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Morgan-Stanley-MS-041714-lg.jpgInvestment bank Morgan Stanley and rival Goldman Sachs Group Inc. on Thursday reported results for the first quarter, that beat analysts' estimates. Morgan Stanley reported a 55 percent increase in profit from last year, reflecting higher revenues at all its three segments, particularly institutional securities segment. Goldman Sachs reported 11 percent decline in profit for the quarter.
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Galapagos: GSK2586184 Meets Primary Endpoint In Phase2a Psoriasis Study



Belgium-based biotechnology company Galapagos NV (GLPGF.PK) said UK-based drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline Plc. (GSK, GSK.L) informed Galapagos that preliminary results showed that a significantly higher proportion of patients treated with GSK2586184 at the 400mg bid dose met the primary endpoint compared to...
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Union Pacific Profit Tops Street - Update


Railroad operator Union Pacific Corp. (UNP), Thursday reported a 14 percent increase in first-quarter profit, due mainly to its shipping more of agricultural, coal and industrial products. Quarterly earnings topped Wall Street estimates by a penny, while revenue fell short of expectations. Moving...
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Philly Fed Index Jumps To Seven-Month High In April


Growth in Philadelphia-area manufacturing activity has accelerated by much more than anticipated in the month of April, according to the results of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia's Business Outlook Survey released on Thursday. The Philly Fed said its diffusion index of current activity climbed to 16.6 in April from 9.0 in March, with a positive reading indicating growth.

Philly Fed Index Climbs To 16.6 In April

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Victory Electronic Cigarettes Acquires Electronic Cigarette Co. VIP For $50 Mln In Cash And Stock


FreeButton, Inc. Announces Plans To Acquire A1 Vapors, Inc.

Akorn Closes Acquisition Of Hi-Tech Pharmacal For $640 Mln In Cash

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Sportsman's Warehouse Holdings (SPWH) Has Started Trading - IPO Alert


Sportsman's Warehouse Holdings (SPWH) has just begun trading for the first time Thursday morning. The company priced its initial public offering of 12,500,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $9.50 per share. Sportsman's Warehouse Holdings is now down 0.25 at $9.25 on 2.1 million shares.
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Leju Holdings Prices IPO Of 10 Mln ADSs At $10/ADS - Quick Facts


Leju Holdings Ltd. (LEJU), an online-to-offline real estate services provider in China, has priced its initial public offering of 10.0 million American depositary shares or ADSs, each representing one ordinary share of the company, at $10.00 per ADS. The ADSs would start trading on the New York Stock...
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Simmons First National Q1 14 Earnings Conference Call At 4:00 PM ET


Simmons First National Corporation (SFNC) will host a conference call at 4:00 PM ET on April 17, 2014, to discuss Q1 14 earnings results. To access the live webcast log on to www.simmonsfirst.com To listen to the live call, dial 1-866-298-7926, Conference ID 21404149.
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