Articles From: U.S. Fixed Mortgage Rates Rise in Latest Week -- Freddie Mac to Starboard rejects Darden's latest proposal to reshuffle board


2014/9/18
By Tess Stynes Average fixed mortgage rates in the U.S. rose in the latest week, marking the largest one-week increase this year, according to Freddie Mac (FMCC). Fixed mortgage rates also reached the highest level since the week ended May 1, the mortgage-finance company said.
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2014/9/25
By Tess Stynes Average fixed mortgage rates in the U.S. edged down in the latest week as recent data gave a mixed view on the housing market, according to mortgage-finance company Freddie Mac (FMCC). Freddie Mac Chief Economist Frank Nothaft noted in a statement Thursday that recent reports showed existing home sales dropped 1.8% in August but sales of new single-family homes climbed 18% for the month.
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By Tess Stynes Continental Resources Inc. (CLR) named company insider Jack Stark as president and chief operating officer of the oil producer.
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2014/9/17
By Tess Stynes Covidien PLC (COV) said its board raised the medical technology and supplies company's quarterly dividend by 13%. Chief Executive Jose E.
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By Tess Stynes Delta Air Lines Inc. warned it expects the prices it pays for jet fuel to top previous estimates in its third quarter, and the carrier also reduced its projections for a key sector metric and operating margin growth.
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2014/10/1
By Tess Stynes DirecTV (DTV) and the National Football League said they reached a multiyear agreement that would extend the satellite-TV provider's exclusive right to carry every Sunday afternoon game, a key provision of the company's pending $49 billion acquisition by AT&T Inc. (T) Specific terms -- including the length --
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2014/9/23
By Tess Stynes EV Energy Partners LP (EVEP) agreed to sell its 9% interest in Cardinal Gas Services LLC to E1 Corp.
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By Tess Stynes Five Prime Therapeutics Inc. (FPRX) said GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK, GSK.LN) exercised its option for an exclusive global license to products related to an undisclosed muscle-disease target discovered by the clinical-stage biotechnology company.
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By Tess Stynes Halliburton Co.
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2014/10/8
By Tess Stynes Hedge-fund manager Elliott Management Corp.
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2014/10/8
By Tess Stynes Hedge-fund manager Elliott Management Corp.
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2014/10/8
By Tess Stynes Hedge-fund manager Elliott Management Corp.
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2014/10/8
By Tess Stynes Hedge-fund manager Elliott Management Corp.
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By Tess Stynes Hertz Global Holdings Inc. said Chairman and Chief Executive Mark Frissora has stepped down for personal reasons and the car-rental company's board named Brian P.
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By Tess Stynes Hertz Global Holdings Inc. said it reached a deal with Carl Icahn to add three of his representatives to its board, and activist investor agreed not to launch a proxy contest.
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By Tess Stynes Intuitive Surgical Inc. (ISRG) said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared its da Vinci surgical robot for use to remove noncancerous tissue at the base of the tongue near the opening of the throat.
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By Tess Stynes Jabil Circuit Inc. (JBL) swung to a fiscal fourth-quarter loss as the contract electronics manufacturer was hurt by restructuring-related expenses and other one-time items, as well as weaker revenue and margins.
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2014/9/30
By Tess Stynes Johnson & Johnson agreed to acquire privately held Alios BioPharma Inc. for $1.75 billion, in a deal that gives the health-products giant a biopharmaceutical drug developer focused on treatments for viral diseases.
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By Tess Stynes Kohl's Corp.
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2014/8/5
By Tess Stynes MGM Resorts International on Tuesday said it swung to a second-quarter profit amid growth at its domestic casinos and resorts.
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2014/9/22
By Tess Stynes Otter Media, a joint venture between AT&T Inc. and media company Chernin Group, agreed to acquire a majority stake in YouTube video producer Fullscreen Inc. Financial details of the deal, expected to close within the next month, weren't provided.
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By Tess Stynes Powell Industries Inc. (POWL) slashed its fiscal year outlook on start-up issues related to its May implementation of new business systems and tools that resulted in scheduling delays and higher-than-expected costs during July and August.
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2014/9/23
By Tess Stynes Real-estate website Zillow Inc. (Z) said its real-time rate on 30-year fixed-rate mortgages edged lower in the latest week, after the Federal Reserve provided reassurance that it wouldn't accelerate the wind-down of its stimulus program.
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2014/9/16
By Tess Stynes Real-estate website Zillow Inc. (Z) said its real-time rate on 30-year fixed-rate mortgages rose in the latest week, marking the largest increase since November.
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2014/9/30
By Tess Stynes Real-estate website Zillow Inc. (Z) said its real-time rate on 30-year fixed-rate mortgages fell slightly in the latest week amid concerns about pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.
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2014/10/7
By Tess Stynes Real-estate website Zillow Inc. (Z) said its real-time rate on 30-year fixed-rate mortgages fell in the latest week.
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By Tess Stynes Red Hat Inc. (RHT) plans to offer $700 million of convertible senior notes that mature in 2019 to raise funds to repay the cost of hedge transactions and other purposes, with $400 million of the proceeds targeted to repurchase the software company' stock.
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2014/9/2
By Tess Stynes Software developer Compuware Corp.
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2014/9/2
By Tess Stynes Software developer Compuware Corp.
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By Tess Stynes Starboard Value LP rejected Darden Restaurants Inc.'s latest effort to avoid a proxy fight, calling the casual-dining chain's proposed reshuffling of its 12-member board "just another poorly conceived and suboptimal solution." The activist investor, with an 8.8% stake in Darden (DRI) , has been aiming to overthrow the restaurant company's board.
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