Finance

Sempra considers carving off gas and renewable assets with IPO

Sempra Energy is planning to create a separate company to hold natural gas and renewable power assets, and then sell shares in an initial public offering.

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San Diego and US home prices outpace wages

Home prices are rising, but incomes aren’t keeping pace.

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Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced top-line results from its Phase 2 double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial of emricasan, a first-in-class, orally active pan-caspase protease inhibitor, in 38 patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), including the subset of NAFLD patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, and Orexigen Therapeutics Inc. announced that the European Commission has granted marketing authorization for Mysimba as an adjunct to a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical activity, for the management of weight in adult patients over 18 years old with an initial Body Mass Index of obese or overweight in the presence of one or more weight-related co-morbidities, according to company announcements, SEC filings and Bloomberg News.

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Realty Income, Biomed cited as top performers

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Atmosphere affordable housing development secures financing

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On the Agenda: Startups, climate change, cross-border business on top

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SD adds 40,000 jobs in past year

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San Diego and US home prices outpace wages

Home prices are rising, but incomes aren’t keeping pace.

Sempra considers carving off gas and renewable assets with IPO

Sempra Energy is planning to create a separate company to hold natural gas and renewable power assets, and then sell shares in an initial public offering.

San Diego Stock Exchange

The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed higher Thursday at 188.27, up 0.1 percent from Wednesday. Declining issues beat advancers 46 to 44, and 91 issues were unchanged. Auspex Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: ASPX) was the top dollar gainer, up $3.22 to $68.84. Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE) was the top dollar loser, down $2.28 to $107.17. For the complete, updated San Diego Stock Exchange Index, visit sddt.com/stocks.

Stocks fall for fourth day as airlines drop amid oil rally

U.S. stocks fell for a fourth day, the longest losing streak since January, as declines in consumer and transportation companies overshadowed a rebound in technology shares.

American Apparel ex-CEO Charney seeks $40M in damages

Former American Apparel Inc. Chief Executive Officer Dov Charney, who was ousted last year from the company he founded, is seeking $40 million in damages stemming from the termination.

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INSIDER TRADES

Last Updated 3/26/2015

ISIS PHARMACEUTICALS INC

Bennett, C Frank, O, Sold
No. of Shares: 15,000
Date Filed: 03/23/2015

DEXCOM INC

Pacelli, Steven Robert, O, Sold
No. of Shares: 14,000
Date Filed: 03/23/2015

DEXCOM INC

Doubleday, Richard B, O, Sold
No. of Shares: 4,000
Date Filed: 03/23/2015

ISIS PHARMACEUTICALS INC

Bennett, C Frank, O, Options Exercised
No. of Shares: 15,000
Date Filed: 03/23/2015

DEXCOM INC

Pacelli, Steven Robert, O, Options Exercised
No. of Shares: 14,000
Date Filed: 03/23/2015

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