California approves nation’s toughest net-neutrality rules

California approves nation’s toughest net-neutrality rules
California on Sunday adopted the nation’s toughest net-neutrality rules, as Gov. Jerry Brown approved a bill barring internet service providers from blocking, throttling or favoring online traffic. In addition, the new rules ban the practice of service providers exempting certain content from users’ data caps, known as “zero rating.” Telecommunications giants such as AT&T Inc. T, +0.48% and Comcast Corp.... Read More

Chinese Electric Scooter Maker Niu Technologies Files For IPO

Chinese Electric Scooter Maker Niu Technologies Files For IPO
Niu Technologies, a Chinese startup that makes electric scooters, has filed for an initial public offering in the U.S. On Monday, Niu Technologies filed for a $150 million IPO with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The company intends to apply for the listing of its American Depositary Shares or ADS on the Nasdaq Global Market under the symbol “NIU.”... Read More

X Financial Prices IPO Of 11 Mln ADSs At $9.50 Per ADS – Quick Facts

X Financial Prices IPO Of 11 Mln ADSs At $9.50 Per ADS – Quick Facts
X Financial, a technology-driven personal finance company in China, said Wednesday it has priced its initial public offering of 11 million American Depositary Shares or ADSs at $9.50 per ADS. Each ADS represents two Class A ordinary shares. The total offering size is about $104.5 million, assuming the underwriters do not exercise their option to purchase additional ADSs. The ADSs... Read More

Week Ahead In Pharmaceuticals: 5 Stocks To Watch (OMER, BOLD, XLRN…)

Week Ahead In Pharmaceuticals: 5 Stocks To Watch (OMER, BOLD, XLRN…)
Clinical trials are binary speculative events that could make or break biotech stocks. The week that just rolled by saw Amarin Corporation plc (AMRN) gain as much as 446%, thanks to positive results from REDUCE-IT, the cardiovascular outcomes study of Vascepa. On the contrary, TG Therapeutics Inc. (TGTX) lost 46% as investors were not happy with the news related to... Read More

Stocks Close Roughly Flat Following Lackluster Session – U.S. Commentary

Stocks Close Roughly Flat Following Lackluster Session – U.S. Commentary
After ending the previous session mostly higher, stocks fluctuated over the course of the trading session on Friday. The major averages spent the day bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line before ending the day roughly flat. The major averages eventually ended the day on opposite sides of the unchanged line. While the S&P 500 edged down by just... Read More

SEC chairman on Elon Musk settlement: Trying to deter bad actions while protecting Tesla investors

SEC chairman on Elon Musk settlement: Trying to deter bad actions while protecting Tesla investors
After the Securities and Exchange Commission announced a settlement with Tesla Inc. TSLA, -13.90% Chief Executive Elon Musk and the electric-car maker on Saturday, SEC Chairman Jay Clayton released a statement stressing that the agency was attempting to deter securities fraud by executives while protecting retail investors like Tesla’s. He voiced support for the filing of a lawsuit Thursday evening... Read More

Stocks to Watch: DuPont, Nike, KB Home are stocks to watch

Stocks to Watch: DuPont, Nike, KB Home are stocks to watch
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Friday’s session are DuPont, Nike Inc., and KB Home. DuPont US:DD : The chemical company late Thursday cut its second-quarter and full year profit outlook due to worse-than-expected performance of its agriculture unit. Shares fell 1.9% in extended trading. Nike NKE, +0.21% : The... Read More

Stocks to Watch: Bed Bath & Beyond, GoPro, Nike are stocks to watch

Stocks to Watch: Bed Bath & Beyond, GoPro, Nike are stocks to watch
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Thursday’s session are Bed Bath & Beyond Inc., GoPro Inc., and Nike Inc. After Wednesday’s closing bell, Bed Bath & Beyond BBBY, +0.94%  reported quarterly earnings that fell short of analysts’ estimate. Shares fell 5.7% in after hours. GoPro GPRO, -0.83% a video camera... Read More

Stocks to Watch: Google, Barnes & Noble are stocks to watch Wednesday

Stocks to Watch: Google, Barnes & Noble are stocks to watch Wednesday
An earlier version of this story included companies that are scheduled to report earnings on Thursday, not Wednesday. The errors have been corrected. SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Wednesday’s session are Google Inc., and Barnes and Noble Inc. Google GOOG, -0.10% GOOGL, -0.02%  will host its annual developers conference... Read More

Stocks to Watch: Wisconsin Energy, Oracle, GE are stocks to watch

Stocks to Watch: Wisconsin Energy, Oracle, GE are stocks to watch
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — A spurt of acquisition announcements or talk of deals involving Wisconsin Energy Corp., Oracle Corp., and General Electric Co. may set those shares up for active trading in Monday’s session. Wisconsin Energy Corp. WEC, +1.40%  said it would buy Integrys Energy Group Inc. US:TEG  in a cash-and-stock purchase valued at $9.1 billion, including debt. Oracle Corp.... Read More