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2014/5/1
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- The U.K.'s FTSE 100 index advanced on Thursday after solid manufacturing and housing data, while well-received earnings reports from Lloyds Banking Group and BSkyB also helped spur an upbeat trading mood.
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- First Quarter 2014 GAAP Earnings Per Diluted Share of $0.55 - - 86% Increase in First Quarter 2014 Adjusted EBITDA to $860 million - DUBLIN , April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today reported net revenue increased 40 percent to $2.66 billion for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014 , compared to $1.90 billion in the first quarter 2013.
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2014/5/18
BOSTON , May 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Block & Leviton LLP ( www.blockesq.com ), a Boston -based law firm representing investors nationwide, is investigating possible breaches of fiduciary duty by the Board of Directors of DIRECTV (or the "Company") (Nasdaq GS: DTV) concerning the proposed acquisition of the Company by AT&T, Inc. ("AT&T") (NYSE: T) .
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2014/5/13
BOSTON , May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eaton Vance Management, the Boston -based investment adviser, announced the monthly distributions declared on the common shares of three of its closed-end bank loan funds (the "Funds"). As portfolio and market conditions change, the rate of future distributions may change.
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SAN DIEGO , May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MabVax Therapeutics, Inc., a privately held cancer immunotherapy company and Telik, Inc. (Nasdaq: TELK) , aclinical stage oncology drug development company have entered into a definitive merger agreement.
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HAZARD, FRANKFORT, DANVILLE, and LANCASTER, Ky., May 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kentucky First Federal Bancorp (Nasdaq:KFFB) , the holding company for First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Hazard and First Federal Savings Bank of Frankfort, Kentucky, announced net earnings of $491,000 or $0.06 diluted earnings per share for the three months ended March 31, 2014, compared to net earnings of $630,000 or $0.08 diluted earnings per share for the three months ended March 31, 2013, a decrease of $139,000 or 22.1%. Net earnings were $1.5 million or $0.18 diluted earnings per share for the nine months ended March 31, 2014, compared to net earnings of $2.1 million or $0.27 diluted earnings per share for the nine months ended March 31, 2013, a decrease of $567,000 or 27.3%. The decrease in net earnings on a quarter-to-quarter basis was primarily attributable to a decrease in net interest income, while the decrease on a year-to-date basis was primarily attributable to a
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2014/4/28
Your dollar helps make a scholar this Spring through the BURGER KING(SM) Scholars program MIAMI , April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The BURGER KING McLAMORE(SM) Foundation today announced the launch of its 2014 Spring Fundraiser.
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FORT WAYNE, Ind., April 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vera Bradley, Inc. (Nasdaq:VRA) ("Vera Bradley" or the "Company") today announced two key additions to its management team.
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2014/4/28
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The NBA announced that it will hold a news conference on Tuesday to discuss its investigation of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling.
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LAVAL, Quebec, May 8, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc. ("Neptune" or the "Corporation") (Nasdaq:NEPT) (TSX:NTB), provided an update today on the status of operating permits for its Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada plant.
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CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio , May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EnzymeBioSystems (OTCBB: ENZB) (OTCQB: ENZB), announces the appointment of Gary Rojewski as its new CEO, effective June 2, 2014 .
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2014/5/22
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. , May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company has issued the following release: "R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company announces sale of iconic Reynolds Building." Go to R.J. Reynolds' website, www.rjrt.com , or Reynolds American Inc.'s website, www.reynoldsamerican.com , to read the full release.
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Added Functionality Targets 10 Million Filipino OFWs Living in 170 Countries Around the World SAN DIEGO , April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Payout, Inc. (OTC Pink: GOHE), the leading new multi-national Program Manager of B2B custom and conventional electronic payment solutions, announced today that it has advanced its competitive and comparative advantages by substantially expanding the geographic reach and the functionality of its proprietary MoneyTrac TM Consolidated Payment Gateway (CPG) platform to the Philippines .
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LAS VEGAS , May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ: CZR) and Caesars Acquisition Company (NASDAQ: CACQ) today announced the closing of the previously announced sale of Harrah's New Orleans from Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, Inc. to Caesars Growth Partners after receiving approval from the Louisiana Gaming Control Board on May 19 .
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2014/4/24
Also Declares Regular Cash Dividend of $0.125 per Share HOUSTON , April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. ( NYSE: DO ) announced today that the Company has declared a special quarterly cash dividend of $0.75 per share of common stock and a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.125 per share of common stock.
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NEW YORK , May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cohen & Steers, Inc. (NYSE: CNS) today reported U.S. open-end mutual fund flows and assets under management for the month and four months ended April 30, 2014 as set forth below: Cohen & Steers U.S. Open-End Mutual Fund Assets Under Management Month Ended Four Months Ended April 30, 2014 April 30, 2014 ($ millions) Assets under management, beginning of period $ 14,504 $ 13,425 Inflows 436 1,658 Outflows (307) (1,446) Net inflows 129 212 Market appreciation 391
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HOUSTON, May 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LINN Energy, LLC (Nasdaq:LINE) ("LINN" or "the Company") and LinnCo, LLC (Nasdaq:LNCO) ("LinnCo") announced today that LINN has signed a definitive agreement to trade a portion of its Permian Basin properties to Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) and its wholly owned subsidiary XTO Energy Inc. (collectively, "ExxonMobil") for operating interests in the Hugoton Basin.
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NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Fuel-cell company Plug Power Inc. (PLUGD) said on Friday that it has priced 22.6 million shares at $5.50 apiece, down 8.5% from Thursday's closing price of $6.01. The company said net proceeds, about $116.3 million, will be used for working capital and general corporate purposes, including capital spending and potential acquisitions.
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2014/5/8
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STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 23, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FIRST QUARTER HIGHLIGHTS Comments from Hans Vestberg, President and CEO of Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) Sales for comparable units, adjusted for currency, declined by -7% year-over-year, with continued negative impact from North America and Japan.
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SAN JOSE, Calif., April 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Firsthand Technology Value Fund, Inc. (Nasdaq:SVVC) (the "Fund"), a publicly-traded venture capital fund that invests in technology and cleantech companies, today disclosed its preliminary net asset value (NAV) of $27.43 per share, as of March 31, 2014.
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RICHMOND, Va., May 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Xenith Bankshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:XBKS) , parent company of Xenith Bank, today announced that its board of directors elected Thomas G.
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WUHAN, China , May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Automotive Systems, Inc. ("CAAS" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: CAAS) , a leading power steering components and systems supplier in China , today announced its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014 .
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2014/4/28
MADISON, N.J. , April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NRT LLC has again been ranked as the nation's No.
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By Ben Fox Rubin Priceline Group Inc. said first-quarter earnings grew 36% as the online-travel site continued to boost international bookings and posted stronger revenue.
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2014/5/5
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