The Dow and S&P 500 turned negative while the Nasdaq cut its gains in late morning on Tuesday, with materials and energy shares leading declines on the S&P. **ARQULE INC $2.21 down 55.5 pct The biotechnology company and Japan's Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd. **FORD MOTOR CO, $9.78, down 1.6 pct.
TORONTO, Oct 2- Ford Motor Co's Canadian vehicle sales dropped 8 percent in September from a year earlier, while Chrysler Canada said its sales rose 2 percent, its best September since 2000.. Chrysler, a unit of Fiat SpA, said September sales rose 2 percent to 19,555 vehicles, with year-to-date sales up 6 percent at 194,572..
TORONTO, Oct 2- Canada's main stock index was little changed in choppy trade on Tuesday as enthusiasm on signs that a bailout request from Spain was imminent faded as investors awaited a new catalyst after a strong third quarter. Cenovus Energy was the most influential gainer, rising 2.3 percent to C $35.36. climbed 1.7 percent to C $31.47 and Suncor Energy.
NEW YORK, Oct 2- Bill Gross, founder and co-chief investment officer of bond giant PIMCO, said he sees the U.S. going the way of Greece if it does not get its fiscal house in order.
TORONTO, Oct 2- Canada's main stock index turned negative shortly after the open on Tuesday as energy and financial shares gave up earlier gains and materials dropped sharply. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index. was down 13.63 points, or 0.1 percent, at 12,356.56.
TORONTO, Oct 2- Canada's main stock index opened higher on Tuesday, led by financials and energy shares, as euro zone worries eased on expectations of an imminent bailout request from Spain. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index. opened up 8.28 points, or 0.07 percent, at 12,378.47. before modestly extending gains.
COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Shares of Express declined 17 percent in premarket trading Tuesday after the clothing retailer cut its forecast for the current quarter because of fewer shoppers in September and heavy discounting.
Oct 2- Canada's main stock index looked set for a higher open on Tuesday, as euro zone worries eased after a report ignited expectations of an imminent bailout request from Spain.
Oct 2- Baytex Energy Corp:. *Says total consideration for the acquisition of $120 million. in cold lake area of Alberta.
TORONTO, Oct 1- AOL Inc entered the mobile gaming market with a social video guessing game available on Apple's iPhone that uses voice recognition technology to keep players from cheating.
Oct 2- CML HealthCare Inc:. *To divest its diagnostic imaging business in Alberta by selling the. operations to Canada diagnostic centres.
Oct 2- Northern Oil and Gas Inc:. *Says increased the borrowing base from $300 million to $350 million. bank of Nova Scotia, Ing Capital.
*A witness before Quebec's corruption probe sketched out an elaborate portrait of bribes and kickbacks reaching from major Montreal construction firms to top city employees and into the political party of Mayor GÃ©rald Tremblay.
*Forties bid up to dated plus 30 cents. LONDON, Oct 2- North Sea Forties crude differentials drew further support on Tuesday from firmer bids and additional supply glitches to October-loading cargoes. *Total bid for an Oct 25-29 Forties at datd plus 30 cents and also bid for an Oct. 18-24 Forties at dated plus 30 cents.
*NDP says China's Politburo names CNOOC's officers. OTTAWA, Oct 2- Canada's main opposition party urged the Conservative government on Tuesday not to rubber-stamp a bid by China's CNOOC Ltd to buy oil company Nexen Inc without public consultations, saying opinion had hardened against the deal.
LOS ANGELES-- Music subscription service Rdio is looking to dispel the notion that streaming services underpay artists for their work. Starting Tuesday, it will start paying musicians $10 for every person they convince through social media to sign up for an Rdio plan. For $10 a month, they allow users to stream an unlimited number of songs on mobile devices.
NEW YORK, Oct 1- Hedge fund manager William Ackman is blaming Procter& Gamble's top management for the consumer products company's problems, but said he understands the board wants to give the CEO more time to repair years of damage.
TORONTO, Oct 1- Toronto's theater district and the skyline of Canada's biggest city will be transformed by star architect Frank Gehry as a tribute to the city in which he spent his childhood under an ambitious plan unveiled on Monday. "These towers can become a symbol of what Toronto can be," Mirvish told a news conference. "
Oct 1- Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd said chief operations officer Mike Franczak resigned effective immediately, the latest top executive to leave Canada's second-largest railroad.