Barnes Group (B) Taps Herbalife's as SVP, General Counsel Aug 3, 2015 10:57AM

Barnes Group (NYSE: B) announced the appointment of James Berklas to the position of Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, effective immediately.

“As a diversified, global company, having an experienced and trusted legal team is critical to our business and supporting the successful execution of our strategy,” said Patrick J. Dempsey, President and Chief Executive Officer, Barnes Group Inc. “Jim is a proven business-focused leader and I am confident... (continue reading...)

Depomed (DEPO) to Review Horizon Pharma (HZNP) Request; Files Suit Over Improper Use of NUCYNTA Info Aug 3, 2015 10:12AM

Depomed (NASDAQ: DEPO) commented on Horizon Pharma plc's (NASDAQ: HZNP) ("Horizon") announcement that it intends to request that Depomed's Board of Directors ("Depomed Board") set a record date to determine the shareholders eligible to request a special meeting.

The Depomed Board will review the request when it is received. Provided that such request is received today and contains the information required under Depomed's bylaws, the Depomed Board will, no later than... (continue reading...)

General Motors (GM) July U.S. Auto Sales up 6.4%; Retail Deliveries Rose 14% Aug 3, 2015 09:50AM

(Updated - August 3, 2015 9:50 AM EDT)

General Motors (NYSE: GM) General Motor’s (NYSE: GM) Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac brands sold 272,512 vehicles in the United States in July 2015, a 6 percent increase and the four brands’ best combined July since 2007. The month was paced by an 18 percent increase in Buick sales, a 1 percent increase at GMC and an 8 percent increase in Chevrolet sales. Chevrolet’s results included a 24 percent increase in pickup, van and... (continue reading...)

UPDATE: Ford Motor (F) U.S. Auto Sales Rose 4.9% in July, Outpacing Expectations Aug 3, 2015 09:19AM (Updated - August 3, 2015 9:19 AM EDT)

Strong demand for its newest products lifted Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) to its best July U.S. sales performance since 2006, with a total of 222,731 vehicles sold last month. Retail sales increased 5 percent.

*** The Street was looking for an increase of 1.8 percent.

“We continue seeing even stronger demand for our newest products, especially F-150, Explorer, Edge, Mustang and Transit,” said Mark LaNeve, Ford vice president,... (continue reading...)

ITG (ITG) CEO Bob Gasser Replaced by Jarrett Lilien Aug 3, 2015 09:17AM

ITG (NYSE: ITG), a leading independent execution broker and research provider, today announced that it has replaced Bob Gasser as its chief executive officer with Jarrett Lilien, a member of the ITG board and the former president and chief operating officer of E*TRADE Financial, effective immediately.

Maureen O’Hara, chairman of the board of ITG, said “We are very pleased that Jarrett has agreed to serve as interim CEO while we consider our options for a permanent... (continue reading...)

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