Energy West shareholders allow board to sell more stock (Billings Gazette)
GREAT FALLS -- Shareholders of Energy West have voted to allow the board of directors to issue more common stock to help the company make a $2 million loan payment due by Oct. 1.
Able, Aspreva, Closure, Delphi, Sonus: U.S. Equity Movers Final (Bloomberg.com)
U.S. March 4 (Bloomberg) -- Shares of these companies had unusual price changes in U.S. markets as of 4:15 p.m. New York time. Stock symbols are in parentheses after company names.
Omnicare Extends Tender Offer for NeighborCare until April 1, 2005 (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance)
Omnicare, Inc. today announced that it has extended its offer for all of the outstanding shares of NeighborCare, Inc. common stock for $30.00 per share in cash. The offer, which was to have expired on Friday, March 4, 2005 at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, has been extended until 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on April 1, 2005, unless further extended.
Stock Market Wisdom Debunked (The Motley Fool)
Value investors are independent thinkers. They don't need the crowd to validate their ideas, nor do they act contrarian simply for the sake of being different.
Metrobank sets P12.95-B rights offer to existing shareholders (Manila Bulletin)
Metropolitan Bank and Trust Co. (Metrobank) is issuing 350 million common shares worth some P12.95 billion via a stock rights offering to existing shareholders.
A Stock Exchange for Bettors (BusinessWeek Online via Yahoo! News)
Britain's online betting exchange Betfair is often likened to an eBay of sports betting. But founder Andrew Black prefers another analogy: the New York Stock Exchange. "It's an order-driven trading platform," says Black, a former equities trader and software developer, who once spent a year gambling full-time. "It does a lot of awful lot of work behind the scenes."
Wednesday, March 02, 2005 - 07.41 pm/22.41 GMT Brazil stocks rise, but overall trend remains opaque (AE Brazil)
São Paulo, 02 - The São Paulo Stock Exchange (Bovespa) ended Wednesday 1.69% higher at its peak of 28,199.7 points and trading volume totaled R$ 1.905 billion ($720.77 million).
SCO-Novell Lawsuit Hits Delay, SCO Restates Earnings (CRN)
SCO Group's seemingly endless legal wrangling over open-source intellectual property has been buffeted by another delay.