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  • TD Ameritrade building earns efficiency award Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 9:55 AM ET

    OMAHA, Neb.— TD Ameritrade's new headquarters tower in Omaha has been recognized for its efficient design that includes numerous features to conserve energy. TD Ameritrade said Tuesday the U.S. Green Building Council gave the building its highest platinum rating for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.

  • Arch Coal, like other U.S. miners, is struggling with dismally low coal prices and has been trying to cut costs and lower production of low-margin metallurgical, or steel-making, coal. Last week, Arch Coal said it would idle its Cumberland River coal complex in Kentucky and Virginia, lowering its full-year metallurgical coal volumes by about 200,000 tons.

  • US stocks inch higher ahead of economic reports Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 9:47 AM ET

    NEW YORK— The stock market is edging higher in early trading ahead of a string of U.S. and Chinese economic reports later this week. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 29 points, or 0.2 percent, to 17,011 on Tuesday. On Thursday, a report on China's manufacturing will give investors an update on the health of the world's second-largest economy.

  • July 29- U.S. manufacturer Eaton Corp lowered the top end of its full-year profit forecast on Tuesday due to weaker margins in its electrical systems business, sending its shares down more than 3 percent. Eaton now expects 2014 earnings in a range of $4.50 to $4.70 per share, lowering the top end from $4.90.

  • Maggie Gyllenhaal glows as 'The Honorable Woman' Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 9:35 AM ET

    LOS ANGELES— "The Honorable Woman" is a meditative thriller that investigates a woman's inner life and a global hot spot.

  • Arch Coal posts bigger 2Q loss Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 9:30 AM ET

    ST LOUIS, Mo.— Arch Coal Inc. on Tuesday reported a bigger loss in its second quarter, and beat analysts' expectations. The St. Louis- based company posted a loss of $96.9 million, or 46 cents per share, compared with a loss of $72.2 million, or 34 cents per share, in the same quarter a year earlier.

  • Suzuki recalls nearly 26,000 cars for fire risk Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 9:26 AM ET

    The recall covers the Verona from the 2004-2006 model years. All the cars were made by General Motors in Korea. Suzuki says there were no fires reported in Verona models.

  • July 29- A fire at CVR Energy Inc's Coffeyville, Kansas refinery, early Tuesday forced the shutdown of all monitored units at the facility, energy industry intelligence service Genscape said. A company spokesman and officials from Coffeyville police and fire departments were not immediately available for comment.

  • *Russia accused by West of arming rebels in Ukraine. MOSCOW, July 29- Vladimir Putin risks becoming an international pariah over the Ukraine crisis but the Russian president is battening down the hatches for the gathering economic and political storm.

  • Wynn Resorts 2Q profit rises on Las Vegas strength Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 9:13 AM ET

    LAS VEGAS— Wynn Resorts Ltd.' s second-quarter earnings increased 57 percent, bolstered by strong results in Las Vegas. The Las Vegas- based company said net income rose to $203.9 million, or $2 per share, from $129.8 million, or $1.28 per share, in the same quarter a year ago.

  • DETROIT, July 29- Auto systems supplier TRW Automotive Holdings Corp, targeted for takeover by ZF Friedrichshafen, easily beat Wall Street profit expectations for the second quarter as revenue rose 2 percent. Excluding one-time items, TRW earned $2.32 per share in the quarter, versus $2.02 a year earlier, it said on Tuesday.

  • US home price gains slow for 6th straight month Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 9:04 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— U.S. home prices rose in May from a year earlier at the weakest pace in 15 months as sales remain modest in the spring buying season. That's down from 10.8 percent in the previous month and the smallest annual gain since February 2013. They accelerated in Charlotte, North Carolina, and were flat in Tampa, Florida.

  • July 29- Chesapeake Energy Corp said it would spend $1.26 billion to buy back all of the outstanding preferred shares issued by its CHK Utica unit to simplify its balance sheet and eliminate about $75 million in annual dividend payments.

  • July 29- A fire at CVR Energy Inc's Coffeyville, Kansas refinery, early Tuesday forced the shutdown of all monitored units at the facility, energy industry intelligence service Genscape said. A company spokesman and officials from Coffeyville police and fire departments were not immediately available for comment.

  • Waste Management 2Q results mixed Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 9:01 AM ET

    HOUSTON— Waste Management Inc. on Tuesday reported that its second-quarter profit fell 14 percent. The Houston- based garbage and recycling hauler also announced that it is selling Wheelabrator Technologies Inc. to Energy Capital Partners for $1.94 billion.

  • Report: More acidic seawater poses risks in Alaska Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 9:01 AM ET

    JUNEAU, Alaska— The release of carbon dioxide into the air from factory smokestacks to the tailpipe on your car could pose a risk to red king crab and other lucrative fisheries in Alaska, a new report says.

  • Entergy 2Q profit climbs 16 percent Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 8:50 AM ET

    NEW ORLEANS— Entergy Corp. on Tuesday reported earnings that rose by 16 percent in its second quarter, and fell short of analysts' expectations. The New Orleans- based company said profit after paying preferred dividends increased to $189.4 million, or $1.05 per share, from $163.7 million, or 92 cents per share, in the same quarter a year earlier.

  • NEW YORK, July 29- U.S. Ten-year German government bond yields, the benchmark for euro zone borrowing costs, hit record lows of 1.12 percent, as the prospect of a fresh round of long-term loans to banks from the European Central Bank from September supported euro zone debt.

  • LONDON, July 29- On the surface at least, much has changed in the London Metal Exchange warehousing business over the past year. The exchange has much more work to do if it wants to rectify a delivery system that has ruptured relations with some of its users and generated a spate of lawsuits in the United States.

  • July 29- United Parcel Service Inc, the world's biggest courier company, slashed its earnings forecast for the year as it spends to boost capacity ahead of the holiday shopping season. The Atlanta- based company said it expects full-year adjusted earnings of $4.90- $5.00 per share.