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Technology companies lead slide in US stocks; Oil rising

U.S. stocks fell in morning trading Friday, adding to modest losses from a day earlier. Losses in technology and health care stocks outweighed gains elsewhere in the market. Energy companies led the gainers as crude oil prices rose on news that OPEC members will elect to cut production. The government said job growth in November … Continue reading Technology companies lead slide in US stocks; Oil rising

NEW YORK | Marlboro maker places $2.4 billion bet on marijuana

NEW YORK — One of the world’s biggest tobacco companies is diving into the cannabis market with a $2.4 billion buy-in. Marlboro maker Altria Group Inc. is taking a 45 percent stake in Cronos Group, the Canadian medical and recreational marijuana provider said Friday. Altria will pay another $1.4 billion for warrants that if exercised, … Continue reading NEW YORK | Marlboro maker places $2.4 billion bet on marijuana