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  • May 26- Kite Pharma Inc on Friday said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will review its experimental drug axicabtagene ciloleucel on a priority basis as a treatment for advanced non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a cancer that starts in white blood cells. The FDA's decision is expected by Nov. 29. Kite announced in March that it had completed the FDA filing.

  • OTTAWA, Ontario _ DragonWave Inc. on Friday reported a loss of $3.9 million in its fiscal fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Ottawa, Ontario- based company said it had a loss of 60 cents. For the year, the company reported that its loss narrowed to $15.9 million, or $3.26 per share.

  • CALGARY, Alberta, May 26- Ratings agency Standard& Poor's downgraded the Canadian crude-producing province of Alberta two notches to' A+' from' AA' on Friday, citing high budget deficits and growing levels of debt as the province struggles with depressed global oil prices. Alberta is home to Canada's vast oil sands but has been hammered by the 50 percent drop in crude...

  • GameStop Corp., down $1.40 to $22.22. Costco Wholesale Corp., up $3.13 to $177.86. Ulta Beauty Inc., up $9.36 to $302.40.

  • WASHINGTON— Figures on government spending and debt in millions of dollars.

  • May 26- Soft drink maker PepsiCo Inc is in talks to acquire All Market Inc, the owner of coconut water brand Vita Coco, whose celebrity investors include Madonna and Matthew McConaughey, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. PepsiCo did not respond to a request for comment, while Vita Coco declined to comment. Founded in 2004 by two childhood friends in New...

  • TORONTO, May 26- Canada's main stock index ended barely higher in subdued trade on Friday as small gains for some big banks and a boost for gold miners from higher bullion prices were offset by declines in pipeline companies and railway stocks. "Coming into month-end people tend to not do much and they do even less in front of a long weekend," said Rick Hutcheon, chief...

  • RIO DE JANEIRO/ BRASILIA, May 26- Maria Silvia Bastos resigned on Friday as head of Brazil's massive development bank BNDES, the first senior official to leave the administration since a political crisis engulfed the government of President Michel Temer. Bastos cited "personal reasons" for her resignation from the country's largest source of long-term...

  • U.S. stocks made the tiniest of gains Friday as media companies and sellers of beauty products and food ticked higher. Major indexes added to their winning streak and record highs. The Russell 2000 index of small-company stocks sank 1.14 points, or 0.1 percent, to 1,382.24.

  • *Trade thin ahead of the long weekend break in U.S. and Britain. NEW YORK, May 26- Oil prices rebounded to rise more than 1 percent on Friday, but Brent crude ended the week nearly 3 percent lower after an OPEC- led decision to extend production curbs did not go as far as many investors had hoped. Trading was light after Thursday's heavy sell-off and ahead of the long...

  • *Canadian dollar at C $1.3460, or 74.29 U.S. cents. Oil is one of Canada's major exports. Speculators increased net short positions in the Canadian dollar to 99,109 contracts as of May 23 from 98,000 a week earlier, data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and Reuters calculations showed.

  • May 26- Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc said on Friday hackers used malware to steal customers' card data, including account number, expiration date and internal verification codes, from payment systems at some of its restaurants over a span of three weeks. The information could be used to drain bank accounts, if a debit card was used, or to make credit card purchases,...

  • *Oil rebounds, market corrects following OPEC. NEW YORK, May 26- Oil prices recovered on Friday from some of the previous day's steep slide after investor disappointment that OPEC curbs did not go far enough, while Wall Street stocks eked out a seventh straight day of gains. Equities are also down, "analyst Carsten Menke at Julius Baer in Zurich said.

  • ANAHEIM, Calif. _ Bridgford Foods Corp. on Friday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $1.3 million. The Anaheim, California- based company said it had profit of 15 cents per share. Keywords: Bridgford Foods, Earnings Report.

  • BURLINGTON, Ontario _ Pelangio Exploration Inc. on Friday reported first-quarter net income of $60,000. The Burlington, Ontario- based company said it had net income of less than 1 cent on a per-share basis. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • CALGARY, Alberta, May 26- Ratings agency Standard& Poor's downgraded the Canadian crude-producing province of Alberta two notches to A+ from AA on Friday, citing high budget deficits and growing levels of debt as the province struggles with depressed global oil prices. Alberta is home to Canada's vast oil sands but has been hammered by the 50 percent drop in crude...

  • TORONTO, May 26- A Canadian suspected of involvement in a massive 2014 breach of Yahoo email accounts linked to Russia is appealing a decision to hold him in custody pending an extradition hearing, the man's lawyer said on Friday. A bail appeal hearing for Karim Baratov is scheduled for June 5, attorney Amedeo DiCarlo said. Authorities will meet on June 16 to set a...

  • WILMINGTON, Del., May 26- Private equity firms paid fair value for PetSmart Inc when they bought the retailer for $8.7 billion in 2015, a Delaware judge ruled on Friday, dealing a blow to hedge funds that try to wring cash from merger deals through a strategy known as appraisal. BC Partners Inc led a consortium of private equity investors that acquired PetSmart for...

  • TEL AVIV, Israel _ Bio Blast Pharma Ltd. on Friday reported a loss of $2.7 million in its first quarter. The Tel Aviv, Israel- based company said it had a loss of 16 cents per share. Keywords: Bio Blast Pharma, Earnings Report.

  • *Prices rebound after dive on disappointment over OPEC decision. NEW YORK, May 26- Oil prices rebounded to rise more than 1 percent on Friday, but ended the week nearly 3 percent lower after an OPEC- led decision to extend production curbs did not go as far as many investors had hoped. Crude prices plunged 5 percent after the decision as some market participants had...