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*China implied oil demand up 6.2 pct to 10.3 mln bpd in September. *China Q4 GDP growth at 7.3 pct, weakest since 2008/ 09 crisis. NEW YORK, Oct 21- Brent crude oil ended up almost 1 percent on Tuesday, helped by data showing stronger-than-expected China demand and some technical price recovery after weeks of almost uninterrupted selling.
NEW YORK, Oct 21- Investors who lost money on mid-2000s movies such as "The Manchurian Candidate" took Paramount Pictures to trial on Tuesday in a lawsuit that claims the studio concealed a risky business strategy when it obtained $40 million in financing. Paramount, which is owned by Viacom Inc, says the claims are baseless. The dispute revolves around $40 million...
*China Q3 growth slowest since 2009 but less weak vs forecast. NEW YORK, Oct 21- U.S. Treasuries prices fell on Tuesday as less worrisome data on China and a report on the European Central Bank possibly moving to buy regional corporate bonds allayed some concerns about the global economy and reduced safe-haven bids for low-risk government debt.
NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Oct 21- The Federal Reserve's New York branch knew about risks JPMorgan Chase& Co was taking with its massive "London Whale" derivatives bets four years before they imploded, but it failed to act properly to head them off, the U.S. central bank's inspector general said. The Fed's Office of Inspector General said on Tuesday one of the key flaws it...
NEW YORK, Oct 21- Shares of Ocwen Financial Corp tumbled on Tuesday after New York's financial regulator said the company, one of the largest U.S. collectors of mortgage payments, may have harmed hundreds of thousands of borrowers by sending letters about loan modifications and foreclosures that were dated months earlier. The company, which has been under...
Altisource Portfolio Solutions SA fell 17.3 percent to $78.38. Rent-A-Center Inc. fell 8.6 percent to $28.92. Aquasition Corp. fell 8.3 percent to $7.07.
eBay rose$. 96 or 2.0 percent, to $50.16. Groupon Inc. fell$. 05 or. 7 percent, to $6.16. LinkedIn Corp. rose $5.18 or 2.6 percent, to $203.62.
Kohl's Corp. rose$. 68 or 1.2 percent, to $58.20. Macy's Inc. rose$. 82 or 1.4 percent, to $57.89. Nordstrom rose $1.14 or 1.6 percent, to $71.20.
Costco Wholesale Corp. rose $1.85 or 1.4 percent, to $130.27. Target rose $1.28 or 2.1 percent, to $61.57. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 66 or. 9 percent, to $75.80.
Canadian National Railway Co. rose $1.43 or 2.2 percent, to $67.00. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. rose $4.82 or 2.5 percent, to $201.25. Kansas City Southern rose $2.05 or 1.8 percent, to $118.47.
Apple Inc. rose 2.3 percent to $102.02 with 59,312,500 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. rose 1.5 percent to $23.27 with 14,966,600 shares traded. DryShips Inc. rose 6.0 percent to $2.04 with 10,093,000 shares traded.
American Express Co. rose $1.33 or 1.6 percent, to $85.34. Capital One Financial Corp. rose $1.63 or 2.1 percent, to $78.13. Discover Financial Services rose $1.65 or 2.6 percent, to $64.35.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top drug benefits companies are up at 1 p.m.:. CVSCaremark rose $1.02 or 1.3 percent, to $82.50. Express Scripts Holding Co. rose $2.02 or 2.8 percent, to $73.54.
BP PLC rose$. 95 or 2.3 percent, to $42.11. ConocoPhillips rose $1.40 or 2.0 percent, to $70.23. Exxon Mobil Corp. rose $1.27 or 1.4 percent, to $93.04.
Kroger rose$. 73 or 1.4 percent, to $53.58. Safeway rose$. 06 or. 2 percent, to $34.00. Supervalu rose$. 12 or 1.5 percent, to $8.34.
Ford Motor Co. fell$. 07 or. 5 percent, to $14.11. General Motors Co. rose$. 35 or 1.2 percent, to $30.69. Honda Motor Co. fell$. 19 or. 6 percent, to $31.42.
Caterpillar rose $1.60 or 1.7 percent, to $95.63. Deere& Co. rose $1.18 or 1.4 percent, to $83.38. Terex rose$. 90 or 3.3 percent, to $28.58.
ConAgra Foods Inc. fell$. 29 or. 8 percent, to $33.98. General Mills Inc. rose$. 37 or. 7 percent, to $50.29. Hormel Foods Corp. rose$. 83 or 1.6 percent, to $52.31.
NEW YORK— A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at 1 p.m.:. Bank of America Corp. rose 1.4 percent to $16.48 with 43,696,500 shares traded. Coca-Cola Co. fell 6.1 percent to $40.67 with 33,182,900 shares traded.
Bank of America Corp. rose$. 22 or 1.4 percent, to $16.48. Citigroup Inc. rose$. 69 or 1.4 percent, to $51.22. Goldman Sachs rose $1.45 or. 8 percent, to $179.29.