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Gilead Sciences, Inc.(NASDAQ:GILD) shares gained 1.88% to $63.87. The company on Oct. 9 said it will stop its Phase 3 study of a treatment for chronic lymphocytic leukemia as interim results have demonstrated significant efficacy for its primary endpoint. The treatment, which is called idelalisib, was being tested for patients not fit for chemotherapy. It demonstrated "highly statistically significant efficacy" in patients receiving the treatment receiving idelalisib plus rituximab compared with those receiving rituximab alone, the company said.
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Alcoa Inc (NYSE:AA) shares gained 1.56% to $8.45. The company on Oct. 8 reported a sequential and year-over-year increase in third quarter profit for 2013 driven by strong operating performance and productivity gains, in spite of lower metal prices. Alcoa reported third quarter 2013 net income of $24 million, or $0.02 per share, which includes $96 million of special items primarily tied to optimizing the Company's upstream portfolio. Adjusted net income was $120 million, or $0.11 per share. The Company reported third quarter 2013 revenue of $5.8 billion, steady compared to second quarter 2013 and the year ago period, despite a 3 percent sequential and 7 percent year-over-year decline in the London Metal Exchange (LME) cash price of aluminum.
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