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March 14- A class-action lawsuit has been filed in Canada against Mt. Gox, the leading bitcoin exchange that lost more than $400 million of customers' digital currency, along with Mizuho Bank Ltd, one of Japan's largest lenders. The lawsuit, filed Friday in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, comes just days after Mt.
The Commerce Department maintains the master database for such top-level domain names as. com and. net, as well as the corresponding numeric addresses, but has contracted out that work to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers.
NEW YORK, March 14- General Motors was hit on Friday with what appeared to be the first lawsuit related to the recall of 1.6 million cars, as customers claimed their vehicles lost value because of ignition problems blamed for a series of fatal crashes.
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew will meet Brazilian Finance Minister Guido Mantega and Brazilian Central Bank Governor Alexandre Tombini. LONDON- Bank of England Deputy Governor for Financial Stability John Cunliffe will take part in a conference at Chatham House titled "New Rules on Market Structure, Trading and Funding"- 0930 GMT.
STERLING HEIGHTS, Michigan March 14- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles should see a better first quarter than the automaker had last year, its chief executive Sergio Marchionne said on Friday.
BOCA RATON, Florida, March 14- CME Group Inc, the world's largest futures exchange operator, is facing mounting criticism from brokers over fee increases that are set to raise costs for futures customers.
NEW YORK, March 14- Investors will start the week early as the Sunday referendum to decide if Crimea becomes part of Russia or remains Ukrainian will likely reverberate in markets worldwide.
*USDA quarterly hog report holds key in disease puzzle. CHICAGO/ NEW YORK, March 14- Fund managers and traders have chased hog prices on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange to record highs on fear of a deadly pig virus, but a market reversal is likely if government data in the next two weeks shows no major damage from the disease.
Biogen and American Electric Power will both remain part of the S&P 500.. Coffee maker Keurig Green Mountain Inc. will move to the S&P 500 from the S&P MidCap 400, while oil and gas company WPX Energy Inc. will move to the MidCap index.
March 14- Backers of a ballot measure to cut California's public pensions, which was seen as a model for other states, abandoned their campaign to win voter support on Friday after a court ruling.
Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 12 or. 6 percent, to $20.91. Gold Fields rose$. 08 or 1.9 percent, to $4.36. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 70 or 2.7 percent, to $26.18.
Canadian National Railway Co. fell$. 68 or 1.2 percent, to $55.88. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. fell $1.63 or 1.1 percent, to $153.24. Kansas City Southern fell $1.31 or 1.3 percent, to $96.60.
NEW YORK-- A look at the 10 biggest volume decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. BRT Realty Trust: Approximately 600 shares changed hands, a 92.9 decrease from its 65- day average volume. The shares fell$. 07 or 1.0 percent to $7.21.
DR Horton fell$. 12 or. 5 percent, to $22.04. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. rose$. 05 or 1.0 percent, to $4.83. Lennar Corp. fell$. 33 or. 8 percent, to $40.02.
Brinker International Inc. rose$. 40 or. 8 percent, to $52.87. Darden Restaurants Inc. rose$. 21 or. 4 percent, to $49.22. McDonald's Corp. rose$. 21 or. 2 percent, to $97.58.
CVSCaremark rose$. 25 or. 3 percent, to $72.75. Rite Aid rose$. 04 or. 6 percent, to $6.81. Walgreen rose$. 14 or. 2 percent, to $67.07.
Aflac Inc. fell$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $64.11. American International Group fell$. 15 or. 3 percent, to $48.59. MBIA fell$. 21 or 1.5 percent, to $14.11.
Kroger rose$. 42 or 1.0 percent, to $43.91. Safeway rose$. 07 or. 2 percent, to $38.39. Supervalu rose$. 03 or. 5 percent, to $6.56.
American Express Co. fell$. 52 or. 6 percent, to $90.17. Capital One Financial Corp. fell$. 54 or. 7 percent, to $72.19. Discover Financial Services fell$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $57.17.
Cigna Corp. fell $1.13 or 1.5 percent, to $76.55. Humana Inc. fell$. 13 or. 1 percent, to $109.49. UnitedHealth Group fell $1.31 or 1.7 percent, to $75.70.