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British drugmaker AstraZeneca PLC will market the drug, and it has also filed for regulatory approval in the European Union and Canada. The San Francisco company said Movantik will be available to patients in the first half of 2015. AstraZeneca will conduct a study to evaluate the drug's cardiovascular side effects. AstraZeneca stock fell 9 cents to $73.69.
NEW YORK— Sure, you have a lot to do today— laundry, bills, dinner— but it's never too early to start planning for your digital afterlife, the fate of your numerous online accounts once you shed this mortal coil. Facebook, Google, Twitter and other sites have different policies on dealing with dead users.
NEW YORK— Chiquita and Fyffes say there may be some concessions made in their merger agreement to ensure that it is approved by European regulators. The European Commission, which is reviewing the proposed tie-up, has extended that evaluation by 10 days after discussions with Chiquita and Fyffes, a fruit company based in Dublin.
WASHINGTON, Sept 16- The White House on Tuesday announced steps to tackle a potent greenhouse gas used in refrigeration and air conditioning, of which the United States is the world's largest producer, a week ahead of a major UN summit focused on addressing climate change.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 65 or 1.2 percent, to $53.69. DuPont Co. rose$. 72 or 1.1 percent, to $66.02.
Canadian National Railway Co. rose$. 34 or. 5 percent, to $72.84. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. rose $1.51 or. 7 percent, to $203.04. Kansas City Southern rose$. 93 or. 8 percent, to $116.21.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 12 or. 7 percent, to $16.56. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 10 or. 4 percent, to $25.12.
Apollo Group fell$. 15 or. 6 percent, to $26.96. Career Education Corp. unchanged at $5.17. Strayer Education Inc. fell$. 18 or. 3 percent, to $59.93.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 74 or. 6 percent, to $126.45. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 66 or. 9 percent, to $76.47.
Autozone Inc. rose $9.91 or 1.9 percent, to $540.48. Home Depot Inc. rose $1.05 or 1.2 percent, to $90.43. RadioShack fell$. 01 or. 9 percent, to $1.05.
Delta Air rose$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $39.24. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 10 or. 9 percent, to $11.36. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 48 or 1.4 percent, to $34.34.
American Express Co. rose$. 67 or. 8 percent, to $88.05. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 59 or. 7 percent, to $82.09. Discover Financial Services rose$. 56 or. 9 percent, to $63.34.
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $16.49. General Motors Co. rose$. 24 or. 7 percent, to $33.87. Honda Motor Co. fell$. 28 or. 8 percent, to $34.23.
ReWalk Robotics Ltd. fell 10.0 percent to $33.43. China HGS Real Estate Inc. fell 8.5 percent to $6.25. Scientific Games Corp. fell 8.4 percent to $12.15.
Arch Coal fell$. 08 or 2.8 percent, to $2.78. Consol Energy Inc. rose$. 35 or. 9 percent, to $39.25. Peabody Energy rose$. 21 or 1.5 percent, to $14.33.
eBay rose$. 56 or 1.1 percent, to $51.52. Groupon Inc. fell$. 03 or. 4 percent, to $6.93. LinkedIn Corp. rose $3.65 or 1.8 percent, to $211.36.
Aflac Inc. fell$. 67 or 1.1 percent, to $59.17. American International Group rose$. 15 or. 3 percent, to $55.55. MBIA rose$. 05 or. 5 percent, to $9.98.
Korn/Ferry International Inc. rose$. 09 or. 3 percent, to $29.20. ManpowerGroup fell$. 12 or. 2 percent, to $75.23. Robert Half International Inc. fell$. 12 or. 2 percent, to $50.55.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top drugstore companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Rite Aid fell$. 02 or. 3 percent, to $6.40. Walgreen rose $1.16 or 1.8 percent, to $63.88.
Coca-Cola Co. rose$. 20 or. 5 percent, to $41.70. Dr Pepper Snapple rose$. 97 or 1.6 percent, to $63.49. Molson Coors Brewing Co. rose $1.05 or 1.4 percent, to $77.05.