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Markets Right Now: Mixed open of stocks on Wall Street

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NEW YORK - The latest on developments in financial markets :
9:35 a.m.
Stocks are little changed in early trading on Wall Street, a day after the market set its latest record high.
Technology companies and banks fell more than the rest of the market early Wednesday.
Apple fell 1.1 per cent in the first few minutes of trading, a day after announcing its latest lineup of iPhones. Northern Trust fell 2.9 per cent.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 2 points, or 0.1 per cent, to 2,494.
The Dow Jones industrial average was little changed at 22,118. The Nasdaq composite fell 13 points, or 0.2...
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Public pressure forces Equifax to drop credit-freeze fees as new lawsuits mount

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NEW YORK - Equifax faces new lawsuits and is trying to make new gestures to customers in the wake of its disclosure last week that it exposed vital data like Social Security numbers of about 143 million Americans.
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Trending at New York Fashion Week: Lots of Pittsburgh connections

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NEW YORK - Beyond the garments and glamour, Pittsburgh connections are trending this season at New York Fashion Week.
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Centene Will Buy Fidelis Care for $3.75 Billion to Enter New York State

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Publicly-traded health insurer Centene announced late Tuesday that it would buy privately-held Fidelis Care for $3.75 billion.
The deal allows Centene to enter New York State, the second largest managed care state in the U.S., and expand its government-sponsored healthcare coverage. Fidelis Care serves more than 1.6 million members and totaled $4.8 billion in revenue for the first six months of 2017. Together, the companies serve almost 14 million people.
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The acquisition also gives Centene a leading position in America's four...
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Comcast to launch new platform in push for business customers

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NEW YORK - Comcast Corp, the largest U.S. cable provider, on Wednesday launched a new business application and platform with faster connections in its push to boost sales to commercial customers as more consumers drop traditional cable services. Comcast, like other pay-TV providers, is under pressure as viewing habits change and wants to leverage its infrastructure to grow in other ways.
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General Counsel in Manufacturing Sector Face Rapidly Shifting Role

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NEW YORK -Many of Europe's top manufacturing companies are expanding into new geographical markets in search of fresh business models and revenue streams. Meanwhile, we are all living through the age of disruption, both technological and geopolitical. These global upheavals are having a profound impact on the role [...]
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Centene to buy Fidelis Care for $3.75 billion to enter New York

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Health insurer Centene said it would buy privately held Fidelis Care for $3.75 billion to enter New York, the second largest managed care state by membership in the U.S.
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How Ray Dalio Built the World's Biggest Hedge Fund

How Ray Dalio Built the World's Biggest Hedge Fund

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In 1975, Ray Dalio founded Bridgewater Associates out of his two-bedroom apartment in New York City. Today, Bridgewater is the world's largest hedge fund, managing some $160 billion for more than 350 institutional clients such as pension funds and university endowments. That growth has been driven by performance: Over the past four decades, the firm has made more money for its investors than any other hedge fund in history-nearly $50 billion through last year, according to Bloomberg. Dalio himself has become one of the 100 richest people in the world.
Bridgewater has also developed a...
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Music Industry Veteran Lou Mann Joins VNUE, Inc. as Executive Vice President

Music Industry Veteran Lou Mann Joins VNUE, Inc. as Executive Vice President

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PRESS RELEASE: NEW YORK--September 13, 2017-
VNUE, Inc., the global leader in recording live events and releasing experiential content to fans, announced today the addition of music industry veteran Lou Mann to its executive team as Executive Vice President. Mann, a former Executive Vice President and General Manager of Capitol Records, as well as president of Media Properties for House of Blues , brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to VNUE.
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Centene up sharply after $3.75B acquisition of Fidelis in NY

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Shares of Centene are up sharply before the opening bell after the Medicaid coverage provider said it will expand into New York through a $3.75 billion acquisition of Fidelis Care....
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Judge to hear arguments on whether to lock up Pharma Bro

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NEW YORK - A judge is set to hear arguments about whether the provocative online antics of former pharmaceuticals company CEO Martin Shkreli are bad enough to put him behind bars. The hearing before U.S. District Judge Kiyo Matsumoto on a government demand to revoke the convicted Shkreli's bail was scheduled for Wednesday in federal court in Brooklyn.
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Bruce Springsteen, Amy Schumer, SpongeBob are Broadway fall stars

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A vibrant and star-studded lineup of shows accompany New York's fall colors.
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How Ray Dalio Built the World's Biggest Hedge Fund

How Ray Dalio Built the World's Biggest Hedge Fund

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In 1975, Ray Dalio founded Bridgewater Associates out of his two-bedroom apartment in New York City. Today, Bridgewater is the world's largest hedge fund, managing some $160 billion for more than 350 institutional clients such as pension funds and university endowments. That growth has been driven by performance: Over the past four decades, the firm has made more money for its investors than any other hedge fund in history-nearly $50 billion through last year, according to Bloomberg. Dalio himself has become one of the 100 richest people in the world.
Bridgewater has also developed a...
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New York Today: New York Today: Tips to Take Away From Fashion Week

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Wednesday: Style advice from designers, the Brooklyn Book Festival and “One Film, One New York.”
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