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ELIZABETH, N.J.— The fumes, reeking of gasoline, poured from the white Kia SUV as soon as an emergency medical technician broke one of the rear windows. By that night, co-workers and friends had identified her as Maria Leonor Fernandes, 32 years old and single, who worked minimum wage jobs at three nearby Dunkin' Donuts shops— often grabbing an hour or two of sleep in her...
BERLIN, Oct 25- Calogero Gambino, a senior Deutsche Bank regulatory lawyer, has been found dead in New York in what appears to have been a suicide, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday, citing New York City officials and other sources. He had been closely involved in negotiating legal issues for Deutsche Bank such as a probe by regulators of banks over...
NEW YORK— Sometimes a little fear is healthy for stock investors. Nine days ago, after a series of sharp sell-offs, the Standard& Poor's 500 index was down 7.4 percent from its September record as fears of a global economic slowdown intensified. "It's important to have these periods of scare and fear," says Joe Quinlan, chief market strategist for U.S. Trust.
FRANKFURT- Deutsche Bundesbank Board Member Andreas Dombret to give press conference at the Bundesbank in Frankfurt- 1200 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB Vice-president Vitor Constancio and Supervisory Board Chair Daniele Nouy to hold a press conference on the results of the Comprehensive Assessment- 1030 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England Deputy Governor Minouche Shafik...
Oct 24- Ocwen Financial Corp said it was hiring an independent firm to investigate how the mortgage servicer had sent backdated letters to borrowers about loan modifications and foreclosures and the reason for the delay in fixing the issue. Hundreds of thousands of borrowers facing foreclosure may have been harmed after they received letters from Ocwen...
SAN FRANCISCO/ BOSTON, Oct 24- Amazon.com Inc's once fairy-tale ride on Wall Street has hit its most jarring bump yet. Amazon missed expectations across the board- on margins, on its net loss and on revenue. Benkendorf unloaded his Amazon holdings a year ago and said he would be skeptical of future involvement even if the stock falls further.
Amgen Inc. rose$. 01 or percent, to $147.26. Biogen Idec rose $5.61 or 1.8 percent, to $321.67. Celgene Corp. rose $2.84 or 2.8 percent, to $103.24.
Baxter International Inc. rose$. 73 or 1.1 percent, to $69.83. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. rose $1.13 or 2.2 percent, to $53.63. Hospira rose$. 80 or 1.6 percent, to $52.25.
DR Horton rose$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $22.96. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. rose$. 06 or 1.6 percent, to $3.86. Lennar Corp. rose$. 45 or 1.0 percent, to $43.76.
Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 15 or. 1 percent, to $130.44. Target fell$. 46 or. 7 percent, to $61.57. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 13 or. 2 percent, to $76.38.
Brinker International Inc. rose $1.27 or 2.5 percent, to $51.28. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. rose $5.78 or. 9 percent, to $615.78. Darden Restaurants Inc. rose$. 75 or 1.5 percent, to $51.05.
Boeing rose$. 21 or. 2 percent, to $122.24. Lockheed Martin Corp. rose$. 66 or. 4 percent, to $181.33. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose $1.59 or 1.2 percent, to $130.79.
Kroger fell$. 10 or. 2 percent, to $54.19. Safeway rose$. 01 or percent, to $34.12. Supervalu fell$. 03 or. 4 percent, to $8.08.
Apollo Group rose$. 24 or. 9 percent, to $25.91. Career Education Corp. fell$. 09 or 1.7 percent, to $5.19. Strayer Education Inc. fell $1.29 or 1.9 percent, to $65.01.
Autozone Inc. rose $4.48 or. 8 percent, to $536.05. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. fell$. 47 or. 7 percent, to $65.24. Best Buy fell$. 01 or percent, to $33.11.
Cigna Corp. rose$. 56 or. 6 percent, to $92.83. Humana Inc. rose$. 48 or. 4 percent, to $133.11. UnitedHealth Group rose$. 98 or 1.1 percent, to $91.64.
Caterpillar rose$. 17 or. 2 percent, to $99.44. Deere& Co. rose$. 26 or. 3 percent, to $85.43. Terex rose$. 10 or. 3 percent, to $29.55.
eBay rose$. 33 or. 6 percent, to $51.12. Groupon Inc. fell$. 14 or 2.3 percent, to $6.05. LinkedIn Corp. fell$. 52 or. 3 percent, to $202.10.
CVSCaremark rose$. 69 or. 8 percent, to $84.29. Rite Aid fell$. 10 or 2.1 percent, to $4.76. Walgreen rose$. 58 or. 9 percent, to $62.65.
Kohl's Corp. fell$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $59.09. Macy's Inc. rose$. 59 or 1.0 percent, to $58.98. Nordstrom fell$. 57 or. 8 percent, to $71.20.