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  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 27- Former Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers partner Ellen Pao is not the only person who lost when a California jury rejected her claims of gender discrimination against the venture capital firm. Pao sought about $16 million in lost wages and tens of millions more in punitive damages in a lawsuit that captivated Silicon Valley.

  • *Kleiner venture capital firm wins against ex-partner Ellen Pao. SAN FRANCISCO, March 27- Silicon Valley powerhouse venture capital firm Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers was cleared on Friday of claims it short-circuited the career of a former partner because she is a woman, in a gender discrimination trial that shook the tech world. A California jury also...

  • Swap trades fuel California carbon market activity Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 9:09 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, March 27- California carbon futures were little changed this week as traders focused on over-the-counter vintage swaps instead of the outright buying or selling of permits, market sources said on Friday. In the first deal the party sold unused 2014 vintage allowances and bought June 2015 vintage permits at a 4- cent differential.

  • DIARY- Top Economic Events to April 10 Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    STONE MOUNTAIN, United States- Federal Reserve vice chair Stanley Fischer speaks at dinner before the 2015 Financial Markets Conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta- 2315 GMT. RICHMOND, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker speaks on "Economic Outlook, March 2015" before the Greater Richmond Chamber of...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 27- A California jury decided that venture capital firm Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers did not retaliate against former partner Ellen Pao by terminating her employment after she sued three years ago. The verdict was read in San Francisco Superior Court on Friday in a case that helped spark a broad discussion about sexism in Silicon...

  • Realty Income Corp. will be added to S&P 500 Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 7:11 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Real estate investment trust Realty Income Corp. is being be added to the S&P 500 index. S&P Dow Jones Indices said Friday that Realty Income, which owns 4,300 properties in 49 U.S. states and Puerto Rico, will join the broad stock market index the close of trading on April 6. Realty Income, which had been in the S&P MidCap 400, is replacing Windstream...

  • March 27- Intel Corp is in talks to buy fellow chipmaker Altera Corp in a deal likely to top $10 billion, according to a source familiar with the matter, making it Intel's biggest purchase ever and the latest merger in the quickly consolidating semiconductor sector. The acquisition of Altera, which makes programmable chips widely used in cellphone towers, the...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 27- Apple Inc's Tim Cook, one of the most prominent openly gay American CEOs, has joined fellow tech industry chiefs in decrying a controversial Indiana law that opponents say could allow companies to deny services to gay people. Cook, who publicly declared his sexual orientation last year, joined other tech chief executives, including...

  • NEW YORK— A JetBlue Airways pilot who scared passengers by yelling about Jesus and al-Qaida during a 2012 trip from New York to Las Vegas sued the airline for more than $16 million Friday, saying it jeopardized the flight by failing to recognize he was ill. The lawsuit said Osbon, 52, was a flight standards captain who primarily flew Airbus planes and helped...

  • Final Glance: Consumer companies Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 6:10 PM ET

    Colgate-Palmolive Co. rose$. 01 or percent, to $68.75. Kimberly-Clark Corp. rose$. 05 or percent, to $106.37. Procter& Gamble Co. rose$. 16 or. 2 percent, to $82.31.

  • Final Glance: Telecom companies Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 6:10 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies were mixed at the close of trading:. AT&T Inc. fell$. 07 or. 2 percent, to $32.75. Verizon Communications Inc. rose$. 14 or. 3 percent, to $48.56.

  • Final Glance: Oil companies Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 6:10 PM ET

    BP PLC fell$. 20 or. 5 percent, to $39.61. ConocoPhillips fell$. 31 or. 5 percent, to $62.93. Exxon Mobil Corp. fell$. 74 or. 9 percent, to $83.58.

  • Final Glance: Drugstore companies Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 6:10 PM ET

    CVS Health Corp. rose$. 51 or. 5 percent, to $102.50. Rite Aid rose$. 37 or 4.5 percent, to $8.57. Walgreen Boots Alliance Inc. rose$. 85 or 1.0 percent, to $85.29.

  • Final Glance: Medical Devices companies Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 6:10 PM ET

    Baxter International Inc. rose$. 53 or. 8 percent, to $68.55. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 39 or 2.2 percent, to $17.83. Johnson& Johnson rose$. 20 or. 2 percent, to $100.34.

  • Final Glance: Staffing companies Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 6:10 PM ET

    Kelly Services Inc. class A rose$. 31 or 1.8 percent, to $17.32. Korn/Ferry International Inc. rose$. 35 or 1.1 percent, to $32.50. ManpowerGroup rose$. 30 or. 4 percent, to $84.80.

  • Final Glance: Silver companies Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 6:10 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 02 or. 6 percent, to $3.09. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 06 or. 7 percent, to $9.13. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 20 or 3.9 percent, to $4.84.

  • Final Glance: Homebuilders companies Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 6:10 PM ET

    DR Horton rose$. 74 or 2.8 percent, to $27.43. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. rose$. 02 or. 6 percent, to $3.56. Lennar Corp. rose $1.01 or 2.0 percent, to $50.43.

  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest volume decreases Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 6:10 PM ET

    Baylake Corp.: Approximately shares changed hands, a 100.0 decrease from its 65- day average volume. Howard Bancorp Inc.: Approximately shares changed hands, a 100.0 decrease from its 65- day average volume. Key Technology Inc.: Approximately shares changed hands, a 100.0 decrease from its 65- day average volume.

  • Final Glance: Drug Benefits companies Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 6:10 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top drug benefits companies were mixed at the close of trading:. CVS Health Corp. rose$. 51 or. 5 percent, to $102.50. Express Scripts Holding Co. fell$. 61 or. 7 percent, to $82.38.

  • Final Glance: Credit Card companies Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 6:10 PM ET

    American Express Co. fell$. 51 or. 6 percent, to $77.97. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 14 or. 2 percent, to $78.65. Discover Financial Services fell$. 23 or. 4 percent, to $56.57.