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  • Oct 6- GT Advanced Technologies Inc, Apple Inc's partner in a sapphire glass plant in Arizona, filed for bankruptcy on Monday in a stunning turn of events for a company whose fortunes looked bright only a few months ago. The stock fell more than 90 percent to 75 cents, wiping out nearly all of its $1.5 billion market worth. I don't think anyone expected this, "said Dennis...

  • Oct 6- Wealthy Americans contributed less of their incomes to charity while low and middle-income residents gave more in the years surrounding the Great Recession, according to a newly released report by The Chronicle of Philanthropy. Idaho, Georgia, Connecticut and Florida also ranked high on the list of increased givers. Utah residents gave the biggest...

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Oct 15 Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    KRISTIANSAND, Norway- Norges Bank Deputy Governor Jon Nicolaisen and Norges Bank Investment Management Chief Risk Officer Jan Thomsen address Norges Bank's regional network in Kristiansand. STOCKHOLM- Sweden's central bank Governor Stefan Ingves will hold a presentation for the Swedish Center for Business and Policy Studies/SIFR Finance panel.

  • The site, already partly occupied by warehouses and distribution facilities for Wal-Mart, Amazon and Federal Express, is where Elon Musk's electric car maker Tesla Motors plans a factory to make batteries, helped by more than $1 billion of incentives provided by Nevada. For Gilman, this dry, desolate slice of Storey County is where the old Nevada, symbolized by...

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Oct 16 Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, U.S. Deputy Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin participate in open meeting of the President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans in Washington- 1300 GMT. RICHMOND- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and the Kiel Institute for the World Economy hold two-day conference on "The Labor Market After the Great...

  • Steve Wynn: I'm 'more scared' about US than China Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 12:50 PM ET
    Steve Wynn

    Casino tycoon Steve Wynn says government crackdowns in Macau and protests in Hong Kong don't worry him so much.

  • Oct 1- An affiliate of Brookfield Asset Management won the auction for Atlantic City, New Jersey's bankrupt Revel Casino Hotel with a $110 million bid, but within hours the losing bidder told Reuters he planned to fight the sale. Asked if he would challenge the auction result in court, Florida developer Glenn Straub told Reuters by phone: "absolutely."

  • US scares Steve Wynn more than China  Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 7:41 AM ET
    Steve Wynn, speaking in Boston, Jan. 22, 2014.

    CNBC's Jane Wells sits down with billionaire gaming king Steve Wynn to discuss the investing environment in China and why he is more concerned about polarization in America.

  • *Expects deal to add 135 mln stg to events revenue in 2015. Oct 1- Communications and events company UBM Plc said it would buy trade show organizer Advanstar Communications for $972 million, becoming the top events organizer by revenue in the United States, but its shares fell on concern it had overpaid.

  • Oct 1- Communications and events company UBM Plc said it would acquire Advanstar Communications, a privately-held trade show organizer, for $972 million in cash to increase its focus on the events business in North America. Shares in the FTSE -250 company fell more than 3 percent on Wednesday to their lowest in more than two years.

  • Jackpot! Gambling's impact on the US economy Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 2:05 PM ET
    Las Vegas, Nevada.

    The American Gaming Association's first report on the industry's impact on the economy found that, despite big money, gaming firms have had to adapt.

  • Meet creative mind behind slot machine games  Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 1:58 PM ET

    Brad Rose designs slot machine games for WMS, part of Scientific Games. He's debuting new products at the Global Gaming Expo, and explains how he recruits college grads more used to videogames than slots.

  • Vegas doubles down on different future  Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 12:51 PM ET

    A new park and arena is being built as casino alternatives in Las Vegas, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Gaming's big bet on social  Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 8:31 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells provides a sneak peek on how the gaming industry is changing its strategy to attract new customers into the casinos.

  • DIARY - Top Economic Events to Oct 13 Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    LONDON- Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee member David Miles speaks at London School of Economics and Political Science- 1730 GMT. VIENNA- ECB Executive Board member Sabine Lautenschlaeger speaks at the annual supervisory conference in Vienna on the topic: "National supervision within a European system- getting the balance right"- 0745 GMT.

  • WASHINGTON/ DETROIT, Sept 29- Verizon. Simply put, the type of network Verizon uses isn't global. So far, AT&T has announced deals with brands at eight automakers and Verizon is trailing with four announced deals.

  • Sin City's tech rehab  Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 11:23 AM ET

    Could downtown Las Vegas be the next Silicon Valley? Nellie Bowles of Re/Code, discusses how Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh is turning Sin City into landing spot for tech startups.

  • Wynn, 72, and his company Wynn Resorts Ltd filed suit against Chanos, founder of New York- based hedge fund Kynikos Associates LP, in federal court in San Francisco.

  • MACAU, Sept 25- Macau's casino junket operators are feeling the squeeze as China's anti-corruption drive has blown a hole in the world's biggest gambling hub.

  • General Motors appoints its first cybersecurity chief Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 6:43 PM ET

    BOSTON/ DETROIT, Sept 23- General Motors Co on Tuesday named an engineer to serve as its first cybersecurity chief as the No. 1 U.S. automaker and its rivals come under increasing pressure to better secure their vehicles against hackers. "So that's the competitive advantage we're trying to really put in place for General Motors."