latest news releases from the newsroom
Vestin Group, Inc.
Vestin Announces Senior Management Changes
LAS VEGAS, Dec. 3, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Vestin Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:VSTN) today announced the resignation of Lance Bradford as chief financial officer and treasurer, effective January 1, 2005. John Alderfer will resume his former responsibilities as chief financial officer effective as of January 1, 2005.
ViroPharma Receives Upfront Payment of $10 Million Under Pleconaril License Agreement
EXTON, Pa., Dec. 3, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq:VPHM) today announced that Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE:SGP) received a notice of early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act regarding its agreement to license pleconaril for the treatment of the common cold in the United States and Canada. Schering-Plough has assumed responsibility for all future development and commercialization of pleconaril.
The Cooper Companies, Inc.
Cooper Companies Declares Cash Dividend
LAKE FOREST, Calif., Dec. 3, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) announced today that consistent with its plan to pay annual dividends, the Company declared a semi-annual dividend of 3 cents per share, payable on January 5, 2005 to stockholders of record on December 16, 2004.
Market Pulse: Special Situation Stock Alerts for Friday, December 3, 2004: PKTX- Emerging Growth Situation!
ATLANTA, Dec. 3, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Market Pulse is pleased to introduce our featured stock, ProtoKinetix, Inc. (OTCBB:PKTX), to the investment community! ProtoKinetix is new to Market Pulse and is poised to be a significant player in the biotechnology industry! PKTX just had excellent news out after yesterday's bell regarding their worldwide patent applications for Synthetic AFGP are now complete! This could be great news for investors! Other notable stocks that look great lately from a fundamental and technical perspective include:
StockPickReport: EMC and Applied Micro Rated Buy
SHREVEPORT, La., Dec. 3, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Stock-Letter-Daily.Com (http://www.stock-letter-daily.com - an affiliate site of StockPickReport, the web's only non-mainstream stock rating service), rates EMC Corporation, Wal-Mart, Applied Micro Circuits Corp., Ford Motor Company
StockPickReport: Nortel and JP Morgan Rated Buy
SHREVEPORT, La., Dec. 3, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Stock-Letter-Daily.Com (http://www.stock-letter-daily.com - an affiliate site of StockPickReport, the web's only non-mainstream stock rating service), rates Nortel, J P Morgan Chase & Co, XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc., Mylan Laboratories Inc.