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  • Oct 17- Energy Future Holdings squared off against creditors in court on Friday as the bankrupt Texas power company sought approval to begin a multibillion dollar auction of its interest in Oncor, a power transmission business. The company anticipates an auction in February, and sources told Reuters potential bidders include NextEra Energy Inc of Juno Beach,...

  • PARIS, July 31- France's biggest life insurer, CNP Assurances, reported first-half net profit up 3 percent as revenue growth in its main French market helped offset weakness in Latin America. Net insurance revenue rose 7.0 percent in France but declined by 4.2 percent in Latin America, negatively affected by the Brazilian real's depreciation.

  • Midday movers: Medtronic, Netflix, Tesla Motors & More Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 12:12 PM ET
    NYSE EuroNext flag hangs outside the NYSE.

    Some of Monday's midday movers:

  • Wall Street to eye more housing data, Q4 earnings Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 8:33 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures pushed higher on Wednesday ahead of more housing data and several quarterly fourth quarter earnings updates.

  • A Rare Opportunity in Utilities: Pro Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 1:19 PM ET

    Utility stocks are "extremely cheap" compared to bonds, Fidelity Portfolio Manager Douglas Simmons says.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 5- On the 19th floor of Consolidated Edison's Manhattan headquarters, the veteran lineman briefing a roomful of 100 out-of-town utility workers had a lot of advice, from the practical to the profane. It was familiar patter for Glenn Nicholas and his co-workers from New Orleans, who had been to New York before to train with Con Edison.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 5- On the 19th floor of Consolidated Edison's Manhattan headquarters, the veteran lineman briefing a roomful of 100 out-of-town utility workers had a lot of advice, from the practical to the profane. It was familiar patter for Glenn Nicholas and his co-workers from New Orleans, who had been to New York before to train with Con Edison.

  • Theft suspect found dead at Texas substation Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 10:13 AM ET

    SPRING, Texas-- Investigators say a man suspected of trying to steal copper wire has been found dead at an electrical substation near Houston. The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office on Thursday said investigators believe 37- year-old Harold Gene Schneider was electrocuted in the theft process.

  • New Issue- CNP Assurances prices $500 mln Perp bond Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 9:16 AM ET

    October 9- Following are terms and conditions. of a bond priced on Tuesday.

  • --France- based insurer CNP Assurances plans to issue undated, rate resettable, and callable junior subordinated notes. --We are assigning an' A-' issue rating to the proposed notes. Standard& Poor's Ratings Services said today that it assigned its' A-' long-term issue rating to the proposed $500 million undated notes to be issued by French insurer CNP Assurances.

  • PARIS, Oct 9- France's biggest banks are teaming up with part state-owned insurer CNP to pool their shareholdings in various companies into a fund worth at least 1 billion euros, French daily Le Figaro said on Tuesday.

  • CNP eyes sub debt despite Groupama's missed coupon Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | 9:32 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct 5- CNP Assurances mandated six banks on Friday morning for a dollar Reg S subordinated bond despite news that French insurance company Groupama will skip a coupon payment on a Tier 1 bond on October 22.

  • --U.S. midstream energy partnership Martin Midstream Partners L.P. has closed on two acquisitions with Martin Resource Management Corp., owner of its general partner, for $272 million. Rating Action On Oct. 3, 2012, Standard& Poor's Ratings Services revised its outlook on Martin Midstream Partners L.P. to negative from stable.

  • Jan. 20: Unusual Volume Leaders Friday, 20 Jan 2012 | 3:00 PM ET

    Stocks in the S&P 1,500 that displayed unusual volume in Friday's trading session.

  • Stocks End Higher, But Shy of 2011 Highs Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 4:40 PM ET
    CNBC Investor Spring Cleaning - See Complete Coverage

    Stocks got closer to their highs of the year as the broad market turned positive for the month and was on track to post the best quarter of the year, although volumes remained thin amid geopolitical uncertainty.  AT&T and Merck led Dow components higher, while Cisco slipped.

  • Stocks Pare Gains Ahead of Close; Telecom Up Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 3:53 PM ET
    CNBC Investor Spring Cleaning - See Complete Coverage

    Stocks put in another strong showing on Wednesday as investors seemed to put aside concerns over geopolitical fears to send stocks higher, although volumes remain thin. AT&T and Exxon led the Dow higher.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • New York Stock Exchange Announces Merger With Deutsche Borse

    If oil markets remain calm, Fed chairman Ben Bernanke's comments on the economy, auto sales and ISM manufacturing data could have more sway over markets on Tuesday.

  • 40 Safest Stocks: 10 Industries' Top-Rated Names Wednesday, 13 Oct 2010 | 4:38 PM ET

    Although quantitative easing by the Fed would boost stock prices, investors fear that the economy needs government intervention. To play it safe, here are 10 large-cap stocks that rank as analysts' favorite picks within their sectors—and 30 more top-ranked names in those sectors. ...A report from TheStreet.

  • June 10: Unusual Volume Leaders Thursday, 10 Jun 2010 | 4:01 PM ET

    What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.