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  • NEW YORK, Sept 23- U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday, with consumer staples leading the S&P 500 down to its third straight daily loss, as investors grew concerned about the pace of global economic growth.

  • Carmax and Medtronic are big market movers Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 4:22 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Carmax Inc., down $5.01 to $47.80. Medtronic Inc., down $1.90 to $64.08.

  • Argentina payment plan adds to creditor frustration Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 4:14 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Sept 23- Argentina is expected to deliver a US $200 m coupon payment in the next week on its restructured Par bonds, but frustrated investors still have little chance of getting their hands on the money.

  • *U.S. and Arab allies bomb Syria for first time. NEW YORK, Sept 23- U.S. benchmark and long-dated Treasuries yields fell on Tuesday to their lowest since Sept. 11 after weak European economic data raised concerns about global growth and U.S. strikes in Syria spurred safe-haven bids.

  • Oil near its low for the year despite turmoil Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 3:33 PM ET

    NEW YORK— The oil market has lost its jitters. The price has fallen by $15 per barrel since mid-summer despite escalating violence in Iraq, OPEC's second largest exporter, and multiple rounds of sanctions by Western nations against Russia, the biggest exporter outside of OPEC, over its involvement in Ukraine. At the same time, demand in China and Europe has slipped.

  • FOREX-Dollar steady after profit-taking Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 3:29 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Sept 23- The dollar held steady against other major currencies on Tuesday after a flurry of profit-taking that also helped lift the battered euro. The euro, which traded near $1.40 in May, was up 0.06 percent in late New York dealings at $1.286 after trading as high as $1.29, in part on data suggesting improved economic growth in Germany.

  • Millennial Media to buy Nexage for $107.5 million Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 3:15 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Millennial Media Inc., a mobile advertising company, said Tuesday that it plans buy privately-held Nexage for about $107.5 million in cash and stock to broaden its offerings to clients. Millennial Media said it will pay about $22.5 million in cash and about $85 million in stock for Nexage.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St falls in broad decline Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 3:03 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Sept 23- U.S. stocks were down on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 on track for its third straight daily decline as investors digested signs of slowing global growth. Wall Street's losses tracked Europe, which was down after data showed a contraction in French business activity and slower growth in German manufacturing this month.

  • *Action may deter Pfizer from returning to bid for AstraZeneca. WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Sept 23- Tough new U.S. rules on corporate "inversions" on Tuesday sent a chill through the market for the tax-avoidance deals, both pending and potential, with share prices falling sharply in nearly a dozen companies on both sides of the Atlantic.

  • The American Beverage Association, whose members include Coca-Cola Co, PepsiCo Inc, and Dr. Pepper Snapple Group Inc, and the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, announced the plan at the Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting in New York.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 23- New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority, operator of one of the world's largest public transport networks, said ahead of a board meeting on Wednesday that it is facing a $15.2 billion shortfall for its infrastructure needs.

  • Soda makers pledge to reduce calorie consumption Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 1:35 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper said Tuesday they'll work to reduce the calories Americans get from beverages by 20 percent over the next decade by more aggressively marketing smaller sizes, bottled water and diet drinks.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 23- U.S. stocks were modestly lower on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 on track for its third straight daily decline as investors digested signs of slowing global growth. Wall Street's losses tracked Europe, which was down after data showed a contraction in French business activity and slower growth in German manufacturing this month.

  • Midday Glance: Specialty Retail companies Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 1:20 PM ET

    Autozone Inc. rose $3.37 or. 7 percent, to $508.75. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. fell$. 69 or 1.1 percent, to $63.00. Best Buy rose$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $33.69.

  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest percentage increases Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 1:20 PM ET

    Radius Health Inc. rose 16.3 percent to $17.80. Highpower International Inc. rose 12.0 percent to $7.08. T2 Biosystems rose 11.5 percent to $18.88.

  • Midday Glance: Machinery companies Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 1:20 PM ET

    Caterpillar fell$. 37 or. 4 percent, to $100.53. Deere& Co. fell$. 31 or. 4 percent, to $83.43. Terex rose$. 13 or. 4 percent, to $32.38.

  • Midday Glance: Drug Benefits companies Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 1:20 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top drug benefits companies are down at 1 p.m.:. CVSCaremark fell$. 63 or. 8 percent, to $79.97. Express Scripts Holding Co. fell$. 77 or 1.1 percent, to $72.05.

  • Midday Glance: Homebuilders companies Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 1:20 PM ET

    DR Horton fell$. 01 or percent, to $21.37. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. rose$. 05 or 1.3 percent, to $3.85. Lennar Corp. rose$. 23 or. 6 percent, to $40.11.

  • Midday Glance: Staffing companies Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 1:20 PM ET

    Kelly Services Inc. class A fell$. 04 or. 2 percent, to $16.23. Korn/Ferry International Inc. fell$. 13 or. 5 percent, to $27.32. ManpowerGroup rose$. 51 or. 7 percent, to $74.39.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 1:20 PM ET

    Apple Inc. rose 1.6 percent to $102.65 with 34,792,600 shares traded. BlackBerry Ltd. fell 3.8 percent to $10.52 with 12,853,400 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. fell. 9 percent to $24.75 with 9,328,400 shares traded.