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Ocean Rig UDW Gets New Drilling Contract

Ocean Rig UDW Gets New Drilling Contract

Ocean Rig UDW (ORIG), an international contractor of offshore deepwater drilling services, said Friday it has won a new drilling contract from Statoil, for a one-well drilling ...

Wall Street Poised for Stronger Open Amid Earnings, Data, and Fed Speakers

Wall Street Poised for Stronger Open Amid Earnings, Data, and Fed Speakers

U.S. stocks were set for a stronger open on Friday amid a raft of corporate earnings, data and speeches from the Fed. Oil prices posted strong gains with global benchmark ...

BioDelivery Sciences Settles Patent Litigation on Opioid Dependence Treatment — Shares Up More Than 5%

BioDelivery Sciences Settles Patent Litigation on Opioid Dependence Treatment — Shares Up More Than 5%

BioDelivery Sciences International (BDSI) is up more than 5% in pre-market trading after a favorable court settlement in patent litigation on Bunavail, a maintenance treatment for ...

Asian ADRs Move Lower in Friday Trading

Asian ADRs Move Lower in Friday Trading

American depository receipts of Asian stocks were trading 0.11% lower at 171.88 on the Bank of New York Mellon Asia ADR Index on Friday. In North Asia, the gainers were led by ...

Netflix Shares Touch New Record

Netflix Shares Touch New Record

Netflix (NFLX) shares rose to a new record on Friday as Oppenheimer raised the price target on the stock to $215 from $200 after the company announced a forthcoming pricing ...

AstraZeneca Has Positive Results From Two Lung-Cancer Trials With Imfinzi and Tagrisso

AstraZeneca Has Positive Results From Two Lung-Cancer Trials With Imfinzi and Tagrisso

AstraZeneca's (AZN) American depositary shares jumped 2% to the highest since late July after the U.K. drugmaker reported positive results from two late stage trials with lung ...

Consumer Stocks Lower Ahead of Opening Bell

Consumer Stocks Lower Ahead of Opening Bell

Consumer shares were lower ahead of Tuesday's open. In sector news, The Finish Line (FINL) fell 30% after the company said late Monday Q2 consolidated net sales were down 3.3% ...

China Life Insurance Co H1 Revenue Increases

China Life Insurance Co H1 Revenue Increases

China Life Insurance Company reported Thursday H1 revenue rose 17.3% to RMB396.17 billion ($59.48 billion), exceeding the RMB335.51 billion estimate from three analysts polled by ...

Alkermes to Finish Rolling Submission of New Drug Application

Alkermes to Finish Rolling Submission of New Drug Application

Alkermes said early Monday it has initiated the rolling submission of a new drug application, seeking a marketing approval of ALKS 5461, an oral investigational medicine for the ...

Jacobs Engineering Wins Contract

Jacobs Engineering Wins Contract

Jacobs Engineering Group has been awarded a contract from PEMEX Fertilizantes to deliver Project Management Contract (PMC) services.Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. ...