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osisko-acquisition-041614-lg.jpgCanadian gold miners Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. and Yamana Gold, Inc. agreed Wednesday to jointly acquire smaller peer Osisko Mining Corp. for C$8.15 per share in a cash and stock deal valued at about C$3.9 billion. Agnico Eagle and Yamana Gold will split Osisko down the middle, and share the coveted Canadian Malartic Mine in Québec.The deal is expected to close by early June 2014.
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Baxter Int'l. Meets Primary Efficacy Endpoint In Phase 3 Study Of BAX 111



Baxter International Inc. (BAX) reported topline results from a Phase 3 study, assessing the safety, efficacy and pharmacokinetics or PK of BAX 111, an investigational stand-alone recombinant treatment for von Willebrand Disease. The study of BAX 111, the first recombinant treatment in clinical development...
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BHP Billiton Q3 Iron Ore Output Up 23%; Copper Output Down 5%


BHP Billiton Ltd. (BHP, BHP.AX, BBL, BLT.L), the world's biggest miner, said that iron ore production for the third quarter rose 23% from last year to 49.57 million tons. However, copper production for the third quarter fell 5% year-over-year to 413,900 tons. However, the company left its full-year...
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U.S. Industrial Production Climbs 0.7% In March, More Than Expected


Industrial production in the U.S. rose by more than expected in the month of March, the Federal Reserve revealed in a report on Wednesday, with the report also showing a notable upward revision to the pace of production growth in the previous month. The report said industrial production increased by 0.7 percent in March after surging up by an upwardly revised 1.2 percent in February.

Bank Of Canada Maintains Overnight Rate Target At 1%

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Armco Metals To Buy Draco


Armco Metals Holdings Inc (AMCO), a distributor of imported metal ores and a steel recycler, Wednesday entered into a stock purchase agreement to acquire Draco Resources Inc, a California-based corporation engaged in the exploration and mining of iron ore and minerals. The deal was effected via a...
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Opus Bank (OPB) Has Begun Trading - IPO Alert


Opus Bank (OPB) has begun trading for the first time Wednesday morning. The company priced its initial public offering of 5.13 common shares at $30.00 per share. Opus Bank is now up 0.05 at $30.05 on 1.3 million shares.
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Opus Bank Prices IPO At $30/shr, Below Estimated Range - Quick Facts


Opus Bank (OPB), a California-chartered regional commercial bank, announced that it has priced initial public offering of 5.13 common shares at $30.00 per share, below expected price range of $31.00 to $34.00 per share. The offering is expected to close on April 22, 2014. Opus Bank, which was founded...
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Wintrust Financial Q1 14 Earnings Conference Call At 11:00 AM ET


Wintrust Financial Corp. (WTFC) will host a conference call at 11:00 AM ET on April 16, 2014, to discuss Q1 14 earnings results. To access the live webcast log on to http://www.wintrust.com/investor-relations/corporate-profile.html/
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