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  • 16 killed in China coal mine collapse Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 11:05 PM ET

    BEIJING— China's official news agency says 16 coal miners were killed after their shaft collapsed in the country's northwest. Another 11 miners were injured in the disaster that struck just before midnight Friday in Tiechanggou township outside the Xinjiang regional capital of Urumqi. China's mines are among the most dangerous in the world, although...

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Nov 6 Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    FRANKFURT- Deutsche Bundesbank Board Member Andreas Dombret to give press conference at the Bundesbank in Frankfurt- 1200 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB Vice-president Vitor Constancio and Supervisory Board Chair Daniele Nouy to hold a press conference on the results of the Comprehensive Assessment- 1030 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England Deputy Governor Minouche Shafik...

  • Oct 24- Consumer advocate Ralph Nader sent a letter to Apple Inc Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook urging the company to reduce its spending on share buybacks and use the money to raise wages, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. "'Designed by Apple in California' has a nicer ring to it than' assembled by workers paid about a dollar per hour, working 11- hour...

  • Oct 24- Ocwen Financial Corp said it was hiring an independent firm to investigate how the mortgage servicer had sent backdated letters to borrowers about loan modifications and foreclosures and the reason for the delay in fixing the issue. Hundreds of thousands of borrowers facing foreclosure may have been harmed after they received letters from Ocwen...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 24- Google Inc Chief Executive Officer Larry Page has put Sundar Pichai, one of his key lieutenants, in charge of the Internet company's products. The India- born executive will have oversight over products such as search, maps, Google+, commerce, advertising and infrastructure, according to a Google spokesman. Chief Business Officer Nikesh Arora...

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ BOSTON, Oct 24- Amazon.com Inc's once fairy-tale ride on Wall Street has hit its most jarring bump yet. Amazon missed expectations across the board- on margins, on its net loss and on revenue. Benkendorf unloaded his Amazon holdings a year ago and said he would be skeptical of future involvement even if the stock falls further.

  • Final Glance: Medical Devices companies Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 6:35 PM ET

    Allergan rose$. 84 or. 5 percent, to $184.21. Baxter International Inc. rose$. 73 or 1.1 percent, to $69.83. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 28 or 2.2 percent, to $12.99.

  • Final Glance: Utilities companies Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 6:35 PM ET

    American Electric Power Co. rose $1.19 or 2.2 percent, to $56.47. Consolidated Edison Inc. Holding Co. rose$. 49 or. 8 percent, to $62.50. Dominion Resources Inc. rose$. 62 or. 9 percent, to $70.72.

  • Final Glance: Food companies Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 6:35 PM ET

    ConAgra Foods Inc. rose$. 18 or. 5 percent, to $34.20. General Mills Inc. rose$. 52 or 1.0 percent, to $51.03. Hormel Foods Corp. rose$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $52.54.

  • Final Glance: Banks companies Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 6:35 PM ET

    Bank of America Corp. rose$. 12 or. 7 percent, to $16.72. Citigroup Inc. rose$. 39 or. 8 percent, to $51.80. Goldman Sachs rose $3.29 or 1.8 percent, to $183.35.

  • Final Glance: Coal companies Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 6:35 PM ET

    Arch Coal unchanged at $1.84. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 10 or. 3 percent, to $34.68. Peabody Energy fell$. 03 or. 3 percent, to $10.40.

  • Final Glance: Construction companies Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 6:35 PM ET

    Fluor rose$. 34 or. 5 percent, to $64.95. Foster Wheeler rose$. 06 or. 2 percent, to $30.41. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 35 or 1.1 percent, to $32.82.

  • Final Glance: Tools and Appliances companies Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 6:35 PM ET

    General Electric Co. rose$. 20 or. 8 percent, to $25.64. Snap-On rose$. 61 or. 5 percent, to $128.24. Whirlpool Corp. rose$. 92 or. 6 percent, to $158.62.

  • Final Glance: Oil companies Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 6:35 PM ET

    ConocoPhillips rose$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $70.07. Exxon Mobil Corp. rose$. 38 or. 4 percent, to $94.49. Marathon Oil Corp. fell$. 23 or. 7 percent, to $34.50.

  • Final Glance: Biotechnology companies Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 6:35 PM ET

    Amgen Inc. rose$. 01 or percent, to $147.26. Biogen Idec rose $5.61 or 1.8 percent, to $321.67. Celgene Corp. rose $2.84 or 2.8 percent, to $103.24.

  • Final Glance: Pharmaceuticals companies Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 6:35 PM ET

    Baxter International Inc. rose$. 73 or 1.1 percent, to $69.83. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. rose $1.13 or 2.2 percent, to $53.63. Hospira rose$. 80 or 1.6 percent, to $52.25.

  • Final Glance: Homebuilders companies Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 6:35 PM ET

    DR Horton rose$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $22.96. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. rose$. 06 or 1.6 percent, to $3.86. Lennar Corp. rose$. 45 or 1.0 percent, to $43.76.

  • Final Glance: Big-box Retail companies Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 6:35 PM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 15 or. 1 percent, to $130.44. Target fell$. 46 or. 7 percent, to $61.57. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 13 or. 2 percent, to $76.38.

  • Final Glance: Restaurant companies Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 6:35 PM ET

    Brinker International Inc. rose $1.27 or 2.5 percent, to $51.28. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. rose $5.78 or. 9 percent, to $615.78. Darden Restaurants Inc. rose$. 75 or 1.5 percent, to $51.05.

  • Final Glance: Aerospace companies Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 6:35 PM ET

    Boeing rose$. 21 or. 2 percent, to $122.24. Lockheed Martin Corp. rose$. 66 or. 4 percent, to $181.33. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose $1.59 or 1.2 percent, to $130.79.