"Stocks bounce around ahead of Memorial Day weekend: U.S. stocks flipped between small gains and losses on Friday, as investors struggled to find fresh reasons to push shares to records after six straight daily gains, ahead of a holiday weekend." MarketWatch 11:58 AM
"Identity thieves used stolen data 9 minutes after it was posted online: When personal data is dumped online, it can take just nine minutes for bad guys to start using it, according to a report from the Federal Trade Commission." CNNMoney 11:57 AM
"Stocks Pause Ahead Of 3-Day Weekend; Costco, Veeva Jump: The stock market took a breather Friday ahead of the three-day Memorial Day weekend. All three three major indexes — the Nasdaq, S&P 500, and Dow Jones industrial average — were trading around their break-even points through morning trade. Volume was tracking slightly higher on the Nasdaq but lower on the NYSE vs. the same time Thursday." Investor's Business Daily 11:55 AM
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"UPS fined $247M over illegal cigarette shipments: A federal judge ordered United Parcel Service to pay nearly $247 million in damages and penalties for 'illegally shipping' large volumes of untaxed cigarettes in New York state and City, a court filing showed on Thursday." FOXBusiness 7:02 AM
"U.S. Stocks on Track to Snap Two-Week Losing Streak: U.S. stocks were little changed Friday, though major indexes were on track to snap a two-week losing streak." WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 11:51 AM
"Nikkei slips below 20,000, Aussie stocks also fall on weak oil prices: Australian and Japanese stocks again lagged behind other Asian equities on Friday, with oil's sharp overnight pullback putting pressure on those equities." MarketWatch 7:00 AM
"European stocks close lower as oil, auto shares pull back: European stocks finished lower Friday, leaving the regional benchmark with a tiny weekly loss, with oil and gas shares pushed down on disappointment stemming from OPEC's agreement to extend production cuts." MarketWatch 12:52 PM
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