MOSCOW, April 16- Russia is looking at the possibility of filing a lawsuit against the United States in the World Trade Organisation over sanctions hitting Russian banks, Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev said on Wednesday, according to Russian news agencies.» Read More
BY THE NUMBERS: Alcoa reported a third-quarter loss of $143 million, or 13 cents per share, largely on one-time charges. WHY IT MATTERS: Alcoa produces aluminum for a wide range of businesses. ECONOMIC EFFECT: Alcoa lowered its 2012 forecast for growth in global aluminum demand to 6 percent from 7 percent, citing China's economic slowdown.
*Wells Fargo, the No. 4 U.S. bank, denies allegations. Oct 9- The U.S. government filed a civil mortgage fraud lawsuit on Tuesday against Wells Fargo& Co, the latest legal volley against big banks for their lending during the housing boom.
Oct 10- Kimberley Rare Earths:. *Withdrawal from Cummins range joint venture. *Kimberley rare earths-reached agreement with Navigator Resources to transfer.
Alcoa Inc. has slightly lowered its aluminum demand expectations for the rest of the year largely because of China's economic slowdown. Alcoa, which makes aluminum for a wide range of businesses, predicted aluminum demand would grow 6 percent this year, down from 7 percent in the previous quarter.
Oct 10- Horizon Oil Ltd:. *Announces discovery in beibu gulf offshore China; well has confirmed 59 mtrs. of net oil pay in gross sand thickness of 79 mtrs.
Oct 10- GR Engineering Services Ltd:. *Reached agreement with unit of St Barbara Ltd to settle arbitration. *St barbara's unit will pay $2.65 million; settlement will result in a further.
WASHINGTON-- Two Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday called for stricter federal oversight of compounding pharmacies in the wake a deadly meningitis outbreak linked to contaminated injections made by a Massachusetts specialty pharmacy.
OTTAWA, Oct 9- Canada indicated strongly on Tuesday it would exclude Chinese telecom equipment giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from helping to build a secure Canadian government communications network because of possible security risks.
*Britain, France had proposed state shareholding cap. *Germany demands parity with France, key headquarters. PARIS/ BERLIN, Oct 9- Plans for a $45- billion merger between EADS and BAE Systems veered towards collapse late on Tuesday as Germany appeared ready to block the deal in a row over national stakeholdings.
WAL-MART'S SAME-DAY DELIVERY SERVICE: Wal-Mart is testing a same-day delivery service in select markets for customers who buy popular items online during the holiday shopping season. THE DETAILS: Wal-Mart's tests started this month in northern Virginia and Philadelphia.
*Agrees to acquire First Capital Bancshares Inc. *Says transaction is valued at approximately $19.6 million. *Source text* Further company coverage ().
MELBOURNE, Oct 10- Australian shares may ease from 14- month highs on Wednesday after U.S. stocks fell on concerns over third-quarter earnings, although energy companies may be boosted by a sharp rise in oil prices. *Energy companies such as Woodside Petroleum.
Oct 9- Robbins& Myers Inc:. *Robbins& Myers and National Oilwell Varco receive second request under. *Robbins& Myers- go request for additional information and documents from the U.S.
Oct 10- Strike Resources Ltd:. *Now expects announcement providing update on "shootout" related to co's 50%. jv holding in Apurimac Ferrum SA on October 17.
*Richmond outage cut Chevron's 3rd quarter 2012 output. HOUSTON, Oct 9- Chevron Corp said on Tuesday the central crude oil refining unit at its 245,000 barrel-per-day Richmond, California, refinery would remain shut for the rest of the year.
Oct 9- Best Buy Co Inc's chief financial officer, James Muehlbauer, is leaving the embattled retailer after more than a decade, the company said on Tuesday. Best Buy, which appointed a new chief executive in late August, said it was looking for a replacement.
Bankruptcy Judge Martin Glenn approved on Tuesday a $71.5 million settlement between former partners of Dewey& LeBoeuf and the bankrupt law firm's estate. The settlement requires former Dewey partners to pay portions of their compensation, ranging between $5,000 and $3.5 million individually, in exchange for a release from potential clawback claims.
Oct 10- PMI Gold Corp:.
Oct 10- Moody's assigns Landmark Aviation's LBO transaction a B3 CFR.
Oct 9- Stronger demand for aluminum products from airplane and automobile producers helped Alcoa Inc's third-quarter profit beat Wall Street's expectations, offsetting weak aluminum prices and worries about China's slumping economy.