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KANSAS CITY- Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George gives welcome remarks at the Shift Innovation: Community Development Conference- 1330 GMT.
NEW YORK, Sept 19- American Airlines Group Inc said on Friday it struck a tentative contract agreement with the Association of Professional Flight Attendants, an important step in finalizing a deal with 24,500 U.S.-based stewards at the airline.
NEW YORK, Sept 19- Merrill Lynch fired two veteran brokers from its Private Banking and Investment Group two weeks ago for guiding clients to invest in a hedge fund outside of the brokerage firm.
NEW YORK, Sept 19- If Larry Ellison sailed off on his yacht for good tomorrow, who would really run Oracle Corp? Of 12 analysts who replied to an anonymous poll, five said Catz would likely run Oracle, while only one voted for Hurd, 57. Four said both would continue to run the company, one said neither, and one plumped for dark-horse internal candidate Thomas Kurian.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.— The production of pet food at a Flagstaff factory where an explosion injured four contract workers isn't expected to resume for several weeks. Officials from Nestlé Purina said Friday that the ingredient intake and handling area of the mill building will need repairs.
Judge Harry Pregerson, who is 91 and one of the longest-serving members of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, swore in Nina Hachigian as American envoy to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN.
NEW ORLEANS— A federal grand jury has issued a new indictment against a former BP executive charged with obstructing a congressional investigation into the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Friday's superseding indictment makes adjustments to existing obstruction of Congress and false statement charges against David Rainey, who faces a March 9 trial.
Sept 19- Presidents of the Federal Reserve's 12 regional banks are more likely to dissent in favor of tighter monetary policy, than the political appointees who make up the central bank's Board of Governors, according to a Fed study published on Friday.
Amgen Inc. rose $1.99 or 1.4 percent, to $144.01. Biogen Idec fell$. 75 or. 2 percent, to $329.24. Celgene Corp. rose$. 58 or. 6 percent, to $93.85.
Allergan fell $1.76 or 1.0 percent, to $168.21. Baxter International Inc. fell$. 56 or. 8 percent, to $72.54. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $12.41.
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 07 or. 4 percent, to $16.65. General Motors Co. fell$. 09 or. 3 percent, to $33.94. Honda Motor Co. fell$. 07 or. 2 percent, to $34.46.
BP PLC rose$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $46.46. ConocoPhillips rose$. 59 or. 7 percent, to $80.56. Exxon Mobil Corp. rose$. 51 or. 5 percent, to $97.12.
Autozone Inc. fell $5.87 or 1.1 percent, to $526.44. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. fell$. 14 or. 2 percent, to $63.85. Best Buy fell$. 35 or 1.0 percent, to $34.61.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top drug benefits companies were mixed at the close of trading:. CVSCaremark rose$. 19 or. 2 percent, to $81.37. Express Scripts Holding Co. fell$. 25 or. 3 percent, to $74.35.
Delta Air fell$. 80 or 2.0 percent, to $38.64. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 03 or. 3 percent, to $11.36. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 67 or 1.9 percent, to $34.56.
Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 02 or. 7 percent, to $2.73. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 29 or 2.3 percent, to $12.14. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 50 or 7.2 percent, to $6.47.
Arch Coal fell$. 01 or. 4 percent, to $2.64. Consol Energy Inc. rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $38.01. Peabody Energy fell$. 20 or 1.5 percent, to $13.29.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. fell $1.62 or 2.5 percent, to $62.33. MGM Resorts International fell$. 27 or 1.2 percent, to $23.12. Marriott International Inc. fell$. 26 or. 4 percent, to $72.19.
American Electric Power Co. rose$. 54 or 1.0 percent, to $53.28. Consolidated Edison Inc. Holding Co. rose$. 50 or. 9 percent, to $57.13. Dominion Resources Inc. rose$. 40 or. 6 percent, to $68.92.
Boeing rose$. 77 or. 6 percent, to $129.35. Lockheed Martin Corp. rose $1.17 or. 7 percent, to $180.74. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose $1.22 or. 9 percent, to $133.66.