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*Russia: Humanitarian convoy issue resolved, but no cease-fire. NEW YORK, Aug 18- U.S. stocks surged on Monday, with the Dow up roughly 1 percent and the Nasdaq at a 14- year high as increasing homebuilder confidence and hopes for receding tensions between Russia and Ukraine brightened investors' view of the outlook for equities.
Some of Monday's midday movers:
*Dollar General offers to buy Family Dollar. Russia said all issues related to its humanitarian convoy to Ukraine had been resolved but said no progress has been made toward a ceasefire or political solution to the fighting in the east of the country after talks between Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine on Sunday.
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ZURICH, Aug 7- Nestle announced an 8 billion Swiss franc share buyback on Thursday and revealed stronger sales growth in emerging markets in contrast to other big consumer products companies.
ZURICH, Aug 7- Nestle, the world's biggest food group, announced an 8 billion Swiss franc share buyback and stood by its full-year sales forecast on Thursday, after revenue growth in emerging markets picked up in the second quarter.
Stocks fell Wednesday, with the S&P 500 at a two-month low, on unease about the standoff in Ukraine.
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SINGAPORE, July 31- Singapore risks tarnishing its business-friendly reputation by implementing new labor laws that require companies to prioritize hiring locals over foreigners for middle income jobs, analysts say.
U.S. stocks rose on Monday, with the S&P 500 rebounding from its biggest weekly drop since 2012.
Aug 1- Procter& Gamble Co, the world's largest household products maker, said it could sell about half of its brands in the next two years and cut jobs to revive sales growth and save costs, sending its shares up as much as 4.3 percent. Twenty-three of the brands have sales of between $1 billion and $10 billion. "Less will be much more," Chief Executive A.G. Lafley said.
Stocks declined on Friday, with the S&P 500 recording its worst week since 2012, on momentum from the prior day's rout.
NEW YORK, Aug 1- U.S. stocks ended lower for a second day and the S&P 500 posted its biggest weekly decline since 2012 on Friday as concerns over Argentina's default continued to dog sentiment. But concern remained over Argentina's debt problems after the country's default earlier this week.
NEW YORK, Aug 1- U.S. stocks edged lower on Friday as jobs data suggesting the Federal Reserve has room to keep interest rates low for a while was offset by lingering concern over Argentina's default. Concern remained over Argentina's debt problems.
NEW YORK, Aug 1- U.S. stocks tumbled in a volatile session on Friday, marking a second straight day of sharp declines as the latest economic data provided little clarity as to when the Federal Reserve might raise interest rates.