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*Dividend estimated at 50 cents/ share in first year. Dec 13- Simon Property Group Inc, the largest owner of U.S. malls and outlet centers, will spin off its strip malls and smaller shopping centers into a publicly traded REIT to focus on its larger retail properties.
ATLANTA-- Health officials say the flu season seems to be getting off to more normal start this year. Reports of the flu have been increasing, particularly in the South.
*Carrier orders 60 jets from Embraer, 30 from Bombardier. *Embraer sees 2014 as "good year" for commercial jet sales. Dec 12- American Airlines Group Inc said on Thursday it ordered 90 regional jets from Embraer SA and Bombardier Inc in deals worth about $4 billion at list prices as it upgrades to a more efficient fleet to lower operating costs.
A deal that could move the Atlanta Braves from downtown Atlanta to a nearby county has upset local tea party leaders.
NEWS: HD Supply Holdings Inc. said Tuesday that it posted a profit during its fiscal third quarter, thanks to higher demand for its industrial products. NUMBERS: The company reported net income of $51 million, or 26 cents per share, in the quarter ending Nov. 3.
NEW YORK, Dec 10- If the American dream is to own a house, you know you've really arrived when you have two of them. In 2011, Allison and Doug Gumbs, of Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania, bought their second house, in Avalon, New Jersey, taking advantage of low interest rates and a time when the market was particularly floundering.
BRUSSELS, Dec 10- The artificial sweetener aspartame- widely used in low-calorie soft drinks- poses no health risks at currently approved consumption levels, the European Union's food safety watchdog said on Tuesday.
Goldman Sachs may be one of the last firms standing as a rocky romance between Wall Street and raw material markets turns sour.
NEW YORK/ LONDON, Dec 6- Just over three decades ago, Goldman Sachs bought a niche coffee-and-gold trading firm called J. Aron& Company, becoming one of the first banks to enter the commodity markets. On Thursday, Deutsche Bank, one of the five biggest players of the past decade, said it would quit commodities trading under regulatory pressure, cutting 200 jobs.
CHICAGO-- Illinois took a giant step toward fixing its biggest financial problem Thursday by putting a sweeping pension reform on the books, but legislators' inaction on tax incentives aimed at keeping companies and creating new jobs has triggered fresh concerns about the state's business climate.
ATLANTA-- A Wendy's employee who dropped a partially smoked blunt in a customer's cheeseburger has been fired and charged with marijuana possession. Police in the city of Lovejoy, Ga., about 25 miles south of downtown Atlanta, said a customer drove home with her food on Nov. 1, took a bite out of the burger and noticed a strange smell wafting from it.
ATLANTA-- There's more evidence that U.S. births may be leveling off after years of decline. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's latest figures show the number of births from July 2012 through last June were essentially the same as the previous 12 months, suggesting the trend is continuing.
*CEO says addressing technical issues to push London launch. SINGAPORE, Dec 5- CME Group says the delayed launch of its first overseas bourse could come in London in the first quarter of 2014, as the top U.S. futures market operator intensifies its focus on overseas growth.
ATLANTA-- Aaron's plans to buy back $125 million of its common stock under an accelerated repurchase program. It is scheduled to pay $125 million to Wells Fargo on Wednesday for about 3.5 million shares. Aaron's Inc. said it had about 76.3 million outstanding shares as of Oct. 25.
Production on "Fast& Furious 7" is on hold following the death of star Paul Walker. A spokesman for Universal Pictures declined to say when shooting will resume. Universal Pictures is expected to go forward with the film, but it has not announced how it will adjust the movie or handle Walker's unfinished performance.
Nov 25- When Aimee Brittain's team hits the stores in a commando-like fashion on Thanksgiving night in search of Black Friday deals, they'll stand out from the crowd in their matching bright blue shirts.
DUBAI, Nov 21- The Dubai Airshow produced a harvest of deals for the world's biggest and flashiest jets this week, but for those unable to afford a $400- million A380 superjumbo there is always an alternative- the poor man's private jet.
WASHINGTON, Nov 20- A gauge of U.S. consumer spending rose more than expected in October as households bought a range of goods, suggesting upside momentum in the economy early in the fourth quarter.
NEW YORK/ MUMBAI, Nov 19- IntercontinentalExchange Group said on Tuesday it would buy the Singapore Mercantile Exchange in a $150 million deal that gives it a foothold in trading and clearing in Asia, the main engine of growth for the commodities market.
Nov 18- London Stock Exchange Group, Nasdaq OMX Group Inc and Deutsche Börse AG are considering individual bids for European exchange group Euronext, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the discussions.