North America


  • HKEx may change listing rule after Alibaba IPO loss Saturday, 30 Aug 2014 | 12:50 AM ET

    Stung by the loss of the IPO of Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba, the Hong Kong stock exchange took a step towards loosening its listing rules.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 29- A judge on Friday lifted a suspension on her order directing Microsoft Corp to turn over a customer's emails stored overseas to U.S. prosecutors, but the software company said it would not release any emails while it appeals the ruling.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 29- A U.S. judge on Friday dismissed antitrust litigation accusing Wall Street banks and commodity merchants including Goldman Sachs Group Inc and Glencore Plc of conspiring to drive up aluminum prices by reducing supply.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Sept 10 Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    LJUBLJANA- Bled Strategic Forum 2014 in Slovenia.

  • Aug 29- Carlyle Group LP has agreed to pay $115 million to settle a lawsuit accusing it of conspiring with other buyout firms not to outbid each other on some takeovers that occurred prior to the financial crisis, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday. Washington, D.C.- based Carlyle declined to comment.

  • Hawaii tourism study finds more vacation rentals Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 7:36 PM ET

    HONOLULU— Hawaii has about four times as many vacation rentals for travelers than the state's tourism agency previously believed. A new study indicates there are about 26,500 houses and condominiums being rented on a short-term basis around the state, Hawaii Tourism Authority Vice President David Uchiyama said.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 29- Argentina said on Friday it would appeal a U.S. judge's decision declaring illegal a $539 million payment the country deposited with Bank of New York Mellon Corp for its restructured bondholders.

  • EPA staff says agency needs to be tough on smog Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 6:46 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Environmental Protection Agency's staff has concluded that the government needs to tighten smog rules by somewhere between 7 and 20 percent.

  • Argentina appealing US judge's order on bond pay Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 6:24 PM ET
    A man walks past graffiti that reads, "Get out vultures" in Buenos Aires, August 14, 2014.

    Argentina will appeal a decision declaring illegal a $539 million payment the country deposited with Bank of New York Mellon Corp.

  • Aug 29- Digital Ally Inc forecast full-year revenue of about $22.5 million, encouraged by a "five-fold" rise in inquiries for its wearable cameras from police departments in the aftermath of the fatal shooting in Ferguson this month.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 29- Bitcoin entrepreneur Charlie Shrem has reached a plea deal to resolve U.S. charges that he engaged in a scheme to sell over $1 million of the digital currency to users of illicit online marketplace Silk Road, his lawyer said Friday.

  • Final Glance: Coal companies Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 6:07 PM ET

    Arch Coal unchanged at $3.05. Consol Energy Inc. rose$. 75 or 1.9 percent, to $40.28. Peabody Energy rose$. 22 or 1.4 percent, to $15.88.

  • Final Glance: Aerospace companies Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 6:07 PM ET

    Boeing fell$. 31 or. 2 percent, to $126.80. Lockheed Martin Corp. fell$. 10 or. 1 percent, to $174.00. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose$. 34 or. 3 percent, to $127.22.

  • Final Glance: Health Care Equipment companies Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 6:07 PM ET

    Becton, Dickinson& Co. rose$. 69 or. 6 percent, to $117.17. PerkinElmer rose$. 14 or. 3 percent, to $44.85. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. rose$. 14 or. 1 percent, to $120.21.

  • Final Glance: Restaurant companies Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 6:07 PM ET

    Brinker International Inc. fell$. 14 or. 3 percent, to $48.90. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. rose$. 81 or. 1 percent, to $678.65. Darden Restaurants Inc. rose$. 17 or. 4 percent, to $47.32.

  • Final Glance: Food companies Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 6:07 PM ET

    ConAgra Foods Inc. rose$. 07 or. 2 percent, to $32.20. General Mills Inc. rose$. 19 or. 4 percent, to $53.38. Hormel Foods Corp. rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $50.68.

  • Final Glance: Media companies Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 6:07 PM ET

    Comcast Corp. rose$. 20 or. 4 percent, to $54.72. Walt Disney Co. fell$. 35 or. 4 percent, to $89.88. Gannett rose$. 01 or percent, to $33.76.

  • Final Glance: Department Store Retail companies Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 6:07 PM ET

    Kohl's Corp. fell$. 61 or 1.0 percent, to $58.79. Macy's Inc. fell$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $62.29. Nordstrom fell$. 39 or. 6 percent, to $69.25.

  • Final Glance: Leisure companies Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 6:07 PM ET

    Las Vegas Sands Corp. fell $1.14 or 1.7 percent, to $66.51. MGM Resorts International fell$. 39 or 1.6 percent, to $24.47. Marriott International Inc. rose$. 41 or. 6 percent, to $69.40.