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Los Angeles oil company Breitburn Energy Partners announced Thursday that it has agreed to buy QR Energy of Houston for nearly $2 billion in cash and stock.
Shares of Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. fell on Thursday after the company reported earnings below analyst expectations despite record revenue.
Shares of Westwood pharmaceuticals firm Puma Biotechnology Inc. increased by nearly 300 percent Wednesday after the firm reported a successful test of a drug being developed to treat breast cancer.
Shares of shoe company Skechers USA rose in after-hours trading Wednesday after the company’s reported exceeded estimates.
Shares of Malibu toy firm Jakks Pacific fell nearly 14 percent Wednesday after the firm reported a deeper loss than analysts expected.
Mattel announced Monday it will sell “Thomas & Friends” toys directly to customers through a new catalog and website designed specifically for fans of toys based on the popular train-themed children’s program.
Love Culture, the fashion company that was part of the recent upswing in clothing manufacturing in Los Angeles, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Wednesday.
Private rocket company SpaceX of Hawthorne has moved a giant step closer towards its goal of launching rockets for the U.S. military.
Footwear maker Skechers USA announced Thursday that it has filed a federal lawsuit against Fila U.S.A., alleging that the latter company has infringed upon the patents and design of one of its products.
American Apparel cut a deal that with its main investor that will allow the downtown Los Angeles clothing manufacturer to pay off a loan and avoid a default and potential bankruptcy, the company announced Wednesday.
Shares in AeroVironment Inc. jumped more than 13 percent on Wednesday after reporting better than expected fourth quarter earnings.
Amgen Inc. has opted out of a collaborative agreement with Bind Therapeutics Inc., a company developing tiny particles that adhere to medicines and help the drugs circulate longer in the bloodstream and enter cells.
State lawmakers on Thursday approved expedited legislation designed to give the state the upper hand in landing subcontracts for a strategic bomber project.
A $2.8 billion contract for Boeing Co. to build NASA’s next generation rocket is good news for Aerojet Rocketdyne in Chatsworth.