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*Blackberry shares rise on possible Cerberus bidding interest. NEW YORK, Oct 2- Wall Street retreated on Wednesday, the second day of a partial U.S. government shutdown, as political wrangling in Washington raised investor concerns that the stoppage could be prolonged.
CHICAGO, Sept 30- One of the most difficult terms to understand in long-term investing nowadays is "new normal." Coined by PIMCO Chief Executive Mohamed El-Erian, it means the "world of muted growth" that followed the 2008 meltdown. And although stock returns have been strong this year, down the road, the "new normal" will largely be driven by demographic forces.
WASHINGTON, Sept 30- Some activities of asset managers could pose risks to the broader marketplace, according to a study released by the Treasury Department on Monday that boosted the likelihood the largest such firms would face tougher federal scrutiny.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:
**L&L ENERGY, $1.20, down 42 pct. Research firm GeoInvesting said in a blogpost in SeekingAlpha that it was preparing to file a "whistleblower report" to the Nasdaq and the SEC accusing L& L Energy of defrauding investors by booking substantial revenue from operations that have been idled.
Shares of the company hit a record high on Thursday, boosted in part by an upbeat note from analysts at Deutsche Bank. Deutsche Bank raised its target price on the stock to $200 from $160 and said it expects Tesla to modestly outperform third-quarter margin expectations. **USEC INC, $11.91, up 22 pct.
If not for this weird one-time event, revenue growth for the fourth quarter would be more than doubled.
NEW YORK, Sept 9- Commodity markets were mostly lower on Monday as profit-taking eroded much of last week's strong gains, with oil down 1 to 2 percent as a military attack on Syria seemed less likely and grains off 1 to 3 percent ahead of U.S. government supply data. Gold eased on expectations the Federal Reserve will opt to taper its monetary stimulus program.
*China exports ease worries about sharp slowdown. NEW YORK, Sept 9- U.S. stocks rallied on Monday as upbeat economic data from China spurred the S&P 500 higher for a fifth straight day, while bonds rallied and oil prices fell on diverging outlooks on the possibility of a Western strike against Syria.
*China exports ease worry about sharp slowdown. NEW YORK, Sept 9- U.S. stocks and bonds rallied on Monday while the dollar fell against most major currencies as upbeat economic data from China allowed the S&P 500 to advance for the fifth straight day and concern about the possibility of a Western strike against Syria fed a bid for safe-haven U.S. debt.
*Koch Industries to buy Molex for about $7.2 billion. NEW YORK, Sept 9- U.S. stocks rose on Monday to extend last week's advance as upbeat Chinese data and merger activity boosted sentiment, and as concerns eased about an imminent Western strike against Syria. Koch Industries will buy electronic connectors maker Molex for about $7.2 billion.
NEW YORK, Sept 8- U.S. stocks could be in for a jolt of volatility in the week ahead as Congress debates whether to authorize a military strike against Syria and as the Federal Reserve's pivotal decision on winding down its stimulus grows near.
NEW YORK, Sept 6- U.S. stocks could be in for a jolt of volatility in the week ahead as Congress debates whether to authorize a military strike against Syria and as the Federal Reserve's pivotal decision on winding down its stimulus grows near.
NEW YORK, Aug 28- Until a few days ago, it looked like a sure bet that the U.S. The prospect of Western military action against Syria has sent stock markets worldwide reeling. U.S. officials have described plans for multinational strikes on Syria that could last for days.
*Apple shares jump after Carl Icahn reveals long position. NEW YORK, Aug 13- U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday after strong economic data including retail sales, while Apple boosted the Nasdaq after billionaire investor Carl Icahn revealed a long position in the stock.
Tidjane Thiam, CEO of Prudential, explains that the group remains defensive over uncertainties about tapering.
Tidjane Thiam, CEO of Prudential, says he is less worried about the global economy than he was four years ago and that rising interest rates are a positive for the insurance sector.
Tidjane Thiam, CEO of Prudential, comments on the group's dividend rise and why it's in an "ideal position" to do M&As.
Tidjane Thiam, CEO of Prudential, discusses quarterly results and what makes their current position very "advantageous".