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Global stocks mixed as bitcoin smashes record

Bitcoin (virtual currency) coins placed on Dollar banknotes are seen in this illustration picture, November 6, 2017. Dado Ruvic, Reuters/Illustration/FILE PHOTO NEW YORK – The world’s stock markets struggled for direction Thursday as investors paused for breath, while bitcoin spiked ...

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Bitcoin chalks up new record as it charges past $14,000

A copy of bitcoin standing on PC motherboard is seen in this illustration picture, October 26, 2017. Dado Ruvic, Reuters/FILE PHOTO SINGAPORE – Bitcoin broke past $ 14,000 to a fresh record on Thursday as investors continued to pile in, ...

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Bitcoin dips after setting another record high

LONDON – Bitcoin dipped back under $ 11,000 on Monday, coming off a record high just shy of $ 11,800 it hit on Sunday after a surge from less than $ 1,000 at the start of the year. The cryptocurrency, ...

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Sterling hits late goal as Man City sets EPL record; Arsenal 4th

Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling, right, celebrates with teammate Kyle Walker after scoring during the English Premier League soccer match between Huddersfield Town and Manchester City at John Smith’s stadium, in Huddersfield, England, Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira) LONDON ...

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US Black Friday, Thanksgiving online sales climb to record high

A man pushes a cart load of goods outside of a Target store during Black Friday shopping in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, US Thursday. Brendan McDermid, Reuters CHICAGO – Black Friday and Thanksgiving online sales in the ...

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Rice output seen at record 19.4 million tons in 2017

MANILA – Unmilled rice production in the Philippines, one of the world’s biggest buyers of the grain, is expected to rise 10.1 percent to a record 19.409 million tons this year, the government’s statistics agency said on Tuesday. In the ...

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China shopping festival smashes record with $25-B haul

A screen shows the value of goods being transacted at Alibaba Group’s 11.11 Singles’ Day global shopping festival in Shanghai, China, on Sunday. Aly Song, Reuters SHANGHAI—Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant, said on Saturday its Singles’ Day sales extravaganza hit ...

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Late actor Paul Newman's watch auctioned for record $17.8 million

NEW YORK – A constant beloved companion of Paul Newman for years, the late Hollywood star’s Rolex has sold for $ 17.8 million, setting a world auction record for a wristwatch, Phillips said Friday. Given to him by his wife ...

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Samsung Electronics CEO resigns, even as record profits expected

Kwon Oh-Hyun, co-chief executive officer of Samsung Electronics Co., speaks during the company’s annual general meeting at the Seocho office building in Seoul, South Korea, March 24, 2017. Reuters file photo The CEO of Samsung Electronics Kwon Oh-Hyun resigned Friday, ...

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'Wildflower' breaks own ratings record yet again

Filipinos just can’t get enough of “Wildflower,” the afternoon revenge drama starring Maja Salvador.  Data from Kantar Media showed that “Wildflower” again broke its nationwide TV ratings record for a second day running with the episode which saw Lily Cruz ...

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