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NEW YORK April 16- Los Angeles residents who still pass a newsstand on their way to work on Wednesday will find an unusual sight there: a new daily print newspaper.
District Court judge on Tuesday stopped Massachusetts from implementing a ban on the sale of Zogenix Inc's prescription painkiller Zohydro, saying federal law superseded the state's action.
District Court judge on Tuesday stopped Massachusetts from implementing a ban on the sale of Zogenix Inc's prescription painkiller Zohydro, saying federal law superceded the state's action.
BOSTON, April 15- Massachusetts' top securities regulator on Tuesday charged a company that marketed online telephone services with running a $1 billion pyramid scheme that targeted minorities, including Brazilian-Americans.
Reddit, majority owned by Conde Nast parent Advanced Publications, last month rolled out a new feature that lets users of the nine-year-old site post live updates, allowing them to report in real time.
*Coca-Cola and Johnson& Johnson rally after results. *Tesla and Netflix slide, but Twitter jumps after deal. NEW YORK, April 15- U.S. stocks ended a volatile session higher on Tuesday, lifted by gains in such blue-chip names as Coca-Cola and Johnson& Johnson, though persistent weakness in momentum names limited the Nasdaq's advance.
April 15- A U.S. federal court granted Zogenix Inc a preliminary injunction against a ban blocking the sale of its controversial opioid painkiller, Zohydro, in Massachusetts, citing public interest.
BOSTON— A federal judge has blocked Massachusetts from banning the powerful new painkiller Zohydro. The judge issued a preliminary injunction Tuesday after pharmaceutical company, Zogenix, argued in a lawsuit that the ban issued by Gov.
PROVIDENCE, R.I.— A bill that would create two sales-tax holidays a year in Rhode Island is being heard by House lawmakers. The Finance Committee is scheduled to take up a bill Tuesday that would create tax holidays on Presidents Day and the Saturday before Labor Day.
*Citigroup one of S&P's biggest gainers after results. NEW YORK, April 14- U.S. stocks rose on Monday, rebounding after a sharp selloff in the previous session as strong results from Citigroup and bullish retail sales data lifted sentiment.
NEW YORK, April 14- There are many enterprises out there trying to separate you from your tax refund- from splurges such as airlines tickets for a celebratory vacation or for good purposes, like putting it all in a college savings account.
BOSTON— The price of a gallon of gasoline in Massachusetts has inched up by a penny for the second consecutive week. AAA Southern New England reports Monday that a gallon of self-serve, regular is up to an average of $5.53 per gallon.
NEW YORK, April 14- After years of responding to shareholder calls for stock buybacks and dividends, major American companies are hearing a different demand from investors: buy growth.
NEW YORK/ BOSTON, April 11- The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is probing Herbalife Ltd, the nutrition and weight loss company that hedge fund manager William Ackman has called a pyramid scheme, sources familiar with the investigation said on Friday.
April 11- Ally Financial Inc wanted the U.S. government sell its entire 36.8 percent stake in the auto lender on Thursday, but the IPO market wouldn't cooperate so it had to settle for less.
Five Senate Democrats urged the Justice Department to oppose efforts by GM to skirt financial responsibility on its recall.
WASHINGTON, April 11- A group of U.S. senators on Friday urged the Department of Justice to oppose any efforts by General Motors Co to skirt financial responsibility related to the company's failure to promptly recall vehicles with ignition switch problems linked to 13 deaths.
LONDON, April 11- A shift by investors' back into emerging market assets gathered pace over the last week, with China and Russia seeing some of the biggest demand as EM inflows reached their highest rate in over a year.
LONDON- Global equities slip to a two-week low, with an escalating selloff on Wall Street led by technology and biotech shares on concerns of stretched valuations spreading to Asia and Europe. Co-op Bank confident of raising funds to secure future.
Total U.S. money market mutual fund assets fell by $17.7 billion to $2.61 trillion for the week that ended Wednesday, according to the Investment Company Institute. Assets in the nation's retail money market mutual funds fell by $4.5 billion to $918.26 billion, the Washington- based mutual fund trade group said Thursday.