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NEW YORK— Apple's new and bigger iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are more durable than last year's model and a leading Android phone, a study says.
NEW YORK/ LONDON, Sept 21- The German industrial conglomerate Siemens AG is near an agreement to acquire U.S. oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand Group Inc for all cash, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.
World carbon dioxide emissions will hit a record high this year, driven by China's growth and keeping the world far off track from the deep cuts needed to limit climate change, a study said on Sunday.
OSLO, Sept 21- World carbon dioxide emissions will hit a record high this year, driven by China's growth and keeping the world far off track from the deep cuts needed to limit climate change, a study said on Sunday.
The 20th Century Fox release easily outpaced the $13.1 million debut of Liam Neeson's hardboiled private eye thriller "A Walk Among the Tombstones" and the $11.9 million opening for the ensemble-cast dramedy "This Is Where I Leave You," according to studio estimates Sunday.
MADRID— A Spanish judge charged nine people with fraud Sunday for allegedly participating in the theft of $45 million after a massive hacking of a bank's card payments system. Authorities in the United States calculated that $45 million were stolen, making it one of the biggest heists in the 20th century.
Jeb Bush entered the Florida governor's mansion in 1999 with a net worth of $2 million, a relatively modest fortune compared with others in the Bush family. He is on the boards of four companies, including Tenet Healthcare Corp. and Rayonier Inc., a real estate investment trust that owns large swaths of forestland.
THE BIGGEST: Alibaba raised $21.8 billion in its debut, making it the biggest U.S.-listed IPO in history after the IPO of credit card processing company Visa in 2008. If Alibaba's investment banks were to exercise their option to sell an additional 48 million shares, it could make Alibaba's IPO the biggest in the world, beating out the $22 billion IPO of Agricultural Bank of China in 2010..
Home Depot said Thursday that malicious software lurking in its check-out terminals between April and September affected 56 million debit and credit cards that customers swiped at its stores. The Department of Homeland Security Department warned last month that more than 1,000 retailers could have malware in their cash-register computers.
NEW YORK, Sept 19- American Airlines Group Inc said on Friday it struck a tentative contract agreement with the Association of Professional Flight Attendants, an important step in finalizing a deal with 24,500 U.S.-based stewards at the airline.
NEW YORK, Sept 19- Merrill Lynch fired two veteran brokers from its Private Banking and Investment Group two weeks ago for guiding clients to invest in a hedge fund outside of the brokerage firm.
Bank of America Corp. fell$. 09 or. 5 percent, to $16.95. Citigroup Inc. fell$. 18 or. 3 percent, to $53.48. Goldman Sachs fell $1.69 or. 9 percent, to $186.20.
Cigna Corp. rose$. 04 or percent, to $95.25. Humana Inc. rose $1.73 or 1.3 percent, to $134.91. UnitedHealth Group rose$. 17 or. 2 percent, to $87.80.
Fluor fell$. 24 or. 3 percent, to $70.27. Foster Wheeler rose$. 22 or. 7 percent, to $31.76. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $37.01.
Apple Inc s fell$. 83 or. 8 percent, to $100.96. Hewlett Packard Co. fell$. 22 or. 6 percent, to $36.79. International Business Machines Corp. rose$. 25 or. 1 percent, to $194.00.
Kohl's Corp. fell$. 51 or. 8 percent, to $61.99. Macy's Inc. fell$. 46 or. 8 percent, to $60.10. Nordstrom rose$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $69.38.
NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. BRT Realty Trust: Approximately 182,700 shares changed hands, a 1,173.8 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares rose$. 13 or 1.7 percent to $7.67.
Coca-Cola Co. rose$. 26 or. 6 percent, to $42.05. Dr Pepper Snapple rose$. 81 or 1.3 percent, to $64.17. Molson Coors Brewing Co. fell$. 31 or. 4 percent, to $76.58.
Amgen Inc. rose $1.99 or 1.4 percent, to $144.01. Biogen Idec fell$. 75 or. 2 percent, to $329.24. Celgene Corp. rose$. 58 or. 6 percent, to $93.85.
Allergan fell $1.76 or 1.0 percent, to $168.21. Baxter International Inc. fell$. 56 or. 8 percent, to $72.54. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $12.41.