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AMSTERDAM, Dec 12- Every year Singaporeans and Malaysians choke on smoke when farmers and plantation firms in neighbouring Indonesia clear the land with fires during the dry season. Last summer, Philips diverted stocks of air purifiers from Hong Kong and China to the area in time for the worst pollution in 16 years.
*Rambus rallies after settling with Micron. NEW YORK, Dec 10- U.S. stocks slipped on Tuesday, a day after a record close on the S&P 500, with traders looking ahead to next week's Federal Reserve meeting in the absence of market-sensitive economic data.
LONDON, Dec 5- Consumer products giant Unilever Plc aims to cut the number of individual products it sells by 30 percent by the end of 2014 to become more efficient and navigate a global economic slowdown it admits it was slow to confront.
Although Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc walked away from a deal earlier this month after Men's Wearhouse board rebuffed its $48- a-share offer, and prevented it from conducting due diligence, the suitor's language that it still felt a deal was in the best interest of shareholders for both companies has resonated with investors.
NEW YORK/ BOSTON, Nov 14- Top U.S. hedge fund managers in the third quarter bought and sold shares of such hotly debated companies as Herbalife Ltd, J.C. Penney Co and Sotheby's. Ellington Management Group LLC, a $5.5 billion investment firm founded by Michael Vranos, took a new position in auction house Sotheby's, as did Eric Mindich's Eton Park Capital Management.
BOSTON/ NEW YORK, Nov 14- Top U.S. hedge fund managers in the third quarter bought and sold shares of such hotly debated companies as Herbalife Ltd, J.C. Penney Co and Sotheby's.
NEW YORK/ BOSTON, Nov 14- American boardrooms are looking grayer than ever.
CNBC's Jane Wells breaks down Crest's strategy to trick kids into eating healthy Halloween treats.
Crest has embraced Halloween. The toothpaste company released a video with children reacting to the taste of new "healthy" candies.
Stocks finished in positive territory Friday, with the Dow and S&P closing higher for the third-straight week, lifted by a group of encouraging earnings reports.
"Do you really think Amazon's going to be supplanted by anybody else?" analyst Jordan Rohan says.
John Faucher, JPMorgan, says P&G results were generally pretty solid. Investors are focused on organic revenue growth, he adds.
Decent earnings have been overshadowed by poor showing in Asia, and a weak U.S. durable goods figure.
Oct 25- Procter& Gamble Co is chugging along with its turnaround, posting a quarterly profit that met Wall Street's expectations and holding to its annual forecasts as the world's largest household products maker gets a lift from cost cuts and a lower tax rate. Shares of P&G slipped 0.5 percent to $80.20 in premarket trading on Friday.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat open on Friday.
Oct 25- Procter& Gamble Co's quarterly profit met Wall Street's expectations on Friday helped by growth overseas, cost cuts and a lower tax rate, and the world's largest household products maker maintained its financial forecasts for the year.
Jon Moeller, Procter & Gamble CFO, breaks down the consumer products giant's third quarter results and weighs in on the pulse of consumer spending around the globe.
Oct 25- Procter& Gamble Co posted a higher quarterly profit on Friday, as the world's largest household products maker benefited from some growth overseas, cost cuts and a lower tax rate. The maker of Pampers diapers and Tide detergent earned $3.03 billion, or $1.04 per share, in the fiscal first quarter, up from $2.81 billion, or 96 cents per share, a year earlier.
Procter & Gamble reported quarterly earnings that matched analysts' expectations on Friday.
*Turnover down 6.5 percent to 12.5 billion euros. LONDON, Oct 24- Unilever Plc reported slower sales growth after demand for its consumer goods was hit by the devaluation of a handful of emerging market currencies and other factors such as rising onion prices in India.