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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 $1 million of the digital currency to users of illicit online marketplace Silk Road, his lawyer said Friday.
ARGENTINA TO ALSO APPEAL U.S.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were down at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 09 or. 2 percent, to $53.55. DuPont Co. fell$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $66.11.
Alliance Bancorp Inc.: Approximately shares changed hands, a 99.9 decrease from its 65- day average volume. Chart Acquisition Corp.: Approximately 100 shares changed hands, a 99.0 decrease from its 65- day average volume. First Clover Leaf Financial Corp.: Approximately shares changed hands, a 98.7 decrease from its 65- day average volume.
American International Group rose$. 33 or. 6 percent, to $56.06. MGIC Investments Corp. rose$. 11 or 1.3 percent, to $8.43. XL Group PLC rose$. 11 or. 3 percent, to $34.18.
Canadian National Railway Co. rose$. 25 or. 3 percent, to $71.86. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. rose$. 24 or. 1 percent, to $200.60. Kansas City Southern rose$. 97 or. 8 percent, to $115.36.
BP PLC fell$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $47.84. ConocoPhillips rose$. 56 or. 7 percent, to $81.22. Exxon Mobil Corp. fell$. 11 or. 1 percent, to $99.46.
General Electric Co. fell$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $25.98. Snap-On fell$. 28 or. 2 percent, to $124.95. Whirlpool Corp. rose$. 51 or. 3 percent, to $153.02.
Apollo Group rose$. 27 or 1.0 percent, to $27.77. Career Education Corp. rose$. 25 or 4.8 percent, to $5.49. Strayer Education Inc. rose $1.03 or 1.7 percent, to $60.72.
DR Horton rose$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $21.68. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. rose$. 02 or. 5 percent, to $4.20. Lennar Corp. rose$. 23 or. 6 percent, to $39.18.
Fluor fell$. 38 or. 5 percent, to $73.89. Foster Wheeler rose$. 10 or. 3 percent, to $32.64. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 11 or. 3 percent, to $36.34.
Cadiz Inc.: Approximately 461,600 shares changed hands, a 682.6 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares rose$. 21 or 1.6 percent to $13.22. Cobra Electronics Corp.: Approximately 242,500 shares changed hands, a 1,659.0 percent increase over its 65- day average volume.