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NEW YORK, Nov 18- U.S. oil prices tumbled on Monday on expectations the Federal Reserve might taper its bond buying program and corn hit a 3- year low after a proposal to lower the use of corn-based ethanol in the United States. Corn weighed the most on the CRB, falling more than 2 percent.
NEW YORK, Nov 18- Top Federal Reserve officials from opposite sides of the policy spectrum pointed to improvement in the U.S. economy on Monday, adding more weight to the notion that the central bank is getting close to reducing the pace of its monthly asset purchases.
*Boeing shares surge after news of Dubai Airshow plane orders. *Sony shares rally on PlayStation sales, pressure Microsoft.
*Sony shares rally on PlayStation sales, pressure Microsoft. "It could be these numbers cause us to stutter a little bit here," said John Manley, chief equity strategist at Wells Fargo Funds Management in New York.
*Sony shares rally on PlayStation sales, pressure Microsoft. Three Fed presidents are expected to speak Monday, with New York's William Dudley out on economic conditions at 12:15 p.m. EST, Philadelphia's Charles Plosser on the economic outlook at 1:30 p.m. and Minneapolis' Narayana Kocherlakota on "Too Big to Fail: the Need for Metrics" at 7:45 p.m..
*Sony sells a million consoles, pressures Microsoft shares. *Three Fed presidents are expected to speak Monday, with New York's William Dudley out on economic conditions at 12:15 p.m. EST, Philadelphia's Charles Plosser on the economic outlook at 1:30 p.m. and Minneapolis' Narayana Kocherlakota on "Too Big to Fail: the Need for Metrics" at 7:45 p.m..
*Twitter option trading not at frenzied pace of Facebook's debut. CHICAGO/ NEW YORK, Nov 15- The first day of trading options in Twitter Inc appears to be orderly so far, a week after the social media company debuted in the U.S. equity market.
*U.S. to sell $24 billion 10- year notes, part of refunding. Treasuries prices rose on Wednesday as investors prepared for a $24 billion auction of 10- year notes, the second leg of the Treasury's $70 billion quarterly refunding this week. That's giving people some confidence, "said Gennadiy Goldberg, an interest rate strategist at TD Securities in New York.
*U.S. to sell $24 billion 10- year notes, part of refunding. Treasuries prices rose on Wednesday as investors prepared for an upcoming $24 billion auction of 10- year notes, the second leg of the Treasury's $70 billion quarterly refunding this week.
Two were in Texas: San Antonio and Dallas. Revenues for Washington, D.C., Atlanta, San Francisco, Pittsburgh, St. Louis and Chicago also had recovered. Revenues were approaching pre-recession levels in five other cities by 2011, the last fiscal year full data was available: Baltimore, Cincinnati, Denver, New York, Philadelphia.
CHICAGO, Nov. 11- Vicki Thomas was at an age where many people look forward to retirement. Thomas signed on as director of communications for Purple Heart Homes, the non-profit that Beatty and Gallina started in their hometown of Statesville, North Carolina.
NEW YORK, Nov 7- A lack of backup network connections and the frenzy around Twitter Inc's market debut contributed to a trading halt in 10,000 over-the-counter equities for most of Thursday, said OTC Markets Group, which runs the OTC trading platforms.
NEW YORK, Nov 7- The U.S. bond market is enjoying a resurgence, to the surprise of investors who just weeks ago were resigned to the idea that 2013 was going to be the worst year for bonds in more than three decades.
NEW YORK, Nov 5- Companies that sell consumer goods, such as electronics, cars and appliances, are leading the U.S. market in earnings and share gains, but high valuations and fund managers' big weightings in the sector pose major investment risks.
Nov 4- US Airways Group was fined $1.2 million by the U.S. Department of Transportation on Monday for not providing adequate wheelchair assistance to passengers at airports in Philadelphia and Charlotte, North Carolina.
NEW YORK, Nov 1- U.S. stocks rose on Friday after surprisingly strong manufacturing data overshadowed expectations that the Federal Reserve might reduce stimulus earlier than expected. The Institute for Supply Management said on Friday its index of U.S. factory activity rose to 56.4 in October, its best reading since April 2011.
ST. LOUIS/ NEW YORK, Nov 1-. Investors are trying to predict when the Fed will decide the U.S. economy and labor market are strong enough to withstand a reduction in the pace of quantitative easing, in which $85 billion in assets are snapped up by the central bank each month to spur growth.
*Ariad says working with FDA to find a way to bring drug back. WASHINGTON, Oct 31- Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc has suspended sales of its leukemia drug Iclusig after an investigation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found that a significant number of patients developed life-threatening blood clots or narrowing of the veins.
Crown said in a statement that it would buy Mivisa from investment funds managed by affiliates of The Blackstone Group LP, N +1 Mercapital and management. Mivisa has 10 manufacturing facilities, including six in Spain and one in Morocco, Crown said.
NEW YORK, Oct 30- Boeing Co has decided to place a significant amount of design work for its coming 777 X jetliner in cities outside the Seattle area, where the current 777 was designed and is being built, according to an internal memo reviewed by Reuters and confirmed by Boeing on Wednesday.