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NEW YORK, Oct 28- Corn and soybean prices fell their most in nearly a month on Monday after friendly weather at the weekend that led to big harvests of U.S. crops, and natural gas futures tumbled too following moderate temperature forecasts.
*Apple shares edge up ahead of results. NEW YORK, Oct 28- The S&P 500 closed at another record high on Monday as expectations were high that the Federal Reserve will keep its stimulus in place when it meets this week.
RIO DE JANEIRO/ SAO PAULO, Oct 28- OGX Petróleo e Gas Participações SA, the Brazilian oil company controlled by former billionaire Eike Batista, will file for bankruptcy protection as early as Tuesday, three sources with direct knowledge of the situation told Reuters on Monday.
*Apple shares edge up ahead of results. NEW YORK, Oct 28- U.S. stocks edged higher on Monday, pushing the S&P 500 to another intraday high, with expectations high the Federal Reserve will keep its stimulus in place for the time being.
NEW YORK, Oct 28- U.S. stocks were little changed on Monday as investors found few catalysts to push equities higher after the S&P 500' s latest record high.
NEW YORK, Oct 28- U.S. stocks were little change on Monday as investors found few reasons to keep pushing shares higher after the S&P 500 climbed to a series of records on expectations for continuing Federal Reserve stimulus.
*Apple to report results after market closes. Corporate earnings may serve as a catalyst to further gains, with investors especially looking to Apple Inc results after the market closes.
*Apple to report results after market closes. NEW YORK, Oct 28- U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Monday, indicating that the rally that took major indexes to record highs would continue with the latest earnings, including Apple's much-anticipated results. The largest U.S. company by market cap, Apple Inc will report after the market closes.
*S&P 500 hit record close Friday after three weeks of gains. *Apple to report results after market closes. NEW YORK, Oct 28- U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Monday, indicating that the rally that took major indexes to record highs would continue as investors continued to digest corporate earnings results.
DUBAI, Oct 28- Morgan Stanley Inc is seeing a resurgence in investment banking activity in the Gulf Arab region and expects an end to large-scale retrenchments by global lenders as financial markets improve, senior executives at the bank told Reuters.
HONG KONG, Oct 28- A graft investigation focused on PetroChina, Asia's largest energy company by market value, has prompted starkly different reactions from two of Asia's top fund managers. Shares in PetroChina, have fallen 10 percent since August, when the scandal first broke around the company and its parent, China National Petroleum Corp.
SAO PAULO/ RIO DE JANEIRO/ NEW YORK, Oct 28- A ttempts to save Eike Batista's flagship oil company, the business most responsible for the meltdown of his once high-flying industrial empire, have been hampered by internal conflict and unpredictable decisions by the Brazilian tycoon, sources with direct knowledge of the situation told Reuters.
PARIS, Oct 27- Squeezed by thin margins and high debt, French companies will struggle to ramp up the investment spending on which President Francois Hollande's government is banking to underpin a fragile recovery.
Bulls face a trio of challenges: The Fed, earnings from some big names and delayed data due to the shutdown. Will they keep running or lie down?
Groupon CEO Eric Lefkofsky told CNBC on Wednesday the deal company's mobile concentration continues to grow.
September's tepid jobs growth signals a squishy enough employment picture to push any wind down of Fed easing into next year.
JPMorgan's potential $13 billion fine won't end Jamie Dimon's run as chairman and chief executive.
BlackBerry co-founder Mike Lazaridis has increased his company stake and is considering buying the entire company, according to a securities filing.
The Bank of Japan reiterates its upbeat view that the economy is strong enough to weather 2014's tax hike without additional monetary policy measures.
Samsung Electronics on Friday estimated its July-September operating profit rose 25 percent to a record 10.1 trillion won ($9.40 billion).