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    Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO) shares are up 7.76% to $53.69 on heavy volume in trading today after the Danish drug company announced that will refile for U.S. regulatory approval of its insulin Tresiba after early analysis of the drug's cardiovascular effects.The treatment was previously rejected by the Food and Drug Administration in 2013 because of concerns that it increased the risk of heart complications.

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    Shares of The Coca-Cola Co. (KO) are lower by 0.27% to $40.34 in late afternoon trading on Thursday, as U.S. soda consumption declined 0.9% in 2014, marking the tenth straight yearly decline as more American's move away from soft drinks and toward healthier beverage choices, the Wall Street Journal reports. The figures come from Beverage Digest, a trade publication and data service.

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    Shares of SolarEdge Technologies (SEDG)  surged 20.17% to $21.63 in afternoon trading today as the stock began trading on the NASDAQ Global Select Market. Israel-based SolarEdge (SEDG) announced this morning the pricing of its initial public offering of 7 million shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $18 per share.

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     Delta Air Lines shares are declining, down 0.88% to $44.13, in trading today as rising oil prices put pressure on the airline sector which has been gaining as jet fuel costs have declined along with the cost of a barrel of oil.Industry standard Brent crude for April delivery is up 4.55% to $59.05 per barrel while West Texas crude is gaining 3.96% to $51.16 per barrel in trading today as the co...

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    NEW YORK-- Lululemon Athletica Inc. (LULU) shares had fallen for three straight days on concern its recent "# wemadetoomuch" sales signaled waning demand and a weak start to the year, but the yoga-inspired athletic apparel retailer dismissed those worries on Thursday and showed why it's still "a growth company." Lululemon stock rose 8% Thursday, erasing this week's earlier decline, after it reported better-than-expected fourth- quarter profit and sales. While it gave disappointing...

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    As it enters the final stretch of a massive expansion, the Panama Canal Authority is setting its sights on an even more ambitious project worth up to $17 billion that would allow it to handle the world's biggest ships. Workers are now installing giant, 22-story lock gates to accommodate larger "Post-Panamax" ships through the Canal, one of the world's busiest maritime routes.

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    Shares of Goldcorp Inc. (GG) are higher by 0.53% to $19.07 in early afternoon trading on Thursday, as some mining stocks rise today along with the price of gold. Gold for April delivery is gaining by 0.69% to $1,205.30 per ounce on the COMEX this afternoon.

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    Shares of Peabody Energy Corp. (BTU) are down by 7.32% to $5.89 in early afternoon trading on Thursday, after the Obama administration submitted a plan to change how it collects royalties on coal mined from federal land, in an effort to reduce the use of the fuel linked to climate change, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday afternoon.

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    Shares of Barrick Gold Corp. (ABX) are higher by 1.94% to $11.58 in early afternoon trading on Thursday, as some mining stocks get a jolt from the extended rally in gold prices. Gold for April delivery is up by 0.58% to $1,203.90 per ounce on the COMEX this afternoon.

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    American Express (AXP) shares are falling, down 1.69% to $78.76 in market trading on Thursday, following the conclusion of yesterday's annual investor meeting.Company executives failed to explain how they plan to respond to the looming expiration of its 16 year partnership with Costco as the big box retailer has already signed an agreement with Citigroup (C) and Visa that will begin next March, according...

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    Shares of oil and gas company company Denbury Resources (DNR) were gaining 1.2% to $7.74 Thursday as oil prices continued to rise. WTI crude oil for May delivery was up 1.4% to $49.92 a barrel Thursday morning, and Brent crude oil was up 2.7% to $58a barrel. Oil prices were rising after Saudi Arabia initiated air strikes in Yemen, according to Reuters.

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    Funds that mimic strategies used by active managers for a fraction of the cost could be forced to carry a health warning by regulators who are concerned they may pose greater risks than are being disclosed.

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    * Systematic funds now total nearly $1 trln - Lyxor. * Regulators concerned about their performance in a crisis. * Some formulas opaque, others susceptible to 'crowding' By Nishant Kumar and Simon Jessop.