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Doyle said he does not see changes ahead for Canpotex and said there are no plans at Potash Corp to alter strategy. Potash Corp, Agrium Inc, and Mosaic Co are the members of Canpotex. Shares of Potash Corp rose 1.1 percent $30.87 in Toronto and 0.6 percent to $29.58 in New York on Wednesday.
Aug 7- Trucking company YRC Worldwide Inc is considering refinancing its debt for the second time in two years after reporting a far larger-than-expected quarterly loss. Shares of YRC Worldwide, which was on the brink of bankruptcy two years ago, fell as much as 21 percent.
Aug 7- Ralph Lauren Corp on Wednesday reported disappointing quarterly sales at its own stores, raising concerns that it is expanding too quickly, and the fashion company reiterated its forecast for modest growth this fiscal year. Shares of Ralph Lauren fell 6.1 percent to $177.89 in midday trading.
Aug 7- Shares of YuMe Inc rose as much as 8 pct in their market debut after the online advertising company's initial public offering was priced 25 percent below the low end of the expected range. The company, which delivers Web-based video advertisements, priced its offering of 5.1 million shares at $9 per share and raised $46 million.
Aug 7- Ralph Lauren Corp on Wednesday reported a lower quarterly profit on disappointing results at its own stores, and the fashion company reiterated its forecast for modest growth this fiscal year. Shares of Ralph Lauren were down 6.6 percent to $177 in premarket trading.
*Walt Disney Co beat expectations but hurt by " Lone Ranger". *First Solar shares slump in premarket after outlook cut. NEW YORK, Aug 7- U.S. stock index futures inched lower on Wednesday as concerns grew over the timing of the end of the Federal Reserve's stimulus policy.
*Milk producer Biostime up after price-fixing probe settled. HONG KONG, August 7- Shares in China rose in choppy trade on Wednesday, led by property companies, while Hong Kong stocks slipped on concerns over China's slowing economy ahead of Chinese trade data for July.
Shares of CF, the world's second largest nitrogen producer after Norway's Yara International ASA, rose 2.7 percent in after-hours trading on Tuesday to $194.75 in New York. Net earnings for the second quarter fell to $498.2 million, or $8.38 per share, from $606.3 million, or $9.31 per share a year ago.
*Earnings, excluding items, miss Wall Street estimate. Aug 6- Hospital operator Tenet Healthcare Corp, which is buying smaller rival Vanguard Health Systems Inc, reported a deeper second-quarter loss as it admitted fewer patients to its facilities, and the company cut its full-year outlook.
*Earnings, excluding items, of 66 cents below analysts' view of 69 cents. Aug 6- Tenet Healthcare Corp, which is buying smaller hospital operator Vanguard Health Systems Inc, on Tuesday reported a bigger second-quarter net loss as it admitted fewer patients to its facilities, prompting it to lower its full-year outlook.
Aug 6- Molson Coors Brewing Co reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday as last year's Central European acquisition offset weak beer demand that the company expects to persist through the end of the year. Shares of Molson Coors were up 2.5 percent at $51.31 in trading before the market opened.
HONG KONG, Aug 6- Hong Kong shares suffered their heaviest daily loss in a month on Tuesday, pulled down by a 5 percent tumble for index heavyweight HSBC Holdings after its first half earnings disappointed investors. Tuesday's losses knocked shares of HSBC off Monday's 11- week closing high after they soared 13 percent from a June 24 low.
Aug 2- Weight Watchers International Inc shares fell as much as 21 percent after the weight management company said it expects recruitment trends to deteriorate through the year as customers increasingly turn to free apps and electronic monitors.
Aug 2- Viacom Inc reported a 14 percent rise in third-quarter revenue on Friday as the media company posted strong advertising and affiliate fees for its television shows and doubled its share repurchase program. Shares of Viacom jumped 6.3 percent to $79.05.
Aug 2- Shares of Australian uranium miner Paladin Energy Ltd fell as much as 29 percent in Toronto on Friday after the company canceled plans for now to sell a minority interest in an African mine, and instead raised funds through a private placement of shares.
Activist investor Carl Icahn is suing Dell to prevent it from changing crucial details of a buyout offer from founder Michael Dell that Icahn stridently opposes.
*2nd- quarter operating earnings $1.12/ share. Aug 1- American International Group Inc announced its first capital return since its 2008 bailout, through a dividend and share buyback, sending its shares up 6 percent after the bell.
Aug 1- J.C. Penney Co Inc said on Thursday that commercial lender CIT Group Inc continued to support deliveries from suppliers, and claimed reports to the contrary were untrue. J.C. Penney shares closed unchanged after initially rising more than 6 percent after it issued its early morning statement.
Aug 1- American International Group Inc announced its first capital return since its 2008 bailout, through a dividend and share buyback, sending its shares up 6 percent after the bell.
Aug 1- J.C. Penney Co Inc said on Thursday that commercial lender CIT Group Inc continued to support deliveries from suppliers, and claimed reports to the contrary were untrue. J.C. Penney shares rose 6.2 percent to $15.50 in premarket trading.