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Oct 1- U.S. apartment vacancy rate rose by 10 basis points in the third quarter, while new construction accelerated to its second-highest quarterly rise since the fourth quarter of 2002, real estate research firm Reis Inc said in a report. New York remained the most expensive market in the country with effective rents registering $3,185 per month, a 47 percent...
SYDNEY, Oct 2- London copper recovered slightly from three and a half month lows on Thursday in very thin volumes, with the dollar softening ahead of a key European Central Bank meeting. *The Shanghai Futures Exchange is shut for a week of holidays and will reopen Oct. 8. *Dwindling demand hurt factory activity across much of Asia and Europe in September, and mixed...
SINGAPORE, Oct 2- Gold added to small gains from the day before on Thursday, buoyed by risk-averse sentiment as weak global manufacturing data in the United States unnerved equity markets. *Stock markets worldwide closed out the first day of the fourth quarter on a weak note on Wednesday, weighed by disappointing manufacturing data from Europe and the United...
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, U.S. Deputy Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin participate in open meeting of the President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans in Washington- 1300 GMT. RICHMOND- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and the Kiel Institute for the World Economy hold two-day conference on "The Labor Market After the Great...
BUENOS AIRES, Oct 1- Argentina's central bank chief resigned on Wednesday after a long tussle with the Economy Ministry and was replaced with a regulator considered sympathetic to the interventionist stance of a government battling one of the world's highest inflation rates. The move drew a sharp negative reaction in financial markets, with the price of...
NEW YORK— Allegiant Travel said Wednesday that President and Chief Operating Officer Andrew Levy resigned his executive roles and will step down from the board of directors. He has been with the company for 13 years, and has been president of Allegiant since 2009. Allegiant said Chairman and CEO Maurice Gallagher Jr. will share Levy's duties with executive...
Kelly Services Inc. class A fell$. 30 or 1.9 percent, to $15.37. Korn/Ferry International Inc. fell$. 69 or 2.8 percent, to $24.21. ManpowerGroup fell $1.67 or 2.4 percent, to $68.43.
Coca-Cola Co. rose$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $42.74. Dr Pepper Snapple fell$. 74 or 1.2 percent, to $63.57. Molson Coors Brewing Co. fell $1.86 or 2.5 percent, to $72.58.
Aflac Inc. fell$. 69 or 1.2 percent, to $57.56. American International Group fell $1.06 or 2.0 percent, to $52.96. MBIA fell$. 14 or 1.5 percent, to $9.04.
ConAgra Foods Inc. rose$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $33.08. General Mills Inc. fell$. 47 or. 9 percent, to $49.98. Hormel Foods Corp. fell$. 33 or. 6 percent, to $51.06.
Cigna Corp. fell $1.25 or 1.4 percent, to $89.44. Humana Inc. fell $2.30 or 1.8 percent, to $127.99. UnitedHealth Group fell $1.37 or 1.6 percent, to $84.88.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were down at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. fell $1.99 or 3.8 percent, to $50.45. DuPont Co. fell $1.28 or 1.8 percent, to $70.48.
Autozone Inc. fell $1.65 or. 3 percent, to $508.01. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. fell$. 89 or 1.4 percent, to $64.94. Best Buy fell$. 97 or 2.9 percent, to $32.62.
Kroger fell$. 40 or. 8 percent, to $51.60. Safeway fell$. 12 or. 3 percent, to $34.18. Supervalu fell$. 30 or 3.4 percent, to $8.64.
Becton, Dickinson& Co. fell$. 21 or. 2 percent, to $113.60. Covidien rose $2.17 or 2.5 percent, to $88.68. PerkinElmer fell$. 75 or 1.7 percent, to $42.85.
Apollo Group fell$. 17 or. 7 percent, to $24.98. Career Education Corp. rose$. 03 or. 6 percent, to $5.11. Strayer Education Inc. rose$. 20 or. 3 percent, to $60.08.
American Electric Power Co. rose$. 17 or. 3 percent, to $52.38. Consolidated Edison Inc. Holding Co. rose$. 28 or. 5 percent, to $56.94. Dominion Resources Inc. rose$. 17 or. 2 percent, to $69.26.
Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 09 or. 6 percent, to $14.75. Gold Fields rose$. 09 or 2.3 percent, to $3.99. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 04 or. 2 percent, to $23.01.
Kohl's Corp. fell$. 62 or 1.0 percent, to $60.41. Macy's Inc. fell$. 42 or. 7 percent, to $57.76. Nordstrom fell$. 79 or 1.2 percent, to $67.58.
BP PLC fell$. 27 or. 6 percent, to $43.68. ConocoPhillips fell $1.52 or 2.0 percent, to $75.00. Exxon Mobil Corp. fell $1.19 or 1.3 percent, to $92.86.