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NEW YORK, Nov 7- For environmentalists, votes this week to ban fracking in three Colorado cities may prove symbolic victories at best, as two decades of legal precedent suggests drillers can successfully contest the bans in court, experts say.
DENVER, Nov 6- Three Colorado cities have rejected oil and gas production work that relies on so-called fracking, unofficial election returns showed on Wednesday in a setback for an industry that won other battles this year in Democratic strongholds like California.
CALGARY, Alberta, Nov 5- Encana Corp, Canada's largest natural gas producer, said on Tuesday it will cut about 20 percent of its workforce, slash its dividend, and focus future spending on just five regions rich in oil and gas liquids as it looks to move away from low-value natural gas production.
Nov 5- Encana Corp, Canada's largest natural gas producer, said it will cut about 20 percent of its workforce, slash its dividend and invest nearly three-quarters of its 2014 capital spending budget in more lucrative oil and liquid gas assets. Encana, which had 4,193 employees on Dec. 31, said it will cut its dividend to 7 cents per share from 20 cents.
Nov 5- Encana Corp, Canada's largest natural gas producer, will cut about 20 percent of its workforce, slash its dividend and invest nearly three-quarters of its 2014 capital spending budget in more lucrative oil and liquid gas assets.
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.
NEW YORK, Oct 30- During the roadshow leading up to Facebook Inc's initial public offering a year-and-a-half ago, New York's institutional investors were greeted by snaking queues, beefed up police presence, and a media feeding frenzy.
NEW YORK, Oct 30- Institutional investors who met with Twitter Inc this week say they are optimistic about its initial public offering and see little sign of the irrational exuberance that preceded Facebook Inc's splashy coming-out party in 2012..
Oct 30- Institutional investors who met with Twitter Inc this week say they are optimistic about its initial public offering and see little sign of the irrational exuberance that preceded Facebook Inc's splashy coming-out party in 2012..
CHICAGO, Oct 29- Cattle are entering U.S. packing plants slightly thinner than a year ago as feedlots rush the animals to market to cash in on record-high prices and are no longer feeding them the growth promotant Zilmax, analysts and economists said.
TOKYO, Oct 28- NTT Communications Corp said it will gain control of two U.S. cloud computing firms in takeover deals worth a combined 85.5 billion yen, as Japanese firms ramp up efforts to improve overseas networks through acquisitions.
TOKYO, Oct 28- NTT Communications Corp plans to buy two U.S. cloud computing firms for up to 100 billion yen combined, a source with knowledge of the matter said, as Japanese firms ramp up efforts to improve overseas networks through acquisitions.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba/ CHICAGO, Oct 25- A decision by Tyson Foods Inc to stop buying slaughter-ready Canadian cattle looks to accelerate the movement of lighter Canadian cattle to U.S. feedlots, industry sources say, damaging the already fragile Canadian beef sector.
*Seeks to avoid a repeat of Facebook's bungled IPO. SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 24- Seeking to avoid a repeat of Facebook Inc's much-maligned public debut, Twitter Inc revealed more modest ambitions on Thursday, saying its initial public offering would raise up to $1.6 billion and value the company at up to $10.9 billion.
Customers withdrew more money than they added for a variety of reasons among the firms, which include T. Rowe Price Group Inc, Franklin Resources Inc, Janus Capital Group Inc, and at Federated Investors Inc..
CHICAGO, Oct 23- Slaughter cattle in Texas and Kansas set the highest price on record Wednesday when they traded at mostly $132 per hundredweight, the result of a smaller herd and rising beef prices, analysts and economists said.
Oct 17- Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc on Thursday said better-than-expected sales at established restaurants boosted quarterly profits and signaled it may raise prices in the middle of 2014 to offset higher food costs, sending shares up 7.7 percent.
About 1.2 million homes valued at more than $189 billion are at high to very high risk from wildfires in California and a dozen other Western states, according to CoreLogic Inc, a data and analytics company.
Oct 10- Platform Acquisition Holdings Ltd, founded by Jarden Corp Chairman Martin Franklin, said it would acquire privately held specialty chemicals maker MacDermid Inc for about $1.8 billion. It supplies to retailers such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc, Target Corp and Bed, Bath and Beyond.
*Shares rise 25 pct to $54.94, valuing Antero at $13.98 bln. Oct 10- Shares of Antero Resources Corp, an oil and gas producer controlled by Warburg Pincus, rose as much as 25 percent in their market debut, underscoring the eagerness of investors to cash in on the shale boom in the United States.