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  • Final Glance: Department Store Retail companies Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 6:41 PM ET

    Kohl's Corp. rose$. 14 or. 2 percent, to $59.59. Macy's Inc. fell $1.48 or 2.3 percent, to $62.59. Nordstrom fell$. 42 or. 5 percent, to $77.10.

  • Final Glance: Leisure companies Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 6:41 PM ET

    Las Vegas Sands Corp. rose $2.05 or 3.8 percent, to $56.44. MGM Resorts International rose$. 93 or 4.8 percent, to $20.33. Marriott International Inc. rose$. 08 or. 1 percent, to $77.43.

  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest volume increases Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 6:41 PM ET

    CIFC Corp.: Approximately 200,200 shares changed hands, a 1,514.1 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares fell$. 07 or. 9 percent to $7.97. Consolidated Water Co.: Approximately 913,100 shares changed hands, a 1,386.4 percent increase over its 65- day average volume.

  • Final Glance: Aerospace companies Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 6:41 PM ET

    Boeing rose$. 56 or. 4 percent, to $126.23. Lockheed Martin Corp. rose $1.21 or. 6 percent, to $192.85. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose $1.35 or. 9 percent, to $149.90.

  • Final Glance: Airlines companies Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 6:41 PM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 61 or 1.3 percent, to $47.38. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 36 or. 9 percent, to $40.26. United Continental Holdings Inc. fell$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $64.14.

  • Final Glance: Construction companies Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 6:41 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies were up at the close of trading:. Fluor rose$. 32 or. 5 percent, to $59.90. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 48 or 1.8 percent, to $27.61.

  • Final Glance: Internet companies Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 6:41 PM ET

    eBay fell$. 39 or. 7 percent, to $57.14. Groupon Inc. rose$. 13 or 1.7 percent, to $7.92. LinkedIn Corp. rose $2.77 or 1.2 percent, to $234.61.

  • Final Glance: Biotechnology companies Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 6:41 PM ET

    Amgen Inc. rose $1.69 or 1.0 percent, to $170.17. Biogen Idec rose $6.97 or 2.0 percent, to $360.67. Celgene Corp. rose$. 70 or. 6 percent, to $117.18.

  • Final Glance: Banks companies Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 6:41 PM ET

    Bank of America Corp. rose$. 09 or. 5 percent, to $17.62. Citigroup Inc. fell$. 09 or. 2 percent, to $54.01. Goldman Sachs rose $1.67 or. 9 percent, to $193.28.

  • Final Glance: Supermarkets companies Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 6:41 PM ET

    Kroger fell$. 09 or. 1 percent, to $63.55. Safeway fell$. 18 or. 5 percent, to $34.77. Supervalu fell$. 06 or. 6 percent, to $9.43.

  • Final Glance: Computer companies Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 6:41 PM ET

    Apple Inc s fell$. 87 or. 8 percent, to $111.78. Hewlett Packard Co. rose$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $39.90. International Business Machines Corp. rose$. 83 or. 5 percent, to $158.51.

  • Final Glance: Machinery companies Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 6:41 PM ET

    Caterpillar rose$. 02 or percent, to $91.71. Deere& Co. rose$. 56 or. 6 percent, to $90.10. Terex rose$. 95 or 3.5 percent, to $27.97.

  • Final Glance: Telecom companies Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 6:41 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies were mixed at the close of trading:. AT&T Inc. rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $33.54. Verizon Communications Inc. fell$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $47.02.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 19- The United States has sought help from China, Japan, South Korea and Russia in combating cyber attacks such as the one Washington on Friday accused North Korea of carrying out against Sony Pictures, U.S. officials said. The outreach, which included meetings among U.S. and Chinese officials in both nations' capitals, is a tacit acknowledgement...

  • FDA OKs Cubist antibiotic for serious infections Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 6:34 PM ET

    TRENTON, N.J.— The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new medicine to fight complex infections in the abdomen and urinary tract, the fourth antibiotic the agency has approved since May. The approval of Zerbaxa on Friday is the second antibiotic approval this year for Cubist Pharmaceuticals, a drugmaker focused on antibiotics. It is being acquired for...

  • Lockheed Martin pays $27.5M in billing allegation Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 6:31 PM ET

    NEWARK, N.J.— A subsidiary of defense contractor Lockheed Martin has agreed to pay $27.5 million to resolve allegations that it overbilled the government, federal prosecutors announced Friday. A message seeking comment left with Lockheed Martin wasn't immediately returned. The work was done at Fort Monmouth in New Jersey, and the Aberdeen Proving Ground in...

  • Kocherlakota warns Fed of 'unacceptable' risk Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 6:23 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— One of three Fed officials who dissented in the Fed's policy decision this week is warning that the central bank is taking an "unacceptable" risk by not paying more attention to the dangers posed by low inflation. Narayana Kocherlakota, the president of the Fed's regional bank in Minneapolis, said Friday that the Fed's failure to respond to weak...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 19- Charlie Shrem, an outspoken supporter of bitcoins, was sentenced to two years in prison on Friday for indirectly helping to send $1 million in the digital currency to the Internet black-market bazaar Silk Road. Shrem, a former vice chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation, was also ordered by U.S. Shrem was charged in January following an investigation...

  • SEATTLE, Dec 19- Boeing Co has more than enough 787 Dreamliners in the production pipeline to meet its year-end delivery target of 110 aircraft, despite concerns a shortage of seats could cause the world's biggest aircraft maker to miss its target, according to industry experts and a Reuters review of its factory. A Reuters survey of jets in production at...

  • DETROIT, Dec 19- FCA US, the former Chrysler Group, on Friday expanded a U.S. regional recall of older cars with potentially defective driver-side Takata air bags to a global action, affecting more than 3.3 million vehicles. The FCA total for Takata Corp- related recalls is now 3,672,770, including affected passenger-side airbags. The number of vehicles recalled...