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Stocks kicked off the first trading day of the month and quarter with modest gains, lifted by an upbeat manufacturing activity report and as investors seemed to shrug off the first partial government shutdown since 1996.
*Apple shares jump on Icahn dinner with CEO Cook. NEW YORK, Oct 1- U.S. stocks started off a new month and a new quarter with gains on Tuesday as investors appeared confident that the first partial government shutdown in nearly two decades would be short-lived.
NEW YORK, Oct 1- U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday after limping to the end of the third quarter, but investors appeared confident a deal could be reached in Washington to settle a partial shutdown of the U.S. government. Congress missed a midnight deadline to agree on a spending bill, resulting in up to 1 million workers being put on unpaid leave.
Oct 1- Walgreen Co reported a much higher quarterly profit on Tuesday as it filled more prescriptions and enticed shoppers with offers and updated stores, and it said sales trends kept improving in September. Shares of Walgreen, the largest U.S. drugstore operator, were up 4.4 percent at $56.17 on the New York Stock Exchange after rising as high as $56.69.
*Wall Street had strong gains in September, third quarter. NEW YORK, Oct 1- U.S. stocks rose modestly on Tuesday, starting the fourth quarter on a positive note, though investors showed concerns following a partial shutdown of the U.S. government.
*Berkshire to get nearly $2.15 billion in Goldman stock. NEW YORK, Oct 1- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a modestly higher open on Tuesday, indicating a positive start to the fourth quarter, though concerns remained following a partial shutdown of the U.S. government.
*Fourth-quarter earnings $0.73/ share vs est $0.72. Oct 1- Walgreen Co, the largest U.S. drugstore operator, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit due to strong sales of higher-margin generic drugs, sending the company's shares up 2 percent in premarket trading.
*Berkshire to get nearly $2.15 billion in Goldman stock. NEW YORK, Oct 1- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Tuesday, indicating a positive start to the fourth quarter, though concerns remained following a partial shutdown of the U.S. government.
U.S. stock index futures ticked higher on Tuesday, as markets appeared to shrug off the U.S. government shutdown.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Oct 1- Walgreen Co, the largest U.S. drugstore operator, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit due to strong sales of higher-margin generic drugs. Walgreen's net income rose to $657 million, or 69 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended Aug. 31 from $353 million, or 39 cents per share, a year earlier.
A huge effort to persuade millions of Americans to buy insurance on Obamacare health exchanges is expanding with Tuesday's opening of enrollment.
An exciting drama is coming next week. Without question, Wall Street will be watching.
WASHINGTON, Sept 26- President Barack Obama visits a local college on Thursday to promote his signature healthcare program as it nears a critical enrollment phase, even as the law faces stiff political opposition and a wary public.
WASHINGTON, Sept 24- The White House on Tuesday kicked off a six-month campaign to encourage millions of Americans to sign up for health coverage under "Obamacare," an effort in which the president and other political celebrities promote the law's promise of subsidized health coverage.
Home Depot is shifting medical coverage for part-time workers to new public marketplace exchanges ahead of new benefits requirements under Obamacare.