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  • Groupon deals another blow to investors Wednesday, 4 Nov 2015 | 10:13 AM ET

    Nov 4- Exactly four years ago, Groupon Inc's initial public offering was priced at $20, valuing the company at $13 billion. Groupon reported yet another dismal quarter on Tuesday and announced a slew of measures to turn around its business, including spending $150 million- $200 million more on a marketing blitz. Competition has been tough for Groupon- it battles...

  • Nov 2- American International Group Inc's quarterly operating profit plunged as income at all but one of its underwriting businesses declined and tumultuous markets hurt its investments. AIG, the largest commercial insurer in the United States and Canada, also incurred a hefty $274 million pretax restructuring charge that also hurt results in the quarter.

  • Oct 23- Google parent Alphabet Inc, Microsoft Corp and Amazon.com Inc made headway in the latest quarter in the areas that will be their main engines of growth for years to come, driving up shares across the tech sector on Friday. Microsoft's growing emphasis on cloud computing under Chief Executive Satya Nadella also put the company on track successfully...

  • Oct 15- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc, already under fire over steep price hikes for two heart drugs, said it had been subpoenaed by U.S. prosecutors seeking details on its patient assistance programs, drug pricing and distribution practices. Attorneys' Offices for the District of Massachusetts and the Southern District of New York.

  • Oct 15- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc, already under fire over steep price hikes for two heart drugs, said it had been subpoenaed by U.S. prosecutors seeking details on its patient assistance programs, drug pricing and distribution practices. The Canadian company, which was rapped by Democratic lawmakers in late September over those price...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 28- Airbnb is expected to double its nightly bookings this year, investors familiar with the company's performance said, a sign that the home and room renting site's battles with regulators have yet to dent its rapid global growth. "It's a global phenom," said Keith Rabois, a partner at Khosla Ventures who made an early personal investment in...

  • Arrowhead's hep B data shows promise, shares jump Thursday, 24 Sep 2015 | 1:36 PM ET

    Sept 24- Arrowhead Research Corp is one step closer to achieving a cure for hepatitis B infection, Chief Executive Christopher Anzalone said. The drug developer's stock jumped 18 percent in afternoon trading on Thursday, after the company presented positive data on its experimental antiviral therapy. "We expected it would take multiple doses to get to the 1-...

  • Sept 9- Wall Street analysts tempered their view on Yahoo Inc's stock after the company's plans for a tax-free spinoff of its stake in Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd hit a snag. Yahoo said on Tuesday the U.S. Internal Revenue Service denied its request for a private letter ruling on a possible tax-free deal that could fetch it $23 billion. "We believe the likelihood of a...

  • Sept 9- Wall Street analysts tempered their view on Yahoo Inc's stock after the company's plans for a tax-free spinoff of its stake in Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd hit a snag. Yahoo said on Tuesday the U.S. Internal Revenue Service denied its request for a private letter ruling on a possible tax-free deal that could fetch it $23 billion. "We believe the likelihood of a...

  • Sept 9- Wall Street analysts tempered their view on Yahoo Inc's stock after the company's plans for a tax-free spinoff of its stake in Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd hit a snag. Yahoo said on Tuesday the U.S. Internal Revenue Service denied its request for a private letter ruling on a possible tax-free deal that could fetch it $23 billion. "We believe the likelihood of a...

  • Aug 27- Dollar General Corp, the No.2 U.S. discount retailer by store count, reported quarterly sales that fell slightly below analysts estimates and said it expects same-store sales growth for the year to be at the low-end of its forecast. Dollar General slipped from the No.1 spot after it lost a takeover battle for smaller rival Family Dollar Stores Inc to...

  • Aug 27- Medical technology company Greatbatch Inc said it would buy privately owned Lake Region Medical for about $1.73 billion in cash and stock. The deal, which is expected to close in the fourth quarter, creates a company with operations in the United States, Latin America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. Piper Jaffray is acting as financial adviser and...

  • Aug 19- Suja Life LLC said on Wednesday that Coca-Cola Co has bought a minority stake in the organic juice maker and will distribute its products. San Diego- based Suja, founded in 2012 by entrepreneurs Annie Lawless, Eric Ethans, Jeff Church and James Brennan, makes juices and smoothies under cold pressure to kill harmful bacteria and preserve nutrients and taste.

  • Aug 19- Juice maker Suja Life LLC said Coca-Cola Co had bought a minority stake in the company and will distribute its products. Suja, which makes organic juices and smoothies, also said on Wednesday that Goldman Sachs Group Inc's merchant banking division had taken a minority stake. Piper Jaffray& Co was the adviser to Suja and Giannuzzi Group LLP served as legal...

  • Net sales $24.83 bln vs est. By Nandita Bose and Sruthi Ramakrishnan. Aug 18- An improving U.S. housing market helped Home Depot Inc beat quarterly sales forecasts on Tuesday, and the world's No. 1 home-improvement retailer lifted its full-year earnings and revenue forecasts.

  • UPDATE 1-Tianjin blast to test Chinese insurers -Fitch Tuesday, 18 Aug 2015 | 8:36 AM ET

    *Regional insurers to bear brunt of Tianjin claims. FRANKFURT, Aug 18- Insurance claims from the devastating explosions at the Chinese port of Tianjin last week could exceed initial estimates and strain the finances of regional insurers, credit ratings agency Fitch said on Tuesday. If claims were to come in at the high end of the forecast, it would represent more...

  • Tianjin blast to strain Chinese insurers - Fitch Tuesday, 18 Aug 2015 | 4:40 AM ET

    *Regional insurers to bear brunt of Tianjin claims. FRANKFURT, Aug 18- Insurance claims from devastating explosions at the Chinese port of Tianjin last week could exceed initial estimates and strain the finances of regional insurers, credit rating agency Fitch said on Tuesday. PICC Property and Casualty Company, Ping An Property& Casualty Insurance Company of...

  • HONG KONG, Aug 17- China stocks slid on Monday as investors feared Beijing would let the yuan depreciate further, despite statements from the central bank last week that it sees no reason for further declines. "Investors were not keen to go into market on anticipation the yuan can depreciate further in the long run," Steven Leung, director at UOB Kay Hian in Hong Kong...

  • Why can't Apple meet demand for the iPhone 6? Friday, 5 Dec 2014 | 3:41 PM ET
    An iPhone 6 Plus on display in an Apple store as customers talk with a salesperson.

    Consumers are still waiting to get their iPhone 6 two months after Apple launched the product.

  • Habit Restaurants prices IPO at $18 a share Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 10:34 AM ET

    Habit Restaurants, a fast-food restaurant chain known for its burgers, said its IPO was priced at $18 per share, valuing it at about $454.5 million.