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*Michael Kors climbs after earnings. *GT Advanced jumps on deal with Apple. "Ideally you want very slow growth, the market really likes that and the concern is that the market gets ahead of it," said Tim Ghriskey, chief investment officer of Solaris Group in Bedford Hills, New York.
*Michael Kors climbs after earnings. *GT Advanced jumps on deal with Apple. "For the market to continue along you actually need a combination of moderate news," said Rick Meckler, president of investment firm LibertyView Capital Management in Jersey City, New Jersey.
*GT Advanced jumps on deal with Apple. NEW YORK, Nov 5- U.S. stock index futures dipped on Tuesday ahead of data on the services sector, putting the S&P 500 on track to halt a two-day winning streak. *The Institute for Supply Management will release its October non-manufacturing index at 10:00 a.m. ET.
*Weyerhaeuser to sell homebuilding business for $2.7 bln. *Weyerhaeuser shareholders to get control of Tri Pointe. Nov 4- Tri Pointe Homes Inc is buying Weyerhaeuser Co's homebuilding division in a $2.7 billion deal that will give it access to developed land in key markets such as California and Texas and make it one of the largest U.S. homebuilders.
Nov 4- Weyerhaeuser Co is selling its homebuilding division to Tri Pointe Homes Inc in a $2.7 billion deal that will leave Weyerhaeuser shareholders in control of one of the 10 largest homebuilders in the United States. The unit's biggest brand is Pardee Homes, which builds houses in Southern California and Las Vegas.
NEW YORK, Nov 3- Tri Pointe Homes Inc is near a deal to buy Weyerhaeuser Co's homebuilding division for about $2.7 billion, which would make it one of the 20 largest homebuilders in the United States, two people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.
DALLAS, Nov 3- For more than a century, ranchers and their children have paraded cattle around the dusty show ring at the State Fair of Texas in Dallas, in a rite of passage that is part farm economics, part rural theater.
MIAMI, Nov 1- The attorney general of Florida, one of several states challenging the proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways, said on Friday she hoped for a "timely resolution" after meeting with American Airlines' top executive.
NEW YORK, Nov 1- Kroll, Moody's, and Morningstar held phone conversations with cautious bond investors Friday following a three-city roadshow by structuring lead Deutsche Bank for the first-ever home-rental bond from Blackstone, described as a hybrid RMBS/CMBS.
LOS ANGELES, Oct 31- U.S. solar company First Solar Inc on Thursday reported quarterly results that blew past estimates and raised its earnings outlook for the year as it began recognizing revenue from a major project in California, sending shares higher. First Solar shares were up 6.2 percent at $53.40 in extended trade after closing at $50.30 on the Nasdaq.
Oct 30- Newmont Mining Corp said on Wednesday its Akyem project in Ghana and its Phoenix Copper Leach project in Nevada have achieved commercial production on schedule and on budget.
NEW YORK, Oct 30- Twitter Inc was sued for $124 million on Wednesday by two companies claiming the social media darling fraudulently had them organize a private sale of its shares to stoke investor interest for an initial public offering then canceled it.
NEW YORK, Oct 30- Twitter Inc was sued for $124 million on Wednesday by two companies that said the social media darling defrauded it into pushing forward with a doomed private sale of its shares to stoke investor interest for its initial public offering.
Oct 30- When Janet Yellen became president of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco in June 2004, a massive real estate bubble was building in the vast nine-state area that it oversees.
Oct 29- Western Union Co, the world's largest money-transfer company, reported a 20 percent fall in quarterly profit in the face of increasing competition and higher regulatory expenses, sending its shares down 13 percent after the bell.
NEW YORK, Oct 25- The other day my 13- year-old, Jake, said, "Let's dress Katie up as a bat for Halloween." Perhaps it's inevitable now that Halloween is big business. The National Retail Federation estimates that Americans will spend $6.9 billion on Halloween this year.
The fleet of exiting power plants will be the main target of President Barack Obama's climate action plan, which requires the EPA to propose a rule to regulate their emissions by June 2014. The EPA on Wednesday kicked off an 11- city listening session tour to solicit feedback from states that will need to implement plans to reduce power plant emissions.
*White House chooses insider for Healthcare.gov problems. Jeffrey Zients, a former official of the Office of Management and Budget who will become head of the National Economic Council in January, will provide short-term management advice on the project, said Kathleen Sebelius, secretary of Health and Human Services.
*White House chooses insider for healthcare.gov problems. The HHS said at the weekend it was launching a "tech surge" for the website, but neither the White House nor HHS has provided details about the cause of the problems, precisely what is being done to fix them and who exactly is doing the fixing.
*White House chooses insider for healthcare.gov problems. The HHS had said in a blog post at the weekend that it was bringing in a "tech surge" of people, but neither the White House nor HHS has provided details about the cause of the problems, precisely what is being done to fix them and who exactly is doing the fixing.