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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...
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...
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 $105.92.
Colgate-Palmolive Co. rose$. 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 $84.26.
Becton, Dickinson& Co. rose$. 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.
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.
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.
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 $71.49.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies are up at 1 p.m.:. AT&T Inc. rose$. 12 or. 4 percent, to $34.40. Verizon Communications Inc. rose$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $48.54.
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.
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 $7.07.
Kohl's Corp. rose$. 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 $71.20.
eBay rose$. 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.
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.
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.
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.