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  • NEW YORK, Sept 11- Crude oil fell on Friday after Goldman Sachs slashed its price forecast through next year, while global equity markets traded mixed as investors assessed the economic outlook and a potential move by the Federal Reserve next week to raise interest rates. A drop in U.S. consumer sentiment in September to its lowest in a year initially weighed on...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 11- With stocks already in a corrective phase on Wall Street, next week's long-awaited Federal Reserve meeting may not spur a wild market reaction, even if the central bank hikes rates for the first time in almost a decade. For some, the repricing of the S&P 500 in recent weeks, spurred mostly by weakness in China and other foreign markets, may have...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 11- Crude oil fell about 3 percent on Friday after Goldman Sachs slashed its price forecast through next year, while global equity markets slid on worries over the economic outlook and whether the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates next week. "This is the first survey to reflect what people are feeling" about the economic slowdown in China and...

  • *Oil prices fall after Goldman Sachs cuts forecast. *Zumiez falls after cutting third-qtr forecast. Investors pulled another $15.9 billion from U.S. equities over the past week as they sought safety in government bond funds, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said.

  • Sept 11- Amgen Inc said on Friday it had asked the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to approve a monthly single-dosing option for its recently approved cholesterol drug, Repatha. At the time of approval, Amgen had said it planned to make the monthly dosing option available next year. Amgen's drug is being launched in Europe at around half the U.S. price.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 11- The dollar was little changed on Friday in thin, listless trading ahead of next week's Federal Reserve policymaking meeting that may yield the first interest rate increase in the United States in nearly a decade. Investors and currencies analysts were divided over whether a rate hike was likely and would keep the dollar in a tight trading band...

  • US STOCKS-Wall St opens lower as Fed meet approaches Friday, 11 Sep 2015 | 9:58 AM ET

    *Oil prices fall after Goldman Sachs cuts forecast. *Zumiez falls after cutting third-qtr forecast. Investors pulled another $15.9 billion from U.S. equities over the past week as they sought safety in government bond funds, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said.

  • Sept 11- Amgen Inc said it had asked the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to approve a monthly single-dosing option for its recently approved cholesterol drug, Repatha. At the time of approval, Amgen had said it planned to make the monthly dosing option available next year. Repatha competes with a similar drug from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA,...

  • *Marvell Technology poised for sharpest one-day drop in 9 years. *Zumiez falls after cutting third-qtr forecast. Investors pulled another $15.9 billion from U.S. equities over the past week as they sought safety in government bond funds, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said.

  • A loss for DOW is a win for bees Friday, 11 Sep 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    A loss for DOW is a win for bees

    A U.S. appeals court cancelled EPA approval of an insecticide developed by Dow AgroSciences.

  • TOKYO, Sept 11- Japanese stocks fell amid choppy trade on Friday as investors remained focused on next week's U.S. Federal Reserve monetary policy meeting, which could potentially see the first U.S. interest rise in almost a decade. The benchmark index wiped out its year-to-date gains on Tuesday only to rebound on Wednesday with its biggest single-day rise...

  • *Bank of Korea chief indicates low chances of a cut soon. SEOUL, Sept 11- South Korea's central bank reassured investors on Friday that its future policy decisions would be based on economic data, but noted that another rate cut soon was unlikely because the economy was already recovering as expected. Trader reaction to the decision and the Bank of Korea chief's...

  • SEOUL, Sept 11- South Korea's central bank kept its policy interest rate steady on Friday, a widely expected decision as it assesses the effects of its two rate cuts this year, as well as the U.S. The Bank of Korea's monetary policy committee left its base rate unchanged at 1.50 percent, a media official said without elaborating. But since the economy is not expected...

  • TOKYO, Sept 11- Asian shares rose on Friday thanks to gains on Wall Street, while the dollar steadied after facing pressure from a rallying yuan and U.S. data that offered no clarity on whether the Federal Reserve might raise interest rates next week. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up about 0.2 percent, on track for a 3 percent rise...

  • An FDA panel is expected to review Collegium's experimental drug on Friday. The FDA panel voted 23 to 1 against the approval. Avridi is among the first few drugs to be evaluated by the FDA for the efficacy of such formulations' abuse-deterrent properties.

  • FDA panel recommends not approving Purdue's painkiller Thursday, 10 Sep 2015 | 4:50 PM ET

    Sept 10- A panel of outside advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration voted against approving Purdue Pharma's experimental fast-acting oxycodone painkiller. The panel voted 23 to 1 against the approval. The recommendation was in-line with comments from the health regulator's staff who expressed concerns over likely errors in administering the...

  • *Traders awaiting updated USDA harvest estimates. Analysts expect the USDA, in the monthly reports, to cut its corn and soybean production and yield projections from August due to unfavorable weather, including hot and dry conditions in parts of the Midwest. "Traders are eagerly awaiting tomorrow's USDA data dump," said Kevin Van Trump, chief executive officer of...

  • *Traders awaiting updated USDA harvest estimates. The USDA, in the monthly reports, is projected to cut its corn and soybean production projections due to unfavorable weather, including hot and dry conditions in parts of the Midwest in August. "Traders are eagerly awaiting tomorrow's USDA data dump," said Kevin Van Trump, chief executive of Farm Direction, a farm...

  • FDA finalizes rules to prevent food safety hazards Thursday, 10 Sep 2015 | 10:26 AM ET

    Sept 10- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration finalized rules requiring human and animal food companies to identify possible food safety problems and outline steps to prevent or minimize them. One in six Americans gets sick every year from food-borne diseases, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sales of U.S. food majors...

  • U.S. import prices drop Thursday, 10 Sep 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    U.S. import prices drop

    Import prices slip to reach a seven month low level amid the stronger dollar, low oil prices and weaker global demand.