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NEW YORK, Nov 6- U.S. stocks gained steam on Tuesday, with the Dow climbing 1 percent and the S&P 500 on track for a second straight advance, as voters chose the next president. Polls showed President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney neck-and-neck, with a handful of battleground states expected to decide the winner.
NEW YORK, Nov 6- World stock markets rose on Tuesday as American voters went to the polls, with the tightly fought U.S. presidential election keeping trade subdued, while the euro held steady despite uncertainty over Greece's next financial aid payment.
Investors will also closely watch races in the Senate and House of Representatives that could affect the ``fiscal cliff,'' or $600 billion in spending cuts and tax increases that are set to be automatically triggered at the end of the year.
Nov 6- U.S. industrial conglomerate Emerson Electric Co reported a sharply lower quarterly net profit on Tuesday, reflecting a goodwill charge in its network power business, and said it expected earnings to grow by at least a single-digit percentage rate in fiscal 2013..
*Sees fiscal 2013 profit of $5.35- $5.75 a share. *Quarterly earnings top Wall Street forecasts. Nov 5- Rockwell Automation Inc, which makes systems that help factories run more smoothly, set a fiscal 2013 profit target that calls for roughly 5 percent growth in the face of a slowing global economy.
*Sees fiscal 2013 profit of $5.35- $5.75 a share. Nov 5- Rockwell Automation Inc, which makes systems that help factories run more smoothly, set a fiscal 2013 profit target that calls for roughly 5 percent growth in the face of a slowing global economy.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.-- Business information and analytics firm IHS Inc. said Monday that it has added Jean-Paul Montupet to its board. Montupet, 64, is chair of the industrial automation business at Emerson Electric Co. and president of Emerson Europe.
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.
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