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WASHINGTON, Sept 16- The White House on Tuesday announced steps to tackle a potent greenhouse gas used in refrigeration and air conditioning, of which the United States is the world's largest producer, a week ahead of a major UN summit focused on addressing climate change.
NEW YORK, July 29- When Harvey Montijo first moved in with his wife Natalie, he remembers exactly how long it took to get into a tiff about household temperature. "Right from the get-go," remembers the 31- year-old orthopedic resident in Charlotte, North Carolina.
*U.S. players include Gogo, Honeywell, Golden Eagle. LONDON, July 22- The web-connected aircraft cabins of the future, powered by technology on show at last week's Farnborough Airshow, are offering a path to investor returns through suppliers like Cobham Plc and Thales SA.
*Google leads tech advance; GE slips after earnings. *Obama condemns Russia after Malaysian airliner downed in Ukraine. President Barack Obama demanded that Russia stop supporting separatists in eastern Ukraine a day after the downing of a Malaysian airline by a surface-to-air missile, which he said was fired from rebel territory.
*Obama condemns Russia after Malaysian airliner downed in Ukraine. NEW YORK, July 18- U.S. stocks rose on Friday, rebounding a day after the S&P 500 suffered its worst decline since April 10, with the benchmark index on track to post a modest gain for the week.
US Treasury yields held to lows, taking in stride weaker-than-expected data and keeping the safe-haven flows from tension in Ukraine and Israel.
*GE, IBM shares drop after earnings. Market participants will keep a close eye on geopolitical tensions, as the United States said Friday it could not rule out that Russia may have assisted separatists in firing a missile that likely downed a Malaysian airliner Thursday at the Ukraine- Russia border, killing nearly 300 people.
*GE, IBM shares drop after earnings. Investors will continue to keep a close eye on geopolitical tensions, as world leaders demanded an investigation after a Malaysian airliner was downed at the Ukraine- Russia border and Israel announced the start of a Gaza ground campaign on Thursday.
NEW YORK, July 18- U.S. stocks were poised for a slightly higher open on Friday, after the S&P 500 suffered its worst decline since April 10 and was on track for a second straight weekly decline, ahead of data on consumer sentiment.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a higher Wall Street open on Friday.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
July 18- Honeywell International Inc, a maker of aircraft cockpit parts and other electronic equipment, raised the lower end of its 2014 profit forecast range and reported better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by higher sales of turbochargers. Honeywell lifted the lower end of its 2014 profit forecast range to $5.45 per share from $5.40.
NEW YORK, July 18- U.S. stock index futures rose modestly on Friday, putting the S&P 500 on track to bounce from its biggest decline since April 10, ahead of data on consumer sentiment.
July 18- Honeywell International Inc, a maker of aircraft cockpit parts and other electronic equipment, reported a 7.6 percent jump in quarterly profit, helped by higher sales of turbochargers. Net income attributable to Honeywell rose to $1.10 billion, or $1.38 per share, in the second quarter ended June 30, from $1.02 billion, or $1.28 per share, a year earlier.
Boeing's stock soared nearly 80 percent last year, outperforming the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 index. But as indexes pushed higher this year, investors sent Boeing down 5.7 percent amid concern that the aviation business cycle may have peaked and that Boeing's ability to produce positive surprises is limited.
July 14- Honeywell International Inc will merge its transportation systems unit into its aerospace division to take advantage of similarities between the businesses, the diversified U.S. manufacturer said on Monday.
Quarterly earnings growth and clues from companies' commentaries will tell whether there really will be a bounce back in growth in the second half.
With earnings season kicking up a notch in the week ahead, there’s a good chance something unexpected is looming. Are you ready?
NEW YORK, July 11- General Electric Co's second-quarter earnings report next Friday comes soon after it prevailed in a two-month fight to acquire the power assets of France's Alstom.
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