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  • NEW YORK, July 22- Global equity markets and the dollar rode a rebound in risk appetite on Tuesday, lifting the S&P 500 to a record high, helped by signs of cooperation from Ukraine's pro-Russian separatists over the downing of the Malaysian Airlines jetliner.

  • NEW YORK, July 22- A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered Travelers Cos Inc to pay more than $500 million to satisfy asbestos-related claims stemming from the insurer's coverage of insulation maker Johns-Manville Corp, a policyholder that spent six years in bankruptcy during the 1980 s.

  • WASHINGTON, July 22- Immediate government action is needed to plug a loophole that allows U.S. corporations to avoid federal taxes by shifting their tax domiciles overseas through deals known as inversions, the head of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee said on Tuesday.

  • July 22- Coal miner Peabody Energy Corp reported a smaller-than-expected quarterly loss, helped by stronger price realizations in the United States and higher sales volumes in Australia.

  • NEW YORK, July 22- Billionaire investor William Ackman fired another volley on Tuesday in his 19- month-long war against Herbalife, this time taking aim at the company's use of nutrition clubs for recruiting, claiming they violate U.S. labor laws.

  • White House: Health subsidies not halted by ruling Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 11:33 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The White House says health subsidies under the Affordable Care Act will continue to flow for the time being despite a major setback delivered by a federal appeals court. But White House spokesman Josh Earnest says while the case works its way through the courts, it has "no practical impact" on tax credits.

  • *U.S. players include Gogo, Honeywell, Golden Eagle. LONDON, July 22- The web-connected aircraft cabins of the future, powered by technology on show at last week's Farnborough Airshow, are offering a path to investor returns through suppliers like Cobham Plc and Thales SA.

  • The city of 25,000, known for its scenic lighthouses and sweeping views of the island-speckled waters of Casco Bay, is also the east coast's second largest oil port, located at the southern terminus of the Portland-Montreal Pipeline, which currently flows north to Canada.

  • NEW YORK, July 22- The dollar rose on Tuesday as U.S. bond yields held firm on the view the world's biggest economy is expanding enough for the Federal Reserve to further reduce stimulus despite data showing a mild pullback in some domestic prices in June.

  • BRUSSELS, July 22- The European Union threatened Russia on Tuesday with harsher sanctions over Ukraine, but failed to back tough talk with any immediate action after France's president signalled the disputed delivery of a warship to Moscow would go ahead.

  • Obama commemorates moon landing's 45th anniversary Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 11:25 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— This week's 45th anniversary of man's first landing on the moon is being celebrated at the White House. Armstrong's fellow crew members, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, were among those who met with Obama, along with Armstrong's widow, Carol.

  • Early Glance: Telecom companies Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 11:17 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. AT&T Inc. fell$. 10 or. 3 percent, to $35.86. Verizon Communications Inc. rose$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $50.81.

  • Early Glance: Autos companies Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 11:16 AM ET

    Ford Motor Co. rose$. 06 or. 3 percent, to $17.75. General Motors Co. rose$. 45 or 1.2 percent, to $37.88. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 12 or. 3 percent, to $35.39.

  • Early Glance: Homebuilders companies Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 11:16 AM ET

    DR Horton rose$. 50 or 2.1 percent, to $24.34. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. rose$. 10 or 2.1 percent, to $4.53. Lennar Corp. rose$. 65 or 1.7 percent, to $39.99.

  • Early Glance: Credit Card companies Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 11:16 AM ET

    American Express Co. rose$. 84 or. 9 percent, to $93.72. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 11 or. 1 percent, to $82.03. Discover Financial Services rose$. 92 or 1.5 percent, to $64.22.

  • Early Glance: Restaurant companies Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 11:16 AM ET

    Brinker International Inc. rose$. 40 or. 9 percent, to $45.46. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. rose $68.90 or 11.7 percent, to $658.83. Darden Restaurants Inc. rose$. 20 or. 5 percent, to $44.22.

  • Early Glance: Airlines companies Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 11:16 AM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 39 or 1.0 percent, to $37.54. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 06 or. 6 percent, to $10.77. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 21 or. 7 percent, to $27.87.

  • Early Glance: Medical Devices companies Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 11:16 AM ET

    Allergan rose $1.04 or. 6 percent, to $172.18. Baxter International Inc. rose$. 55 or. 7 percent, to $76.66. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 23 or 1.8 percent, to $12.78.

  • Early Glance: Aerospace companies Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 11:16 AM ET

    Boeing rose$. 78 or. 6 percent, to $129.08. Lockheed Martin Corp. rose $3.53 or 2.2 percent, to $166.51. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose$. 64 or. 5 percent, to $125.75.

  • Early Glance: Construction companies Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 11:16 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Foster Wheeler rose$. 18 or. 5 percent, to $34.07. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 32 or. 9 percent, to $35.50.