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AbbVie-072514-lg.jpgResearch-based biopharmaceutical company AbbVie Inc. on Friday reported a 3 percent increase in profit for the second quarter from last year on higher revenues, reflecting strong sales of the company's blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug Humira. Both revenue and adjusted earnings per share for the quarter beat analysts' estimates. Tthe company affirmed its earnings outlook for fiscal 2014.

Allergan's OZURDEX Gets European Positive Opinion For Treating DME

Allergan Inc. (AGN) Friday said the European Union's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use or CHMP has proposed extending the marketing authorization for OZURDEX, to treat adult patients with vision loss due to diabetic macular edema or DME. Allergan is still awaiting the final decision from...

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NuStar GP Holdings Reports Q2 EPS In Line

NuStar GP Holdings, LLC (NSH) reported net income for the second quarter of $15.8 million or $0.37 per unit, compared to $12.6 million or $0.29 per unit for the year-ago quarter. Equity in earnings of NuStar Energy L.P. rose to $16.74 million in the second quarter from $13.42 million in the second...

Mexico June Trade Surplus Falls

Mexico's foreign trade surplus for June decreased from a year ago, as exports increased less than imports, figures from the statistical office INEGI showed Friday. The trade surplus fell to $423.7 million from $920.1 million in the same month last year. Economists had forecast a smaller decline in...

Belgium Jul Business Confidence -7.5 Vs. -6.2 In Jun, Consensus -6.5


Sinclair To Close Allbritton TV Stations Deal Aug. 1

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (SBGI) said Friday that the Federal Communications Commission and the Department of Justice have approved the company's $985 million purchase of TV stations owned by Allbritton Communications Co. Sinclair said it plans to close the deal on August 1.

PME African Infrastructure Says South African Competition Commission Approves Its Acquisition Of Sheltam

Minco Gold Reports Sale Of Gold Bull Mountain Project

RSP Permian To Acquire Certain Undeveloped Acreage And Oil And Gas Producing Properties For $259 Mln Cash


El Pollo Loco Holdings (LOCO) Has Begun Trading - IPO Alert

El Pollo Loco Holdings (LOCO) has begun trading for the first time Friday morning. The company priced its initial public offering of 7,142,857 shares of common stock at a price to the public of $15.00 per share. El Pollo Loco is now up 3.99 at $18.99 on 3.9 million shares.

Innocoll Prices IPO Of 6.50 Mln ADSs At $9/ADS - Quick Facts

Innocoll AG (INNL), a commercial-stage, specialty pharmaceutical company that develops and manufactures a range of pharmaceutical products and medical devices using its proprietary collagen-based technologies, has priced its public offering of 6.5 million American Depositary Shares or ADS, each representing...

West Bancorporation Q2 14 Earnings Conference Call At 3:00 PM ET

West Bancorporation Inc. (WTBA) will host a conference call at 3:00 PM ET on July 25, 2014, to discuss Q2 14 earnings results. To listen to the call, dial 888-317-6016. For a replay call, dial 877-344-7529 with passcode 10038840.