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WASHINGTON— A Federal Reserve survey shows economic growth picking up across most of the United States over the past two months as bitter winter weather subsided. Only Cleveland and St. Louis reported slower growth.
*Russia says Ukraine on brink of civil war. *Brent oil falls as investors weigh Libya, Ukraine.
*Coca-Cola and Johnson& Johnson rally after results. *Tesla and Netflix slide, but Twitter jumps after deal. NEW YORK, April 15- U.S. stocks ended a volatile session higher on Tuesday, lifted by gains in such blue-chip names as Coca-Cola and Johnson& Johnson, though persistent weakness in momentum names limited the Nasdaq's advance.
LONDON, April 7- Britain's second largest steelmaker SSI UK said it expects to record its first ever profit this year and to add much needed jobs in England's north east, but added market conditions were tough and that its future was not yet secure.
Patton Boggs leaders projected that any deal would take place before the end of April, two of the sources said. Patton Boggs managing partner Edward Newberry did not respond to a request for comment.
*Ukraine conflict continues; Russia seizes marine base. Concerns that the crisis in Ukraine could escalate gave investors a reason to drop some of the market's biggest trading favorites. Netflix Inc tumbled 6.7 percent to close at $378.90, with fellow Internet names Facebook Inc down 4.7 percent at $64.10 and TripAdvisor Inc down 3.9 percent at $97.58.
*Ukraine conflict continues; Russia seizes marine base. Concerns that the crisis in Ukraine could escalate pushed traders to drop some of the market's biggest trading favorites, taking the Nasdaq below its 50- day moving average in a sign of weakening near-term momentum.
*Gold drops on concerns about U.S. rate hike. *Slowing growth in Germany, China weighs on some investors. NEW YORK, March 24- Global equity markets fell on Monday, rattled by the ongoing Ukraine crisis and weak data from China, while gold fell on concerns about higher U.S. interest rates and a stronger dollar.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio/ WASHINGTON, March 18- Along the banks of the Mahoning River in the struggling Ohio steel town of Youngstown sits a once-abandoned furniture warehouse that has been converted into a sleek new laboratory.
LOVELAND, Ohio, March 13- When Kathleen Quinn and her husband recently moved from New York City to the Cleveland area, they never even considered renting. Three cities in the state- Toledo, Dayton and Cleveland- made the list of top 10 "no-brainer" markets, where you are almost certain to save more by buying instead of renting, in Trulia's latest "Rent vs.
LONDON, March 10- Owners and operators of high-voltage transmission lines and substations must identify critical facilities and implement a security plan to protect them from physical attack, the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ordered on Friday.
Since the start of the SEC's fiscal year on Oct. 1, the agency's win rate has dropped to 58 percent, from about 80 percent in recent years. 1. SEC v AIC, Inc, et al. 3. SEC v True North Finance Corp, et al.
WASHINGTON, March 5- Severe weather across much of the United States took a toll on shopping and consumer spending in recent weeks, leading to slower economic growth or outright contraction in some areas of the country, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday. Growth slowed in Chicago and activity was stable in Kansas City.
WASHINGTON, Feb 26- American consumers are wide open to some of the most sophisticated scam artists ever as vast troves of their personal information are collected by data brokers and sometimes sold with no questions asked, according to the Federal Trade Commission's consumer protection chief.
Feb 12- The activist investor squaring off with Cliffs Natural Resources Inc named its preferred candidate for chief executive officer on Wednesday and said it plans to nominate enough new directors to form a majority of the iron ore miner's board.
Cliffs, a Cleveland- headquartered iron ore and coal producer, said it plans to reduce its capital spending in 2014 by more than 50 percent to between $375 million and $425 million as it cuts back its Bloom Lake Mine expansion and idles production at its Wabush Mine.
Feb 10- Southwest Airlines is looking for opportunities to add service in markets where other merged carriers have scaled back, the budget carrier's Chairman and Chief Executive Gary Kelly said on Monday.
Jan 28- A New York- based hedge fund is pushing Cliffs Natural Resources Inc to spin off its "riskier" international operations after the U.S.-based producer of iron ore was the second-worst performing stock in the S&P 500 Index last year.
NEW YORK, Jan 24- The profits picture painted so far by U.S. companies has given little indication of a pickup in earnings growth, supporting the argument that the stock market had come too far, too fast.
NEW YORK, Jan 17- If early reports are any indication, more U.S. companies may be missing the mark on profits this season than investors have become accustomed to. But 50 percent have missed analysts' earnings estimates, compared with the long-term average of 63 percent for a full reporting period, according to Thomson Reuters data.