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HONG KONG, Aug 30- Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is set to start formally pitching its New York initial public offering to investors in the week of Sept. 8, the New York Times reported, citing an unnamed person briefed on the decision.
Stung by the loss of the IPO of Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba, the Hong Kong stock exchange took a step towards loosening its listing rules.
NEW YORK, Aug 29- A judge on Friday lifted a suspension on her order directing Microsoft Corp to turn over a customer's emails stored overseas to U.S. prosecutors, but the software company said it would not release any emails while it appeals the ruling.
NEW YORK, Aug 29- A U.S. judge on Friday dismissed antitrust litigation accusing Wall Street banks and commodity merchants including Goldman Sachs Group Inc and Glencore Plc of conspiring to drive up aluminum prices by reducing supply.
LJUBLJANA- Bled Strategic Forum 2014 in Slovenia.
Aug 29- Carlyle Group LP has agreed to pay $115 million to settle a lawsuit accusing it of conspiring with other buyout firms not to outbid each other on some takeovers that occurred prior to the financial crisis, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday. Washington, D.C.- based Carlyle declined to comment.
NEW YORK, Aug 29- Argentina said on Friday it would appeal a U.S. judge's decision declaring illegal a $539 million payment the country deposited with Bank of New York Mellon Corp for its restructured bondholders.
Argentina will appeal a decision declaring illegal a $539 million payment the country deposited with Bank of New York Mellon Corp.
NEW YORK, Aug 29- Bitcoin entrepreneur Charlie Shrem has reached a plea deal to resolve U.S. charges that he engaged in a scheme to sell over $1 million of the digital currency to users of illicit online marketplace Silk Road, his lawyer said Friday.
ARGENTINA TO ALSO APPEAL U.S.
Delta Air fell$. 31 or. 8 percent, to $39.58. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 18 or 1.5 percent, to $12.23. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $32.01.
Caterpillar rose$. 42 or. 4 percent, to $109.07. Deere& Co. rose$. 12 or. 1 percent, to $84.09. Terex rose$. 17 or. 5 percent, to $37.41.
Arch Coal unchanged at $3.05. Consol Energy Inc. rose$. 75 or 1.9 percent, to $40.28. Peabody Energy rose$. 22 or 1.4 percent, to $15.88.
Boeing fell$. 31 or. 2 percent, to $126.80. Lockheed Martin Corp. fell$. 10 or. 1 percent, to $174.00. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose$. 34 or. 3 percent, to $127.22.
Becton, Dickinson& Co. rose$. 69 or. 6 percent, to $117.17. PerkinElmer rose$. 14 or. 3 percent, to $44.85. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. rose$. 14 or. 1 percent, to $120.21.
Brinker International Inc. fell$. 14 or. 3 percent, to $48.90. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. rose$. 81 or. 1 percent, to $678.65. Darden Restaurants Inc. rose$. 17 or. 4 percent, to $47.32.
ConAgra Foods Inc. rose$. 07 or. 2 percent, to $32.20. General Mills Inc. rose$. 19 or. 4 percent, to $53.38. Hormel Foods Corp. rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $50.68.
Comcast Corp. rose$. 20 or. 4 percent, to $54.72. Walt Disney Co. fell$. 35 or. 4 percent, to $89.88. Gannett rose$. 01 or percent, to $33.76.
Kohl's Corp. fell$. 61 or 1.0 percent, to $58.79. Macy's Inc. fell$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $62.29. Nordstrom fell$. 39 or. 6 percent, to $69.25.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. fell $1.14 or 1.7 percent, to $66.51. MGM Resorts International fell$. 39 or 1.6 percent, to $24.47. Marriott International Inc. rose$. 41 or. 6 percent, to $69.40.