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Gilead 1Q profit tumbles on slower hepatitis C drug sales

Gilead 1Q profit tumbles on slower hepatitis C drug sales

Gilead Sciences' profit tumbled in the first quarter as fewer patients received its blockbuster hepatitis C drug Harvoni
Published: 04/28/16

House GOP seeks to block stricter rule on retirement savings

The GOP-controlled House has voted to overturn new Obama administration rules requiring stricter standards for brokers about retirement investments
Published: 04/28/16
Comcast buying DreamWorks Animation for about $3.55B

Comcast buying DreamWorks Animation for about $3.55B

Comcast is buying DreamWorks Animation for about $3.55 billion
Published: 04/28/16
Ford's 1Q net income doubles on truck, SUV sales

Ford's 1Q net income doubles on truck, SUV sales

Ford Motor Co.'s 1Q net income doubles on strong truck and SUV sales
Published: 04/28/16
Significant premium hikes expected under Obama health law

Significant premium hikes expected under Obama health law

Heading into their 4th year, health law's insurance markets are still seeking stability
Published: 04/28/16
Volkswagen CEO apologized in person to Obama over scandal

Volkswagen CEO apologized in person to Obama over scandal

Volkswagen said it had set aside 7.8 billion euros ($8.8 billion) to buy back or fix diesel-powered cars rigged to cheat in emissions tests
Published: 04/28/16

Shareholders criticize Pfizer over scrapped Allergan deal

Shareholders criticize Pfizer execs over scrapped Allergan deal at their annual meeting
Published: 04/28/16
Average US rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 3.66 percent

Average US rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 3.66 percent

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week, lifting from their 2016 lows but remaining historically low during the spring home-buying season. The average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage increased to 3.66 percent from 3.59 percent last week.
Published: 04/28/16
Dunkin' looks to beverage lineup to drive sales

Dunkin' looks to beverage lineup to drive sales

Dunkin' Donuts plans to drive sales by focusing on beverages like lattes and smoothies, which have high profit margins
Published: 04/28/16

Bombardier announces Delta deal in boost for troubled plane

Bombardier has received a major boost from Delta Air Lines, which has placed a firm order for 75 CS100 aircraft with options for an additional 50 more in what would be the largest order for the Canadian company's troubled CSeries passenger jet program
Published: 04/28/16