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*Rioforte owes Banco Espirito Santo 220 million euros. The announcement from Rioforte came less than an hour after Banco Espirito Santo, which the family founded, said that two heavyweight U.S. investors had taken a combined stake of almost 5 percent in BES.
July 23- Momentum is building toward a deal that would make painful losses inevitable for investors holding about $20 billion in bonds issued by Puerto Rico's highway, water and electricity authorities even as some big U.S. mutual funds launch a legal battle to squelch a new law that authorizes a restructuring.
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. was expected to hold a news conference Wednesday with London and Royal Canadian Mounted Police officials.
NEW YORK— What I find fascinating about Amazon's Fire phone isn't the gizmos such as the 3- D imagery or the camera scanner that helps you get more information about products. Rather, I like that Amazon is thinking a lot about how phones ought to work. The Fire phone uses Android, but Amazon has modified it to the point that it's barely recognizable.
PROVIDENCE, R.I.— The parent company of Gatehouse Media LLC on Tuesday announced an agreement to buy The Providence Journal and related print and digital assets from A.H. Belo Corp. for $46 million cash.
CALGARY, Alberta, July 22- Canada's largest pipeline company Enbridge Inc may build a 140,000 barrel per day unit train unloading terminal in Pontiac, Illinois, to relieve congestion on its crude oil export network.
ARGENTINE PRESIDENCY ISSUES STATEMENT WITH NO REFERENCE TO WEDNESDAY DEBT TALKS IN NEW YORK.
BUENOS AIRES, July 22- Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez was meeting her economy minister on Tuesday to decide whether to send a team to debt negotiations in New York on Wednesday, a government source said. "At the moment, the economic team is meeting with the president... to evaluate all options," the source said on condition of anonymity.
Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 51 or. 4 percent, to $117.55. Target rose$. 08 or. 1 percent, to $59.38. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 13 or. 2 percent, to $76.64.
NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. BRT Realty Trust: Approximately 400 shares changed hands, a 93.4 decrease from its 65- day average volume. The shares rose$. 01 or. 1 percent to $7.21.
Arch Coal rose$. 01 or. 3 percent, to $3.00. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 12 or. 3 percent, to $40.76. Peabody Energy fell$. 14 or. 9 percent, to $15.18.
DR Horton rose$. 46 or 1.9 percent, to $24.30. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. rose$. 16 or 3.6 percent, to $4.59. Lennar Corp. rose$. 52 or 1.3 percent, to $39.86.
BP PLC rose$. 25 or. 5 percent, to $50.97. ConocoPhillips rose $1.49 or 1.8 percent, to $86.02. Exxon Mobil Corp. rose$. 46 or. 4 percent, to $103.54.
Allergan fell$. 71 or. 4 percent, to $170.43. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 30 or 2.4 percent, to $12.85. Medtronic rose$. 30 or. 5 percent, to $62.71.
eBay rose$. 35 or. 7 percent, to $52.05. Groupon Inc. fell$. 03 or. 5 percent, to $6.23. LinkedIn Corp. rose $3.54 or 2.2 percent, to $165.50.
Canadian National Railway Co. rose $1.37 or 2.0 percent, to $69.35. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. rose $2.50 or 1.3 percent, to $198.03. Kansas City Southern rose $1.11 or 1.0 percent, to $116.55.
Kroger rose$. 69 or 1.4 percent, to $50.17. Safeway fell$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $34.79. Supervalu fell$. 02 or. 2 percent, to $8.89.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top drug benefits companies were up at the close of trading:. CVSCaremark rose$. 83 or 1.1 percent, to $77.87. Express Scripts Holding Co. rose$. 90 or 1.4 percent, to $66.64.
Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 03 or. 9 percent, to $3.25. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 22 or 2.3 percent, to $9.18. Silver Wheaton fell$. 22 or. 8 percent, to $26.49.
Colgate-Palmolive Co. fell$. 17 or. 2 percent, to $68.59. Kimberly-Clark Corp. fell $3.47 or 3.1 percent, to $108.84. Procter& Gamble Co. fell$. 18 or. 2 percent, to $80.10.