NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Xerox Corp., down $1.15 to $11.99. Rival Comcast dropped its $45 billion buyout bid for the cable company after pushback from the Federal Communications Commission.
April 24- Scholastic Corp said it would sell its educational technology and services business to publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co for $575 million in cash, as it focuses on its core children's book publishing business. Scholastic, publisher of the "Harry Potter" series in the United States, has also benefited from the popularity of Minecraft Handbook...
NEW YORK— Scholastic will sell its educational technology and services unit to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for $575 million in cash. It brought in $249 million in revenue in fiscal 2014, which ends May 31 for New York- based Scholastic. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co., based in Boston, expects the acquisition to strengthen its offerings in growth areas, including...
April 24- Book publisher Scholastic Corp said it would sell its educational technology and services business to publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co for $575 million in cash. The transaction is expected to add to Houghton Mifflin's net income and free cash flow in 2016 and save $10 million to $20 million annually, the company said. The deal is expected to...
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Stocks ended lower in thin trading Monday, with the S&P and the Nasdaq posting a loss for the month of April, following a handful of mixed economic reports in addition to news that Spain slipped into a recession.
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The massive buzz for ‘The Hunger Games’ could be a game changer for Lionsgate, which is working to build itself into a Young Adult powerhouse.
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Like shifting sands, financial markets are rapidly realigning, and that trend will be the thing to watch Thursday, when inflation data and the latest jobless claims are released.
The author of the mega-selling "Harry Potter" series has an agreement with Little, Brown in the United States and Britain to release her first adult novel, the publishers announced Thursday. The title, release date and details about the book, long rumored, were notannounced.
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