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*Recently signed deals with Boeing and Alcoa. While industrial metals-producing peers struggle with rock-bottom prices, business is booming for VSMPO with the recent signing of potentially lucrative deals with U.S. firms Boeing Co and Alcoa.
*Oil falls after Iran deal, energy shares pressured. *Momentum stocks edge lower; Facebook, Yelp shares down. World powers and Iran reached a deal on Sunday in which Iran agreed to partially curb its nuclear program.
*Oil falls after Iran deal, energy shares pressured. NEW YORK, Nov 25- U.S. stocks rose modestly on Monday as a deal between world powers and Iran eased tensions in the Middle East, though the agreement also weighed on oil prices and energy stocks.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
By Maytaal Angel and Susan Thomas. LONDON, Nov 7- The London Metal Exchange, aiming to appease critics of its global storage network, on Thursday slashed the maximum queues for metal, beefed up its powers to act against market abuse and will review its agreement with warehouse owners.
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LONDON, Nov 5- A British prosecutor alleged on Tuesday that London- based businessman Victor Dahdaleh made "corrupt payments" of over 40 million pounds to the former chairman and chief executive of a Bahraini aluminium smelter to secure contracts worth over $3 billion for companies including U.S. group Alcoa.
Facebook, Netflix and Tesla topped retail stock buyers' purchase lists last month, according to TD Ameritrade.
*Italy generates over 40 pct of power from gas. MILAN, Nov 4- Enrico Frigerio has been trying to save on energy bills at his car-parts plant in northern Italy for years. Yet Frigerio's company is still struggling with high energy bills that last year totaled around seven million euros, compared to Fonderia di Torbole's 70 million euros in sales.
The LME, which was bought last year for $2.2 billion by Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, has come under fire from producers, consumers and traders for its handling of a years-long crisis over its warehousing policy.
Oct 30- U.S. aluminum producer Alcoa Inc warned on Wednesday that a planned electricity rate hike in Quebec would make its three smelters in the Canadian province uncompetitive.
LONDON, Oct 23- Copper slid nearly 2 percent on Wednesday as fears of tighter monetary policy in top metals user China outweighed speculation that tepid U.S. jobs data will deter the Federal Reserve from tapering its stimulus this year. China consumes about 40 percent of the world's copper.
LONDON, Oct 23- Copper fell more than 1.5 percent on Wednesday as fears of tighter monetary policy in top metals user China outweighed speculation that tepid U.S. jobs data will deter the Federal Reserve from tapering its stimulus this year. China consumes about 40 percent of the world's copper.
Oct 22- Shares of Alcoa Inc surged on Tuesday in an unusually busy day for the aluminum producer, with the stock rising sharply in late-day trading for its biggest one-day move in nearly two years, though the reasons for the move were unclear.
LONDON/ TORONTO, Oct 21- Alcoa Inc, the world's second-largest aluminium producer, has complained to British and U.S. market regulators about a proposal by the London Metal Exchange to overhaul the LME's warehousing policy.
Oct 16- Aluminum producer Alcoa Inc said on Wednesday that the smelter at Ma'aden, Saudi Arabia, which is in its start-up phase, has temporarily stopped production on one of two potlines. The company said the potline was shut down "after a period of pot instability." Ma'aden, a massive new facility, is run by a joint venture between Alcoa and Saudi Arabian Mining Co..
With so much attention on the debt debacle, Cramer fears you may have missed an important development in the market.
The Dow and S&P 500 narrowly avoided a three-day losing streak in choppy trading Wednesday, but the ongoing anxiety over the political gridlock in Washington kept a damper on gains.
*No smoking gun, or complicity in warehousing practices- Jones. LONDON, Oct 9- The London Metal Exchange's new CEO said he was ready to fight multiple lawsuits brought over its global warehousing network, and that critics shouldn't expect a silver bullet to fix their concerns with it. We are going to be defending that, " Garry Jones told Reuters in an interview.
*Aluminium premiums fall due to LME "confusion"- Alcoa. LONDON, Oct 9- Copper dropped to its lowest in three weeks on Wednesday, as the United State's fiscal deadlock boosted the dollar and eroded appetite for stocks and other assets assoctiated with risk.