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  • NEW YORK— The nation's biggest city, in a far-reaching effort to limit its impact on the environment, is set to mark Earth Day by announcing the ambitious goal of reducing its waste output by more than 3 million tons by 2030.. The Zero Waste plan, which includes an overhaul of the city's recycling program, incentives to reduce waste and tacit support for the City...

  • DIARY- Top Economic Events to May 4 Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    NEW YORK- Germany's Bundesbank board member Andreas Dombret speaks on current situation in the euro area- 1700 GMT. WASHINGTON- Senate Finance Committee holds hearing on nominations of Anne Elizabeth Wall to be a deputy undersecretary of the Treasury and Brodi Fontenot to be chief financial officer, U.S. Department of the Treasury- 1800 GMT.

  • NEW YORK, April 21- Two former employees of a New York investment firm were found guilty on Tuesday of helping to run a Ponzi scheme that bilked around 3,800 investors of out of about $147 million, authorities said. Diane Kaylor and Jason Keryc, former employees of Long Island- based Agape World Inc, were convicted by a federal jury in Central Islip, New York, of charges...

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- A high-frequency trader was arrested in London over his alleged role in the May 2010 "flash crash" that briefly wiped out nearly $1 trillion in market value, the first time authorities have blamed manipulation for the turbulence. The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday that it had criminally charged Navinder Singh Sarao, 36, of London,...

  • BUENOS AIRES, April 21- Cash-strapped Argentina sold $1.4159 billion worth of local law Bonar24 bonds in a top-up on Tuesday, receiving bids for more than three times the amount on offer, the Economy Ministry said. The results also show that, facing low foreign reserves, Argentina can issue paper to finance itself, albeit at high yields. Argentina has sought to...

  • NEW YORK, April 21- In a last-ditch effort to avoid trial, former American International Group Inc Chairman Maurice "Hank" Greenberg is seeking permission to ask New York's highest court to throw out the accounting fraud case against him. Greenberg made his request the day before closing arguments are expected in the federal Court of Claims in Washington, D.C., in a...

  • April 21- Some of the top investors at Mylan NV, including Paulson& Co, are encouraging its board of directors to consider a takeover proposal from rival Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Inc, according to people familiar with the matter. Teva unveiled an unsolicited $40 billion takeover proposal on Tuesday for the Canonsburg, Pennsylvania- based company.

  • Final Glance: Beverages companies Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    Coca-Cola Co. rose$. 12 or. 3 percent, to $40.78. Dr Pepper Snapple rose $1.40 or 1.8 percent, to $79.19. Molson Coors Brewing Co. fell$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $75.93.

  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest volume decreases Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    Coastway Bancorp Inc.: Approximately shares changed hands, a 100.0 decrease from its 65- day average volume. Magyar Bancorp Inc.: Approximately shares changed hands, a 99.9 decrease from its 65- day average volume. Malvern Bancorp Inc.: Approximately shares changed hands, a 100.0 decrease from its 65- day average volume.

  • Final Glance: Gold companies Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 06 or. 5 percent, to $12.81. Gold Fields Ltd ADS rose$. 17 or 4.0 percent, to $4.41. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 01 or percent, to $23.51.

  • Final Glance: Credit Card companies Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    American Express Co. rose$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $77.28. Capital One Financial Corp. fell$. 66 or. 8 percent, to $81.53. Discover Financial Services fell$. 23 or. 4 percent, to $59.26.

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were down at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 44 or. 9 percent, to $49.65. DuPont Co. fell $2.15 or 3.0 percent, to $70.69.

  • Final Glance: Media companies Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    Comcast Corp. rose$. 37 or. 6 percent, to $58.84. Walt Disney Co. fell$. 54 or. 5 percent, to $107.68. Gannett rose$. 86 or 2.4 percent, to $36.00.

  • Final Glance: Staffing companies Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    Kelly Services Inc. class A fell$. 04 or. 2 percent, to $17.63. Korn/Ferry International Inc. fell$. 17 or. 5 percent, to $32.80. ManpowerGroup fell$. 99 or 1.2 percent, to $84.01.

  • Final Glance: Telecom companies Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies were down at the close of trading:. AT&T Inc. fell$. 17 or. 5 percent, to $32.66. Verizon Communications Inc. fell$. 21 or. 4 percent, to $49.17.

  • Final Glance: Pharmaceuticals companies Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    Baxter International Inc. fell$. 31 or. 4 percent, to $70.05. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. rose$. 95 or 1.4 percent, to $66.81. Eli Lilly& Co. fell$. 20 or. 3 percent, to $72.21.

  • Final Glance: Construction companies Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies were down at the close of trading:. Fluor fell$. 01 or percent, to $59.75. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 15 or. 5 percent, to $29.17.

  • Final Glance: Drugstore companies Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    CVS Health Corp. rose$. 13 or. 1 percent, to $101.41. Rite Aid rose$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $7.93. Walgreen Boots Alliance Inc. fell$. 03 or percent, to $87.09.

  • NYSE stocks posting largest volume increases Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. Avolon Holdings Ltd.: Approximately 1,120,900 shares changed hands, a 433.4 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares rose$. 28 or 1.3 percent to $21.77.

  • Final Glance: Coal companies Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    Arch Coal fell$. 06 or 5.7 percent, to $1.00. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 56 or 1.9 percent, to $29.49. Peabody Energy fell$. 28 or 5.5 percent, to $4.81.