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Oct 10- Consumer products company Jarden Corp's founder and chairman, Martin Franklin, is planning to buy privately held specialty chemicals maker MacDermid Inc for $1.8 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
*Republic shares up 5 percent. Oct 1- Airline pioneer William Franke is looking to bring more low airfares to U.S. air travelers, with his firm agreeing to purchase Frontier Airlines from Republic Airways Holdings. The list of low-cost carriers Franke has ran or invested in also includes Volaris of Mexico, Wizz Air in Hungary and Tiger Airways in Asia.
*Gold falls 3 pct as investors liquidate positions. The White House rejected a Republican plan to reopen portions of the U.S. government, offering no sign of an end to the bipartisan fight centered on President Barack Obama's healthcare law.
*Gold falls 3 pct as investors liquidate positions. NEW YORK, Oct 1- Stock markets worldwide climbed on Tuesday while safe-haven gold and Treasury bonds fell as investors largely shrugged off the first partial shutdown of the U.S. government in 17 years on bets that it would be short-lived.
*Gold falls as investors liquidate positions. NEW YORK, Oct 1- Stock markets worldwide climbed on Tuesday while safe-haven gold and Treasury bonds fell as investors largely shrugged off the first partial shutdown of the U.S. government in 17 years on bets that it would be short-lived.
NEW YORK, Oct 1- U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday after limping to the end of the third quarter, but investors appeared confident a deal could be reached in Washington to settle a partial shutdown of the U.S. government. Congress missed a midnight deadline to agree on a spending bill, resulting in up to 1 million workers being put on unpaid leave.
NEW YORK, Sept 30- Most of us can't recall where we spent every single dollar last Tuesday. He spent exactly $20 for a haircut, $20 for a dress shirt and $15 for dinner. Maass knows that because every single day, the Nashville- based software developer uploads all his spending to a smartphone application he created just for that purpose.
Vancouver, British Columbia- based A&W Food Services of Canada, known for its Teen Burger, dancing bear mascot and root beer, launched its "Better Beef" promotional campaign this week. Privately held A&W, which has annual sales of about C $850 million, said it is the only national burger restaurant in Canada to source only hormone-free beef.
FRANKFURT/ STOCKHOLM/ HOUGHTON, Mich., Sept 26- The Federal Reserve confused financial markets over scaling back its bond buying, four top officials said on Thursday, with one arguing the central bank should link tapering to drops in the jobless rate and another calling for a broad remake of strategy.
WASHINGTON, Sept 26- The scale of the first reduction in asset purchases by the Federal Reserve is not as important as the clarity with which it communicates about where its policies are heading, a top U.S. central banker said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON, Sept 26- The failure of the Federal Reserve to begin scaling back bond buying at its meeting last week surprised financial markets and could undermine the effectiveness of its policies in the future, a top U.S. central banker said on Thursday.
NEW YORK, Sept 17- Historic flooding in northeastern Colorado which has killed eight people continued to disrupt oil and gas operations in the fossil-fuel-rich region, producers and energy companies said on Tuesday. Canadian energy producer Encana Corp said 99 wells shut due to flooding in Colorado had returned to service, but nearly 300 remained shut in.
NEW YORK, Sept 17- Canadian energy producer Encana Corp on Tuesday said 99 well shut due to flooding in Colorado had returned to service, but nearly 300 remained shut in.
WASHINGTON, Sept 6- The U.S. government's effort to prevent US Airways and American Airlines from merging could hurt the carriers' ability to compete on increasingly tough international routes, and that would probably mean fewer options for business travelers.
Sept 4- A U.S. regulator may proceed with parts of three lawsuits against JPMorgan Chase& Co to recover losses that now-defunct credit unions suffered on billions of dollars of residential mortgage-backed securities, a federal judge in Kansas has ruled.
Aug 29- OppenheimerFunds on Thursday said it has agreed to pay $89.5 million to settle six lawsuits by municipal bond fund investors who said they suffered unexpectedly large losses during the 2008 financial crisis because their money was invested improperly.
Aug 19- Real estate company Re/Max Holdings Inc has filed with U.S. regulators to raise up to $100 million through an initial public offering of Class A common stock.
Aug 18- After nearly a decade of relying on weight-gain feed additives as a lifeline to survival, some of the 75,000 U.S. cattle feedyards that dot rural America in places such as Texas and the Great Plains, suddenly must do without the leading product Zilmax- nicknamed "Vitamin Z."
Aug 13- At a beef industry conference in Denver last week, the animal health auditor for meat producer JBS USA presented a video showing short clips of cows struggling to walk and displaying other signs of distress.
Aug 8- Shares of Thompson Creek Metals Co Inc rose more than 12 percent on Thursday after the miner reported better-than-expected adjusted earnings and as strong economic data out of China lifted commodities stocks. "The company is on the verge of a significant earnings and free cash flow ramp," said BB&T Capital Markets analyst Garrett Nelson, referring to Mt.