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May 2- Acorda Therapeutics Inc said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration rejected its nasal form of the current standard therapy for epilepsy patients who experience repetitive seizures.
April 24- Zimmer Holdings Inc said on Thursday it would buy rival orthopedic products maker Biomet Inc for more than $13 billion, the latest deal in a wave of consolidations in the healthcare industry. The deal is expected to take Zimmer from the fourth-largest seller of orthopedics products to No. 2, behind Johnson& Johnson.
April 21- Hasbro Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on strong demand for toys such as My Little Pony, that have strong tie-ins with TV shows aimed at little girls. Hasbro's shares rose as much as 4.2 percent to touch an all-time high of $56.91 in early trading on Monday.
April 17- Google Inc's disappointing first-quarter results left Wall Street unfazed about the internet giant's ability to come to grips with the shift to the fast-growing mobile advertising market. Google shares were down about 3 percent in early trading on Thursday, and at least 12 brokerages cut their target price on the stock.
More than a dozen companies were lined up to go public this week but four, including Lombard Medical and Stalwart Tankers, failed to price on Thursday. Zoe's Kitchen raised about $87.5 million after its IPO of 5.83 million shares was priced at $15, the upper-end of the expected price range.
April 10- Zoe's Kitchen Inc priced its initial public offering at $15 on Thursday, valuing the Mediterranean-style restaurant chain at about $276 million. The company earlier this week expected the IPO to be priced between $13 and $15 per share. Birmingham, Alabama- based Zoe's Kitchen is selling all the shares in the offering.
April 4- Halozyme Therapeutics Inc halted a mid-stage trial testing an advanced version of its flagship drug delivery technology in patients with pancreatic cancer, sending its shares tumbling 32 percent.
NEW YORK, April 3- U.S. stocks fell on Thursday afternoon, led by a sharp drop in biotech and momentum stocks, including Facebook, Tesla and Netflix.
NEW YORK, April 3- U.S. stocks were little changed on Thursday, with the S&P 500 holding near its recent record, as investors exercised restraint before Friday's employment report and data suggested modest improvement in the economy.
*Google dividend to take effect Thursday. NEW YORK, April 3- U.S. stocks were poised to open little changed on Thursday, after the S&P 500 set a record for a second day and data showed jobless claims rose more than expected in the latest week.
*Google dividend to take effect Thursday. NEW YORK, April 3- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Thursday, after the S&P 500 set a record for a second straight day, ahead of data on the labor market and services sector. International trade data is also due at 8:30 a.m..
April 2- Belgium's Materialise NV, which provides 3 D printing software to industrial manufacturers and medical equipment makers, filed with U.S. regulators on Wednesday for an initial public offering of American Depositary Shares.
The company told the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in a filing that Piper Jaffray and Credit Suisse are the lead underwriters of the offering.
March 28- Idera Pharmaceuticals Inc said its lead experimental drug for the most common form of psoriasis was found to be safe and well tolerated by patients after 12 weeks of treatment in a mid-stage trial.
Facebook users talk about it not as something that lends cachet or that is particularly enjoyable, but as something that's necessary.
*Apple shares hit three-month low. NEW YORK/ SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 2- Apple Inc's iPad mini hit stores around the world on Friday, attracting sparser crowds than previous Apple launches, but the kickoff still drew hundreds of New Yorkers only days after one of the biggest storms to hit the United States.
SYDNEY/ NEW YORK, Nov 2- The launch of Apple Inc's iPad mini attracted smaller crowds from Sydney to New York on Friday than have been typical for previous Apple product debuts, events marked by people lining up for hours or even days.
SYDNEY, Nov 2- Apple fans lined up in several Asian and European cities to buy the iPad mini on Friday, but the device, priced above rival gadgets, drew smaller crowds than previous launches. Apple Inc's global gadget rollouts are typically high-energy affairs attracting droves of buyers who stand in line for hours.
Nov 1- DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc's third-quarter results beat analysts' estimates, riding t he international box office success of `` Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted''. The company said Madagascar 3, which released in June, raked in nearly $720 million worldwide, of which 70 percent was from international markets.
*Warnaco shares rise nearly 39 percent. Oct 31- Clothing maker PVH Corp will unite Calvin Klein underwear, jeans and sportswear lines under one roof in a $2.8 billion deal to buy rival Warnaco Group Inc, the latest move in the consolidation of the apparel manufacturing industry.