HCA, which operates 164 hospitals and 114 surgery centers in 20 states
and England, and the CDC Foundation today announced a $1 million cash
donation by HCA to the CDC Foundation to help support international
Ebola epidemic response efforts involving the U.S. Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention (CDC) and their work with partners on the ground
in West Africa.
SKECHERS USA, Inc. (NYSE:SKX) released a short statement on the state of
its business in response to The Buckingham Research Group (BRG) Industry
Update report released on September 24, 2014, respecting the imminent
close of the third quarter and the Company’s upcoming earnings
Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: UMPQ), parent company of Umpqua
Bank and Umpqua Investments, today announced that it will host its third
quarter 2014 earnings conference call on Thursday, October 16, 2014, at
10:00 a.m. PST (1:00 p.m. EST). During the call, the Company will
provide an update on recent activities and discuss its third quarter
2014 financial results, which are expected to be released after the
market closes on October 15, 2014.
Laboratory Corporation of America ® Holdings (LabCorp ® )
(NYSE:LH) and LipoScience, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPDX), a provider of specialized
cardiovascular diagnostic laboratory tests based on nuclear magnetic
resonance (NMR) technology, today announced that they entered into a
definitive merger agreement under which LabCorp would acquire
LipoScience for a purchase price of $5.25 per share in cash, or a
transaction value of $85.3 million which represents a total enterprise
value of approximately $63 million.
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch
LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stock markets rose for a second straight day on Thursday as European Central Bank President Mario Draghi reassured investors that the bank stands ready to launch more stimulus measures to fight off low inflation and boost growth.
- 55 percent of employers think a fair minimum wage is at least $10 per hour or more; 1 in 10 don't think a minimum wage should be set - 53 percent of employers say a higher wage would increase consumer spending
- All major industries surveyed support a minimum wage hike, including retail and hospitality CHICAGO , Sept.
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - September 25, 2014) - Aon Hewitt agrees with many elements of the proposed Blueprint issued by the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada for advancement of financial literacy among Canadian's seniors.
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