A study of Boston Scientific's (BSX - Get Report) Watchman device, aimed at preventing strokes in people at high risk of them because of an irregular heartbeat, found the device is safer than previous testing found, but may not be better than a drug that is used now for preventing strokes, heart-related deaths and blood clots in people with atrial fibrillation over the long term, The Associated Press reported.
AT&T (T - Get Report) is reportedly interested in buying a 25% stake in India's Reliance Jio Infocomm, a telecommunications venture controlled by billionaire Mukesh Ambani, for $3.5 billion, Reuters reported, citing the Times of India newspaper.
Convenience store owner Casey's General Stores (CASY) is expected by Wall Street to post fourth-quarter profit of 47 cents a share on revenue of $1.71 billion.
Scientific Games (SGMS - Get Report), a supplier of lottery games and other gaming products, is expected to post fourth-quarter earnings of 5 cents a share on revenue of $237 million. Why Twitter Will Live and Facebook Will Die -- Part 2
-- Written by Joseph Woelfel
>To contact the writer of this article, click here: Joseph Woelfel >To submit a news tip, send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Check Out Our Best Services for Investors
- $2.5+ million portfolio
- Large-cap and dividend focus
- Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.
- Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
- Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
- A custom stock screener
- Model portfolio
- Stocks trading below $10
- Intraday trade alerts