CAPE TOWN, April 18- Production at the 172,000 barrels per day Sapref refinery, South Africa's largest and co-owned by BP and Shell, is normal following a pipeline fire that was extinguished on Saturday morning, a spokeswoman said. "The refinery is still online and production has not been impacted," Cindy Govender said in response to questions.» Read More
Bank of America Corp. fell$. 23 or 1.5 percent, to $15.56. Citigroup Inc. fell$. 95 or 1.8 percent, to $53.07. Goldman Sachs fell $2.86 or 1.4 percent, to $197.35.
Akebia Therapeutics Inc.: Approximately 4,649,100 shares changed hands, a 3,675.2 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares fell$. 36 or 4.2 percent to $8.31. The shares rose$. 23 or 1.9 percent to $12.63.
Autozone Inc. fell $8.97 or 1.3 percent, to $683.43. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. fell $1.16 or 1.6 percent, to $71.46. Best Buy fell$. 73 or 2.0 percent, to $36.46.
Baxter International Inc. fell$. 24 or. 3 percent, to $69.91. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 24 or 1.3 percent, to $18.40. Johnson& Johnson fell$. 21 or. 2 percent, to $99.58.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies were down at the close of trading:. Fluor fell$. 60 or 1.0 percent, to $59.52. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 41 or 1.4 percent, to $29.11.
eBay fell $1.25 or 2.2 percent, to $55.79. Google Inc class A fell $10.78 or 2.0 percent, to $532.74. Groupon Inc. fell$. 15 or 2.0 percent, to $7.20.
Comcast Corp. fell $1.25 or 2.1 percent, to $58.42. Walt Disney Co. fell $1.41 or 1.3 percent, to $106.69. Gannett fell $1.00 or 2.8 percent, to $34.95.
American Express Co. fell $3.59 or 4.4 percent, to $77.32. Capital One Financial Corp. fell $1.01 or 1.2 percent, to $82.00. Discover Financial Services fell$. 34 or. 6 percent, to $59.08.
Brinker International Inc. fell$. 92 or 1.5 percent, to $58.63. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. rose $2.40 or. 4 percent, to $683.95. Panera Bread Co. fell$. 12 or. 1 percent, to $182.77.
Baxter International Inc. fell$. 24 or. 3 percent, to $69.91. Hospira fell$. 21 or. 2 percent, to $87.46. Johnson& Johnson fell$. 21 or. 2 percent, to $99.58.
General Electric Co. fell$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $27.25. Snap-On fell $1.97 or 1.3 percent, to $146.16. Whirlpool Corp. fell $1.75 or. 9 percent, to $189.60.
Colgate-Palmolive Co. fell$. 80 or 1.1 percent, to $69.28. Kimberly-Clark Corp. fell$. 90 or. 8 percent, to $106.78. Procter& Gamble Co. fell$. 97 or 1.2 percent, to $82.53.
American Electric Power Co. fell$. 12 or. 2 percent, to $55.73. Consolidated Edison Inc. Holding Co. rose$. 03 or percent, to $60.94. Dominion Resources Inc. fell$. 33 or. 5 percent, to $71.47.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. fell $1.06 or 1.9 percent, to $55.16. MGM Resorts International fell$. 52 or 2.4 percent, to $21.43. Marriott International Inc. fell$. 87 or 1.1 percent, to $77.64.
Cigna Corp. fell $1.67 or 1.3 percent, to $131.13. Humana Inc. fell$. 20 or. 1 percent, to $177.48. UnitedHealth Group fell $2.89 or 2.4 percent, to $118.71.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were down at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 09 or. 2 percent, to $49.66. DuPont Co. fell$. 70 or 1.0 percent, to $71.55.
April 17- Pfizer Inc was cleared of liability on Friday in the first lawsuit to go to trial of more than 1,000 filed across the United States alleging that its antidepressant Zoloft can cause birth defects, a company spokeswoman said. Plaintiff Kristyn Pesante claimed that Pfizer failed to warn that using Zoloft during pregnancy could cause birth defects, and...
TORONTO, April 17- Two of Canada's largest pension funds, shareholders of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, said on Friday they will demonstrate their unhappiness with CIBC's executive pay structure at the lender's annual meeting next week. CIBC named Victor Dodig as its chief executive last year, replacing Gerry McCaughey, who retired in September 2014.
April 17- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved AcuFocus Inc's corneal implant to improve vision in patients with presbyopia, an age-related eye disorder. The device, KAMRA inlay, is the first implantable device to correct vision in patients who have not had cataract surgery, the FDA said in a statement on Friday. Presbyopia is a condition associated...
April 17- A federal jury heard testimony from Bryant Gumbel on Friday at a trial in which HBO faces libel claims over a report aired on the TV journalist's popular sports news program that focused on child labor in India. Gumbel's videotaped deposition came on the fifth day of the trial in U.S. District Court in Manhattan over the report on " Real Sports with Bryant...