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  • RIVERHEAD, New York— Closing arguments are expected to be held Tuesday in the trial of a New York City investment banker accused of raping an Irish tourist on Long Island. Former Goldman Sachs executive Jason Lee has pleaded not guilty to raping a 20- year-old woman in the bathroom of an East Hampton home he rented in the summer of 2013.. The victim returned from...

  • WILMINGTON, Delaware, April 28- Brazilian oil company Petrobras' $17 billion write-down, announced last week, may have been meant to close the accounting on a sprawling corruption scandal, but could instead provide fresh ammunition for a U.S. class action lawsuit. The case, filed in Manhattan federal court in December by a group of large investors, alleges $98...

  • WASHINGTON— On a trip to Australia in 2012, Hillary Rodham Clinton lavished praise on the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership, calling it the "gold standard" in efforts to create open and fair trade. The 12- nation Trans-Pacific Partnership under negotiation by Obama has divided the Democratic Party, leaving Clinton caught between angry liberal activists...

  • WASHINGTON— Eager to build on the U.S.- Japan alliance, President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will work to strengthen economic ties further while confronting stiff resistance from the U.S. president's own political party to a massive new Pacific Rim trade deal. The U.S. and Japan are the agreement's biggest participants and the talks between...

  • April 27- Telx Group Inc, a private equity-owned provider of data centers and network solutions to companies, is exploring a sale that could value it at around $2 billion, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter. Telx's owners, ABRY Partners LLC and Berkshire Partners LLC, have interviewed investment banks in recent weeks to appoint...

  • NEW YORK, April 27- DuPont's board is open to a negotiated settlement with activist Trian Fund Management in the run-up to the company's annual shareholder meeting in May, sources close to the matter said on Monday. Despite the stalemate between the chemical conglomerate and the New York- based fund, DuPont's "doors are not barred for something reasonable," one of...

  • April 27- Time Warner Cable Inc is open to merger discussions with Charter Communications Inc following a failed $45 billion bid by Comcast Corp, according to people familiar with the matter. Friendly negotiations between the two companies would be in sharp contrast to their acrimonious exchanges in 2013 and early 2014 that ended with Time Warner Cable...

  • Final Glance: Department Store Retail companies Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 6:06 PM ET

    Kohl's Corp. fell $1.68 or 2.3 percent, to $72.91. Macy's Inc. fell $1.05 or 1.6 percent, to $65.94. Nordstrom fell $1.04 or 1.3 percent, to $77.12.

  • Final Glance: Internet companies Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 6:06 PM ET

    eBay fell$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $59.09. Google Inc class A fell $7.54 or 1.3 percent, to $566.12. Groupon Inc. fell$. 11 or 1.5 percent, to $7.01.

  • Final Glance: Computer companies Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 6:06 PM ET

    Apple Inc s rose $2.37 or 1.8 percent, to $132.65. Hewlett Packard Co. fell$. 19 or. 6 percent, to $33.07. International Business Machines Corp. rose$. 95 or. 6 percent, to $170.73.

  • Final Glance: Machinery companies Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 6:06 PM ET

    Caterpillar rose$. 73 or. 9 percent, to $85.33. Deere& Co. rose$. 54 or. 6 percent, to $88.93. Terex rose$. 89 or 3.3 percent, to $27.57.

  • Final Glance: Consumer companies Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 6:06 PM ET

    Colgate-Palmolive Co. fell$. 19 or. 3 percent, to $68.98. Kimberly-Clark Corp. fell$. 12 or. 1 percent, to $111.52. Procter& Gamble Co. fell$. 40 or. 5 percent, to $80.60.

  • Final Glance: Drugstore companies Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 6:06 PM ET

    CVS Health Corp. fell$. 36 or. 4 percent, to $101.22. Rite Aid fell$. 16 or 1.9 percent, to $8.09. Walgreen Boots Alliance Inc. rose$. 14 or. 2 percent, to $86.12.

  • Final Glance: Silver companies Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 6:06 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 06 or 2.0 percent, to $3.10. Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 32 or 3.5 percent, to $9.50. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 27 or 5.2 percent, to $5.51.

  • Final Glance: Homebuilders companies Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 6:06 PM ET

    DR Horton fell$. 31 or 1.2 percent, to $26.26. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. fell$. 02 or. 6 percent, to $3.18. Lennar Corp. fell$. 82 or 1.7 percent, to $46.37.

  • Final Glance: Drug Benefits companies Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 6:06 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top drug benefits companies were down at the close of trading:. CVS Health Corp. fell$. 36 or. 4 percent, to $101.22. Express Scripts Holding Co. fell$. 50 or. 6 percent, to $86.84.

  • Final Glance: Health Care Equipment companies Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 6:06 PM ET

    Becton, Dickinson& Co. fell $2.29 or 1.6 percent, to $142.04. PerkinElmer fell$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $51.54. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. fell $2.75 or 2.1 percent, to $127.27.

  • Final Glance: Aerospace companies Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 6:06 PM ET

    Lockheed Martin Corp. fell $1.53 or. 8 percent, to $193.84. Northrop Grumman Corp. fell $1.65 or 1.0 percent, to $160.13. Raytheon fell$. 47 or. 4 percent, to $107.88.

  • Final Glance: Coal companies Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 6:06 PM ET

    Arch Coal fell$. 03 or 2.9 percent, to $1.00. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 32 or 1.1 percent, to $29.88. Peabody Energy fell$. 14 or 3.1 percent, to $4.35.

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 6:06 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were up at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 35 or. 7 percent, to $51.47. DuPont Co. rose $3.29 or 4.6 percent, to $74.81.