By Victor Reklaitis and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures pointed to a lower open for the stock market on Friday ahead of Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen taking center stage at a high-profile gathering of the world's central bankers.
plc (NYSE: MNK), a leading global specialty pharmaceutical
company, announced today that Gary Phillips, MD, current Senior Vice
President and Chief Strategy Officer, has been appointed to serve as
Senior Vice President and President of the Company’s Autoimmune and Rare
Disease business, which includes the commercial organization supporting
H.P. Acthar ® Gel.
Keurig Green Mountain, Inc., (Keurig) (NASDAQ: GMCR), a leader in
specialty coffee, coffee makers, teas and other beverages with its
innovative brewing technology, and Kraft Foods Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:
KRFT), one of North America’s largest consumer packaged food and
beverage companies, announced a multi-year licensing, manufacturing, and
distribution agreement for Kraft’s branded coffees in Keurig ®
portion pack formats compatible with Keurig® consumer and commercial
brewing systems in the U.S. Financial terms of the agreement were not
Entertainment (OTC Pink: NTEK ),
a pioneer in bringing state-of-the-art television experiences to
consumers, announced today that it has entered into an exclusive
partnership with Iron Dragon Productions.
PLEASANTON, CA --
PRAGUE--Czech-based electricity company CEZ AS is serious about bidding for its Slovak peer Slovenske Elektrarne AS, a senior company official said, setting the stage for what could be one of Europe's largest energy sector transactions this year.
By Razak Musah Baba
LONDON--Vodafone Group PLC's (VOD.LN) Greece unit has agreed to acquire 72.7% of the share capital of Hellas Online SA (HOL) for 72.7 million euros ($97 million) in cash, the mobile telecommunications giant said Friday.
Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. (NYSE:ARCO) (“Arcos Dorados” or the
“Company”), Latin America’s largest restaurant chain and the world’s
largest McDonald’s franchisee, will participate at the upcoming Deutsche
Bank Global Emerging Markets One-on-One Conference, to be held in New
Hecla Mining Company ( NYSE:HL )
is pleased to announce its Board of Directors has elected to declare the
regular quarterly dividend of $0.875 per share on the 157,816
outstanding shares of Series B Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock.
Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE: WTR) announced today that its North Carolina
subsidiary has acquired the water system assets of Hubquarter Forestry,
LLC, in Carteret County, North Carolina for $25,000. The water system
serves approximately 125 people in the Harkers Village development on
Aqua America (NYSE: WTR) today announced that its Indiana subsidiary has
started a two-year operating agreement with the City of Lake Station in
Lake County, Indiana, to deliver high-quality drinking water to the
city’s 14,000 people.
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