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Companies are making headlines before the bell on Friday include:
U.S. dollar was suppose stand tall, pumped up by higher interest rates and the prospect of an improving economy. But instead it's been sagging.
The bulls piled into NRG Energy yesterday, looking for the power producer to test recent multi-year highs.
Looks like the next 10 business days are going to be rather busy, that is, if you're looking for quick upside.
Although BrightSource Energy is planning to open its $2.2 billion electricity plant with partners NRG Energy and Google, CEO John Woolard is still scrambling for money to expand the company. USA Today reports.
Volatility calmed down Tuesday but brace yourself: Pros say bigger gyrations could be the norm for the next few weeks as investors watch what's going on in Washington and Europe.
David Crane, President & CEO of NRG Energy, discusses the technology behind keeping the lights on at the stadium during the Super Bowl, including using solar panels as a backup.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
--Abiomed Inc rescheduled second-quarter conference call to Nov. 1 at 8 am Eastern Time. --Accelrys Inc rescheduled third-quarter results to Oct. 31, after market. Its conference call will be held on Nov. 1, 9.30 am Eastern Time.
--Acorda Therapeutics Inc: rescheduled third-quarter financial results and conference call to Oct. 31 from Oct. 30. --Advent Software Inc reschedules third-quarter results and conference call to Oct. 30. --AGCO Corp rescheduled third-quarter results to Oct 31, 8 am Eastern Time from Oct. 30.
--Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc rescheduled third-quarter results to Nov. 1 from Oct. 30. --Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc rescheduled third-quarter 2012 earnings and conference call to after markets close on Nov. 1 from Oct. 29. --The McGraw-Hill Companies Inc rescheduled third-quarter earnings and conference call to Nov. 2 from Oct. 31.
HOUSTON-- The Public Utility Commission of Texas has approved NRG Energy Inc.' s proposed all-stock acquisition of GenOn Energy Inc., the companies said Friday. The deal must still receive the approval of state regulators in New York, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the two companies' shareholders before it can go forward.
Oct 24- The U.S. Department of Interior granted a lease for an offshore wind farm off the coast of Delaware to a unit of U.S. power company NRG Energy, which decided in December to put the project on hold due to financial considerations.
WASHINGTON-- Federal officials say NRG Energy Inc. has been awarded a lease for an offshore wind power farm 11 miles off the Delaware coast. NRG announced late last year that it had ended an offshore wind power contract with Delmarva Power.
Electricity company NRG Energy has been strong for months, and the bulls came back to the name yesterday.
*In one case, payment of more than $7 mln held up over $100 invoice. By Ayesha Rascoe and Roberta Rampton. WASHINGTON, Oct 2- A year after the U.S. government raced to meet a deadline to finish loan agreements with dozens of clean energy companies, less than half the total money promised has been handed over.
*In one case, payment of more than $7 mln held up over $100 invoice. *Caution shows government taking appropriate care-CEO By Ayesha Rascoe and Roberta Rampton. WASHINGTON, Oct 2- A year after the U.S. government raced to meet a deadline to finish loan agreements with dozens of clean energy companies, less than half the total money promised has been handed over.
Morgan Stanley recently added NRG Energy to its “best ideas” list. Should you add it to yours?
Stocks ended near session highs Tuesday, with all three major averages logging their best rally in a month, helped by a handful of positive earnings reports and as fears over Europe diminished.
A glut in solar panels has driven down prices, and the oversupply may take a while to clear, according to industry executives. At the same time, low-cost natural gas is making gas-fired plants more attractive. the New York Times reports.