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Sept 23- Deere& Co, the world's largest farm equipment maker, said it was exploring strategic options for its low-margin crop insurance business and had hired Citigroup as its adviser.
LOS ANGELES— Four companies proposed an $8 billion project Tuesday that within a decade could send wind energy generated on the plains of Wyoming to power-thirsty households in Southern California.
AAA Oklahoma said Tuesday that the average price for a gallon of regular self-serve gas in the state is $3.17. Average prices in selected cities in the state range from $3.03 per gallon in Bartlesville to $3.49 in Guymon. Oklahoma City motorists are paying an average of $3.16 per gallon while those in Tulsa are paying just less than $3.07.
WASHINGTON, Sept 23- Backers of the U.S. Export-Import Bank may push again for a long-term extension of its charter as early as November after a nine-month renewal left the bank's future undecided.
NEW YORK— Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper said Tuesday they'll work to reduce the calories Americans get from beverages by 20 percent over the next decade by more aggressively marketing smaller sizes, bottled water and diet drinks.
NEW YORK, Sept 23- The largest soda makers in the United States promised on Tuesday to cut the calories in soft drinks nationwide by 20 percent by 2025..
NEW YORK, Sept 23- U.S. stocks were modestly lower on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 on track for its third straight daily decline as investors digested signs of slowing global growth. Wall Street's losses tracked Europe, which was down after data showed a contraction in French business activity and slower growth in German manufacturing this month.
OAKLAND, Calif.— Clorox has named Nick Vlahos and Dawn Willoughby to executive vice president and chief operating officer roles. Dorer will become CEO on Nov. 20 and will also join the Oakland, California company's board of directors. He will also have responsibility for Clorox Co.' s marketing, sales, product supply and research and development functions.
Caterpillar fell$. 37 or. 4 percent, to $100.53. Deere& Co. fell$. 31 or. 4 percent, to $83.43. Terex rose$. 13 or. 4 percent, to $32.38.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top drug benefits companies are down at 1 p.m.:. CVSCaremark fell$. 63 or. 8 percent, to $79.97. Express Scripts Holding Co. fell$. 77 or 1.1 percent, to $72.05.
DR Horton fell$. 01 or percent, to $21.37. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. rose$. 05 or 1.3 percent, to $3.85. Lennar Corp. rose$. 23 or. 6 percent, to $40.11.
Kelly Services Inc. class A fell$. 04 or. 2 percent, to $16.23. Korn/Ferry International Inc. fell$. 13 or. 5 percent, to $27.32. ManpowerGroup rose$. 51 or. 7 percent, to $74.39.
Apple Inc. rose 1.6 percent to $102.65 with 34,792,600 shares traded. BlackBerry Ltd. fell 3.8 percent to $10.52 with 12,853,400 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. fell. 9 percent to $24.75 with 9,328,400 shares traded.
Colgate-Palmolive Co. fell$. 12 or. 2 percent, to $65.57. Kimberly-Clark Corp. fell$. 77 or. 7 percent, to $106.90. Procter& Gamble Co. fell$. 25 or. 3 percent, to $84.57.
Arch Coal fell$. 06 or 2.5 percent, to $2.37. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 13 or. 3 percent, to $37.33. Peabody Energy rose$. 36 or 2.8 percent, to $13.01.
Apollo Group fell$. 20 or. 8 percent, to $25.50. Career Education Corp. fell$. 06 or 1.2 percent, to $5.00. Strayer Education Inc. fell$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $59.71.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Foster Wheeler fell$. 09 or. 3 percent, to $31.21. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 18 or. 5 percent, to $36.97.
Kohl's Corp. rose$. 20 or. 3 percent, to $61.93. Macy's Inc. fell$. 10 or. 2 percent, to $58.84. Nordstrom fell$. 08 or. 1 percent, to $68.25.
Brinker International Inc. fell$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $50.46. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. rose$. 11 or percent, to $656.21. Darden Restaurants Inc. fell$. 20 or. 4 percent, to $50.27.
Comcast Corp. fell$. 64 or 1.1 percent, to $55.22. Walt Disney Co. fell$. 61 or. 7 percent, to $88.68. Gannett fell$. 37 or 1.1 percent, to $31.45.