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  • Piper Jaffray posts 4Q profit Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 8:51 AM ET

    MINNEAPOLIS _ Piper Jaffray Cos. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $12.1 million. The company, based in Minneapolis, said it had earnings of 88 cents per share. Piper Jaffray shares have fallen 19 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • *Yields had hit multi-week lows in early trading. NEW YORK, Jan 7- Safe-haven U.S. "It's maybe just a little bit of fatigue as we hit the lows here, with the Fed on such an aggressive path, buyers are hesitant to take yields below the recent range," said Justin Hoogendoorn, head of fixed income strategy at Piper Jaffray in Chicago.

  • REUTERS BUSINESS SCHEDULE at 1600 GMT/11 AM ET Tuesday, 29 Dec 2015 | 11:00 AM ET

    Editor: Steve Orlofsky: +1 646 223 6200. China eyes fiscal splurge to cushion reforms, slowing growth. BEIJING- China could run its biggest budget deficit as a percentage of GDP in perhaps half a century next year as leaders turn to government spending to arrest the slowdown in the economy, policy advisers say, after disappointing returns from a year of monetary...

  • REUTERS BUSINESS SCHEDULE at 1330 GMT/0830 AM ET Tuesday, 29 Dec 2015 | 8:33 AM ET

    BEIJING- China could run its biggest budget deficit in perhaps half a century next year as leaders turn to government spending to arrest the slowdown in the economy, policy advisers say, after disappointing returns from a year of monetary policy easing. -CHINA-FINANCE/ MPA, moved, 250 words. LONDON- European stocks rose and euro zone bond yields edged up on Tuesday...

  • The fall in oil prices has been a major driver of financial markets this year, hammering energy companies, lowering inflation expectations and reinforcing bets on loose monetary policy in Europe and a slow tightening in the United States. Britain's blue-chip FTSE 100 index, opening for the first time since the Christmas break, rose 0.4 percent.

  • *FTSEurofirst 300 up 0.9 pct, FTSE 100 up 0.4 pct. *FTSE underperforms due to weaker mining stocks. Deutsche Bank rose 1.6 percent following its move to sell its 20 percent stake in China's Hua Xia Bank to insurer PICC Property and Casualty Co for up to 25.7 billion yuan.

  • European shares propped up by firmer financial stocks Tuesday, 29 Dec 2015 | 3:22 AM ET

    LONDON, Dec 29- European shares climbed higher on Tuesday, lifted by firmer financial stocks. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index rose 0.6 percent while the euro zone's blue-chip Euro STOXX 50 index advanced 0.9 percent. Deutsche Bank rose 1.2 percent following its move to sell its 20 percent stake in China's Hua Xia Bank to insurer PICC Property and...

  • SHANGHAI, Dec 29- China stocks steadied on Tuesday after falling more than 2 percent in the previous session, as the central bank vowed to maintain reasonable credit growth and keep the yuan stable. But trading volume in Shanghai shrank to a three-month low, reflecting waning activity toward the year-end. Shares of Hua Xia Bank rose 3.2 percent after Deutsche...

  • *China c.bank pledges to keep reasonable credit growth. SHANGHAI, Dec 29- China stocks stabilised on Tuesday after the previous session's more than 2 percent drop, as the central bank vowed to maintain reasonable credit growth and keep the yuan stable. Hong Kong shares also edged up, but trading remained thin.

  • *Piper Jaffray slashes PT on stock to $10 from $63. Dec 28- Chimerix Inc said its oral antiviral drug did not significantly reduce a certain kind of infection in stem cell transplant patients in a late-stage study, sending its shares to a record low. Piper Jaffray analyst Joshua Schimmer said he was stripping CMV prevention from his estimates for the drug and...

  • Yet Fairway, even with its deep wounds, is just the extreme illustration of a trend that is hurting competitors such as Whole Foods Market Inc, Sprouts Farmer's Market Inc and Natural Grocers By Vitamin Cottage Inc as well. Supermarket chain Kroger Co- whose shares are up 31 percent this year- now says that organic foods account for 10 percent of its $108 billion in...

  • Chinese drones prove mettle in Tianjin disaster Thursday, 17 Dec 2015 | 4:00 PM ET

    BEIJING, Dec 18- When an explosion devastated parts of China's Tianjin port in August, one insurance company turned to Chinese-made drones to help analyze the rubble and estimate the damages. Already well established as a world leader in drone manufacturing, China is slowly emerging as a world-class innovator, not just a duplicator of foreign designs.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 15- U.S. Treasuries prices fell on Tuesday as gains on Wall Street reduced the appeal of safe-haven bonds and stable consumer prices supported views that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates on Wednesday. "The upbeat CPI report is leading Treasuries given that inflation is one of the key variable that will drive the evolution of the...

  • HONG KONG, Dec 7- American International Group is seeking to raise about $750 million by selling part of its stake in China's state-run PICC Property and Casualty Co Ltd, according to a term sheet of the deal seen by IFR on Monday. AIG is offering between 355 million and 365 million shares in PICC Property and Casualty in a range of HK $16.08- HK $16.38 each, IFR, a...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 20- U.S. stocks gained on Friday, and the benchmark S&P index flirted with its best weekly performance this year, as comments from Europe's central bank that it was ready to act quickly to boost inflation lift sentiment in equities markets and weakened the euro against the dollar. A broad index of European stocks nudged higher after the head of the...

  • *U.S. yield curve holds at flattest since August. NEW YORK, Nov 20- U.S. "The Fed will be raising rates into an environment of low inflation and weakening commodity prices, which explains the curve flattening we've seen in recent days," said Tom Simons, money market strategist at Jefferies& Co. in New York.

  • *FDA staff point to lack of efficacy of co's drug. Nov 20- Data on BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc's experimental treatment for a muscle-wasting disease did not warrant an approval of the drug at this time, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's health regulator's staff reviewers said. The FDA staff reviewers said the drug, drisapersen, did not improve the...

  • Nov 20- U.S. Food and Drug Administration staff reviewers said clinical data to date did not merit approving BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc's muscle-wasting disorder drug. The FDA staff reviewers raised questions over the clinical benefit of the drug, drisapersen, and said long-term data submitted by BioMarin did not support an approval at this time.

  • Nov 5- FireEye Inc shares lost about a quarter of their value Thursday as the former Wall Street darling missed quarterly forecasts and cut its outlook, saying reduced Chinese hacking had hurt U.S. demand and sales fell short in Europe. Wall Street analysts and industry watchers said that they were skeptical of FireEye's assertion that a U.S.- China agreement...

  • Nov 5- FireEye Inc shares lost a quarter of their value Thursday as the cyber security firm that was once a darling of Wall Street missed quarterly forecasts and cut its outlook, saying reduced Chinese hacking had hurt demand. At least 11 brokerages cut FireEye stock targets, pushing the median target to $32 from $54.50. Wall Street analysts and industry watchers...