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Stocks climb worldwide as CEOs prepare latest report cards

The S&P 500 was 0.7% higher after the first 15 minutes of trading, following up on bigger gains across Europe and Asia. Treasury yields also climbed, though some hesitance still hung over markets as the price of gold ticked higher. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 183 points, or 0.7%, at 26,258, as of 9:45 a.m. Eastern time, and the Nasdaq composite was up 1.4%.

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Durham pharma firm’s stock pops 23% in move to Nasdaq

Drug development company Fennec Pharmeuticals Inc. saw its stock price rise by more than 23 percent in its first day of trading on the Nasdaq. The company began trading Wednesday at $8.85 and closed at $10.90 per share. The specialty pharmaceutical company focuses on the development of Sodium Thiosulfate...

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