LA BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY NEWS
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 213 points on Tuesday to close at 17,705. The S&P 500 rose 28 points to 2,076. The Nasdaq rose 95 points to 4,861. The LABJ stock index rose three points to 228.
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In a move that greatly expands its service area, in-home tech-support company HelloTech has merged with rival Geekatoo of San Francisco. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Green Dot Corp. Chief Executive Steven Streit will likely be re-elected to his company’s board, according to a preliminary vote count from Monday’s annual stockholders meeting, the company announced this morning.
The California Chamber of Commerce announced Monday that it is opposing a likely November ballot measure to extend the income tax increase of Proposition 30 until 2031.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 8 points on Monday to close at 17,493. The S&P 500 fell 4 points to 2,048. The Nasdaq fell 4 points to 4,766. The LABJ stock index fell one point to 225 points.
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L.A. oil firm Breitburn Energy Partners has received court approval to draw on $75 million in financing to sustain itself during bankruptcy proceedings.
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Imax Corp. has announced it will launch six virtual reality arcades in locations such as multiplexes and malls.
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L.A. County’s unemployment rate continued its rapid descent in April, falling to its lowest point in nine years.
Beverly Hills private equity firm Levine Leichtman Capital Partners announced Monday that is has completed the acquisition of Pacific Handy Cutter Inc., a Costa Mesa manufacturer of cutting tools and replacement blades, from private equity firm American Capital Ltd. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Los Angeles real estate acquisition company InterGroup Corporation was the week’s biggest mover, gaining 22 percent to close at $32.35. Puma Biotechnology, Inc. in West Los Angeles was also among the week’s big movers. The bio pharmaceutical company’s shares rose 22 percent to close at $31.95. Breitburn Energy Partners of downtown Los Angeles was the week’s biggest loser, dropping 62 percent to close at 7 cents.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 66 points on Friday to close at 17,501. The S&P 500 rose 12 points to 2,052. The Nasdaq rose 57 points to 4,767. The LABJ stock index rose two points to 226 points.
West L.A.-based Canary Health, a developer of patient health-management software, has acquired mental health program bLife in an all stock deal. Terms were not disclosed.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 91 points on Thursday to close at 17,435. The S&P 500 fell 8 points to 2,040. The Nasdaq fell 27 points to 4,712. The LABJ stock index fell two points to 223 points.
Photo-messaging app Snapchat is reportedly preparing to launch a Facebook-like newsfeed.
Century City-based entertainment distribution company Cinedigm Corp. has reached a deal to to buy nearly all of the content owned by StoryBox.tv, a family-friendly, multi-platform streaming service based in Utah.