LA BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY NEWS
L.A. billionaire and biotech entrepreneur Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong will become the global director for cancer services and bioinformatics at Providence Health & Services, the hospital chain announced on Thursday.
CBRE Group Inc. of Los Angeles bought Paragon Project Management for an undisclosed price, the company announced Thursday.
Herbalife announced Thursday that it plans to begin manufacturing its products at a facility in China that the company anticipates will be able to produce nearly two thirds of its products sold in that country.
The Countrywide Financial mortgage lender unit owned by Bank of America has been ordered to pay $1.3 billion in damages for selling thousands of defective loans.
DirecTV, Edison International, Oaktree Capital Group, Occidental Petroleum, PS Business Parks Inc., Ryland Group Inc. and Superior Industries International Inc. were among firms reporting earnings.
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The Dow Jones industrial average lost 318 points in Thursday’s trading to close at 16,563. The S&P 500 lost 39 points to close at 1,931. The Nasdaq lost 93 points to close at 4,370. The LABJ Stock Index lost 3 points to close at 197.
Privlo, an online real estate loan provider, announced it had raised a $3.8 million seed round as well as $350 million in debt financing.
Glu Mobile Inc., mobile game studio behind Deer Hunter and the record-breaking Kardashian app, has acquired Long Beach game developer Cie Games for $100 million in a cash and stock deal.
Prodege, the parent company of online rewards site Swagbucks, announced it will acquire digital consumer polling platform SodaHead.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday that AllenCo Energy has agreed to pay a $99,000 penalty for violating federal environmental laws at an oil field near USC.
Molina Healthcare Inc. reported meager earnings after markets closed Wednesday, falling well short of Wall Street expectations on profits.
Aluminum wheel manufacturer Superior Industries International Inc. announced Wednesday it would close its Arkansas plant by the end of the year as it prepares to open a fourth plant in Mexico next year.
Dine Equity Inc., Stamps.com and TetraTech Inc. were among firms reporting earnings.
Princess Cruises will add a third ship to its Royal Princess fleet, a 3,560-passenger vessel that will cost about $800 million, the Santa Clarita company announced on Wednesday.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 32 points in Wednesday’s trading to close at 16,880. The S&P 500 was flat at 1,970. The Nasdaq gained 20 points to close at 4,463. The LABJ Stock Index gained 2 points to close at 200.
Weak box office results for “How to Train Your Dragon 2” put a drag on DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. second quarter earnings, which failed to match analysts’ expectations.
Online car sales platform TrueCar Inc. announced that it will move its headquarters to 1401 Ocean Ave. from 120 Broadway, expanding its Santa Monica headquarters presence.
Cloud service and digital media network provider j2 Global has acquired Contactology, a North Carolina email marketing service company.
Snapchat is in talks to sell a stake to Alibaba Group, a round of financing that would value the company at $10 billion, according to a report from Bloomberg News.