S.-listed shares rose nearly 7 percent percent on a report that Corvex Management now owns a stake of about $400 million and rumors surfaced of a possible takeover.

Bloomberg reported that Keith Meister's activist hedge fund has grown its stake in Danone because it thinks the company is greatly undervalued.

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“Peak Gold” [0.09]

Posted on Aug. 14, 2017, 8:17 p.m. by Stock Gumshoe @ [source]

Bill: Yes, that’s coming up this week. I’ll be speaking with a 33-year veteran of the mining industry.

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U.S. stocks climbed sharply on Monday as Wall Street's fears about the North Korea nuclear crisis faded.

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Disney Is Cheap Again [0.11]

Posted on Aug. 14, 2017, 8:10 p.m. by Long Investing Ideas from Seeking Alpha @ [source]

Disney (DIS) has struggled for a couple of years now to satiate investors that were used to robust growth numbers. But that rally broke in May, and since that time, Disney has struggled.

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However, the oil and natural gas driller has made great progress in the last two years in terms of reducing costs and leverage. Chesapeake Energy has aggressively cut its costs and leverage, which will serve the oil and natural gas driller well in an environment of higher price realizations.

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August 14, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 120 equities making new 52-week lows in Monday’s session. Volume of about more than 30 million shares traded was 60% above the daily average of around 18.5 million.

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In a sector where market-caps are cut in half daily and one good pick can make your portfolio for the year, Cumberland Pharmaceutical’s (CPIX) steady growth as a micro-cap biotech might raise some eyebrows. They stated their goal in to acquire and begin marketing one new product per year.

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