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Signal Genetics Inc. (SGNL) announced Tuesday morning that it has signed a Master Service Agreement with a leading pharmaceutical company. Signal Genetics gapped up Tuesday and rose sharply during the first hour of trade, before settling into a range. The stock closed up by 0.71 at $2.19 on the highest...

Sony Corp. (SNE) announced Tuesday that it is planning an offering of 322 billion yen in new stocks as well as 120 billion yen in convertible bonds. Sony gapped open lower Tuesday, but was range-bound throughout the session. The stock finished with a loss of 1.97 at $28.39 on above average volume....

Deutsche Bank downgraded its rating on shares of Sysco Corp. (SYY) Tuesday morning to "Hold" from "Buy." Sysco announced yesterday that it has terminated its proposed $3.5 billion acquisition of rival US Foods. Sysco fell during the first half hour of trade Tuesday, but settled into a range for the...

Tuesday Morning Corp. (TUES) announced Tuesday morning that its Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Financial Officer, Jeffrey N. Boyer, has resigned effective July 22, 2015. Tuesday Morning gapped open lower Tuesday and declined during the first half hour of trade. The...

Apollo Education Group (APOL) reported third quarter adjusted EPS of $0.53 after the close Monday, which topped the consensus estimate of $0.47. Revenues fell to $681.5 million from $793.6 million a year earlier. Analysts had a consensus revenue estimate of $698.57 million. The company also lowered...

Willis Group Holdings (WSH) and Towers Watson & Co. (TW) announced Tuesday morning that they have agreed to combine in an all-stock merger of equals transaction. The combined company will be named Willis Towers Watson. Willis Group Holdings gapped up sharply Tuesday, but traded in a range for the...

Juno Therapeutics Inc. (JUNO) and Celgene (CELG) announced a 10-year global collaboration after the bell Monday, for the development and commercialization of immunotherapies. Juno will receive an upfront payment of approximately $150 million and Celgene has agreed to purchase 9,137,672 shares of Juno's...

According to media reports, Nelson Peltz's Trian Fund Management has taken a 7.24 percent stake in Pentair plc (PNR). Pentair gapped open sharply higher Monday and advanced further in the early portion of the afternoon. The stock closed up by 4.32 at $68.75 on strong volume. Pentair has been climbing...

Assured Guaranty Ltd. (AGO) gapped open sharply lower Monday and declined throughout the first half of the session. Shares finished with a loss of 3.66 at $23.76 on the highest volume of the year. The stock sank to a 7 1/2 month low. Assured Guaranty was under pressure due to its exposure to Puerto...

Puerto Rico's governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla stated over the weekend that its $72 billion of debt is "unpayable." The news weighed on bond issuers like Ambac Financial Group (AMBC), who have sold insurance against a potential Puerto Rican default. Ambac Financial Group sharply declined during the...

Deutsche Bank downgraded its rating on shares of Macy's Inc. (M) Monday morning to "Sell" from "Buy." Macy's gapped open sharply lower Monday and declined for the majority of the afternoon. The stock finished down by 2.76 at $67.09 on above average volume. Macy's dropped to over a 3-week low and fell...

Oppenheimer downgraded its rating on shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) Monday morning to "Perform" from "Outperform." JPMorgan Chase gapped open lower Monday and slipped further in the first hour of trade. Shares took out the session lows late in the afternoon and finished with a loss of 1.75 at...

Aratana Therapeutics Inc. (PETX) announced after the bell Friday that its study of capromorelin demonstrated statistically significant increases in appetite compared to placebo in an effectiveness study in dogs. Aratana Therapeutics gapped open higher Monday, but was range-bound for the bulk of the...

It was announced late Friday that MYR Group Inc. (MYRG) will replace Molina Healthcare (MOH) in the S&P SmallCap 600 index after the close of trading on Tuesday, June 30. MYR Group gapped up sharply Monday, but traded in a range for the majority of the session. The stock ended the day with a gain...

Ameriana Bancorp (ASBI) announced Monday morning that it has agreed to merge with and into First Merchants Corporation (FRME). Ameriana Bancorp spiked to the upside at the open Monday, but settled into a narrow range for the majority of the session. Shares finished up by 5.49 at $21.17 on the highest...

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