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LONDON-- It was a meeting of the two most famous British people on the planet: Queen Elizabeth II turned to her tuxedo-wearing guest and said, "Good evening, Mr. It introduced a dapper but deadly secret agent who wore Savile Row suits, drove an Aston Martin, liked his martinis shaken, not stirred, and announced himself as "Bond, James Bond."
LONDON, Oct 2- European shares fell on Tuesday, weighed by weakness in basic resources stocks on concern about the outlook for global growth. "The real key to create confidence is positive earnings surprises, positive economic data surprises," Philip Isherwood, European strategist at Absolute Strategy Research, who is' overweight' on stocks.
October 2- Following are terms and conditions. of a multi tranche deal priced on Tuesday.
CARLTONVILLE, South Africa, Oct 2- Two thousand striking miners evicted from company housing at a Gold Fields. The protesting workers at Gold Fields' KDC West mine, 50 kms west of Johannesburg, said they would not leave the rocky outcrop near the mine entrance until they received a hefty pay increase to 12,500 rand a month.
MONTPELIER, Vt.-- The Vermont state airports in Morrisville and Newport are going to receive more than $900,000 in federal grants to buy equipment, design a project and conduct an environmental assessment.
Oct 2- Mobile Mini Inc:. *Announces leadership transition of chairman, president and chief executive. effective as of December 31, 2012.
The Dow and S&P 500 turned negative while the Nasdaq cut its gains in late morning on Tuesday, with materials and energy shares leading declines on the S&P. **ARQULE INC $2.21 down 55.5 pct The biotechnology company and Japan's Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd. **FORD MOTOR CO, $9.78, down 1.6 pct.
Oct 2- WB II Acquisition Corp:. *Announces termination of proposed qualifying transaction. *Says WB ii's proposed qualifying transaction with mega will not be proceeding.
Sales rose for most automakers, led by gains of more than 30 percent for Toyota and Volkswagen. Toyota sales rose 42 percent from a year earlier, while Volkswagen jumped 34 percent from September 2011. Nissan, which has been hurt as Toyota and Honda recover from last year's earthquake in Japan, saw sales fall 1.1 percent.
Oct 2- Willbros Group Inc:.
is in advanced talks to combine its T-Mobile USA unit with MetroPCS, three sources familiar with the situation said on Tuesday, as the German telecoms group seeks to stem a decline in customers at its U.S. business.
FRANKFORT, Ky.-- Kentucky has recommended that the Anthem Preferred Provider Organization serve as the benchmark plan for insurers in Kentucky under federal health care reforms. Kentucky also is recommending that the Kentucky Children's Health Insurance Program be the benchmark plan for pediatric vision and dental services.
MONACA, Pa.-- Shell Oil Co. is offering to make payments to replace lost local taxes if a multi-billion dollar petrochemical plant is built in western Pennsylvania.
*Credit Suisse cuts Websense Inc to underperform from neutral.
*Credit Suisse cuts Safeway Inc to underperform from neutral.
Oct 2- Valmont Industries Inc:.
Oct 2- TRW Automotive Inc:. *Moody's assigns baa2 rating to trw's new bank credit facility. *Rpt-moody's assigns baa2 rating to trw's new bank credit facility.
*Credit Suisse cuts Shaw Group Inc to underperform from neutral.
DENVER-- The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission is considering statewide rules on groundwater sampling and monitoring at new well pads. The commission on Monday began discussing the state's so-called "setback" rules on how far wells must be from buildings.
Oct 2- Mondelez International Inc. *Credit Suisse starts Mondelez International Inc with an outperform. rating; target price of $31.