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  • Midday Glance: Beverages companies Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    Coca-Cola Co. rose$. 23 or. 5 percent, to $42.48. Dr Pepper Snapple fell$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $64.04. Molson Coors Brewing Co. rose$. 02 or percent, to $74.24.

  • Midday Glance: Internet companies Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    eBay rose $4.13 or 7.8 percent, to $56.79. Groupon Inc. fell$. 05 or. 7 percent, to $6.62. Zynga Inc. fell$. 05 or 1.6 percent, to $2.75.

  • Midday Glance: Credit Card companies Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    American Express Co. fell$. 25 or. 3 percent, to $87.70. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 16 or. 2 percent, to $81.99. Discover Financial Services fell$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $64.40.

  • Midday Glance: Gold companies Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 36 or 2.4 percent, to $14.64. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 43 or 1.8 percent, to $23.06.

  • Midday Glance: Department Store Retail companies Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    Kohl's Corp. fell$. 44 or. 7 percent, to $60.82. Macy's Inc. fell$. 80 or 1.3 percent, to $58.13. Nordstrom fell$. 20 or. 3 percent, to $68.46.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 30- World oil prices tumbled to their lowest in more than two years on Tuesday, with U.S. crude posting its biggest daily decline since 2012 as expiring October gasoline futures tumbled 4.5 percent and the U.S. dollar rose.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 30- The dollar surged on Tuesday after weak euro zone inflation data for September raised expectations of new stimulus from the European Central Bank, while world stock markets were set for their largest quarterly drop in more than two years.

  • 2 children's sweatshirts recalled for choking risk Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 12:37 PM ET

    One recall is for 7,800 hooded sweatshirts that were sold at Kroger and Fred Meyer supermarkets nationwide between June and August for about $18. Both stores are owned by The Kroger Co., which is based in Cincinnati. The recalled sweatshirts have a front zipper and were made in Pakistan by Mira Loma, California- based Active Apparel.

  • Murphy Oil sells 30 pct of Malaysia assets for $2B Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 12:14 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Energy exploration and production company Murphy Oil said Tuesday it will sell some of its oil and gas assets in Malaysia for $2 billion. Murphy Oil said the deal should close in the first quarter of 2015, but it will have an effective date of Jan. 1, 2014. Shares of Murphy Oil Corp. rose 53 cents to $57.53 in midday trading.

  • Feds say hackers targeted Microsoft, game makers Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 12:11 PM ET

    WILMINGTON, Del.— Two members of an international hacking ring that gained access to a U.S. Army computer network while targeting computer giant Microsoft and several video game developers pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges Tuesday in federal court in Delaware.

  • US stocks edge higher in midday trading Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 12:01 PM ET

    NEW YORK— U.S. stocks are edging higher as investors set aside worries about the protests in Hong Kong, the Asian financial hub. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 43 points, or 0.3 percent, to 17,114 as of noon Eastern time Tuesday.

  • Regeneron, Sanofi say sinusitis drug met goals Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 11:56 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Drugmakers Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and Sanofi said Tuesday that an experimental drug reduced symptoms of chronic sinusitis in a clinical trial. Shares of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. rose $5.26 to $306.22 in morning trading. Sanofi stock added $1 to $56.71.

  • AOL to feed more video, news to Microsoft's MSN Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 11:51 AM ET

    NEW YORK— AOL will provide Microsoft's MSN with more video and additional news stories from popular sites such as The Huffington Post and TechCrunch in an expansion of a deal aimed at selling more digital advertising. The arrangement announced Tuesday builds upon a partnership that AOL Inc. and Microsoft Corp. struck in April.

  • USEC emerges from bankruptcy, rebrands as Centrus Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 11:46 AM ET

    NEW YORK— A company formerly known as USEC Inc., which provides uranium fuel to nuclear power plants, said Tuesday that it has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and has renamed itself Centrus Energy Corp.. USEC filed for bankruptcy protection in March.

  • Steven Madden buying Mexican licensee for $15M Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 11:41 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shoe and accessories company Steven Madden is buying its Mexican licensee for about $15 million to grow its presence in Mexico. It sells Steve Madden products in Steve Madden stores and through other retailers in Mexico.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 30- Brent oil slipped below $97 a barrel on Tuesday, hit by dollar strength and ample supply, and U.S crude also fell as both benchmarks headed for the deepest quarterly drop in more than two years. Brent for November delivery was down 97 cents at $96.23 per barrel at 11:06 a.m. EDT.

  • PARIS, Sept 30- Lingerie provider Agent Provocateur is seeing brisk business in Russia, Hong Kong and China, contrary to many other luxury brands, and is rolling out a second line co-designed by actress Penelope Cruz and her sister Monica, its head said.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 30- The dollar surged on Tuesday after data showed inflation in the euro zone barely rose in September, with the U.S. currency on track for its biggest quarterly gain in six years, while world stock markets headed to their largest quarterly drop in more than two years.

  • Who is the man replacing the 'Bond King'? Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 10:48 AM ET

    NEW YORK— With Bill Gross' surprise departure from Pimco, 45- year-old Daniel Ivascyn now finds himself watching over trillions in assets at the huge mutual fund firm. Gross co-founded Pimco in 1971 and ran the firm for four decades, turning the company's flagship product, the Total Return Fund, into a $221 billion behemoth.

  • Early Glance: Medical Devices companies Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 10:40 AM ET

    Allergan fell $1.03 or. 6 percent, to $178.67. Baxter International Inc. fell$. 35 or. 5 percent, to $71.53. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 06 or. 5 percent, to $11.86.