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  • Deere dips on shaky outlook for fiscal 2015 Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 7:47 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Deere's fourth-quarter results were stronger than Wall Street expected but it says its farm equipment sales and profits will keep falling in its new fiscal year as the sector remains weak. In the fourth quarter Deere says it earned $649.2 million, or $1.83 per share, down from $806.8 million, or $2.11 per share, a year ago. FactSet says analysts expected a...

  • 3 Reasons holiday shoppers will spend cautiously Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 7:01 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Falling gas prices. "Retail therapy is out the window for most Americans," said Ken Perkins, president of RetailMetrics LLC, a research firm. In fact, the National Retail Federation forecasts holiday sales will grow 4.1 percent to $616.9 billion— the highest increase since 2011. But retailers already have had to resort to discounting to get shoppers into...

  • *Platinum, palladium traders sued by jewelry maker. NEW YORK, Nov 25- Goldman Sachs Group Inc, Germany's BASF SE and two other big platinum and palladium dealers have been sued in the United States in what the plaintiff's law firm called the first nationwide class action over alleged price-fixing of the metals. In a complaint filed on Tuesday in the U.S. District...

  • Review: 4 shopping apps that will save you money Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 3:01 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Want to save some cash while holiday shopping? The best tool can be a smartphone packed with the right apps. Some apps give you coupons you can hand to the cashier to scan, while others let you flip through advertising deals and promotions.

  • Ohio bill seeks extra retail pay on Thanksgiving Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 1:15 AM ET

    COLUMBUS, Ohio— A lawmaker in Ohio wants stores in the state to pay triple wages for employees who work on Thanksgiving— an effort that comes as Macy's, the holiday's quintessential retailer, is allowing its workers to choose whether to work that day. They're pushing shopper boycotts on Black Friday— the day after Thanksgiving— and on the holiday itself, which is...

  • CBS, Dish extend deadline to negotiate new contract Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 8:23 PM ET

    Nov 25- CBS Corp and satellite operator Dish Network avoided a blackout of CBS TV shows and its heavily watched Thanksgiving Day NFL game as the two sides agreed to extend the deadline into next week in order to hash out the details of a new contract. On Nov. 21, Dish Network Corp and Time Warner Inc's Turner Broadcasting unit "mutually decided" to restore CNN, the...

  • Final Glance: Telecom companies Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 6:58 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies were mixed at the close of trading:. AT&T Inc. rose$. 12 or. 3 percent, to $34.82. Verizon Communications Inc. fell$. 16 or. 3 percent, to $49.34.

  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest volume increases Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 6:58 PM ET

    The shares rose $1.52 or 5.9 percent to $27.24. Cache Inc.: Approximately 2,403,200 shares changed hands, a 638.6 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares fell$. 01 or 2.2 percent to$. 27.

  • Final Glance: Staffing companies Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 6:58 PM ET

    Kelly Services Inc. class A fell$. 27 or 1.7 percent, to $15.67. ManpowerGroup fell$. 59 or. 9 percent, to $68.00. Robert Half International Inc. fell$. 59 or 1.0 percent, to $56.50.

  • NYSE stocks posting largest volume increases Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 6:58 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. AmREIT Inc.: Approximately 1,906,400 shares changed hands, a 1,367.1 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares fell$. 21 or. 8 percent to $26.35.

  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest volume decreases Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 6:58 PM ET

    Athens Bancshares: Approximately shares changed hands, a 99.5 decrease from its 65- day average volume. Bank of Commerce Holdings: Approximately shares changed hands, a 99.8 decrease from its 65- day average volume. Griffin Land& Nurseries Inc.: Approximately shares changed hands, a 98.8 decrease from its 65- day average volume.

  • Final Glance: Specialty Retail companies Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 6:58 PM ET

    Autozone Inc. fell $2.40 or. 4 percent, to $568.98. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. fell$. 63 or. 9 percent, to $73.06. Best Buy fell$. 49 or 1.3 percent, to $38.41.

  • NYSE stocks posting largest volume decreases Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 6:58 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. BRT Realty Trust: Approximately 200 shares changed hands, a 98.9 decrease from its 65- day average volume. The shares rose$. 01 or. 1 percent to $7.19.

  • Final Glance: Utilities companies Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 6:58 PM ET

    American Electric Power Co. fell$. 22 or. 4 percent, to $56.58. Consolidated Edison Inc. Holding Co. fell$. 24 or. 4 percent, to $61.65. Southern Co. fell$. 24 or. 5 percent, to $46.47.

  • Final Glance: Big-box Retail companies Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 6:57 PM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 93 or. 7 percent, to $138.87. Target rose$. 53 or. 7 percent, to $72.10. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 45 or. 5 percent, to $84.95.

  • Final Glance: Consumer companies Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 6:57 PM ET

    Colgate-Palmolive Co. rose$. 38 or. 6 percent, to $68.33. Kimberly-Clark Corp. rose$. 82 or. 7 percent, to $113.84. Procter& Gamble Co. rose$. 69 or. 8 percent, to $88.80.

  • Final Glance: Tools and Appliances companies Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 6:57 PM ET

    General Electric Co. fell$. 14 or. 5 percent, to $26.86. Snap-On fell$. 77 or. 6 percent, to $135.73. Whirlpool Corp. fell$. 15 or. 1 percent, to $184.61.

  • Final Glance: Construction companies Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 6:57 PM ET

    Fluor rose$. 35 or. 5 percent, to $68.68. Foster Wheeler fell$. 33 or 1.1 percent, to $29.47. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 21 or. 6 percent, to $33.79.

  • Final Glance: Internet companies Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 6:57 PM ET

    eBay rose$. 01 or percent, to $54.40. Groupon Inc. rose$. 04 or. 5 percent, to $7.54. LinkedIn Corp. rose $2.59 or 1.2 percent, to $224.35.

  • Final Glance: Insurance companies Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 6:57 PM ET

    Aflac Inc. fell$. 21 or. 3 percent, to $60.00. American International Group fell$. 42 or. 8 percent, to $54.68. MBIA fell$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $10.35.