The Walgreens Flu Index is a weekly report developed to provide state-
and market-specific information regarding flu activity, and ranking of
those experiencing the highest incidences of influenza across the
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced
that it has signed an agreement with Hoteli Dubrovačka Rivijera d.d. to
open a new Sheraton hotel in Dubrovnik, one of the most popular tourist
destinations in the Mediterranean.
LEXINGTON, Massachusetts , January 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) announces that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation for SHP609 (idursulfase-IT; also known as HGT-2310) for the treatment of neurocognitive decline associated with Hunter syndrome (mucopolysaccharidosis II or MPSII). This investigational formulation of idursulfase has been designed for direct administration into the cerebrospinal fluid via an intrathecal drug delivery device* (IDDD). This formulation is being investigated and developed for use with Shire's currently approved treatment for Hunter syndrome, ELAPRASE ® (idursulfase). ELAPRASE is administered intravenously and does not cross the blood-brain barrier in clinically relevant amounts.
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch
LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stocks turned sharply lower Monday, with energy shares back in the red along with oil prices, while Russian stocks and the ruble dropped as Russia's economic prospects worsened.
By Christina Zander
STOCKHOLM--Swedish hygiene product and paper company Svenska Cellulosa AB (SCA-B.SK) said Friday that higher raw-material prices and a stronger dollar weighed on earnings as it reported a lower net profit for the fourth quarter that missed expectations.
Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of
typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and
consumer devices, today introduced the Monotype®
Spark™ solution .
New 4000 series priced to bring benefits of IFP technology to even more classrooms SMART also expanding award-winning 6000 IFP series Flat panel technology leads to estimated lower cost of ownership compared to traditional, projector-based solutions Combination of SMART education hardware and software accelerates learning naturally through improved student collaboration, engagement and participation CALGARY , Jan.
Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT ),
a global technology distributor, announced today that its second quarter
fiscal year 2015 earnings announcement is scheduled to be webcast live
via the Internet at www.ir.avnet.com
on Thursday, January 22, 2015.
NRG Yield, Inc. (NYSE:NYLD) has completed its previously announced
second acquisition of assets from NRG Energy, Inc. for $480 million in
total cash consideration, plus assumed project debt of $737 million (as
of December 31, 2014) excluding adjustments for working capital.
McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK) will release financial results for its
third fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2014 on Thursday, February 5,
2015, following the market close at approximately 4:00 PM Eastern Time
(1:00 PM Pacific Time). The company has scheduled a conference call for
5:00 PM Eastern Time (2:00 PM Pacific Time), during which John
Hammergren, chairman and chief executive officer, and James Beer,
executive vice president and chief financial officer, will review these
Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of electronic
payment and banking solutions , today announced that Bank
of South Pacific Limited (BSP), the largest bank in Papua New Guinea and
the South Pacific, has selected the company to power its fraud
Cynapsus Therapeutics Inc. (TSX:CTH) (OTCQX:CYNAF) , a specialty
pharmaceutical company, today announced that its President and CEO,
Anthony Giovinazzo, will present at the Noble Financial Capital Markets’
Eleventh Annual Equity Conference at Club Med in Sandpiper Bay, Florida,
on Monday, January 19 th at 10:00am Eastern Standard Time in
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