Ahead of the Bell: Osiris sells Prochymal

NEW YORK (AP) — Osiris Therapeutics shares rose Friday morning after the company said it is selling some of its stem cell therapy technology…

Venezuelan inflation rate tops 49 percent

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s Central Bank says prices have risen nearly 50 percent since last September as the country struggles to…

Futures rise as budget talks continue

NEW YORK (AP) — Stock futures are rising again, adding to a 300-point gain on the Dow Jones, with the odds of the first U.S. default in hist…

SSM cuts nearly 600 jobs in 4 states

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis-based Catholic-sponsored health care system is cutting 586 jobs in four states, including 206 in the St. Louis …