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  • NEW YORK, Jan 26- U.S. stocks edged higher on Monday as fears that a leftist victory in elections in Greece would bring fresh crisis to the Eurozone were offset by a climb in energy and biotech stocks.

  • *Rock-Tenn and MeadWestvaco rally, set to merge. In deal news, Rock-Tenn Co and MeadWestvaco Corp said they would combine to form a packaging company worth $16 billion, with MeadWestvaco shareholders owning a majority stake. Rock-Tenn shares jumped 6.7 percent to $67.19 while MeadWestvaco rose 14.5 percent to $51.59 as the S&P 500' s biggest percentage gainer.

  • Most active New York Stock Exchange-traded stocks Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 1:53 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at the close of trading:. AT&T Inc. fell. 6 percent to $33.18 with 26,768,400 shares traded. Bank of America Corp. rose. 8 percent to $15.85 with 54,023,700 shares traded.

  • Stocks surged Monday for several companies that could gain business from the storm system that is sweeping down the East Coast and expected to dump as much as two feet of snow on New York and Boston. Generator maker Generac Holdings Inc., snowplow maker Douglas Dynamics Inc. and PowerSecure International Inc. all climbed 4 percent or more Monday afternoon...

  • *MSCI global share index up slightly. The electoral results spurred concern over new instability in the euro zone, even as the possibility of Greece leaving the bloc was considered remote. The MSCI's global share index was up 0.2 percent, while the S&P 500 was nearly flat.

  • MOSCOW, Jan 26- The rouble and Russian stocks fell sharply on Monday, following a return to full-scale warfare in eastern Ukraine and threats of further Western sanctions against Russia. Washington and Brussels are both considering new sanctions against Russia after accusing it of openly supporting the latest rebel advance in Ukraine.

  • US STOCKS-Wall Street lower after Greek elections Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 9:56 AM ET

    *Rock-Tenn and MeadWestvaco rally, set to merge. NEW YORK, Jan 26- U.S. stocks fell on Monday after a decisive Greek election victory by the Syriza party spurred concern over fresh instability in the euro zone, even as the possibility of Greece leaving the bloc was considered remote. The leftist Syriza party looked set to take on Greece's international lenders, with...

  • NEW YORK— The U.S. stock market is opening slightly lower as investors shrug off an election victory by a Greece party opposed to that country's bailout plan. In Europe, Germany's DAX was up 0.9 percent while the CAC-40 in France rose 0.4 percent. In Greece, the main stock market recouped some of its early losses to trade 3 percent lower.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 26- U.S. stocks opened flat on Monday after a decisive Greek election victory by the Syriza party spurred concern over fresh instability in the euro zone, though the possibility of Greece leaving the bloc was considered remote.

  • *Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank plunges after Q4 results disappoint. DUBAI, Jan 26- Saudi Arabia's stock market rose on Monday as it traded for the first time since King Salman succeeded his brother Abdullah, who died on Friday. After swiftly assuming power, King Salman pledged continuity in energy and foreign policies and appointed younger men as his heirs, appearing to...

  • D.R. Horton tops Street 1Q forecasts Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 7:08 AM ET

    FORT WORTH, Texas _ D.R. Horton Inc. on Monday reported fiscal first-quarter earnings of $142.5 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 35 cents per share. D.R. Horton shares have dropped roughly 9 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has stayed nearly flat.

  • LONDON, Jan 26- The euro and European shares and bonds shook off worries on Monday over Greek election winner Syriza's pledge to take on international lenders, a strong sign of confidence in the ECB's new money-printing program. Weakness in European shares lasted only for about two hours, although the main Athens index fell and Greek bond yields rose.

  • PARIS, Jan 26- Greek stocks fell on Monday after anti-austerity party Syriza swept to victory in the polls, though this damage failed to halt a broader rally in European equities driven by the European Central Bank's bond-buying plan. Athens's ATG index was down 1.3 percent at 0922 GMT, led lower by banking stocks such as Piraeus Bank, down 9 percent, and Alpha Bank,...

  • PARIS, Jan 26- Top Greek shares slumped more than 5 percent at the open on Monday after Greece's Syriza party promised to roll back austerity measures in the wake of its victory in a snap election. Athens' ATG stock index fell 5.2 percent, led lower by banking stocks. Piraeus Bank fell 14.5 percent and Alpha Bank dropped 11.6 percent.

  • European shares fall at open after Greek election Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 3:08 AM ET

    PARIS, Jan 26- European stocks fell at the open on Monday, trimming some of last week's sharp gains on heightened concerns the Greek election results could lead to renewed instability in Europe. Greek leftist leader Alexis Tsipras promised that five years of austerity, "humiliation and suffering" imposed by international creditors were over after his Syriza...

  • European stock index futures fall after Greek vote Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 2:04 AM ET

    PARIS, Jan 26- European stock index futures fell early on Monday as Greece's Syriza party promised to roll back austerity measures after sweeping to victory in a snap election. At 0702 GMT, futures for Euro STOXX 50, for Germany's DAX and for France's CAC were down 0.6-1.0 percent. The euro sank to an 11- year low of $1.1098 on the vote outcome, before recovering to...

  • TOKYO, Jan 26- Japanese stocks dropped on Monday as an anti-austerity party won Greece's general election, sparking fears of fresh instability in the euro zone and dampening investor risk appetite. In the thinnest trade since Jan 5, the Nikkei benchmark closed down 0.3 percent at 17,468.52. Trading house Marubeni Corp closed down 4.7 percent after tumbling in...

  • *Euro hits 11- year low in knee-jerk reaction to Greece vote. *Investors see limited fallout from Greece in longer term. TOKYO, Jan 26- The euro skidded to an 11- year low and stock prices fell on Monday as Greece's Syriza party promised to roll back austerity measures after sweeping to victory in a snap election, putting Athens on a collision course with...

  • PARIS, Jan 26- European stocks were set to fall at the open on Monday, trimming some of last week's sharp gains, as Greece's Syriza party promised to roll back austerity measures after sweeping to victory in a snap election. Financial spreadbetters expected Britain's FTSE 100 to open around 67 points lower, or down 1 percent, Germany's DAX to open 114 points lower, or...

  • China stocks edge up, Hong Kong can't gain traction Sunday, 25 Jan 2015 | 11:43 PM ET

    SHANGHAI, Jan 26- China stocks edged up on Monday but gains were capped by selling in financials, while fears of instability in Europe weighed on shares in Hong Kong. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index dropped 0.1 percent, to 24,819.61, and the Hong Kong China Enterprises Index lost 0.7 percent, to 12,179.24, falling for the first time in four days as investors booked...