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  • Orbitz misses Street 3Q forecasts Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 10:57 AM ET
    Orbitz new Hotel Search app.

    Orbitz Worldwide on Thursday reported profit of $9 million in its third quarter.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 6- U.S. Treasury debt yields edged higher on Thursday as the European Central Bank said it stood ready, if needed, to take further steps to stimulate the euro zone economy, although investors were reluctant to reduce their bond holdings before Friday's U.S. payroll report. "He reaffirmed he has control over the ECB and the ECB would be open to expand its...

  • Facebook launches Ebola charity donation button Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 10:55 AM ET

    Facebook users can donate to three charities- International Medical Corps, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, and Save the Children- starting today, the company said on its website on Thursday. The social media company is also donating 100 terminals to provide internet and voice-calling access for aid workers to Ebola-hit...

  • Molson Coors profit misses; Canada sales fall Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 10:52 AM ET

    Molson Coors Brewing Co. reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit, hurt by a fall in beer sales in Canada and higher spending on marketing.

  • *Says Governing Council united behind it. FRANKFURT, Nov 6- European Central Bank members all stand ready to take more policy action if needed to revive a struggling euro economy and the bank's staff will prepare the groundwork, President Mario Draghi said on Thursday. The Italian doused concerns about his leadership style, saying the whole policymaking...

  • *FDA says not enough "verifiable" data, asks for fresh trial. *FDA says drug could have led to a cardiac event in trial. Nov 6- Canada's Aeterna Zentaris Inc said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration rejected macimorelin, which the drugmaker had hoped would be the first orally administered drug to determine if adults had growth hormone deficiency.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 6- Walter Investment Corp, one of the largest U.S. companies that collect home loan payments, said on Thursday that several state regulatory agencies were investigating its business practices, and its shares fell nearly 19 percent. The company previously met with the working group during the second quarter to discuss "concerns about various loan...

  • Apple blocks malware targeting products in China Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 10:48 AM ET

    Nov 6- Apple Inc said it has identified and blocked malicious software applications targeting users in China. Palo Alto Networks Inc said on Wednesday it discovered a new family of malware that can infect Apple products, underscoring the increasing sophistication of attacks on iPhones and Mac computers. "We are aware of malicious software available from a...

  • Wendy's revenue falls 20% as it ups franchising Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 10:45 AM ET
    The Wendy's Single Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger.

    Hamburger chain Wendy's reported a 20 percent drop in quarterly revenue as it sold more company-owned stores to franchisees.

  • *Genworth, Qualcomm both slump following results. *Whole Foods rallies in bright spot for market. Occidental Petroleum lost 1 percent to $85.60 on Thursday while Halliburton Co was off 1.6 percent to $51.51.

  • DirecTV revenue rises on higher subscription fees Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 10:34 AM ET

    DirecTV, the No. 1 U.S. satellite TV provider, reported a 6.3 percent rise in third-quarter revenue as it earned more from each subscriber in the U.S.

  • Nov 6- Life and mortgage insurer Genworth Financial Inc said it would suspend dividends in its life business for the rest of 2014 and 2015, and that it was open to all strategic alternatives. Genworth shares fell as much as 38 percent to $8.75 in morning trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday. The company posted a surprise third-quarter loss on...

  • U.S. small business payrolls flat in October Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 10:29 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Nov 6- U.S. small business held the line on hiring last month, with a larger percentage reporting job openings they could not fill, a survey released on Thursday showed. The National Federation of Independent Business said its monthly survey found that on a seasonally adjusted basis there was no net gain in employment among its member firms.

  • *No other producers invited to Nov 27 meeting. VIENNA, Nov 6- Fundamental factors do not justify the sharp drop in oil prices, OPEC Secretary-General Abdullah al-Badri said on Thursday, forecasting a price rebound by the second half of 2015.. OPEC meets on Nov 27 and Badri said OPEC had not invited any other producers to attend.

  • *Gold set for bigger drop after breaking chart support. *Silver languishes near 4-1/ 2 year lows. LONDON, Nov 6- Gold edged higher on Thursday as a slump in prices to four-year lows tempted some buyers back to the market, but moves were muted ahead of key U.S. non-farm payrolls data due at the end of the week.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 6- The euro plunged to its lowest in more than two years against the dollar on Thursday after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi affirmed his pledge to use unconventional measures to stimulate a sluggish euro zone economy. "The market was not excessively short the euro before Draghi spoke," said Vassili Serebriakov, currency strategist at...

  • *Genworth plummets following results, conference call. NEW YORK, Nov 6- U.S. stocks were little changed near record levels on Thursday as Europe indicated support for additional measures to support the economy, if necessary, though some weak corporate results limited the market's advance. Genworth Financial plummeted 36 percent to $8.97 in heavy trading, its...

  • *Maritime disputes seen on the rise amid Africa oil scramble. "My hotspot at the moment is Africa," said Robert van de Poll, one of a handful of global experts dealing with maritime boundary disputes under the rules of procedure of the United Nations Convention of the Law of the Sea. With more than 13 million square kilometers of waters covered under the Law of the Sea...

  • *Georgia seeks balance in ties with Russia and West. TBILISI, Nov 6- Georgia's prime minister declared on Thursday the defection of one of the six parties in the ruling coalition would not destabilise his government which, he said, would still command a majority in parliament. The tensions in the coalition highlight Georgia's difficulties trying to pursue its...

  • *European stocks jump 1 percent, Wall Street starts flat. LONDON, Nov 6- The euro slumped to a two-year low and shares jumped on Thursday after ECB chief Mario Draghi fended off complaints about his leadership style and firmed up a promise of 1 trillion euros to revive the struggling euro zone economy. More reassuring U.S. jobs data also helped Wall Street turn...