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Swiss pharma giant Novartis AG (NVS) Friday said data published today in The Lancet Oncology demonstrated a statistically significant and clinically relevant 4-month improvement in median progression-free survival or PFS for patients with relapsed or relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma when using...

Brazilian low-cost low-fare airline Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (GOL) announced late Thursday that it has priced an offering of $325 million 8.875 percent Senior Notes due 2022. GOL is the guarantor of the Notes issued by its subsidiary, Gol LuxCo S.A. The Notes constitute senior unsecured...

Solar Power, Inc. or SPI Solar (SOPW.OB), a vertically-integrated photovoltaic solar developer, late Thursday announced that its unit Xinyu Xinwei New Energy Co., Ltd. has signed an agreement to purchase and develop approximately 19 megawatts of distributed generation solar power projects in China. The...

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) Thursday announced the redemption of $1.7 billion of fixed/floating rate callable subordinated notes. Of the notes, 750 million euros notes will be redeemed on November 12, while $438 million notes and $287.54 million notes will be redeemed on October 31. JPMorgan said...

General Communication, Inc. (GNCMA) said its LTE wireless network got bigger with the launch with a national wireless operator, providing for the nation's first LTE roaming partnership. While roaming agreements across the country are nothing new, this is the first of roaming on LTE, a network's top...

NVIDIA (NVDA) Thursday introduced the first high-end products based on its Maxwell chip architecture -- the new GeForce GTX 980 and 970 GPUs. According to the company, these deliver unmatched performance, major new graphics capabilities and have twice the energy efficiency of the previous generation. Maxwell...

Aon Hewitt, a talent, retirement and health business of Aon Plc. (AON), late Thursday announced a senior organizational change at Aon Hewitt Consulting in Singapore and Southeast Asia. Jeremy Andrulis, who led Aon Hewitt's Performance, Rewards & Talent and Retirement Practices as Managing Director...

Epiq Systems Inc. (EPIQ), a provider of managed technology for the legal profession, announced that its Board has commenced a process to explore a full range of strategic and financial alternatives, which may include among other things, acquisitions, divestitures or a going-private or recapitalization...

Synopsys Inc. (SNPS) and Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) announced they have signed a multi-year agreement that gives AMD access to a range of Synopsys DesignWare interface, memory compiler, logic library and analog IP on advanced 16/14-nanometer (nm) and 10-nm FinFET process technologies. AMD...

Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc., a unit of Toyota Motor Corp. (TM), announced that it plans to conduct a voluntary safety recall of about 20,000 vehicles covering the 2014 Avalon, Camry, Highlander, Sienna, and Model Year 2015 Lexus RX vehicles equipped with the 2GR-FE engine. The company said that...

Fairway Group Holdings Corp. (FWM) said that it has appointed Jack Murphy as its Chief Executive Officer. Murphy was a co-founder of natural foods grocer Fresh Fields, Inc. before it was sold to Whole Foods Inc., and most recently he served as Chief Executive Officer of Earth Fare Inc., an organics...

The Department of Environmental Protection or DEP in Pennsylvania said it has signed a wide-ranging consent order and agreement with Range Resources corp. (RRC) for violations at six of its Washington County impoundments. The consent order requires the company to pay a $4.15 million fine, close five...

Gastar Exploration Inc. (GST) said Thursday that it has priced 17 million shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $6.25 per share in a public offering. Gastar has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 2.55 million shares of common stock. The company...

Valmont Industries, Inc. (VMI) said Thursday that it now expect ful year 2014 earnings per share to be in the range of $8.70 to $8.90, excluding any effects of the company's financing transactions announced on September 8, and its share repurchase program. Full year 2014 earnings per share including...

Cerner Corp (CERN), a provider of health information technology, said Thursday the U.S. Federal Trade Commission granted early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Antitrust Improvements Act in connection with the company's purchase of Siemens Health Services for $1.3 billion....