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Sept 16- CVS Health Corp reached a $48 million settlement of a lawsuit accusing the U.S. drugstore operator of fraudulently concealing a big loss of revenue in its pharmacy benefits manager business, culminating in a plunge in its stock price. CVS bought Caremark in March 2007 and changed its name to CVS Health last September. In April 2014, CVS agreed to pay $20...
Sept 16- CVS Health Corp reached a $48 million settlement of a lawsuit accusing the U.S. drugstore operator of fraudulently concealing a big loss of revenue in its pharmacy benefits manager business, culminating in a plunge in its stock price. The Woonsocket, Rhode Island- based company changed its name to CVS Health last September. In April 2014, CVS agreed to pay...
Sept 2- An anchor for Fox News Channel has sued Hasbro Inc for more than $5 million over the company's sale of a plastic toy hamster that shares her name, and which she says resembles her. In a complaint filed on Monday, Harris Faulkner, who joined Fox News in 2005, called it "demeaning and insulting" for Hasbro to portray her as a rodent with its Harris Faulkner hamster,...
Aug 24- Mac Sykes, an analyst at asset management firm Gabelli& Co, spent Sunday evening, the second night of his summer vacation in New England, watching stock prices tank. While his wife and three kids spent Monday at the beach, Sykes was busy on calls, doing research and watching markets from Shanghai to New York dive. "Everybody was in the game today no matter where...
Aug 17- An investor in state-controlled Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras SA has filed a lawsuit that accuses Brazil's largest power holding company and three of its executives of involvement in a graft scandal that artificially inflated stock prices, according to a court document. In the document, the City of Providence alleged that Eletrobras got ensnared...
Rising quality of life helps the Ocean State to its best ranking yet, which isn’t saying much. Infrastructure is dead last.
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Discussing investment strategies after Fed Chair Janet Yellen discussed the outlook for the U.S. economy, with CNBC contributor Jared Bernstein, and Ward McCarthy, Jefferies & Company.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen stuck to her script Friday, even though traders had hoped a jump in consumer prices would force her to give a nod to the improved inflation data.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen remarked on economic conditions going into the second half of the year. Hugh Johnson of Hugh Johnson Advisors, and Darin Richards, AKT Wealth, react to her remarks.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen shares the most likely outlook for the U.S. economy, and evolution of monetary policy over the next few years.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen addresses the slowdown in energy, saying to keep in mind the U.S. is still a net importer of oil.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen remarks on the apparent slowdown in the first quarter.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks at Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, on economic headwinds weighing on the market, and reasons she's confident the economy will grow.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks at Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, on the state of consumer price inflation.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks at Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, on unemployment data.
A speech by Fed Chair Janet Yellen and CPI data guarantee that more traders will be working than otherwise might be ahead of the long weekend.
Citizens Financial Group on Monday reported fourth-quarter net income of $197 million.
Rhode Island candidate for governor Bob Healy took 22 percent of the vote with just a $35 campaign, The Washington Post said.
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