News Corp. Adds Dutch Soccer Rights to Stable
News Corp. (NWS) on Wednesday acquired a majority stake in the Dutch company that owns the broadcasting rights to the top soccer league in the Netherlands, strengthening the media giant's dominance over European soccer broadcasting.
Express Scripts, Hewlett-Packard Included in Stocks Up on High Volume Wednesday
A few stocks are up on high volume today: Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX) is experiencing a price increase on above-average volume today.
Express Scripts, Sirius XM Radio Among Stocks Setting 52-Week Highs Wednesday
These stocks struck one-year highs: While trading on above-average volume, Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $59.50.
McDonald's, Polo Ralph Lauren Among Stocks Down on High Volume Wednesday
These are stocks that are down on high volume today: McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) is trading down on above-normal volume today, seeing a price drop on a volume of 9.6 million, or 2.1 times its average daily volume.
NxStage Medical, Assisted Living Concepts Among Stocks setting 52-Week Lows Wednesday
Here are six stocks that fell to 52-week lows: While trading on above-average volume, NxStage Medical (NASDAQ:NXTM) slipped today, hitting and then dropping past its previous 52-week low to $13.62.
William Morrison Supermarkets Buys Back 525,000 Shares
William Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW.LN) Wednesday said it purchased 525,000 ordinary shares, for cancellation, at an average price of 279.794 pence per share on Aug. 8.
Standard Chartered CEO Fights Back
Standard Chartered PLC (STAN.LN) Chief Executive Peter Sands on Wednesday hit back at claims by a New York financial regulator that the lender housed a rogue institution that hid transactions with Iran, saying that several of the facts presented by the watchdog were inaccurate and misleading.
Impala Platinum Sees Earnings Hit By Rustenburg Strike
Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd. (IMP.JO) Wednesday said its headline earnings for its financial year will be down by almost half, becoming the latest platinum producer to report a decline amid weak prices and demand.
GlaxoSmithKline Buys Back 450,000 Shares
GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK.LN) Wednesday said it purchased 450,000 ordinary shares on Aug. 8.
Compass Group Buys Back 350,000 Shares for Cancellation
Compass Group PLC (CPG.LN) Wednesday said it purchased 350,000 ordinary shares, for cancellation, at a price of 699.0500 pence per share on Aug. 8.