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Supreme Court justice on Saturday night denied a last-ditch effort by a group of consumers and travel agents to stop the merger of American Airlines and US Airways.
WASHINGTON, Dec 7- A group of consumers and travel agents filed a last-ditch petition on Saturday to the U.S. Supreme Court to stop American Airlines and US Airways from merging, a move they fear would drive air travel prices up and service down and make planes more crowded.
The documents show that a JPMorgan program designed to prevent questionable hiring practices was ultimately viewed inside the company as "a gateway to doing business with state-owned companies in China," the Times said, adding that it had reviewed copies of the emails and computer spreadsheets.
Filed in U.S. District Court in New York, the Martoma documents showed how extensively investigators questioned Cohen about the trading at the center of the case against Martoma, who was charged in November 2012 with insider trading in what is said to be the most lucrative such U.S. scheme ever.
The No. 2 U.S. mobile operator made the request in a Dec. 5 letter to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in response to shareholder activists pressing it on the matter. Among them is New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, who is the trustee of the state retirement fund.
NEW YORK, Dec 6- U.S. companies are sounding the alarm on fourth-quarter earnings, lowering profit estimates just as the stock market is poised to end its best year since 1998.. "There's a natural tendency on the part of Wall Street in any given year to be overly optimistic as it relates to the back half of the year...
Daegis Inc.: Approximately 1,231,500 shares changed hands, a 2,701.7 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares fell$. 01 or 1.1 percent to$. 93. Euro Tech Holdings Co. Ltd.: Approximately 380,700 shares changed hands, a 2,920.0 percent increase over its 65- day average volume.
ASM International NV: Approximately 200 shares changed hands, a 97.0 decrease from its 65- day average volume. The shares rose$. 21 or. 6 percent to $32.86. Kingstone Cos Inc.: Approximately 100 shares changed hands, a 96.9 decrease from its 65- day average volume.
NEW YORK-- A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. Allison Transmission Holdings Inc.: Approximately 2,579,900 shares changed hands, a 456.6 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares rose$. 72 or 2.6 percent to $27.96.
NEW YORK-- A look at the 10 biggest volume decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. American Midstream Partners LP: Approximately 1,900 shares changed hands, a 88.4 decrease from its 65- day average volume. The shares fell$. 03 or. 3 percent to $11.62.
Boeing rose $2.45 or 1.8 percent, to $135.18. Lockheed Martin Corp. rose $1.53 or 1.1 percent, to $138.19. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose$. 72 or. 7 percent, to $110.26.
Brinker International Inc. rose $1.09 or 2.4 percent, to $46.42. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. rose $4.80 or. 9 percent, to $525.81. Darden Restaurants Inc. rose$. 42 or. 8 percent, to $52.48.
CVSCaremark rose$. 88 or 1.3 percent, to $66.75. Rite Aid rose$. 13 or 2.3 percent, to $5.75. Walgreen rose$. 60 or 1.1 percent, to $56.71.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. rose$. 31 or. 4 percent, to $75.77. Marriott International Inc. rose$. 61 or 1.3 percent, to $46.23. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. rose$. 61 or 1.4 percent, to $43.36.
Ford Motor Co. fell$. 04 or. 2 percent, to $16.70. General Motors Co. rose $1.08 or 2.8 percent, to $40.17. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 86 or 2.1 percent, to $41.94.
Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 04 or. 4 percent, to $10.29. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 12 or 2.0 percent, to $5.80. Silver Wheaton rose$. 20 or 1.0 percent, to $19.83.
Kohl's Corp. fell$. 34 or. 6 percent, to $54.70. Macy's Inc. rose$. 29 or. 6 percent, to $51.83. Nordstrom fell$. 69 or 1.1 percent, to $60.36.
eBay rose$. 60 or 1.2 percent, to $52.01. Google rose $12.53 or 1.2 percent, to $1069.87. LinkedIn Corp. rose $6.55 or 2.9 percent, to $232.99.
Delta Air rose$. 29 or 1.0 percent, to $28.23. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 03 or. 4 percent, to $8.29. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 31 or 1.7 percent, to $18.31.
Autozone Inc. fell$. 40 or. 1 percent, to $459.60. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. rose$. 94 or 1.2 percent, to $78.13. Best Buy fell$. 38 or. 9 percent, to $41.05.