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NPS Pharmaceuticals says the Food and Drug Administration won't make a decision on its drug Natpara on Friday and will extend its review by three months.
Apple Inc said on Thursday it is studying options for sapphire supply and might work again with GT Advanced Technologies Inc if the distressed supplier can reduce production costs for the scratch-resistant material.
The U.S. Federal Reserve said on Thursday it would assume wider corporate bond spreads and a higher oil price in the most strenuous scenario it will use in next year's run of its annual check of banks' health.
Pandora Media Inc (NYSE:P) reported a lower-than-expected increase in the number of people tuning in to its Internet radio in the third quarter, sending its shares down 4 percent in extended trading.
The stock market got a boost Thursday from a combination of strong corporate earnings and encouraging economic reports.
Alcoa is selling its stake in a South Carolina aluminum smelter to Century Aluminum Co. for $67.5 million.
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Drugmaker Pfizer says it approved the repurchase of $11 billion in company stock.
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Yelp Inc., down $13.06 to $57.17 The online business reviews company reported better-than-expected financial results, but its outlook fell short of forecasts.
It might be a blue Christmas for Amazon.
Microsoft Corp. on Thursday reported a fiscal first-quarter profit of $4.54 billion, or 54 cents a share, on revenue of $23.2 billion, compared with earnings of $5.24 billion, or 62 cents a share, on $18.5 billion in revenue in the same period a year ago.
Grain futures were higher Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
An Allegiant Airlines flight returned shortly after takeoff to McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas after a report of possible engine trouble.
Wall Street rallied into the close Thursday as investors cheered positive third-quarter earnings from two major Dow components.
The Federal Reserve will put banks through a stress test where the unemployment rate jumps to 10%, the stock market dives by 60%, and oil prices reach $110 a barrel, according to the methodology released Thursday.
General Motors disclosed in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing that its GM Financial unit was served with additional investigative subpoenas to produce documents from state attorneys general and other governmental offices relating to its subprime auto finance business and securitization of subprime auto loans.
A doctor who traveled back to New York from an Ebola-stricken region was rushed to the city's Bellevue Hospital Thursday to see if he's been infected with the deadly virus, various news reports said.
Microsoft Corp. co-founder and philanthropist Paul G. Allen said Thursday he will commit at least $100 million to the fight against Ebola.
The tech giant booked beats on both the top and bottom lines in the company's fiscal first-quarter, sending shares 1.5% higher in extended trade.