A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of A
(Excellent) and the issuer credit ratings (ICR) of “a” of American
Safety Casualty Insurance Company (ASCIC) and its wholly owned
subsidiary, American Safety Indemnity Company (ASIC) (both
domiciled in Oklahoma City, OK). Both companies are indirect
subsidiaries of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (Fairfax)
[TSX:FFH and FFH.U]. The outlook assigned for all ratings is stable.
First Quarter of Fiscal 2015 Net sales increased 4% to $87.3 million; Sales grew 5%, excluding supply agreement Q1 FY15 GAAP $0.02; Non-GAAP adjusted net income of $0.16 per share Q1 FY15 EBITDA of $10.8 million, Adjusted EBITDA of $15.3 million Company provides second quarter guidance and increases full-year outlook Company expects to make non-material revisions to Fiscal 2014 and prior period results
ALBANY, N.Y., Oct.
& Springer LLC , a boutique securities class action law firm
focused on representing shareholders nationwide, is investigating
potential breach of fiduciary duty claims against the Board of Directors
of Gentiva Health Services Inc. (NASDAQ: GTIV) (“Gentiva” or the
“Company”) relating to the sale of the Company to Kindred Healthcare
Inc. (“Kindred”). On October 9, 2014, the two companies announced the
signing of a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which Kindred will
acquire Gentiva in a merger in a deal worth $1.8 billion.
By Sue Chang, MarketWatch
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Thursday's session are Alcoa Inc., Gap Inc., and PepsiCo Inc.
Alcoa(AA): The aluminum producer said late Wednesday said it earned $149 million, or 12 cents a share, in the third quarter, up from $24 million, or 2 cents a share, a year ago.
The Intertain Group Limited Enters into Letter of Intent to Acquire Leading Online Casino Provider Vera&John for up to €89.1 million ($126.1 million) Canada NewsWire
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By Tomi Kilgore, MarketWatch
Apple shares are trading at half the price they should be, said activist investor Carl Icahn, who as one of the technology giant's largest shareholders pushed Apple to return more of its cash hoard to shareholders.
MIAMI , October 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Technology Applications International Corporation (OTCBB: NUUU) (the "Company" or "NUUU") announced today that they a concluded a clinical study to test the efficacy of their products at Essex Testing Clinic in Verona, NJ .
Sign-up for - NUUU Announces the Results of a Clinical Study that Tested the Efficacy of its Wholly Owned Subsidiary's Rejuvel Line of Anti-Aging Products that use NASA* Patented Technology investment picks
Imricor Medical Systems Announces First Procedures in Clinical Study of MR-Enabled™Cardiac Ablation Products Canada NewsWire
First patients treated with Vision-MR ™ Ablation Catheters MINNEAPOLIS , Oct.
By Chelsey Dulaney
Endo International PLC on Thursday said it has agreed to buy Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc. in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $2.6 billion, after the Dublin-based company's $2.2 billion offer for Auxilium was rejected last month.
With the cost and complexities of health care becoming a burden for
companies and their employees, employers and human resource
professionals see a demand for transitioning to a holistic health and
retirement benefits plan in the near-term, according to a survey
conducted by Manning & Napier, as part of their development of their
Health Savings Account Guidebook: http://go.manning-napier.com/HSAGuidebook .
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn said a market correction is "definitely coming" and he is hedging some of his investments by shorting the S&P 500 (SPX) . "I've been quite concerned for the last year or so.
By Victor Reklaitis and Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks tumbled Thursday, giving up all of the prior day's big jump, which was the largest one-day advance of the year.
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