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NEW YORK, July 22- A U.S. judge overseeing Argentina's debt restructuring case on Tuesday ordered negotiators for the country and holdout investors to meet with a court-appointed mediator until a settlement is reached, as time runs short before a potential default. Argentina has been pushed to the brink of a fresh debt default by U.S. court decisions.
NEW YORK— Just as the U.S. economy is strengthening, other countries are threatening to drag it down. But sluggish growth in France, Italy, Russia, Brazil and China suggests that the old truism, "When the U.S. sneezes, the rest of the world catches a cold," may need to be flipped.
July 22- A U.S. judge overseeing Argentina's debt restructuring case on Tuesday ordered negotiators for the country and holdout investors to meet with a court-appointed mediator until a settlement is reached, as time runs short before a potential default. Several parties in Argentina's long-running legal battle appeared before U.S.
*Ukraine rebels release planes black boxes, victims remains. NEW YORK/ LONDON, July 22- Gold fell on Tuesday as tensions eased in the Crimean region after pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine handed the flight recorder and victims' remains from a downed Malaysia Airlines jet to international authorities.
July 22- A federal judge rejected Google Inc's bid to dismiss a privacy lawsuit claiming it commingled user data across different products and disclosed that data to advertisers without permission.
*Credit Suisse CEO says "potential abuses" in the system. *CEO Dougan says Credit Suisse is working with regulators. ZURICH, July 22- Credit Suisse, one of the biggest players in "dark pools", is working with regulators to stamp out potential abuses in the alternative trading venue, the boss of the Swiss bank said on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON, July 22- U.S. home resales hit an eight month-high in June, suggesting the housing market was gradually regaining momentum and would help the economy to stay on a higher growth path this year.
NEW YORK— A federal judge Tuesday ordered around-the-clock negotiations aimed at averting a second debt default by Argentina in 13 years, saying a default would hurt "real people."
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NEW YORK— A judge says thousands of onetime investors in the Empire State Building can't sue over their claims they were shortchanged by the deal that turned the iconic skyscraper into a public stock. A Manhattan judge dismissed the investors' lawsuit in a ruling made public Monday.
July 22- U.S. air carriers Delta Air Lines and US Airways, a unit of American Airlines Group, on Tuesday said they have halted flights to Israel to ensure passenger safety. Esther Castiel, who heads US Airways' operations in Tel Aviv, said the FAA had "issued a request not to travel to Israel.
NEW YORK, July 22 (Reuters)- Brent crude oil futures edged higher in choppy trading on Tuesday, as traders searched for direction amidst political tensions in Ukraine and Gaza, and U.S. prices were supported by expectations of a drop in national stockpiles.
NEW YORK, July 22- Global equity markets and the dollar rode a rebound in risk appetite on Tuesday, lifting the S&P 500 to a record high, helped by signs of cooperation from Ukraine's pro-Russian separatists over the downing of the Malaysian Airlines jetliner.
NEW YORK, July 22- A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered Travelers Cos Inc to pay more than $500 million to satisfy asbestos-related claims stemming from the insurer's coverage of insulation maker Johns-Manville Corp, a policyholder that spent six years in bankruptcy during the 1980 s.
NEW YORK, July 22- Billionaire investor William Ackman fired another volley on Tuesday in his 19- month-long war against Herbalife, this time taking aim at the company's use of nutrition clubs for recruiting, claiming they violate U.S. labor laws.
NEW YORK, July 22- The dollar rose on Tuesday as U.S. bond yields held firm on the view the world's biggest economy is expanding enough for the Federal Reserve to further reduce stimulus despite data showing a mild pullback in some domestic prices in June.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. AT&T Inc. fell$. 10 or. 3 percent, to $35.86. Verizon Communications Inc. rose$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $50.81.
DR Horton rose$. 50 or 2.1 percent, to $24.34. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. rose$. 10 or 2.1 percent, to $4.53. Lennar Corp. rose$. 65 or 1.7 percent, to $39.99.
American Express Co. rose$. 84 or. 9 percent, to $93.72. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 11 or. 1 percent, to $82.03. Discover Financial Services rose$. 92 or 1.5 percent, to $64.22.
Brinker International Inc. rose$. 40 or. 9 percent, to $45.46. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. rose $68.90 or 11.7 percent, to $658.83. Darden Restaurants Inc. rose$. 20 or. 5 percent, to $44.22.