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  • *Euro gains on Greece optimism. NEW YORK, April 27- Wall Street fell modestly on Monday following healthcare stocks, but European shares and the euro advanced on optimism over talks between Greece and its lenders after Greece reshuffled its negotiating team. Concerns over Greece have mounted since the country looks set to run out of cash in coming weeks.

  • Akorn shares fall on financial restatement plans Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 2:09 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of Akorn Inc. fell Monday as the drug developer revealed that it had to restate some financial figures because it overstated certain amounts. Akorn said it does not expect to meet the filing deadline for its first-quarter results because of the pending restatements. Meanwhile, William Blair and Deutsche Bank analysts reaffirmed positive...

  • Most active New York Stock Exchange-traded stocks Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 1:50 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at the close of trading:. AT&T Inc. rose. 2 percent to $34.09 with 21,248,400 shares traded. Alcoa Inc. rose 1.7 percent to $13.45 with 28,193,600 shares traded.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 1:50 PM ET

    Apple Inc. rose 1.8 percent to $132.65 with 77,493,700 shares traded. Applied Materials Inc. fell 8.4 percent to $19.97 with 145,463,300 shares traded. Celladon Corp. fell 80.7 percent to $2.64 with 20,583,100 shares traded.

  • NEW YORK— U.S. stocks are closing lower as health care companies weigh on the market and investors await a flood of earnings reports. Stocks appeared headed for new highs in the morning Monday, but then drifted lower, led by declines in health care. Mylan, a maker of generic drugs, slumped nearly 6 percent, after rejecting a $40 billion buyout offer from Teva...

  • NEW YORK, April 27- A measure of equity markets worldwide hit record highs on Monday as optimism over Greece supported European stocks while U.S. shares added to last week's gains ahead of Apple results and a Federal Reserve policy meeting. MSCI's all-country world stock index, which tracks shares in 45 countries, extended a multi-year rally to a fresh record...

  • *Applied Materials falls after merger called off. *Celladon nosedives on lead drug's trial failure. April 27- U.S. stocks rose on Monday morning with the S&P touching a new intraday high and the Nasdaq inching closer to its record intraday high ahead of Apple's results after the close.

  • Grain mostly lower, livestock lower Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 10:56 AM ET

    CHICAGO— Grain futures were mixed Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for July delivery was 1.75 cents lower at $4.8675 a bushel; July corn was 3.50 cents lower at $3.6625 a bushel; July oats were unchanged at $2.4550 a bushel; while July soybeans was 6.25 cents higher at 9.77 a bushel. June live cattle was 1.10 cents lower at $1.5010 a pound;...

  • NEW YORK— The U.S. stock market is opening moderately higher as investors prepare for a busy week of company earnings news. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 73 points, or 0.5 percent, to 18,154. The Standard& Poor's 500 index rose five points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,122. The Nasdaq composite climbed 11 points, or 0.2 percent, to 5,104.. More than 150 companies in the...

  • *Applied Materials falls after merger called off. April 27- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a modestly higher open on Monday after the Nasdaq and S&P 500 chalked up record high closes on Friday and ahead of Apple's results after the close. "So far, both the economic data and earnings data has been weaker-than-expected and so that means that an imminent rate hike...

  • Celladon shares dive on failed heart drug study Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 8:57 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of Celladon Corp. plummeted after the biotechnology company said its developing heart failure treatment failed to meet key goals in a pivotal study. The stock shed $10.18, or 74 percent, to $3.50 in premarket trading about 45 minutes before the market open. The drug candidate had been given special "Breakthrough Therapy" status by the Food and...

  • Amazon.com Inc, Microsoft Corp and Google Inc led Wall Street higher, pushing the Nasdaq to a second straight record closing high a day after it topped a record that had stood for more than 15 years. "I think we're on more solid footing than the last time," said Gordon Charlop, managing director at Rosenblatt Securities in New York, comparing the latest Nasdaq highs...

  • *Time Warner Cable rises; Charter seeks talks. April 24- The Nasdaq Composite and S&P 500 chalked up record high closes on Friday, propelled by strong results from tech behemoths Google, Amazon and Microsoft. Google ended 2.9 percent after reporting higher quarterly results while Microsoft jumped 10.45 percent after it topped estimates.

  • Xerox and Amazon are big market movers Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 4:34 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Xerox Corp., down $1.15 to $11.99. Rival Comcast dropped its $45 billion buyout bid for the cable company after pushback from the Federal Communications Commission.

  • NEW YORK— Big gains by Amazon, Microsoft and Google sending technology stocks to a higher close. Microsoft and Google also rose after reporting their latest quarterly results. The Standard& Poor's 500 rose four points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,117. The S&P 500 also closed at a record high, beating its mark from March 2 by less than a point.

  • NEW YORK, April 24- Healthcare companies on a seven-year tear have been top performers so far in 2015, helping to push broad stock indexes to record levels, but traders are now looking to protect themselves from a selloff as they await major earnings reports in the sector. Companies reporting first-quarter earnings next week include Bristol-Meyers Squibb Co,...

  • *Time Warner Cable rises after Comcast abandons merger. April 24- The Nasdaq Composite hit a 15- year intraday high on Friday afternoon, propelled by strong results from tech behemoths Google, Amazon and Microsoft. Google gained 3.6 percent after reporting higher quarterly results while Microsoft jumped 9.4 percent after it topped estimates.

  • Amazon.com Inc, Microsoft Corp and Google Inc led Wall Street higher, prepping the Nasdaq for a second straight record closing high. "I think we're on more solid footing than the last time," said Gordon Charlop, managing director at Rosenblatt Securities in New York, comparing the fresh Nasdaq highs with those in 2000, just before the Internet bubble burst.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 1:36 PM ET

    American Airlines Group Inc. rose 2.4 percent to $52.71 with 19,418,500 shares traded. Apple Inc. rose. 5 percent to $130.28 with 41,790,700 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. rose. 5 percent to $28.82 with 26,370,000 shares traded.

  • Most active New York Stock Exchange-traded stocks Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 1:36 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at 1 p.m.:. AT&T Inc. rose. 1 percent to $34.27 with 24,327,600 shares traded. Bank of America Corp. fell. 3 percent to $15.65 with 22,512,500 shares traded.