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  • Some Delta pilots get offer early-retirement offer Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 6:23 PM ET

    ATLANTA— Delta Air Lines Inc. is offering early-retirement incentives to pilots including those who fly the Boeing 747 as it prepares to ground four of the jumbo jets later this year. The Atlanta- based airline plans to retire four of its 16 Boeing 747 s when it replaces them with the Boeing 777 on its Atlanta- Tokyo route, a spokeswoman said.

  • LOS ANGELES, Sept 17- The United States will closely follow the Scottish independence vote on Thursday because it has potentially big economic consequences, a top Obama administration official said.

  • Kent Hiteshew, director of the Treasury's newly-formed Office of State and Local Finance, told a meeting of bond attorneys that he was aware of concerns that the elimination of municipal bonds from the definition of banks' high-quality liquid assets could potentially limit bank demand for the debt, pumping up costs of new bond issuance.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 17- The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday approved a stop-gap spending measure that averts an Oct. 1 government shutdown and extends the U.S. Export-Import Bank's ability to operate for another nine months.

  • Oxford Networks unveils expansion in Brunswick Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 6:07 PM ET

    LEWISTON, Maine— Oxford Networks has officially opened its expanded data center in a high-security building at the former Brunswick Naval Air Station. Company officials say it's the largest facility of its kind in northern New England.

  • Final Glance: Aerospace companies Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    Boeing rose$. 44 or. 3 percent, to $127.76. Lockheed Martin Corp. rose $1.61 or. 9 percent, to $178.80. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose$. 64 or. 5 percent, to $132.57.

  • Final Glance: Media companies Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    Comcast Corp. fell$. 14 or. 2 percent, to $57.09. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $90.33. Gannett fell$. 16 or. 5 percent, to $32.29.

  • Final Glance: Homebuilders companies Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    DR Horton rose$. 63 or 2.9 percent, to $22.23. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. rose$. 15 or 3.8 percent, to $4.10. Lennar Corp. rose $2.27 or 5.8 percent, to $41.40.

  • NYSE stocks posting largest volume decreases Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. The shares rose$. 02 or. 1 percent to $14.38. The shares rose$. 02 or. 1 percent to $17.35.

  • Final Glance: Consumer companies Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    Colgate-Palmolive Co. rose$. 10 or. 2 percent, to $65.24. Kimberly-Clark Corp. fell$. 13 or. 1 percent, to $106.72. Procter& Gamble Co. rose$. 08 or. 1 percent, to $84.16.

  • NYSE stocks posting largest volume increases Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. American Realty Investors Inc.: Approximately 57,900 shares changed hands, a 1,479.7 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares rose$. 60 or 11.3 percent to $5.90.

  • Final Glance: Specialty Retail companies Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    Autozone Inc. fell $4.13 or. 8 percent, to $536.72. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. fell$. 83 or 1.3 percent, to $64.69. Best Buy fell$. 28 or. 8 percent, to $34.52.

  • Final Glance: Autos companies Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    Ford Motor Co. rose$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $16.53. General Motors Co. rose$. 14 or. 4 percent, to $33.85. Honda Motor Co. fell$. 20 or. 6 percent, to $33.93.

  • Final Glance: Gold companies Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 32 or 1.9 percent, to $16.25. Gold Fields fell$. 15 or 3.4 percent, to $4.30. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 37 or 1.5 percent, to $24.67.

  • Final Glance: Drug Benefits companies Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top drug benefits companies were mixed at the close of trading:. CVSCaremark rose$. 02 or percent, to $82.24. Express Scripts Holding Co. fell$. 11 or. 1 percent, to $73.93.

  • Final Glance: Department Store Retail companies Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    Kohl's Corp. rose$. 41 or. 7 percent, to $61.52. Macy's Inc. rose$. 39 or. 6 percent, to $60.63. Nordstrom fell$. 12 or. 2 percent, to $69.37.

  • Final Glance: Airlines companies Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 58 or 1.5 percent, to $38.94. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 22 or 1.9 percent, to $11.20. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 10 or. 3 percent, to $34.43.

  • Final Glance: Railroad companies Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    Canadian National Railway Co. rose$. 36 or. 5 percent, to $73.93. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. rose $2.84 or 1.4 percent, to $208.78. Kansas City Southern rose $3.32 or 2.8 percent, to $121.74.

  • Final Glance: Internet companies Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    eBay rose$. 34 or. 7 percent, to $51.95. Groupon Inc. rose$. 02 or. 3 percent, to $6.97. LinkedIn Corp. fell $2.34 or 1.1 percent, to $210.04.

  • Final Glance: Medical Devices companies Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    Allergan fell$. 16 or. 1 percent, to $170.04. Baxter International Inc. fell $2.34 or 3.1 percent, to $72.65. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 12 or 1.0 percent, to $12.22.