Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today provided an update on the
status of its discussions with the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”)
regarding its proposed acquisition of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:
FTC Review of Dollar General’s Proposed
Acquisition of Family Dollar
As previously disclosed, since the launch of its tender offer to acquire
all outstanding shares of Family Dollar, Dollar General has been
actively engaged with the FTC.
NeoPhotonics Corporation (NYSE:NPTN), a leading designer and
manufacturer of hybrid photonic integrated optoelectronic modules and
subsystems for bandwidth-intensive, high speed communications networks,
reported that in connection with the completion of its acquisition of
the Narrow Linewidth Tunable Laser Product Line of EMCORE Corporation,
the company granted special inducement equity awards under the
NeoPhotonics 2011 Inducement Award Plan to retain certain former Emcore
employees (23 in total) as employees of the NeoPhotonics group.
SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - January 15, 2015) - Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, today announced that F7 Broadcast Pvt.
Castlight Health, Inc. (NYSE:CSLT), a pioneer of the Enterprise
Healthcare Cloud, today announced that it has scheduled a conference
call to review its fourth quarter and full fiscal year 2014 results
(ended December 31, 2014) for Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 2:00 pm
Pacific Time (5:00 pm Eastern Time).
To listen to the conference call live, dial 1-201-689-8562.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwired - January 15, 2015) - Today eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: EHTH) ( eHealth.com ), the nation's first and largest private online health insurance exchange, published an analysis of the number of Affordable Care Act health insurance plans presented to consumers through eHealth compared to the number of plans offered by Healthcare.gov in 33 states.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwired - January 15, 2015) - Today eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: EHTH) ( eHealth.com ), the nation's first and largest private online health insurance exchange, released data from the eHealth Price Index providing an analysis of individual and family health insurance shopping trends for the first half of the Affordable Care Act's current open enrollment period.
Sign-up for eHealth Price Index: Earliest Health Insurance Shoppers Pick More Expensive, Higher Metal Level Plans; Premiums 12% Higher For November 15 Shoppers vs. December 31 Shoppers investment picks
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwired - January 15, 2015) - Today eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: EHTH) (eHealth.com), the nation's first and largest private online health insurance exchange, announced that it has reduced the time required to complete health insurance subsidy applications, making it easier than ever to enroll in subsidy-eligible health insurance plans through eHealth.
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - January 15, 2015) - (TSX: REF.UN)
- Canadian Real Estate Investment Trust ("CREIT") today announced its January 2015 monthly distribution in the amount of 14.58 cents per unit (C$1.75 annualized). The January distribution will be payable on February 13, 2015 to Unitholders of record on January 30, 2015.
Simulations Plus, Inc. (NASDAQ: SLP), a leading provider of simulation
and modeling software for pharmaceutical discovery and development,
today announced that its board of directors has declared its next
ongoing quarterly cash dividend of $0.05 per share to its shareholders.
OSI Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: OSIS )
today announced that it will hold its quarterly conference call on
Monday, January 26, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. PT (12:00 p.m. ET) to discuss its
results for the quarter ended December 31, 2014.
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch
B.of.A disappoints; Gold rallies as dollar falls on Swiss
MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Stock futures were choppy Thursday, swinging between losses and gains, after the Swiss National Bank shocked investors by ditching its currency ceiling against the euro and slashing its deposit rate to negative 0.75%.
The Swiss franc, long considered a haven, surged 14% against the euro (EURCHF) and the U.S. dollar (USDCHF). In equities, the Stoxx Europe 600 index went on a volatile ride as well, but was last up 1.7%. Swiss stocks cratered 11%, with Swatch Group Ltd.
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