Shares of Synergy Pharmaceuticals rose about 10 percent Thursday after the company said its constipation drug plecanatide met its goals in a second late-stage study.
Shares of MannKind stumbled Thursday after the French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi detailed low initial sales for a fast-acting, inhaled insulin developed by MannKind.
An Ohio company is recalling about 90,000 SUV tires because the tread can separate, causing a loss of air and increasing the risk of a crash.
Anglo-Swedish drug firm AstraZeneca says second-quarter net income fell 12 percent to $697 million as competition from generic drug companies reduced sales.
Ford's aluminum-sided F-150 pickup saw mixed results in new crash tests.
Whirlpool is recalling more than 40,000 of its Jenn-Air brand ovens after customers reported burns due to faulty oven racks.
Mini is recalling about 35,000 cars in the U.S. and Canada because they don't meet side-impact crash-test requirements.
Britain-based drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline has reported a drop in earnings in the first full quarter since its deal to swap some assets with Swiss rival Novartis.
Federal health regulators say they have approved an inflatable medical balloon that helps patients lose weight by filling up space in the stomach.