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DukeEnergy-Dynegy-082214-lg.jpgPower producer Dynegy Inc. (DYN) Friday said it has signed two separate definitive agreements to acquire the ownership interests in certain Midwest generation assets from Duke Energy Corp. (DUK), as well as EquiPower Resources Corp and Brayton Point Holdings, LLC from Energy Capital Partners or ECP.

FDA Approves Eliquis For Treatment Of Deep Vein Thrombosis, Pulmonary Embolism

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (BMY) and Pfizer Inc. (PFE) said Thursday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a Supplemental New Drug Application for Eliquis for the treatment of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, and for the reduction in the risk of recurrent DVT and PE following...

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Ann Q2 Profit Down 8%, But Results Beat View; Lowers 2014 Sales Outlook

Women's apparel retailer Ann, Inc. on Friday reported an 8 percent decline in profit for the second quarter from last year, as higher sales were more than offset by soft traffic and lower margins. However, both revenue and earnings per share beat analysts' expectations. Looking ahead, the company forecast third-quarter revenue below Street estimates and also lowered its full-year revenue outlook.

Yellen: Rate Hike On The Table, But Labor Market Improvement Overstated

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Friday warned that rate hikes could come sooner than expected if the U.S. economic recovery is sustained. "If progress in the labor market continues to be more rapid than anticipated or if inflation moves up more rapidly than anticipated, resulting in faster...

Fed Releases Yellen's Prepared Remarks In Jackson Hole

Mexico Jul Jobless Rate Sa 5.19% Vs. 4.89% In June, Consensus 4.80%


Google Acquires Gecko Design In California

Internet Search Engine giant Google Inc (GOOG) acquired Gecko Design Inc. that focuses on special industrial designs. The financial terms of the deal is not disclosed. The Northern California based Gecko was founded in 1996 and focuses on consumer electronic products. Jacques Gagnes, president of...

Nordstrom Completes Acquisition Of Trunk Club


Ross Stores Inc. (ROST) Surged To A 5-Month High After Q2 Profit Beat

Ross Stores Inc. (ROST) reported second quarter EPS of $1.14 after the bell Thursday, up from $0.98 a year ago. The consensus estimate was for EPS of $1.08. Third quarter EPS is expected to be between $0.83 and $0.87, compared to analysts' expectations of $0.86. The company also raised its full year...

Hibbett Sports Q2 15 Earnings Conference Call At 10:00 AM ET

Hibbett Sports Inc. (HIBB) will host a conference call at 10:00 AM ET on August 22, 2014, to discuss Q2 15 earnings results. To access the live webcast log on to To listen to the call, dial (212) 231-2921. For a replay call, dial (402) 977-9140 with passcode, 21706422.