Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) is in talks with Simon & Schuster Inc, the chief executive of the book publisher’s parent company said on Tuesday, representing a second front in Amazon’s feud with the publishing industry over digital book pricing. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock performance was -0.25% in last session and finished the day at $354.44. Traded volume was 4.18million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 4.26million shares. The beta of the stock remained 0.93. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) insider ownership is 18.30%.
Annaly Capital Management has carved a name out for itself as a high-yield income play in the mortgage REIT sector. Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) rose 0.18 percent to $11.22 Tuesday on volume of 4.86million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $11.17 to $11.24. Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) has a market capitalization of $10.63billion.
Ballard Power Systems Inc. (USA) (NASDAQ:BLDP) on June 29 announced that it has signed a definitive agreement for the sub-license of intellectual property (IP) to M-Field Energy Corporation (“M-Field”), a sustainable energy company, for material handling systems to be deployed in Europe. Ballard will also provide M-Field with Engineering Services support into early-2015 through Dantherm Power A/S, the Company’s subsidiary in Denmark, to assist in optimizing system integration activities utilizing Ballard fuel cell stacks. The agreement has a value of approximately $1 million. Ballard Power Systems Inc. (USA) (NASDAQ:BLDP)’s stock on July 15, 2014 reported a increase of 8.36% to the closing price of $4.02. Its fifty two weeks range is $1.25 -$8.38. The total market capitalization recorded $529.39million. The overall volume in the last trading session was 4.86million shares. In its share capital, BLDP has 132.63million outstanding shares.
According to court documents, Toray Chemical, formerly doing business as Woongjin Chemical, endeavored to develop Arawin, a meta-aramid fiber designed to compete with a product called Nomex. Meta-aramid fibers are used in a variety of applications, including protective fabrics, electrical insulation and lightweight structural support for commercial aircraft. Nomex is produced by E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD), one of the largest chemical companies in the United States. On Tuesday, shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) dropped -0.66% to close the day at $64.58. Company return on investment (ROI) is 10.80% and its monthly performance is recorded as -5.45%. E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) quarterly revenue growth is -2.37%.