| Feb 11, 2014
| 5:26 PM
An Irish pharmaceutical company agreed to acquire Cadence Pharmaceuticals Inc. in San Diego for about $1.3 billion in an effort to boost its specialty drugs portfolio.
Dublin-based Mallinckrodt agreed to pay $14 a share for the company, a 26% premium...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 9:02 AM
Ireland pharmaceutical company Mallinckrodt has agreed to acquire San Diego company Cadence Pharmaceuticals for about $1.3 billion in an effort to boost its specialty drugs portfolio.
Cadence, which commercializes drugs that are used in hospitals, is...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 2:04 PM
The stock market ended up more or less where it began Monday in a quiet day for investors who had little economic data or company earnings to react to.
Analysts said the market is likely to remain in a holding pattern until traders hear from Janet...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 8:51 AM
The newly merged Chrysler and Fiat auto companies reported profitable fourth quarters Wednesday and announced a series of transactions that will combine control of the carmakers into a Netherlands-based holding company.
The creation of Fiat Chrysler...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 6:01 PM
Orange County builder New Home Co. raised $86 million in its Wall Street debut, as the firm and investors bet on a housing recovery that has shown signs of faltering.
The company priced 7.8 million shares at $11, markedly below their expected range of...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 9:45 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- No pressure, Twitter.
Fair or not, Facebook’s blockbuster earnings last week has investors anticipating very good things from its social networking rival.
Twitter on Wednesday will report its first quarterly results as a...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 11:52 AM
Ben Kingsley is back as the Mandarin in a new clip from Marvel's upcoming One-Shot, “All Hail the King.” The […]...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 7:21 PM
NEW YORK — Wall Street closed out an epic year with the stock market's best performance since 1995, fattening the retirement accounts for a generation of Americans crushed by the financial crisis just five years ago.
The 27% gain in the Dow...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 7:00 AM
NEW YORK — Veteran stock trader Alan Valdes remembers the excesses of Wall Street during the 1990s: fat paychecks, drugs after hours and lavish spending on flashy cars.
"The Wolf of Wall Street," Martin Scorsese's new portrayal of the notorious...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 9:09 AM
Sometimes, the best mixer for premium liquor is a big name.
Diageo, the large British beverage company, has teamed with rapper-turned-entrepreneur Sean "Diddy" Combs to acquire high-end tequila brand DeLeon.
The partnership between Diageo and Combs...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Robert Iger, the chairman and chief executive of the Walt Disney Co., saw his compensation package drop last year.
Iger, 62, received total compensation of $34.3 million for the 2013 fiscal year that ended Sept. 28, down about 15% from the previous year...