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  • July 24- A Chicago federal judge has refused to overturn the conviction of Eric Bloom, the former chief executive of money management firm Sentinel Management Group Inc, for defrauding customers out of more than $500 million. District Judge Ronald Guzmán said the jury "clearly" had enough evidence to find that Bloom intended to cheat customers.

  • SAO PAULO, July 24- General Motors Co wants to put nearly a fifth of its workers at a factory in Brazil on paid leave, an auto workers union said on Thursday, amid falling output in Latin America's largest economy. General Motors put 940 workers at the same factory on paid leave in 2012, and the union said 598 of them were later fired.

  • U.S. Senate panel to consider 'too big to fail' report Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 7:08 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, July 24- A U.S. Senate panel will meet next Thursday to discuss results of a much anticipated government study that looked at whether the biggest banks can borrow at lower interest rates because investors think they would be bailed out in a crisis.

  • The FCC's Media Bureau said Sinclair will divest the TV station in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and give up the licenses of Allbritton stations in Birmingham, Alabama, and Charleston, South Carolina, delivering programming there through so-called multi-casting on the signal of stations Sinclair already owns.

  • WASHINGTON, July 24- Jade and rubies from Myanmar will remain banned from the United States unless the Asian nation moves to end a provision in its constitution that bars opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from running for president, a senior U.S. senator said on Thursday.

  • NEW YORK, July 24- A U.S. judge on Thursday expressed concern over a proposed $450 million settlement of claims Apple Inc conspired with five publishers to fix e-book prices, saying its provisions could drastically reduce money paid to consumers depending on appeals.

  • July 24- Pandora Media Inc forecast current quarter adjusted profit below analysts' estimates as it plans to plow money back into the business. Pandora forecast adjusted profit of 5- 8 cents per share on revenue of $235- $240 million for the third quarter ending September.

  • Final Glance: Autos companies Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 6:22 PM ET

    Ford Motor Co. rose$. 06 or. 3 percent, to $17.84. General Motors Co. fell $1.67 or 4.5 percent, to $35.74. Honda Motor Co. fell$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $35.13.

  • Final Glance: Specialty Retail companies Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 6:22 PM ET

    Autozone Inc. rose $7.10 or 1.4 percent, to $514.82. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. rose$. 31 or. 5 percent, to $62.11. Best Buy rose$. 55 or 1.8 percent, to $31.45.

  • Final Glance: Beverages companies Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 6:22 PM ET

    Coca-Cola Co. rose$. 16 or. 4 percent, to $40.97. Dr Pepper Snapple rose $2.54 or 4.3 percent, to $60.98. Molson Coors Brewing Co. rose$. 44 or. 6 percent, to $73.01.

  • Final Glance: Aerospace companies Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 6:22 PM ET

    Boeing fell $2.31 or 1.8 percent, to $124.40. Lockheed Martin Corp. rose $1.87 or 1.1 percent, to $169.97. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose $1.31 or 1.0 percent, to $127.92.

  • Final Glance: Department Store Retail companies Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 6:22 PM ET

    Kohl's Corp. rose$. 28 or. 5 percent, to $52.10. Macy's Inc. rose$. 44 or. 8 percent, to $57.92. Nordstrom rose $1.00 or 1.5 percent, to $68.76.

  • Final Glance: Coal companies Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 6:22 PM ET

    Arch Coal rose$. 04 or 1.4 percent, to $2.91. Consol Energy Inc. rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $40.74. Peabody Energy rose$. 18 or 1.2 percent, to $15.15.

  • Final Glance: Telecom companies Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 6:22 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies were mixed at the close of trading:. AT&T Inc. fell$. 38 or 1.1 percent, to $35.50. Verizon Communications Inc. rose$. 14 or. 3 percent, to $51.05.

  • Final Glance: Machinery companies Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 6:22 PM ET

    Caterpillar fell $3.34 or 3.1 percent, to $105.04. Deere& Co. fell$. 47 or. 5 percent, to $86.98. Terex fell $3.06 or 7.6 percent, to $37.42.

  • Final Glance: Managed Care companies Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 6:22 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $96.75. Humana Inc. fell$. 16 or. 1 percent, to $132.90. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 26 or. 3 percent, to $85.68.

  • Final Glance: Leisure companies Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 6:22 PM ET

    Las Vegas Sands Corp. fell$. 64 or. 9 percent, to $73.10. MGM Resorts International fell$. 30 or 1.1 percent, to $25.98. Marriott International Inc. rose$. 36 or. 5 percent, to $66.83.

  • Final Glance: Medical Devices companies Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 6:22 PM ET

    Allergan fell $1.86 or 1.1 percent, to $170.57. Baxter International Inc. rose$. 16 or. 2 percent, to $77.00. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 24 or 1.8 percent, to $13.26.

  • Final Glance: Big-box Retail companies Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 6:22 PM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 55 or. 5 percent, to $118.14. Target rose$. 26 or. 4 percent, to $60.99. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 64 or. 8 percent, to $76.35.

  • Final Glance: Utilities companies Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 6:22 PM ET

    American Electric Power Co. rose$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $54.01. Consolidated Edison Inc. Holding Co. rose$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $57.31. Dominion Resources Inc. rose$. 13 or. 2 percent, to $70.34.