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Roku Adding Premium Subscription Services to Bolster Entertainment Offerings

Roku Adding Premium Subscription Services to Bolster Entertainment Offerings

Roku (ROKU) plans to add premium subscriptions to content providers including CBS’s (CBS) Showtime and Starz from Lionsgate (LGF.A, LGF.B) to its Roku Channel service, the company said on Wednesday. The subscriptions can be accessed with a free trial and then managed with a single bill, the streaming service said in a statement. Availability of the premium offerings will begin […]

Digital Data Consumption Rises 13% Annually as Google Wins, Facebook Loses, Pivotal Says

Digital Data Consumption Rises 13% Annually as Google Wins, Facebook Loses, Pivotal Says

Consumption of digital content on PCs, tables and mobile handsets increase 13% year-over-year, in line with growth observed earlier this year, Pivotal Research analysts said, citing data from Nielsen. The data is positive for Google (GOOG) but negative for Facebook (FB), the firm said. “Looking at specific media owners we can see a continuing shift of share in consumption trends […]

Opiant Pharma, Consort Medical to Manufacture OPNT003 for Treatment of Opioid Overdose

Opiant Pharma, Consort Medical to Manufacture OPNT003 for Treatment of Opioid Overdose

Opiant Pharmaceuticals (OPNT), a specialty pharmaceutical company, and Consort Medical, a contract development and manufacturing organization, unveiled on Monday a development and manufacturing agreement for Opiant’s OPNT003 (intranasal nalmefene), a potent, long-acting opioid antagonist for the treatment of opioid overdose. Under the agreement, Aesica and Bespak, units of Consort, will work with Opiant to produce a pre-filled delivery nasal spray […]

Fuel Tech Gain 14%, Wins $15.8 Mln in Orders From US and China Customers

Fuel Tech Gain 14%, Wins $15.8 Mln in Orders From US and China Customers

Fuel Tech (FTEK) jumped more than 14% after the company said it has won multiple air pollution control contracts from customers in the United States and China worth a total of approximately $15.8 million. It noted one of the awards was a follow-on order at a domestic data center involved in using Fuel Tech’s Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) and urea […]

Cedar Fair Sees Revenue Gains Through Labor Day But Downbeat First Half Cuts Guidance

Cedar Fair Sees Revenue Gains Through Labor Day But Downbeat First Half Cuts Guidance

Cedar Fair Entertainment (FUN) reported gains in net revenue for the five weeks through the key Labor Day holiday weekend as attendance and in-park spending inched ahead even as disappointing first-half results brought a lowered outlook for the full year. The Sandusky, Ohio-based operator of theme parks including Canada’s Wonderland, Knott’s Berry Farm and California’s Great America said preliminary net […]

Dow Higher in Early Trading on Jobs Reports, Nasdaq Lower as Tech Companies Tank

Dow Higher in Early Trading on Jobs Reports, Nasdaq Lower as Tech Companies Tank

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was higher in early trading after strong labor reports while the Nasdaq fell on declines at Facebook and Amazon. Initial jobless claims in the US were near a 49-year low of 203,000 in the week that ended on Sept. 1, down 10,000 from seven days earlier and beating consensus from Econoday for 213,000, the Labor […]

Bond Prices Head Higher Following Run of Data; Trade Issues Loom – 10-Year 2.877%

Bond Prices Head Higher Following Run of Data; Trade Issues Loom – 10-Year 2.877%

US Treasury prices rose early Thursday following a rush of mixed data with the five-year leading with the 10-year chasing behind while the two-year lagged the curve. Numbers showed a miss on ADP payrolls, better claims, a mix on August services data, in line productivity, lower labor costs and factory orders. Trade started quietly little-changed while volumes bounced on the […]