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Asian shares mostly higher amid renewed trade deal hopes

Oct. 10, 2019 12:09 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Thursday following broad gains on Wall Street as investors pondered mixed reports on the likelihood of progress in resolving the trade war between the U.S. and China. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 0.3% to 21,509.54 in early trading. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 lost...

FireEye, Liberty Latin rise while James River, J&J fall

Oct. 9, 2019 4:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Wednesday. FireEye Inc., up 69 cents to $14.53 The cybersecurity company told investors that its third quarter revenue will hit the high end of its forecast and possibly top its expectations. Liberty Latin America Ltd., up 51 cents to...

Markets Right Now: Stocks notch their first gain of the week

Oct. 9, 2019 4:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are closing broadly higher on Wall Street, giving the market its first gain this week. Technology companies and banks led the way higher Wednesday. Microsoft rose 1.9% and Citigroup climbed 1.6%. The gains came...

Opioid makers' latest legal woe: West Virginia handyman

Oct. 9, 2019 1:47 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A small home-improvement company in West Virginia is taking on the nation's opioid giants in a lawsuit blaming the drugmakers for a rise in insurance costs. The handymen at Al Marino Inc. filed the federal class-action suit last week in U.S. District Court against Purdue Pharma,...

Johnson & Johnson, Risperdal maker hit with $8B verdict

Oct. 8, 2019 8:28 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia jury on Tuesday awarded $8 billion in punitive damages against Johnson & Johnson and one if its subsidiaries over a drug the companies made that the plaintiff's attorneys say is linked to the abnormal growth of female breast tissue in boys. Johnson and Johnson...

Markets Right Now: Stocks open lower on Wall Street

Oct. 2, 2019 9:43 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street, following declines overseas, as investors become more worried about the economic outlook. Technology companies and banks led the way lower in the first few minutes of...

Johnson & Johnson settles with 2 Ohio counties over opioids

Oct. 1, 2019 10:43 PM EDT

Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday announced it had reached an agreement worth more than $20 million with two Ohio counties, becoming the latest company to settle a lawsuit to get out of the first federal trial over the nation's opioids crisis. The deal with Cuyahoga and Summit counties comes a little more than a...

Asian stocks decline as traders mull Trump inquiry

Sep. 27, 2019 12:45 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks fell Friday as traders weighed data showing slower U.S. economic growth and also the possible impact of an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. The congressional inquiry into Trump is throwing more volatility into a market that already was nervous over U.S.-Chinese...

Judge in opioid litigation won't remove himself from case

Sep. 26, 2019 12:48 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The federal judge in Cleveland overseeing national opioid litigation denied the requests Thursday of several drug companies that he remove himself from the case. U.S. District Court Judge Dan Polster said in his order that he has done nothing over the past two years to favor cities...

Johnson & Johnson appeals Oklahoma's $572M opioid ruling

Sep. 26, 2019 12:39 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson is appealing an Oklahoma judge's $572 million order against the company and its subsidiaries for helping fuel the state's opioid crisis. The company filed an appeal with the Oklahoma Supreme Court on Wednesday, arguing the ruling was an...