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April 21- Hints that U.S. regulators could veto Comcast Corp's proposed $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable Inc have investment bankers worried about whether they will get paid, with smaller advisory firms particularly on edge. Boutique investment banks such as Allen& Company, Centerview Partners and Paul Taubman's PJT Partners have limited resources...
April 21- Saudi Arabia's Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is in no doubt that James Murdoch is ready to take a much bigger role at Twenty-First Century Fox, by far the largest part of the media empire that James' father Rupert Murdoch built. It is also unclear what title James would take or whether there is any possibility that Rupert Murdoch, 84, would relinquish the Fox...
SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia to release the minutes of its April policy meeting- 0130 GMT. GENEVA- European Central Bank Supervisory Board Chair Daniele Nouy speaks at the International Center for Monetary and Banking Studies- 1630 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Sweden's Riksbank Deputy Governor Henry Ohlsson takes part in panel debate- 1115 GMT.
WASHINGTON, April 20- The 12- nation Pacific trade pact would create nearly a quarter of a million U.S. jobs due to increased foreign investment in the United States, a business group estimated on Monday, in the first look at the deal's employment impact. The trade deal, which reaches from Japan to Chile, would also create another 165,000 "indirect and induced" jobs...
Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 05 or 1.6 percent, to $3.21. Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 05 or. 5 percent, to $9.34. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 11 or 2.1 percent, to $5.47.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top drug benefits companies were up at the close of trading:. CVS Health Corp. rose$. 89 or. 9 percent, to $101.28. Express Scripts Holding Co. rose$. 23 or. 3 percent, to $85.78.
Kroger fell$. 56 or. 8 percent, to $71.28. Supervalu fell$. 04 or. 4 percent, to $11.06. Whole Foods Market Inc. fell$. 44 or. 9 percent, to $48.37.
eBay rose$. 28 or. 5 percent, to $56.07. Google Inc class A rose $11.79 or 2.2 percent, to $544.53. Groupon Inc. rose$. 05 or. 7 percent, to $7.25.
Baxter International Inc. rose$. 45 or. 6 percent, to $70.36. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. rose$. 51 or. 8 percent, to $65.86. Eli Lilly& Co. fell$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $72.41.
CVS Health Corp. rose$. 89 or. 9 percent, to $101.28. Rite Aid fell$. 08 or 1.0 percent, to $7.92. Walgreen Boots Alliance Inc. rose$. 16 or. 2 percent, to $87.12.
Cigna Corp. fell$. 86 or. 7 percent, to $130.27. Humana Inc. rose $1.22 or. 7 percent, to $178.70. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 13 or. 1 percent, to $118.58.
Apple Inc s rose $2.85 or 2.3 percent, to $127.60. Hewlett Packard Co. rose$. 88 or 2.7 percent, to $33.41. International Business Machines Corp. rose $5.49 or 3.4 percent, to $166.16.
Comcast Corp. rose$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $58.47. Walt Disney Co. rose $1.53 or 1.4 percent, to $108.22. Gannett rose$. 19 or. 5 percent, to $35.14.
Bonso Electronics International Inc.: Approximately 39,700 shares changed hands, a 1,021.6 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares rose$. 02 or 1.4 percent to $1.46. Cambium Learning Grp: Approximately 382,800 shares changed hands, a 827.4 percent increase over its 65- day average volume.
Baxter International Inc. rose$. 45 or. 6 percent, to $70.36. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 21 or 1.1 percent, to $18.19. Johnson& Johnson rose$. 63 or. 6 percent, to $100.21.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies were up at the close of trading:. Fluor rose$. 24 or. 4 percent, to $59.76. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 21 or. 7 percent, to $29.32.
American Electric Power Co. rose$. 90 or 1.6 percent, to $56.63. Consolidated Edison Inc. Holding Co. rose$. 86 or 1.4 percent, to $61.80. Dominion Resources Inc. rose $1.28 or 1.8 percent, to $72.75.
General Electric Co. fell$. 23 or. 8 percent, to $27.02. Snap-On rose $2.45 or 1.7 percent, to $148.61. Whirlpool Corp. rose $5.25 or 2.8 percent, to $194.85.
California First National Bancorp: Approximately shares changed hands, a 99.8 decrease from its 65- day average volume. DNB Financial Corp.: Approximately shares changed hands, a 99.9 decrease from its 65- day average volume. DT Asia Investments Ltd.: Approximately shares changed hands, a 99.8 decrease from its 65- day average volume.
Kelly Services Inc. class A rose$. 45 or 2.6 percent, to $17.67. Korn/Ferry International Inc. rose$. 85 or 2.6 percent, to $32.97. ManpowerGroup rose $1.67 or 2.0 percent, to $85.00.