Sep 03, 2015 12:35 PM ET
Lannett agreed to acquire a unit of UCB for $1.2 billion. AOL agreed to acquire Millennial Media for $250 million. Campbell Soup net tumbled 45%. Ciena profit jumped 46%. Greif net plunged 37.2% but lifted fiscal outlook. Joy Global net plunged.
Sep 02, 2015 4:35 AM ET
Global markets stabilized after China took steps to support stocks with the help of nine large brokerage houses. Stocks on Wall Street advanced after productivity rose at a faster pace in the second quarter. Crude oil eased on rising inventories.
Sep 02, 2015 12:36 PM ET
AeroVironment net loss widened. Ambarella net more than doubled. H & R Block announced a stock buyback plan of as much as $3.5 billion through June 2019. Navistar sales declined 11%. Valeant agreed to acquire surgical devices maker Synergetics for $6.50 a share.
Sep 02, 2015 12:22 PM ET
Ashtead profit surged 36% on 26% increase in revenues. Halfords plunged after comparable bicycles and accessories sales declined 11%. Ryanair said passenger count in August surged 10%. Vivendi increased stake in Dailymotion to 90%.
Sep 02, 2015 8:36 AM ET
Indexes in India declined and vehicle makers reported mixed sales.
Hero MotoCorp, the largest two-wheeler maker said sales in August declined 14% but Bajaj sales rose 2%. Third largest scooter maker TVS Motor said sales edged up 0.7%. Largest truck maker Tata Motor said domestic sales fell 3%.
Sep 02, 2015 8:17 AM ET
Australian economic growth slowed more than anticipated. GDP rose barely in the second quarter from the first after prices of oil, iron ore and other commodities dipped to new lows. Economy may have entered negative zone in the current quarter.
Sep 02, 2015 7:57 AM ET
Volatile Nikkei average closed down after Chinese stocks fell again in a chaotic session. Nikkei lacked direction and the average jumped up and down in most of the session but drifted near six-month low. Daio Paper plunged 18% after the company announced $250 million euro-yen bond offering.
Sep 01, 2015 1:20 PM ET
Global markets selloff began in Asia and quickly traveled to Europe and New York with major market indexes falling between 2% and 4%. S&P 500, Tollbooth and Dow reentered corrective phase as indexes resume downward spiral in September.
Sep 01, 2015 12:53 PM ET
Dollar Tree net swung to a loss. Donaldson net plunged 23%. Ford sales in August soared 5.4%. Chrysler Sales in August increased 2%. GM sales in the U.S. fell 0.7%. Nissan sales decreased 0.8%. SAIC profit tumbled 35%.
Sep 01, 2015 10:11 AM ET
Whirlpool offered to buy Rangemaster for £129 million. Elekta net loss narrowed. Innovation agreed to be acquired by Carlyle for £499 million. Latchways agreed to be acquired by MSA Safety for £124 million. Rentokil agreed to acquire Steritech Group for $425 million.