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*BHP to sell 250,000 net acres in Permian Basin. LONDON/ NEW YORK, Oct 22- BHP Billiton plans to sell roughly half its oil and gas acreage in the Permian Basin in Texas and New Mexico, an area revived by the shale boom, to focus on its most lucrative assets there.
*Netflix shares rise after market close on earnings report. "You could be seeing some profit-taking" after last week's highs, said Uri Landesman, president of Platinum Partners, which manages more than $1 billion in assets in New York. Netflix's third quarter net income reached $32 million, up from $8 million a year earlier.
*McDonald's pulls Dow lower; Apple helps Nasdaq tread water. *Netflix, Texas Instruments to report after the close. A rally in Apple Inc shares after a brokerage ratings upgrade helped the Nasdaq hold near the unchanged mark.
CHICAGO, Oct 21- When the Obama administration unveiled new emission regulations for coal-fired power plants earlier this year, the National Association of Manufacturers blasted the proposed rules, saying they would hurt its members "twice"- as energy users and as polluters "next in line" for such rules.
Oct 18- A legal fight over AT&T Inc's refusal to carry the U.S. news channel of Qatar- based broadcaster Al Jazeera can remain under wraps for now, despite a ruling by a Delaware state judge earlier this week lifting the secrecy in the case. Al Jazeera sued AT&T in Delaware's Court of Chancery, saying AT&T had broken and wrongfully terminated their contract.
*California continues to keep claims elevated. WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Oct 17- U.S. jobless claims fell last week and mid-Atlantic factory activity kept growing in October, but a just-ended government shutdown as well as computer issues affecting the claims report impeded the data's value as signposts for the economy.
NEW YORK, Oct 17- The pace of manufacturing growth in the U.S. mid-Atlantic region slowed slightly in October, but firms' optimism about the future hit a 10- year high, a survey showed on Thursday. The survey covers factories in eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and Delaware.
NEW YORK, Oct 17- Factory activity in the U.S. mid-Atlantic region slowed slightly in October, but firms' optimism about the future stayed at a 10- year high, a survey showed on Thursday. The Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank said its business activity index slipped to 19.8 in October from 22.3 in September.
Treasury debt gained on Wednesday as U.S. Senate leaders announced a deal to prevent the United States from defaulting on its debt and end the government shutdown.
Oct 14- Fiat SpA will have to wait longer than hoped to settle the price to buy out a minority shareholder of its Chrysler business after a judge on Monday set a September 2014 trial.
Oct 14- Al Jazeera must unseal its lawsuit against AT&T Inc within five business days after a Delaware judge sided on Monday with news organizations that objected to secrecy in the case. The dispute stems from AT&T's refusal to carry the U.S. news network that was launched by the Qatar- based Al Jazeera in August.
Oct 14- Al Jazeera must unseal its lawsuit against AT&T Inc within five business days after a Delaware judge sided on Monday with news organizations that objected to secrecy in the case.
DETROIT/ LONDON, Oct 10- The U.S. Department of Energy will consider bids to purchase Fisker Automotive's government loan on Friday in what could be the start of a lengthy and expensive process to revive the dormant green-car startup.
*Deal key for Vivendi to streamline holdings. DOVER, Del., Oct 10- The Delaware Supreme Court swept aside a lower court order on Thursday that had halted Activision Blizzard Inc's $8.2 billion deal to buy back its stock from Vivendi SA. The ruling clears the way for the deal to close by its deadline of Tuesday, when Vivendi could have walked away.
LONDON, Oct 10- Merchant International is pursuing Ukraine's Naftogaz in the English courts over a $21.8 million debt, a source close to the Delaware incorporated firm said, in a case that raised concerns of a possible default at the state-owned energy company.
LOS ANGELES, Oct 9- Borgata Hotel Casino& Spa, owned by Boyd Gaming Corp's and MGM Resorts, said it received the first Internet gaming permit ever in New Jersey from the state's Division of Gaming Enforcement.
For backing the right horse, four hedge funds stood to gain up to a third of the refund, which the FDIC said in court documents could amount to a return of 1,000 percent on what they spent on legal fees. The four funds are Alden Global Capital, Davidson Kempner Capital Management, Halcyon Asset Management and Farallon Capital Management.
WASHINGTON, Oct 9- A private U.S. charity struck a deal with the Pentagon on Wednesday to advance a "death gratuity" to families of American troops who die during the government shutdown, after the Defense Department determined it was legally unable to make the $100,000 payment.
WASHINGTON, Oct 7- The regulator overseeing major mortgage finance sources Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac on Monday said it filed legal paperwork to create a common platform for the two firms to issue mortgage-backed securities.
NEW YORK, Oct 4- U.S. stocks rose on Friday after a week of losses driven by uncertainty surrounding the partial shutdown of the U.S. government. Many investors fear the budget impasse will drag on until bickering Washington lawmakers are faced with reaching agreement to raise the debt ceiling and avoid a default in less than two weeks.