Alcoa Inc. (AA) said Monday it expects to book charges totaling $170 million to $180 million after-tax in the third quarter to cover the costs of the permanent closure of its Portovesme aluminum smelter in Italy.
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) today announced the
initiation of dosing in a single, multinational, placebo-controlled
clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy and safety of eculizumab (Soliris ® )
for the prevention of delayed graft function (DGF) after kidney
transplantation in adult patients who are at increased risk of DGF.
SAN JOSE, CA --
plc (NASDAQ: ALKS) today announced that it has submitted a New Drug
Application (NDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for
approval of aripiprazole lauroxil, the company’s investigational, novel,
once-monthly, long-acting injectable atypical antipsychotic for the
treatment of schizophrenia.
(NASDAQ: AMZN)—Following the summer debut of its first three kids
series, Amazon Studios today announced it has greenlit three animated
kids pilots— The Stinky & Dirty Show, Buddy: Tech Detective , Niko
and the Sword of Light —and two live-action kids pilots— Table 58 and
Just Add Magic —to join a new version of the previously announced Sara
Solves It pilot for its third kids pilot season debuting in early
2015 on Amazon Instant Video.
By Douglas MacMillan
Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) has agreed to acquire Twitch, a live-streaming service for videogame players, for more than $1 billion, according to a person who has been briefed on the matter.
AmREIT, Inc., announced today that it has completed the acquisition of
Tuxedo Festival Shopping Center, a 54,643 square foot shopping center
located on 3.96 acres in the Buckhead submarket of Atlanta, Georgia.
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASTI), a developer and
manufacturer of state-of-the-art, flexible thin-film photovoltaic
modules integrated into the company’s EnerPlex™ series of consumer
products, today announced that its board of directors has approved a
one-for-ten reverse stock split of the Company’s common stock to become
effective at 5 p.m., Eastern Time, Tuesday, August 26, 2014.
By Laura He, MarketWatch
HONG KONG (MarketWatch) -- Japan stocks ended higher on Monday, returning to its pattern of steady gains after a mild retreat at the end of last week, as a softer yen aided export-related stocks.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA --
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