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BANGKOK— Asian stocks were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street slid and and Hong Kong braced for bigger pro-democracy protests. ASIA'S DAY: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index shed 0.6 percent to 16,082.25 after a survey showed business conditions deteriorated. Shanghai and Hong Kong were closed for China's National Day holiday.
Oct 1- Communications and events company UBM Plc said it would acquire Advanstar Communications, a privately-held trade show organizer, for $972 million in cash to increase its focus on the events business in North America. Shares in the FTSE -250 company fell more than 3 percent on Wednesday to their lowest in more than two years.
ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey— The bankruptcy auction of Atlantic City's former Revel Casino Hotel ground into its third day early Wednesday as lawyers for the bankrupt resort continued to weigh bids.
NEW YORK— PayPal's split from long-time partner eBay Inc. makes Carl Icahn mighty happy. Icahn, who months ago called on eBay to spin off the lucrative online and mobile payment service, continues to believe that the payments field must be consolidated, either by PayPal buying up smaller rivals or by merging with another major player.
NEW YORK, Sept 30- CME Group Inc's New York Mercantile Exchange must face a lawsuit brought by regulators seeking to hold it liable for the actions of two former employees accused of leaking trade details, a U.S. judge ruled on Tuesday.
Sept 30- Retrophin Inc said it fired founder and Chief Executive Martin Shkreli effective immediately, the second top level change at the drugmaker this month. Retrophin said it had appointed Chief Operating Officer Stephen Aselage as interim CEO. Aselage was the chief business officer at BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc before joining Retrophin in 2012..
Earlier this month NewLink Genetics said it would start safety testing of a vaccine within a few weeks, while Inovio Pharmaceuticals said it would start human trials of a DNA-based vaccine in early 2015..
Sept 30- Bank of New York Mellon Corp will exit the derivatives sales and trading business that operates as part of the company's global markets group. "Global Markets will offer a modified version of its cash rates offering to support BNY Mellon's investment services clients," company spokesman Ron Summer said in an email.
Apollo Group fell$. 08 or. 3 percent, to $25.15. Career Education Corp. rose$. 02 or. 4 percent, to $5.08. Strayer Education Inc. rose$. 52 or. 9 percent, to $59.88.
Costco Wholesale Corp. unchanged at $125.32. Target fell$. 36 or. 6 percent, to $62.68. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 39 or. 5 percent, to $76.47.
Kelly Services Inc. class A fell$. 14 or. 9 percent, to $15.67. Korn/Ferry International Inc. fell$. 47 or 1.9 percent, to $24.90. ManpowerGroup fell$. 98 or 1.4 percent, to $70.10.
CVSCaremark fell$. 44 or. 5 percent, to $79.59. Rite Aid fell$. 11 or 2.2 percent, to $4.84. Walgreen fell$. 33 or. 6 percent, to $59.27.
ConAgra Foods Inc. rose$. 06 or. 2 percent, to $33.04. General Mills Inc. fell$. 18 or. 4 percent, to $50.45. Hormel Foods Corp. rose$. 59 or 1.2 percent, to $51.39.
Autozone Inc. rose $1.82 or. 4 percent, to $509.66. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. fell$. 37 or. 6 percent, to $65.83. Best Buy fell$. 06 or. 2 percent, to $33.59.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were down at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 98 or 1.8 percent, to $52.44. DuPont Co. fell$. 29 or. 4 percent, to $71.76.
Comcast Corp. fell$. 38 or. 7 percent, to $53.78. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 20 or. 2 percent, to $89.03. Viacom Inc. rose$. 20 or. 3 percent, to $77.01.
eBay rose $3.97 or 7.5 percent, to $56.63. Groupon Inc. rose$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $6.68. LinkedIn Corp. fell $2.59 or 1.2 percent, to $207.79.
Apple Inc s rose$. 64 or. 6 percent, to $100.75. Hewlett Packard Co. rose$. 50 or 1.4 percent, to $35.47. International Business Machines Corp. rose$. 19 or. 1 percent, to $189.83.
Brinker International Inc. fell$. 41 or. 8 percent, to $50.79. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. rose $3.65 or. 6 percent, to $666.59. Darden Restaurants Inc. fell$. 54 or 1.0 percent, to $51.46.
Baylake Corp.: Approximately 100 shares changed hands, a 98.2 decrease from its 65- day average volume. Coastway Bancorp: Approximately 100 shares changed hands, a 98.2 decrease from its 65- day average volume. Fauquier Bankshares Inc.: Approximately shares changed hands, a 98.3 decrease from its 65- day average volume.