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Stepping into the furor over eye-popping price spikes for old generic medicines, a maker of compounded drugs will begin selling $1 doses of Daraprim, whose price recently was jacked up to $750 per pill by Turing Pharmaceuticals.


California home sales regained footing in September and prices cooled as buyers sought property in more affordable markets away from the coast, a research firm said Tuesday.


Millennium Health LLC agreed to pay $256 million to resolve claims that it misrepresented the need for procedures and offered gifts to doctors in exchange for referrals.


The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed lower Friday at 164.14, down .90 percent from Thursday. Declining issues beat advancing, 47 to 43, and 82 issues were unchanged.

Two months ago you couldn't give away stocks. However, thanks to the latest leg of the recent rally -- a gain of 217 points yesterday in the Dow industrials -- the major indexes are at their highest level in eight weeks.

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University of California San Diego, through the Helen Edison Lecture Series, is hosting Thomas Piketty, renowned economist and bestselling author of "Capital in the Twenty-First Century," on Oct. 22 for a daylong scholarly symposium and a public talk in the evening.

The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed higher Thursday at 165.63, up 4.70 percent from Wednesday. Advancing issues beat declining 66 to 16, and 90 issues were unchanged.

San Diego-based Bank of the Internet, which calls itself the oldest and most trusted online bank, was sued by a former auditor who said he was fired after presenting a report to his superiors.

Stock prices fell yesterday, the first sizeable decline so far in October, dropping 157 points on the Dow industrials. About a third of the decline is directly linked to the 10 percent drop in shares of Wal-Mart, one of the 30 stocks in the Dow industrials.

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The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed lower Wednesday at 158.19, down 2.80 percent from Tuesday. Declining issues beat advancing, 53 to 31, and 88 issues were unchanged.

(Bloomberg) -- Bids for Petco Animal Supplies Inc. are due next month, and at least four private-equity firms are planning to make offers, people with knowledge of the matter said.

A headline at MarketWatch.com on Wednesday said, "Retail sales slow toward end of summer." However, a closer look at the retail sales report for September from the Department of Commerce shows nothing could be further from the truth.

Turns out stocks don't go up -- or down -- forever. After seven consecutive trading sessions to the upside, the Dow industrials declined yesterday by 50 points, or 0.3 percent.

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The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed lower Tuesday at 162.74, down 1.18 percent from Monday. Declining issues beat advancing, 60 to 30, and 82 issues were unchanged.

The stock market rally extended to seven sessions in a row yesterday with the Dow industrials gaining 47 points on a quiet Columbus Day. So, as investors prepared for the start of trading today there was a sense the streak was finally in jeopardy.

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