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  • US STOCKS-Retreating crude, Apple drag Wall St lower Wednesday, 30 Dec 2015 | 1:00 PM ET

    *Pep Boys down; Bridgestone pulls out, Icahn agrees to buy. Dec 30- Wall Street was lower on Wednesday as Brent crude slid back towards the 11- year low it hit last week and Apple weighed on all three major indexes. Crude oil gave up its gains from Tuesday after forecasts of a short winter in North America and Europe piled pressure on the oversupplied commodity.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St lower as Brent retreats, Apple drags Wednesday, 30 Dec 2015 | 11:31 AM ET

    *Pep Boys down after Bridgestone pulls out of buyout. Dec 30- Wall Street was lower on Wednesday as Brent crude slid back towards the 11- year low it hit last week and Apple weighed on all three major indexes. Crude oil gave up its gains from Tuesday after forecasts of a short winter in North America and Europe piled pressure on the oversupplied commodity.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St lower as crude gives up gains Wednesday, 30 Dec 2015 | 10:06 AM ET

    *Pep Boys down after Bridgestone pulls out of buyout. Dec 30- U.S. stock indexes were marginally lower on Wednesday as Brent crude retreated to near 11- year low. "What I would expect for today and tomorrow... would be tactical trading rather than investment strategies at work," said Jack Ablin, chief investment officer at BMO Private Bank in Chicago.

  • *Pep Boys down after Bridgestone pulls out of buyout. Dec 30- U.S. stock indexes were set to open marginally lower on Wednesday as crude oil gave up Tuesday's gains after forecasts suggested winter in Europe and the United States would be short-lived. "What I would expect for today and tomorrow... would be tactical trading rather than investment strategies at work,"...

  • Early movers: KBIO, PBY, DD, COP, SEAS, FB & more Wednesday, 30 Dec 2015 | 7:34 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Martin Shkreli's KaloBios files for bankruptcy Wednesday, 30 Dec 2015 | 6:13 AM ET
    Martin Shkreli departs U.S. Federal Court after an arraignment and his being charged on a federal indictment filed in Brooklyn on Dec. 17, 2015.

    KaloBios Pharmaceuticals, which fired chief executive Martin Shkreli earlier this month, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Tuesday.

  • Bridgestone will not counter Icahn's Pep Boys bid Tuesday, 29 Dec 2015 | 6:30 PM ET
    Bridgestone Tires

    Bridgestone said Tuesday it will not counter activist investor Carl Icahn's latest offer to acquire Pep Boys.

  • *Pep Boys up after board finds Icahn's proposal superior. Dec 29- Wall Street rose sharply on Tuesday, elevating the S&P 500 to a modest gain for the year as Amazon and Apple led tech stocks higher. Amazon climbed 2.78 percent and closed at a record high of $693.97.

  • *Pep Boys up after board finds Icahn's proposal superior. Dec 29- Wall Street surged on Tuesday, pushing the S&P 500 into a small gain for the year as Amazon and Apple led tech stocks higher and recovering crude prices bolstered energy shares. Chevron rose 1.37 percent, helping push the S&P energy sector up 0.89 percent after oil prices edged up on the prospects of...

  • *Pep Boys up after board finds Icahn's proposal superior. "I think equities on average are destined to end 2015 in uneventful fashion," said Terry Sandven, chief equity strategist at U.S. Bank Wealth Management in Minneapolis.

  • Which stock should Icahn dump? Cheniere vs. Freeport-McMoRan

    Jon Najarian versus Pete Najarian in a battle over which stock Carl Icahn should sell.

  • *Pep Boys up after board finds Icahn's proposal superior. "I think equities on average are destined to end 2015 in uneventful fashion," said Terry Sandven, chief equity strategist at U.S. Bank Wealth Management in Minneapolis.

  • *Pep Boys up after board finds Icahn's proposal superior. Crude prices edged up as colder weather entered Europe and North America, raising hopes of a short-term uptick in the tepid demand that has plagued the commodity this year. "What we might see here, besides the fact that oil prices are steadier this morning, is bargain hunting, which could come in the form of...

  • *Pep Boys up after board finds Icahn's proposal superior. Crude prices edged up as colder weather entered Europe and North America, raising hopes of a short-term uptick in the tepid demand that has plagued the commodity this year. "What we might see here, besides the fact that oil prices are steadier this morning, is bargain hunting, which could come in the form of...

  • Icahn to buyout Pepboys Tuesday, 29 Dec 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    Icahn to buyout Pepboys

    Icahn's latest bid values the U.S. auto retailer around $1B

  • Dec 29- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Tuesday as Brent crude steadied above the 11- year low it hit last week. *Crude prices edged up as colder weather entered Europe and North America, raising hopes of a short-term uptick in the tepid demand that has plagued the commodity this year. *Data scheduled for release on Tuesday includes the Conference Board's...

  • Pep Boys: Icahn offer trumps Bridgestone deal Tuesday, 29 Dec 2015 | 2:52 AM ET
    A Pep Boys auto parts store in Encinitas, California.

    Pep Boys said activist investor Carl Icahn's latest buyout offer was superior to the deal it accepted from Bridgestone.

  • Icahn ups bid for Pep Boys Monday, 28 Dec 2015 | 4:30 PM ET
    Icahn ups bid for Pep Boys

    Carl Icahn raises his Pep Boys bid to $18.50 per share. CNBC's Seema Mody reports the details.

  • Freeport-McMoRan chair steps down from board Monday, 28 Dec 2015 | 10:49 AM ET
    A Freeport- McMoran Copper and Gold Inc. mine.

    Miner Freeport-McMoRan said Chairman and co-founder James R. Moffett would step down from its board.

  • Freeport said Moffett, who had been appointed chairman emeritus, would be a consultant to its board and advise the company on its Indonesia operations, including Grasberg. Icahn, who owned 8.8 percent stake in Freeport as of Sept. 22, has criticized the miner's spending, capital structure and executive compensation at a time when the company is struggling with...