By Therese Poletti, MarketWatch
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Twitter Inc. is still adding new users, but not enough to satisfy investors hoping for more growth, and with underwhelming user growth two quarters in a row, Wall Street fears the microblogging firm will remain a niche player in social media.
By Barbara Kollmeyer and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch
LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures pointed to an upbeat open on Wall Street on Tuesday, as the earnings season continued at full speed with updates coming from Sprint, Twitter and Merck, among others.
By Jeff Reeves
I'm an avid reader and writer, so I frequently fall into a trap that scholar and "Black Swan" author Nassim Nicholas Taleb calls "the narrative fallacy, or how we fool ourselves with stories and anecdotes."
In short, we string together factoids and events to weave a clever story that seems to be true and certain, when, in fact, it's just a lot of noise.
Announces $500 Million Share Repurchase Program
MIAMI, April 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Norwegian Cruise Line (Nasdaq:NCLH) (Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd., NCL Corporation Ltd., "Norwegian" or "the Company"), today reported results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014, and provided guidance for the second quarter and full year 2014.
SHREWSBURY, N.J., April 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- InterCloud Systems Inc. (Nasdaq:ICLD) , a single source provider of IT solutions through cloud platforms and professional services, announced today that it signed a two year cloud-services agreement with digital forensics and cyber security company Ambient Data.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., April 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Griffin Capital Corporation announced today, on behalf of Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT, Inc. ("GCEAR"), the acquisition of the 249,409 square-foot, Wyndham Worldwide corporate headquarters facility in Parsippany, New Jersey from an affiliate of Mack-Cali Realty Corporation (NYSE:CLI) .
BEIJING , April 29, 2014 /PRNewwire/ -- China Biologic Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBPO, "China Biologic" or the "Company"), a leading fully integrated plasma-based biopharmaceutical company in China , today announced that the Company plans to release first quarter 2014 financial results on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 after the market closes.
SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Two new studies featured in the May 2014 issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology studied the costs associated with minimally invasive robotic-assisted hysterectomy, and compared them with the costs of other surgical methods.
New Flexible Production Line at Existing Chesterfield, Va., Site to Produce Polymer for Packaging Film, Other Applications MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J. , April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Resins and Chemicals announced today that it will expand production capacity at its Chesterfield, Va.
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MENLO PARK, Calif., April 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc., (Nasdaq:PACB) and HistoGenetics, a global leader in Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA) sequence-based typing (SBT), announced today that HistoGenetics has selected the PacBio DNA Sequencing platform for its unique ability to sequence full-length HLA genes and to provide fully phased HLA alleles.
FRANKLIN, N.J., April 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sussex Bancorp (the "Company") (Nasdaq:SBBX) , the holding company for Sussex Bank (the "Bank") today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.03 per share on its outstanding common stock.
DALLAS , April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Integer Group ® , a leading global promotional, retail and shopper marketing agency, has appointed Nick Hoadley as Senior Vice President, Director of Insight & Strategy at Integer's Dallas office.
Blair Peberdy Joins Weber Shandwick Corporate Practice in Canada Canada NewsWire
TORONTO , April 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Weber Shandwick, one of the world's
leading global public relations firms announced today that Blair
Peberdy has joined the agency as an Associate within its Corporate
practice in Canada where he will serve as a key contributor in the
development and growth of the practice, adding his extensive knowledge
of consumer and community relations within the energy sector.
NEW YORK , April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IntelliCell BioSciences, Inc. ("IntelliCell" or the "Company") (OTCQB: SVFC), a regenerative medicine company utilizing adult autologous Stromal Vascular Cells (SVCs) derived from the blood vessels found in adipose tissue, announced today that it supplied its Stromal Vascular Fraction Cells, manufactured using its patented ultrasonic technology, for the restoration of cardiac function at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson in collaboration with Dr.
CAMP HILL, Pa., April 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.205 per share, or $0.82 per share on an annualized basis, payable August 15, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 15, 2014.
PIMCO Municipal Income Fund II (the "Fund") (NYSE:PML), a closed-end
management investment company which seeks to provide current income
exempt from federal income tax, today announced its results for the
fiscal quarter and nine months ended February 28, 2014.
CHICAGO, April 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LKQ Corporation (Nasdaq:LKQ) today announced the results of its offer to exchange (the "Exchange Offer") up to $600,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its outstanding new registered 4.75% Senior Notes due 2023 (the "Exchange Notes") for a like principal amount of its outstanding unregistered 4.75% Senior Notes due 2023.
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