LA BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY NEWS
The University of Southern California on Monday said that its USC Roski School of Fine Arts is changing its name to the USC Roski School of Art and Design to better reflect the school’s mission.
Aurora Capital Group has completed its acquisition of Calabasas product engineering and testing company National Technical Systems Inc.
In Monday trading, the Dow Jones industrial average closed up 8 points to 16,072. The Nasdaq rose 3 points to 3,994. The S&P 500 fell 2 points to 1,802. The LABJ Stock Index fell less than 1 point to 176.
The L.A. site, an online distributor of videos from independent filmmakers, will shut down permanently on Dec. 15.
The company filed a lawsuit on Monday alleging that the owner of NewNasty.com is infringing on Nasty Gal's trademark.
The Los Angeles County unemployment rate fell to 9.7 percent last month, according to state figures released Friday.
Walt Disney Co.’s Pixar Animation Studio cut about 5 percent of its workforce following a delay in the release of the studio’s next film, according to a report Friday.
A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld a lower court decision giving Warner Bros. Entertainment’s DC Comics the ownership of the Superman character.
The Los Angeles Business Journal’s index of largest local public companies closed down for the week.
In Friday trading, the Dow Jones industrial average closed up 55 points to 16,065. The Nasdaq rose 22 points to 3,992. The S&P 500 rose 9 points to 1,805. The LABJ Stock Index rose 1 point to 176.
Cardiovascular therapy developer Capricor Inc. on Thursday announced that it had gone public and changed its name via an all-stock merger with San Mateo-based Nile Therapeutics Inc.
Aurora Capital Group on Thursday announced that it has completed the sale of Porex Corp., a maker of porous polymer materials, to Filtration Group of Chicago.
Energy crop company Ceres Inc. on Thursday reported a sharp decline in revenue for its fiscal fourth quarter as it continues to struggle in the Brazilian market.
In Thursday trading, the Dow Jones industrial average closed up 110 points to 16,010. The Nasdaq rose 48 points to 3,960. The S&P 500 rose 14 points to 1,796. The LABJ Stock Index rose less than 1 point to 175.
Boston private equity firm Great Hill Partners, which is Spark's largest shareholder with 19.7 percent, gave notice that it intended to sell its shares Tuesday.
Three private equity backers of Air Lease Corp. are selling off part of their stakes in an underwritten public offering of more than 10.1 million shares announced late Wednesday.
The multimedia rendition, which comes from British theater group 1927, first premiered in Berlin last year. It will make its U.S. debut at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on Nov. 23.
A unit of J2 Global Inc. has acquired TechBargains.com, an aggregation site for low-cost deals on consumer electronic products.
In Wednesday trading, the Dow Jones industrial average close down 66 points to 15,901. The Nasdaq fell 10 points to 3,921. The S&P 500 fell 6 points to 1,781. The LABJ Stock Index fell less than 1 point to 175.
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