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    Fiat Chrysler shares are up 1.46% to $15.61 in afternoon trading on Friday after the company revealed that its Chrysler brand is on pace to hit its sales goal of 800,000 vehicles in 2018, according to Reuters. The company also said that it would begin producing a product in China, although it did not disclose which product that would be and affirmed that 90% of the Chrysler brand's sales will b...

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    Molycorp Inc (MCPIQ) failed to get approval from a U.S. Bankruptcy judge on Friday to borrow $225 million at the rare earth producer's first bankruptcy hearing. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Sontchi agreed with the objection by an affiliate of Oaktree Capital Management that argued Molycorp (MCPIQ) could not justify its need for the money, which would deepen the company's insolvency.

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    Seres Therapeutics  shares are gaining, up 91.72% to $34.51, in the biotech company's first day of trading on the Nasdaq.The Cambridge, MA-based company priced its upsized public offering of 7.43 million shares at $18 per share.The company had previously said that it would offer 6.25 million shares between the $15 and $17 per share range.Seres Therapeutics' lead development candidate, SER-109, ...

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    Shares of AT&T Inc.  were down 0.48% to $36.01 in afternoon trading Friday, after the company declared a quarterly dividend of 47 cents per share on the company's common shares. The dividend is payable on August 3 to stockholders of record of July 10, 2015. Also, AT&T (T) announced this morning that it has appointed Richard W. Fisher to its board of directors.

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    Shares of Peabody Energy Corp. (BTU) are down by 7.17% to $2.13 in early afternoon trading on Friday, as some coal stocks tumble today. One factor driving coal stocks lower today is the Supreme Court's pending ruling on whether the EPA rules that resulted in utilities shuttering some coal-fired plans are legal, Barron's reports.

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    Switzerland's private banks are close to ridding themselves of undeclared European accounts, a salutary process but one which has undermined efforts to grow their businesses. Following the financial crisis, cash-strapped governments chased accounts hidden at banks in Zurich, Geneva and Ticino where wealthy Europeans had taken advantage of Switzerland's famous bank secrecy rules.

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    Shares of AppFolio (APPF) are trading higher in its initial public offering debut Friday on the NASDAQ Global Market. The stock opened for trading at $12.15 after pricing its initial public offering of 6.2 million shares of its Class A common stock at a price to the public of $12 per share.

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    Alder Biopharmaceuticals (ALDR) shares are up 0.23% to $45.80 in afternoon trading on Friday after the biotech company announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 4,494,382 shares at $44.50 per share.The company will also give underwriters up to 30-days to purchase an additional 674,157 shares of common stock.Credit Suisse, Leerink Partners and Wells Fargo Securities  are acting as joi...

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    Exelon (EXC) shares are up 0.34% to $32.14 in afternoon trading on Friday after the a subsidiary of the company was selected to provide fixed-price electricity to the city of Cleveland, OH.The company's Constellation subsidiary was selected by Cleveland following a competitive bidding process.The company will now provide price fixed electricity and customer support to over 60,000 residents in the are...

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    JD.com (JD), the Chinese Internet company, today announced a new joint venture with ZestFinance. The venture, called JD-ZestFinance Gaia, will focus on the development of consumer credit in China, the companies said. JD.com (JD) will also make an investment in ZestFinance to help fund further development of the credit risk evaluating services and to extend consumer access to credit under the agreement.

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    Shares of Encana (ECA) were falling 2.1% to $11.31 on Friday as oil prices decline ahead of Iranian nuclear talks. WTI crude oil for August delivery was down 1.2% to $58.96 a barrel Friday morning, and Brent crude oil for August delivery was down 0.9% to $62.65 a barrel. Oil prices were falling Friday as investors wait for the outcome of Iranian nuclear talks, according to Reuters.

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    Teck Resources (TCK) shares are down 2.66% to $10.39 in market trading on Friday after the natural resource miner suspended production at its Quebrada Blanca plant in Chile after ground movement was detected near the site.The company has suspended production indefinitely and did not provide a timetable for the resumption of activities at the plant, although mining activities not associated with the p...

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     Penn Virginia shares are down 4.82% to $4.74, giving back the gains the stock made in afternoon trading yesterday following reports that the independent oil explorer was a takeover target of oil giant BP,The company yesterday afternoon said that it "did not issue a press release" concerning a bid after the stock rose as high as $5.38 per share yesterday.The company has been under pressure from...

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    Shares of The Knot parent XO Group Inc. (XOXO) climbed 1.1% in morning trade Friday, in the wake of the that bans on same-sex marriages are unconstitutional. The stock was up as much as 3.9% minutes after the Supreme Court ruling. "Since our inception in 1996, The Knot has had a rich history of supporting love and marriage for all," said XO Group Chief Executive Mike Steib in an emailed statement to MarketWatch.

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    Shares of California Resources (CRC) were falling 7.4% to $6.63 on heavy trading volume on Friday as oil prices are down. WTI crude oil for August delivery was down 1.3% to $58.92 a barrel Friday morning, and Brent crude oil for August delivery was down 1% to $62.58 a barrel. Oil prices were falling Friday as investors wait for the outcome of the Iranian nuclear talks, according to Reuters.

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    Shares of Weatherford International   were falling 1.9% to $12.42 in late morning trading on Friday, as both WTI and Brent crude prices slip to trade in the red. Oil prices were down as investors await the outcome of the ongoing Iranian nuclear talks, which could lead to a bump in Iranian crude exports, according to Reuters.