California’s public employee unions used their muscle this week to fight back a legislative bid to open their books, killing in committee a bill that would force them to post online how dues are spent -- and a second bill requiring a union vote every two years.
What: Shares of Denbury Resources are up 10% as of 11:30 a.m. ET after the company posted first-quarter earnings that were better than analyst expectations.
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Along with rivals in the pay-tv business including Time Warner and Scripps Networks , Discovery Communications has had to face major challenges posed by a quickly shifting media landscape.
What: Genomic Health is up 11% at 12 p.m. ET after reporting solid earnings following the bell yesterday.
Tesla had an ambitious plan to make 500,000 cars by 2020. The electric car maker raised the bar even further, advancing the plan by two years.
Global headwinds that have partly prevented the U.S. central bank from raising rates again may have dissipated, St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard said on Thursday.
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