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09 Feb
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US midday: Stocks recover from early losses

Stocks have moved into the black in another volatile session thus far, albeit less than on Thursday, with traders already looking out to the following week's release of consumer price data for January as a potentially key event.

09 Feb
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Europe close: Stocks end near session lows

Stocks finished near their worst levels of the session on Friday as Wall Street got off to a weak start, with the Dow Industrials drawing a wide arc within a 600-point range in just the first 90 minutes of trading.

09 Feb
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Russian nuclear scientists arrested for illegal bitcoin mining

A team of scientists has been arrested for using the supercomputer at Russia's Research Institute of Experimental Physics in order to mine bitcoin for their own personal gain.

09 Feb
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Amazon not backing down from Premier League TV auction

Analysts believe that Facebook, Google and Netflix are no longer interested in bidding for the Premier League’s broadcasting rights but Amazon may still look to tackle current owners Sky and BT in the forthcoming TV auction.

09 Feb
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Asia report: Markets finish week in miserable fashion

Markets in Asia finished lower on Friday, after another red session on Wall Street overnight saw US stocks extend their massive losses sustained earlier in the week.

09 Feb
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US pre-open: Stocks seen mostly higher after Thursday's selloff; UPS and FedEx slide

US futures pointed to a mostly higher open on Wall Street on Friday following another sharp selloff the day before.

09 Feb
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Bad news for postal operators as Amazon launches delivery service - report

Amazon plans to launch a postal delivery service for businesses in the US, which could spell bad news for the likes of Royal Mail's Parcelforce arm and European rivals DPD and Hermes.

09 Feb
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US Senate seals budget deal with more spending on defence, infrastructure, pharma

The US Senate approved a two-year budget deal early on Friday, with a bill focusing on boosting military and domestic spending by almost $300bn over the next two years.

09 Feb
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US close: Traders suffer another red session

Thursday's batch of Federal Reserve speakers was not especially 'hawkish', but the Bank of England's unexpected take on the outlook for interest rates rekindled some of the market's concerns over inflation and where rates may be headed - even in the medium-term.