WASHINGTON, Sept 16- Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, a Republican considering a 2016 U.S. presidential run, accused the Obama administration on Tuesday of being "science deniers" when it comes to energy, a critique often aimed at his own party.» Read More
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 05 or. 3 percent, to $16.52. General Motors Co. rose$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $33.71. Honda Motor Co. fell$. 37 or 1.1 percent, to $34.13.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top drug benefits companies were up at the close of trading:. CVSCaremark rose$. 98 or 1.2 percent, to $82.22. Express Scripts Holding Co. rose$. 65 or. 9 percent, to $74.04.
Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 72 or. 6 percent, to $126.43. Target rose$. 65 or 1.0 percent, to $62.86. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 51 or. 7 percent, to $76.32.
General Electric Co. rose$. 29 or 1.1 percent, to $26.21. Snap-On rose$. 48 or. 4 percent, to $125.84. Whirlpool Corp. fell$. 57 or. 4 percent, to $152.60.
Delta Air rose$. 32 or. 8 percent, to $39.52. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 16 or 1.4 percent, to $11.42. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 67 or 2.0 percent, to $34.53.
Kelly Services Inc. class A fell$. 07 or. 4 percent, to $16.96. Korn/Ferry International Inc. rose$. 07 or. 2 percent, to $29.18. ManpowerGroup fell$. 28 or. 4 percent, to $75.07.
Kroger rose$. 67 or 1.3 percent, to $52.22. Safeway rose$. 17 or. 5 percent, to $34.41. Supervalu rose$. 16 or 1.7 percent, to $9.58.
American Electric Power Co. rose$. 94 or 1.8 percent, to $53.63. Consolidated Edison Inc. Holding Co. rose$. 70 or 1.2 percent, to $57.24. Dominion Resources Inc. rose$. 68 or 1.0 percent, to $69.34.
BP PLC rose$. 34 or. 7 percent, to $46.23. ConocoPhillips rose $1.35 or 1.7 percent, to $80.75. Exxon Mobil Corp. rose $1.14 or 1.2 percent, to $97.43.
Apollo Group fell$. 13 or. 5 percent, to $26.98. Career Education Corp. fell$. 08 or 1.5 percent, to $5.09. Strayer Education Inc. fell$. 20 or. 3 percent, to $59.91.
*FOB soybean offers for October/November shipments fell 7 cents to 173/ 163 cents over CBOT November futures, tracking weaker nearby CIF values- which fell about 25- 30 cents a bushel this week- ahead of the expected record harvest.
UPS plans to hire up to 95,000 seasonal employees for holiday season US CEO optimism falls in 3rd quarter as chief executives see less hiring, investment A risky bet on Alibaba?
UPS expects to hire up to 95,000 seasonal workers US CEOs less optimistic about hiring, spending Alibaba risk: China's rise leaves out investors Stocks end higher as investors await news from Fed Congress: Safety agency mishandled GM recall Margaritaville casino owners seek bankruptcy Survey finds skepticism about trade's benefits Self-driving cars now need a permit in California Speculation swirls over Fed language on rate hike US producer prices unchanged in August
Sacramento- based Calpers said on Monday it was pulling about $4 billion from a total of 30 hedge funds it was invested in under its Absolute Return Strategies portfolio, citing costs and difficulty in maintaining the program. BlueTrend, owned by U.K.- based BlueCrest Capital Management, could not immediately be reached for comment.
NEW YORK, Sept 16- New York's attorney general said on Tuesday that Barclays Plc's motion to dismiss the state's lawsuit alleging the bank lied to customers about "high-frequency" trading on its private trading platform should be denied.
SEATTLE, Sept 16- Microsoft Corp on Tuesday announced an 11 percent increase in its quarterly dividend and appointed two new directors to replace two board members who decided not to seek re-election.
The vote affects about 14,500 agents who work at both American and US Airways.
WASHINGTON, Sept 16- U.S. Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler urged consumer advocates and wireless industry representatives on Tuesday to address how wireless carriers might be allowed to "reasonably manage" their Internet networks.
Sept 16- For-profit education companies Education Management Corp and Corinthian Colleges Inc said they would not be able to file their annual reports on time.
Sept 16- Specialty healthcare company Endo International Plc offered to buy Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc for about $2.2 billion in cash and stock to expand its men's healthcare products business.