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*Gold snaps 3- day fall, lost 2.4 pct in March. SINGAPORE, April 1- Gold kicked off April by climbing on Wednesday as the dollar retreated, but expectations the Federal Reserve is on course to lift interest rates this year capped bullion's gains. "There's some short-term support around $1,180, but I still believe the price will continue to go down given pressure from...
BUENOS AIRES, March 31- Argentina made an interest payment on its restructured debt on Tuesday, an economy ministry spokeswoman said, although the money would almost certainly not reach most bondholders due to international lawsuits over defaulted bonds. A U.S. judge has barred Argentina from paying interest on bonds that were restructured after its 2002...
March 31- A court in Buffalo, New York, dismissed a petition on Monday filed by New York state, alleging that HSBC Holdings Plc ignored a law designed to protect homeowners from being thrown into foreclosure without getting a chance to renegotiate their mortgages. The lawsuit filed by Attorney General Eric Schneiderman in 2013 accused HSBC of letting...
NEW YORK— Toyota is turning to a sporty hatchback and a low-cost sedan to restore some hipness— and sales— to its youth-oriented Scion brand. If it snags a few baby boomers along the way, so be it. Brand chief Doug Murtha says the new cars to be unveiled at the New York auto show this week stay true to the original mission.
TOKYO, April 1- The dollar edged down against the yen in early Asian trade on Wednesday, after the Bank of Japan's tankan survey of business sentiment showed that a weaker currency failed to improve Japanese corporate sentiment. The dollar slipped about 0.2 percent to 119.90 yen, touching its session lows after the tankan release and moving back toward a...
SINGAPORE, April 1- Gold steadied on Wednesday after falling for a second straight month in March as renewed bets that the Federal Reserve is on course to lift interest rates this year burnished the dollar's appeal. *Spot gold was little changed at $1,184.16 an ounce by 0011 GMT, after ending March with a loss of 2.4 percent. *The world's largest gold-backed...
NEW YORK— "X Files" actor David Duchovny is releasing his first music album. He announced Tuesday he'll release "Hell or Highwater" on May 12. Duchovny will star in the upcoming NBC series "Aquarius," which debuts May 28.
WASHINGTON— When Chris Christie privatized New Jersey's lottery two years ago, he said its new overseers would "modernize and maximize" the games. New Jersey lawmakers anticipated receiving nearly $1.04 billion in income from the lottery this year, a number reduced to just $955 million in a revised budget released this month. The lottery's woes are one piece of...
March 31- Web hosting company GoDaddy Inc has priced its initial public offering at $20 per share, above it previously indicated $17 to $19 per share range, valuing it at around $4.5 billion, including debt, according to underwriting sources. At this price, the IPO would raise $440 million. A GoDaddy spokesman did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
*Oil prices weaken for third straight day. *Charter to buy Bright House for about $10 bln. NEW YORK, March 31- U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday as energy and healthcare shares retreated, but the S&P 500 and Nasdaq registered their ninth straight quarterly advance.
Ford Motor Co. fell$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $16.14. General Motors Co. fell$. 18 or. 5 percent, to $37.50. Honda Motor Co. fell$. 91 or 2.7 percent, to $32.76.
Kelly Services Inc. class A fell$. 35 or 2.0 percent, to $17.44. Korn/Ferry International Inc. rose$. 23 or. 7 percent, to $32.87. ManpowerGroup fell$. 77 or. 9 percent, to $86.15.
Bank of America Corp. fell$. 13 or. 8 percent, to $15.39. Citigroup Inc. fell$. 12 or. 2 percent, to $51.52. US Bank fell$. 12 or. 3 percent, to $43.67.
Cigna Corp. fell$. 52 or. 4 percent, to $129.44. Humana Inc. fell $3.16 or 1.7 percent, to $178.02. UnitedHealth Group fell $2.71 or 2.2 percent, to $118.29.
Delta Air fell$. 60 or 1.3 percent, to $44.96. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 11 or. 6 percent, to $19.25. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 28 or. 6 percent, to $44.30.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies were down at the close of trading:. AT&T Inc. fell$. 32 or 1.0 percent, to $32.65. Verizon Communications Inc. fell$. 49 or 1.0 percent, to $48.63.
Becton, Dickinson& Co. fell $2.05 or 1.4 percent, to $143.59. PerkinElmer fell$. 33 or. 6 percent, to $51.14. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. fell $1.23 or. 9 percent, to $134.34.
NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. American Realty Investors Inc.: Approximately 14,100 shares changed hands, a 719.8 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares rose$. 22 or 4.3 percent to $5.39.
American Express Co. rose$. 33 or. 4 percent, to $78.12. Capital One Financial Corp. fell$. 38 or. 5 percent, to $78.82. Discover Financial Services fell$. 44 or. 8 percent, to $56.35.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies were down at the close of trading:. Fluor fell$. 73 or 1.3 percent, to $57.16. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 30 or 1.0 percent, to $28.53.