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  • NetScout and Alco Stores are big market movers Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 4:42 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Atlas Energy LP, up $4.84 to $37.25. CSX Corp., up $1.76 to $31.70.

  • Top US, UK regulators do exercise on bank failure Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 1:44 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Top U.S. and British bank regulators, including Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, have taken part in an exercise to see how they would handle the failure of a large multinational bank and communicate with each other. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne and Bank of England Governor Mark Carney.

  • US high court: Who best judges fair competition? Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    RALEIGH, N.C.— The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear a North Carolina case over whether U.S. states can delegate the regulation of professions such as dentistry, plumbing, cosmetology and more to boards of practitioners drawn from those occupations. The specific case before the court involves a 2007 decision by the North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners warning...

  • AES shift out of overseas markets continues Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 6:50 AM ET

    ARLINGTON, Va.— AES is selling its stake in a Turkish joint venture for $125 million as the Virginia utility continues its retreat from overseas markets. CEO Andres Gluski said that the sale is part of the company's strategy to streamline its portfolio and exit markets where it doesn't hold a competitive advantage. AES Corp., based in Arlington, sold its 49.62...

  • Refinery switching to newer rail cars for crude Saturday, 11 Oct 2014 | 7:15 PM ET

    BELLINGHAM, Wash.— A refinery in northwest Washington state says it will no longer accept any volatile North Dakota crude oil unless it arrives on newer-model tank cars. By the first week of October, the BP Cherry Point facility had stopped using pre-2011 standard tank cars, known as DOT-111 cars, for the shipments, The Bellingham Herald reported.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 10- The S&P 500 and Nasdaq on Friday posted their largest weekly declines since May 2012 and the Dow turned negative for the year, led down by technology stocks after a chipmaker warned of a major pullback in the industry. Some pinned the slide to concern about the Federal Reserve's imminent ending of its asset purchases stimulus, as well as worries...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 10- The S&P 500 and Nasdaq on Friday posted their largest weekly declines since May 2012 and the Dow turned negative for the year, led down by technology stocks after a chipmaker warned of a major pullback in the industry. Some pinned the slide to concern about the Federal Reserve's imminent ending of its asset purchases stimulus, as well as worries...

  • Europe, others weigh risks of West African flights Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 4:09 PM ET

    CASABLANCA, Morocco— After seven months in Ebola-stricken Liberia, Vijay Kumar was getting his temperature scanned Thursday at the airport by medical crews in blue gowns and masks— one of dozens who relied on Royal Air Maroc's continuing flights to West Africa. He was finally heading home to Chennai, India, relieved that there were still flights operating, after...

  • Stone Brewing Co. to build Virginia facility Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 10:23 AM ET

    RICHMOND, Va.— Stone Brewing Co., one of the nation's top 10 craft breweries, is tapping Virginia for its East Coast operations. The facility southeast of downtown Richmond will include a bistro, gardens and a company store similar to its California facility and its recently announced brewery in Berlin. With a wide variety of beers including Levitation Ale,...

  • Pepsi selling 'craft' soda at select locations Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 3:44 PM ET

    According to its website, the drink is only being sold at select CostCo locations in Maryland, New York, Virginia and Washington, D.C. The industry tracker Beverage Digest, which first reported the drink's rollout Tuesday, said PepsiCo plans to eventually make it available at other retailers. A representative for PepsiCo Inc., based in Purchase, New York, declined...

  • RICHMOND, Va.— Federal court strikes down boundaries of Virginia's black-majority congressional district.

  • House GOP all in for NY Jewish Republican Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 1:53 PM ET

    If elected, the 34- year-old Zeldin would be the lone Jewish Republican in Congress, filling a major void after the stunning primary defeat and departure of former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia. Speaker John Boehner, R- Ohio, has traveled to New York to lend a campaign hand. Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R- Calif., will be there next week and House...

  • Oct 6- After nearly a week in hospital, the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States began to receive an experimental therapy initially developed to treat other viral diseases, according to the Dallas hospital where he lies in critical condition. On Monday, however, a spokeswoman for Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital said Duncan began receiving a...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 3- The acting head of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, former Google Inc executive Michelle Lee, is being seriously considered to permanently head the agency, sources have told Reuters. After leaving Google and before coming to the Virginia- based patent office, Lee headed the U.S. patent office's Silicon Valley outpost.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 2- When the Obama administration clamped down last month on companies that reincorporate abroad to escape high U.S. taxes, it did not address a tax-dodging technique known as "earnings stripping," leaving some to wonder if it is the next target. "I think there's still nervousness about what's going on here," said Michael Hirschfeld, a partner at law...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 30- A federal judge in Oklahoma ruled on Tuesday that tax subsidies vital to the implementation of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law are unlawful, giving a boost to opponents of the measure known as Obamacare.

  • Oklahoma judge rules against Obamacare tax subsidies Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 2:57 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Sept 30- A federal judge in Oklahoma ruled on Tuesday that tax subsidies vital to the implementation of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law are unlawful, giving a boost to opponents of the measure known as Obamacare.

  • NEW YORK/ BOSTON Sept. 30- Vanguard Group and BlackRock Inc could be prime destinations for hundreds of billions of dollars in assets that may flee Pimco in the wake of the sudden exit of Bill Gross, the celebrated "Bond King" of U.S. mutual funds.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 29- Boeing Co plans to announce further streamlining of its defense business on Tuesday, moving significant portions of its defense operations out of Washington state, according to multiple sources familiar with the matter.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 26- The Obama administration on Friday proposed changes to current lending rules toward military personnel and their families, to expand protections from predatory practices on a wider variety of loans and financial products such as credit cards.