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JohnsonControls-041614-lg.jpg Auto parts supplier Johnson Controls, Inc. agreed Wednesday to acquire Air Distribution Technologies, Inc. from its owner Canada Pension Plan Investment Board or CPPIB, for about $1.6 billion in a bid to expand its buildings business. The deal, which is subject to limited conditions, is expected to close by the end of July.

DVAX Moves On, GSK Gets FDA Nod, HART-Warming, ZGNX Gains On Favorable Ruling

Zogenix Inc. (ZGNX) rose more than 10 percent in extended trading on Tuesday to $2.59 following the Court's order preventing the implementation of the Governor's order that blocked access to Zohydro ER on Constitutional grounds.

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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...

U.S. Housing Starts Rise 2.8% In March But Come In Below Estimates

Housing starts in the U.S. showed a notable increase in the month of March, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Wednesday, although starts still came in well below economist estimates. The report showed that housing starts climbed 2.8 percent to an annual rate of 946,000 in March from the revised February estimate of 920,000.

U.S. Industrial Production Rises 0.7% In March


3D Systems To Acquire Additive Manufacturing Co. Robtec - Quick Facts

3D Systems Corp. (DDD), a provider of 3D printing centric design-to-manufacturing solutions, Wednesday said it has agreed to acquire a 70 percent interest in the Latin-American additive manufacturing company Robtec and the remaining stake on the fifth anniversary of the closing of the acquisition. The...

Osisko Mining Announces Acquisition Deal With Yamana Gold And Agnico Eagle

Agnico Eagle And Yamana Gold Announce Friendly Acquisition Agreement With Osisko Mining


Linear Technology Corp. (LLTC) Is Falling After Q3 Revenues Missed

Linear Technology Corp. (LLTC) reported third quarter adjusted EPS of $0.55 after the close Tuesday, compared to the consensus estimate of $0.48. Revenues came in at $348 million, up 10.6 percent from $314.5 million a year ago. Analysts expected revenues of $350 million. Linear Technology gapped open...

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...

Commerce Bancshares Annual Shareholder Meeting ; Webcast At 10:30 AM ET

Commerce Bancshares Inc.(CBSH) Annual Shareholder Meeting in The Ritz Carlton - St. Louis, 100 Carondelet Plaza, Clayton, MO 63105. The event is scheduled to begin at 10:30 AM ET April 16, 2014. To access the live webcast, log on at