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  • *China implied oil demand up 6.2 pct to 10.3 mln bpd in September. *China Q4 GDP growth at 7.3 pct, weakest since 2008/ 09 crisis. NEW YORK, Oct 21- Brent crude oil ended up almost 1 percent on Tuesday, helped by data showing stronger-than-expected China demand and some technical price recovery after weeks of almost uninterrupted selling.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 21- Investors who lost money on mid-2000s movies such as "The Manchurian Candidate" took Paramount Pictures to trial on Tuesday in a lawsuit that claims the studio concealed a risky business strategy when it obtained $40 million in financing. Paramount, which is owned by Viacom Inc, says the claims are baseless. The dispute revolves around $40 million...

  • *China Q3 growth slowest since 2009 but less weak vs forecast. NEW YORK, Oct 21- U.S. Treasuries prices fell on Tuesday as less worrisome data on China and a report on the European Central Bank possibly moving to buy regional corporate bonds allayed some concerns about the global economy and reduced safe-haven bids for low-risk government debt.

  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Oct 21- The Federal Reserve's New York branch knew about risks JPMorgan Chase& Co was taking with its massive "London Whale" derivatives bets four years before they imploded, but it failed to act properly to head them off, the U.S. central bank's inspector general said. The Fed's Office of Inspector General said on Tuesday one of the key flaws it...

  • Legal petition seeks NY ban on outdated rail cars Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 2:12 PM ET

    ALBANY, N.Y.— A coalition of environmental groups and city residents has filed a legal petition seeking a ban on older model rail tanker cars carrying volatile crude oil from North Dakota to the Port of Albany. The petition filed Tuesday by a group represented by Earthjustice asks Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens to issue an...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 21- Shares of Ocwen Financial Corp tumbled on Tuesday after New York's financial regulator said the company, one of the largest U.S. collectors of mortgage payments, may have harmed hundreds of thousands of borrowers by sending letters about loan modifications and foreclosures that were dated months earlier. The company, which has been under...

  • NYSE stocks posting largest percentage increases Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 1:43 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest percentage gainers on New York Stock Exchange at 1 p.m.:. Fortress Investment Group rose 8.7 percent to $6.93. Waters Corp. rose 8.6 percent to $105.92.

  • Midday Glance: Consumer companies Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 1:43 PM ET

    Colgate-Palmolive Co. rose$. 79 or 1.2 percent, to $65.33. Kimberly-Clark Corp. rose $2.68 or 2.5 percent, to $110.72. Procter& Gamble Co. rose$. 08 or. 1 percent, to $84.26.

  • Midday Glance: Health Care Equipment companies Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 1:43 PM ET

    Becton, Dickinson& Co. rose$. 17 or. 1 percent, to $122.83. Covidien plc rose $4.08 or 4.8 percent, to $89.52. PerkinElmer rose $1.15 or 2.9 percent, to $41.22.

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 1:43 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose $1.13 or 2.4 percent, to $47.64. DuPont Co. rose$. 81 or 1.2 percent, to $68.62.

  • Midday Glance: Leisure companies Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 1:43 PM ET

    Las Vegas Sands Corp. rose $1.46 or 2.3 percent, to $64.38. MGM Resorts International rose$. 62 or 2.9 percent, to $22.32. Marriott International Inc. rose$. 91 or 1.4 percent, to $67.93.

  • Midday Glance: Beverages companies Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 1:43 PM ET

    Coca-Cola Co. fell $2.63 or 6.1 percent, to $40.67. Dr Pepper Snapple rose$. 53 or. 8 percent, to $65.41. Molson Coors Brewing Co. rose $1.26 or 1.8 percent, to $71.49.

  • Midday Glance: Telecom companies Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 1:43 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies are up at 1 p.m.:. AT&T Inc. rose$. 12 or. 4 percent, to $34.40. Verizon Communications Inc. rose$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $48.54.

  • Midday Glance: Biotechnology companies Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 1:43 PM ET

    Amgen Inc. rose $1.96 or 1.4 percent, to $139.47. Biogen Idec rose $8.12 or 2.6 percent, to $319.53. Celgene Corp. rose $2.57 or 2.8 percent, to $94.57.

  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest percentage decreases Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 1:43 PM ET

    Altisource Portfolio Solutions SA fell 17.3 percent to $78.38. Rent-A-Center Inc. fell 8.6 percent to $28.92. Aquasition Corp. fell 8.3 percent to $7.07.

  • Midday Glance: Department Store Retail companies Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 1:43 PM ET

    Kohl's Corp. rose$. 68 or 1.2 percent, to $58.20. Macy's Inc. rose$. 82 or 1.4 percent, to $57.89. Nordstrom rose $1.14 or 1.6 percent, to $71.20.

  • Midday Glance: Internet companies Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 1:43 PM ET

    eBay rose$. 96 or 2.0 percent, to $50.16. Groupon Inc. fell$. 05 or. 7 percent, to $6.16. LinkedIn Corp. rose $5.18 or 2.6 percent, to $203.62.

  • Midday Glance: Big-box Retail companies Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 1:43 PM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. rose $1.85 or 1.4 percent, to $130.27. Target rose $1.28 or 2.1 percent, to $61.57. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 66 or. 9 percent, to $75.80.

  • Midday Glance: Railroad companies Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 1:43 PM ET

    Canadian National Railway Co. rose $1.43 or 2.2 percent, to $67.00. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. rose $4.82 or 2.5 percent, to $201.25. Kansas City Southern rose $2.05 or 1.8 percent, to $118.47.

  • Midday Glance: Credit Card companies Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 1:43 PM ET

    American Express Co. rose $1.33 or 1.6 percent, to $85.34. Capital One Financial Corp. rose $1.63 or 2.1 percent, to $78.13. Discover Financial Services rose $1.65 or 2.6 percent, to $64.35.