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RBS-NATWEST-082714-lg.jpgThe Financial Conduct Authority or FCA Wednesday announced that it has fined Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc and its unit National Westminster Bank Plc or NatWest 14.475 million pounds for serious failings in their advised mortgage sales business.
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Ligand's Partner GSK Gets FDA Approval Of SNDA For Promacta/Revolade



Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc. (LGND) Wednesday said its partner GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration or FDA for a supplemental New Drug Application or sNDA for the once-daily use of Promacta/Revolade in patients with severe aplastic anemia, who have had...
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Yingli Green Energy Q2 Results Miss Estimates, Cuts 2014 Shipment Outlook


Chinese solar energy company Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. Ltd. (YGE) reported Wednesday a loss for the third quarter that narrowed from last year, reflecting improved gross margins and revenue growth amid higher shipments. However, adjusted loss per share for the quarter came in wider that analysts'...
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Sweden's NIER Cuts Growth Forecasts


Sweden's National Institute of Economic Research on Wednesday lowered the country's growth forecasts for this year, citing the lack of stimulus from exports. The think tank cut the 2014 GDP growth projection to 1.8 percent from 2.2 percent seen in June. The forecast for 2015, meanwhile, was raised...

Mexico Jul Trade Deficit $980 Mln Vs. $1.40 Bln Last Year, Consensus $810 Mln

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Medtronic Buys Italy-based NGC Medical For $350 Mln. - Update


Medtronic Inc. (MDT) on Wednesday said it has acquired NGC Medical S.p.A., a privately-held Italian company, for $350 million, as the medical equipment maker aims to enhance its hospital managed services. Medtronic, which had earlier held a 30 percent stake in NGC, expects the impact from the deal...

Esplanade Capital Raises Offer For Archon Corporation To $21.65 Per Share

Duncastle Acquires CKR Property And Extends Completion Date For Wellgreen Area PGM-Ni-Cu Acquisitions

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Scorpio Tankers Inc. (STNG) Has Taken Out The Highs Of The Morning


Scorpio Tankers Inc. (STNG) has been trading in a narrow range since the open of trade Wednesday, but has broken out sharply higher in the last few minutes on increased volume. The stock is now up 0.41 at $9.83. Scorpio Tankers has risen to a 1-week high and has re-crossed its 50-day moving average.
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Zbb Energy To Present At Midwest IDEAS Conference; Webcast At 11:20 AM ET


zbb energy corp.(ZBB) will present at the Midwest IDEAS Conference at the Hard Rock Hotel in Chicago, Illinois. The event is scheduled to begin at 11:20 AM ET on August 27, 2014. To access the live webcast, log on at http://www.zbbenergy.com/
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