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  • U.S. stock futures rise ahead of Apple results, Fed meeting later this week; Celladon plunges

    1:56 pm

    U.S. stock futures rise ahead of Apple results, Fed meeting later this week; Celladon plunges

    U.S. stock-index futures pointed to a higher open today as investors awaited earnings reports and this week’s Federal Reserve meeting. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 49 points to 18,066, while those for the S&P 500 index were up 4.5 points to 2,116. Futures for the Nasdaq-100 index added 11 points to 4,540.

  • Wall Street extends gains buoyed by Amazon, Microsofit; Nasdaq hits 15-year high

    Fri 8:53 pm

    Wall Street extends gains buoyed by Amazon, Microsofit; Nasdaq hits 15-year high

    U.S. stocks stretched gains, with Nasdaq touching a 15-year high, as Google, Microsoft, and Amazon surged after reporting results. The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) rose 0.3 percent to 2,118 at 3:43 p.m. in New York. The 30-company Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) inched up 0.2 percent to 18,086. The Nasdaq Composite (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) advanced 0.7 percent to 5,093.

  • American Airlines beats expectations

    Fri 8:33 pm

    American Airlines beats expectations

    The Fort Worth, Texas company and world’s largest airline earned US$ 1.30/share excluding non-recurring items, while adjusted profit per share was US$1.73.

  • Yamana Gold to buy Mega Precious Metals for $17.5 million

    Fri 6:53 pm

    Yamana Gold to buy Mega Precious Metals for $17.5 million

    Yamana will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Mega in a mixed transaction involving some Yamana shares and cash based on its TSE closing price of April 23, 2015.