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ge-alstom-042414-lg.jpgDiversified conglomerate General Electric Co. is in talks to buy French industrial company Alstom SA for more than $13 billion, Bloomberg reported Wednesday, citing people with knowledge of the matter. Alstom is a manufacturer of high-speed trains and power plant equipment. A deal may reportedly be announced as early as next week.

Baxter Says FDA OKs ADVATE With BAXJECT III Reconstitution System - Quick Facts

Baxter International Inc. (BAX) said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or FDA has approved a new reconstitution system for Antihemophilic Factor [Recombinant] or ADVATE. ADVATE and the diluent come pre-packaged in the new BAXJECT III reconstitution system. "ADVATE has the widest range of dosage...

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Comdirect Bank Q1 Profit Advances - Quick Facts

Comdirect Bank AG (CDBG) Wednesday said first-quarter after-tax profit was 17.88 million euros compared to 17.35 million euros last year. Pre-tax profit rose to 24.1 million euros from 23.7 million euros in the prior year. Total income improved to 88.9 million euros from 87.4 million euros in...

European Economics Preview: German Ifo Business Confidence Data Due

Ifo business confidence from Germany is due on Thursday, headlining a light day for the European economic news.

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After-market Movers For April 23 (AAPL, FB, TXN, ZNGA, QCOM, XLNX)

Gainers: Apple Inc. (AAPL) gained over 7 percent to $565.40. The company's second quarter results topped Wall Street view. iPhone unit sales were up 17 percent year-over-year. The company expects third quarter revenue in line with analysts' estimate. The company also announced that it has increased...

MCig's Subsidiary VitaCig Files For IPO - Quick Facts

mCig Inc. (MCIG.OB) announced that its wholly owned subsidiary VitaCig Inc. has filed a Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission or SEC for the registration of 250 million VitaCig shares that will be paid out to mCig shareholders as a dividend on the record date. The record date has now been...

Graftech International Q1 14 Earnings Conference Call At 2:00 PM ET

Graftech International Ltd (GTI) will host a conference call at 2:00 PM ET on April 24, 2014, to discuss Q1 14 earnings results. To access the live webcast log on to To listen to the live call, dial (877) 736-7716 (US) or (706) 501-7465 (International).