*Expects 2nd- qtr revenue of about $345 mln vs est $328 mln. *Expects 2nd- qtr adj earnings $0.27/ shr vs est $0.20. July 24- RF Micro Devices Inc forecast quarterly results above market expectations, helped by higher demand for its chips that connect devices such as Apple Inc's iPhone and Samsung Electronics Co's smartphones to networks.» Read More
By Lefteris Papadimas and Dina Kyriakidou. ATHENS, Oct 1- Greece will bring forward painful budget cuts to end a decade of primary deficits while grappling with a sixth year of recession, according to a 2013 budget draft aimed at satisfying international lenders.
BRUSSELS, Oct 1- A European Union-wide safety review of nuclear reactors is expected to be finalised later this week, and will include recommendations on additional safety measures required at some power plants.
Oct 1- Molson Coors Brewing Co said on Monday that it was combining its businesses in Britain and Ireland with those in Central Europe, and it promoted Mark Hunter to run the new operation. It operates in countries including the Czech Republic, Romania, Croatia and Hungary.
Oct 1- Emerson Electric Co:. *Macquarie cuts Emerson Electric to neutral from outperform For a summary of rating and price target changes on U.S. companies:. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
NEW YORK, Oct 1- tw telecom inc:.
Oct 1- Difference Capital Funding Inc:. *Announces minimum $50 million in special warrant financing and corporate. *Private placement of special warrants at a price of $0.35 per special warrant.
Oct 1- Wells Fargo& Co:. *Raymond James raises Wells Fargo& Co target price to $43 from $40;. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
NEW YORK, Oct 1- Gordmans Stores Inc:.
*Telenor lifts stake to 43 pct through option deal. OSLO, Oct 1- Norway's Telenor has completed its purchase of an increased stake in Russia's Vimpelcom in the face of opposition from co-shareholder Altimo and Russia's anti-monopoly watchdog FAS.
OTTAWA, Oct 1- Canada's producer price index dropped for the fourth month in a row in August, slipping 0.1 percent from July on lower prices for motor vehicles and other transportation equipment, Statistics Canada said on Monday.
*EU says Basel study lacks rigorous evidence. *Basel says Japan compliant overall with Basel III. *Basel says U.S. rules differ over securitisation.
Oct 1- Polar Star Mining Corp:. *Announces signing of promissory note and board change. *Says has signed a $750,000 promissory note with praetorian resources limited.
*Up 21.6 percent to $1.86 premarket after Freddie Mac reduces capital requirement needed to add to MGIC unit in order to continue writing insurance throughout the United States.
Oct 1- Bellatrix Exploration Ltd:. *Provides operational update and preliminary 2013 guidance. *Says proposing a 2013 capital expenditure program of $180 million.
KAMPALA, Oct 1- Bank of Uganda will ignore a constitutional court order to halt the sale of assets of the National Bank of Commerce, which it seized last month, the central bank said, cementing its image as a hard-line regulatory body.
OSLO, Oct 1- Output from the Royal Dutch Shell- operated Nyhamna gas processing plant was reduced by 23 million cubic metres per day on Monday due to a shutdown at the Easington terminal, the gas system operator Gassco said on its website. The outage started at 1224 GMT was expected to last until Tuesday 1000 GMT, it added on its website.
Oct 1- Cogent Communications Group Inc:. *Raymond James cuts Cogent Communications Group to market perform. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
Oct 1- Country Style Cooking Restaurant Chain Co Ltd:. *Announces preliminary third quarter 2012 results. *Currently expects to slightly beat top range of previous revenue guidance of.
Oct 1- Sprint Nextel Corp:. Reuters Station users, click. 1568. Reuters Station users, click. 4899.