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    6 things to know as Amazon (AMZN) notches a record close. Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) made history Thursday when shares skyrocketed after the company reported a surprise second- quarter profit of 19 cents a share, compared with a loss of 27 cents a share a year earlier. Revenue rose to $23.185 billion from $19.34 billion, blowing past analysts' expectations.

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    Shares of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Co.  were down 0.28% to $56.78 in late morning trading Monday, one day ahead of the chemical conglomerate's second quarter earnings results due out before the market opens Tuesday.

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    BioLineRX shares are down by 15.33% to $1.80 on heavy volume in mid-morning trading on Monday, after the Israeli drug manufacturer confirmed negative results from tests for its implantable heart disease treatment.The company's 303-patient, randomized, placebo-controlled Bioabsorbable Cardiac Matrix treatment candidate test results, showed no statistically significant difference between patients...

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     Roper Technologies shares are down by 4.17% to $164.93 in early market trading on Monday, following the release of the company's second quarter results today.The Lakewood Ranch, FL-based medical and scientific imaging software and products provider reported second quarter net income of $171.3 million.Roper Technologies earned an adjusted $1.70 per diluted share on revenue that rose 0.5% year o...

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    Mylan shares are down by 14.29% to $56.52 in early market trading on Monday, after rival Teva Pharmaceuticals dropped its hostile takeover bid for the company.Teva withdrew its $40 billion offer after it agreed to acquire Allergan Plc's (AGN) generic drug business for $40.5 billion in cash and stock today.Mylan had repeatedly resisted Teva's acquisition attempts because it said that the company's off...

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    * Buys Roofing Supply from Clayton, Dubilier & Rice. * Deal to add immediately to Beacon's adjusted earnings. * Beacon shares up 13 pct in early trading. Beacon Roofing Supply Inc (BECN) will buy roofing products distributor Roofing Supply Group in a deal valued at about $1.1 billion, to expand in key housing markets of California, Florida and Texas.

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    Teva Pharmaceuticals shares are up by 10.75% to $68.50 in early market trading on Monday, after the global pharmaceutical company announced it is purchasing Allergan's generic drug business for $40.5 billion.As a result of the deal, the company will withdraw its unsolicited $40 billion bid to buy Mylan Pharmaceuticals,Teva will pay Allergan (AGN) $33.75 billion in cash and $6.75 billion in shares in ...

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    * Athens has pushed two reform packages through parliament. * More reforms expected to allow release of loans - Brussels. * Varoufakis confirms secret contingency plan to hack tax codes. * Question is how to restructure Greek debt - ECB policymaker. By Francesco Guarascio and Renee Maltezou.

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     American Airlines  posted what is likely the highest quarterly profit any airline has ever posted and said it still hasn't seen the full financial benefit of the merger with US Airways. American shares closed Friday at $39.63, down $2.98 or 7%. Alaska shares gained half a percent, while shares in every other major airline fell.

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    Swiss bank UBS failed to impress investors with a jump in second-quarter profit and a boost to its capital as strong earnings from rival Credit Suisse last week had raised hopes for even better results.

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    If you want to understand why oil is back below $50 a barrel and likely headed much lower once summer ends, start with PetroChina' s stock prices. Mainland-listed shares in China's national oil champion are up 27% so far this year, while their Hong Kong-listed equivalents are down 9%. The former have, of course, been juiced by Beijing's desperate measures to prop up the mainland stock market.

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    Swiss bank UBS will report a year-on-year increase of about 25 percent in quarterly net profit on Tuesday, with around 1.5 billion francs of earnings in the second quarter, newspaper SonntagsZeitung said on Sunday, citing an anonymous source. UBS spokesman Mark Hengel declined to comment on the report.