By Claudia Assis, MarketWatch
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Morgan Stanley upgraded shares of Sonic Automotive Inc. to "overweight," saying the car retailer has a shot at disrupting the century-old dealership model.
21st Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA, FOX) today announced that Tidjane Thiam,
Group Chief Executive, Prudential plc, has been nominated to join the
Board of Directors and will stand for election at the Company's Annual
Meeting of Stockholders on November 12, 2014 (the “2014 Annual Meeting
of Stockholders”), in Los Angeles, CA.
3PEA International, Inc. ( OTCBB:TPNL ),
a leader in payment processing and the creation and implementation of
innovative prepaid card programs for corporate, consumer and public
sector applications, today announced its Board of Directors has approved
the creation of an Advisory Board.
USA (HomeServe), a leading provider of home emergency repair service
plans, announced that almost 9,000 Salt Lake City and County homeowners
have chosen a HomeServe repair plan in the first four months since its
launch, and the company has already performed close to 200 water or
sewer line repairs saving homeowners $233,000 during the period.
Clovis Oncology (NASDAQ:CLVS) today announced preliminary Phase 2
results from the ARIEL2 ( A ssessment of R ucaparib I n
Ovarian Canc e r Tria l ) study and updated results from the
ongoing Phase 1/2 monotherapy study of rucaparib.
By Russ Britt, MarketWatch
The ever-bankable Denzel Washington helped Hollywood inch toward closing its year-to-year box-office deficit as his latest film, "The Equalizer," scored $35 million in U.S. theaters over the weekend and led all films in revenue.
CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - September 28, 2014) - Encana Corporation (TSX: ECA) (NYSE: ECA) will hold a conference call before the North American public markets open Monday, September 29, 2014.
Sign-up for Gazit-Globe Announces a Private Placement of Shares and Warrants for Approximately US$ 32 Million Immediately and Up to a Total of Approximately US$ 94 Million, Assuming the Full Exercise of the Warrants investment picks
HONG KONG--Some of Hong Kong's biggest banks were forced to shut branches, suspend some services and activate contingency plans on Monday, as pro-democracy protests continued to grip several parts of the city.
Ignyta, Inc. (Nasdaq: RXDX), an oncology precision medicine
biotechnology company, announced today that interim results from the
first-in-human ALKA-372-001 Phase I clinical trial of RXDX-101, the
company’s proprietary oral tyrosine kinase inhibitor targeting solid
tumor indications, were presented in a poster discussion session at the
2014 Congress of the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) in
Merck (NYSE:MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada,
today announced the first presentation of data on the investigational
use of KEYTRUDA ® (pembrolizumab) – the company’s anti-PD-1
therapy – in PD-L1 positive, advanced gastric cancer.
-- Separation would result in two highly focused, premier energy infrastructure companies: a fully regulated natural gas and electric utilities company (NiSource), and a pure-play natural gas pipeline, midstream and storage company (Columbia Pipeline Group)
By Damian Paletta And Kristina Peterson
President Barack Obama said that U.S. intelligence officials "underestimated what had been taking place in Syria," and that several years of political chaos in the country had created an environment for Islamic State to thrive in Syria and Iraq.
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