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  • CLINTON SAYS PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES "MAY HAVE GOTTEN MORE BENEFITS AND PATIENTS FEWER" IN TPP DEAL.

  • CLINTON SAYS TPP DOES NOT DO ENOUGH TO CREATE U.S.

  • US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Biotech rebound leads Wall St higher Wednesday, 7 Oct 2015 | 4:07 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Oct 7- U.S. stocks ended higher after a volatile session on Wednesday, led by a rebound in biotechnology companies that pushed the S&P 500 to its highest level in three weeks. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 121.96 points, or 0.73 percent, to 16,912.15, the S&P 500 gained 15.9 points, or 0.8 percent, to 1,995.82 and the Nasdaq Composite added 42.79 points,...

  • CLINTON SAYS WORRIED THAT CURRENCY MANIPULATION IS NOT PART OF TPP TRADE DEAL.

  • DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE HILLARY CLINTON SAYS DOES NOT SUPPORT THE TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP TRADE PACT- PBS.

  • The USDA will probably cut its projections for the country's average corn yield and for the number of acres of corn and soybeans that will be harvested, according to a Reuters poll of analysts. "There are some concerns that U.S. production could not be as high as what the USDA has forecast but overall yields have been pleasantly surprising" for corn, she added.

  • Founded by Marc Lore, who in 2010 sold his diapers-to-soap e-commerce firm Quidsi to Amazon.com for $540 million, Jet.com had launched in July promising big discounts in exchange for members placing large orders and paying the annual fee. The launch of Jet.com has been closely watched as a new competitor to Amazon.com Inc and Wal Mart Stores Inc.

  • *U.S. sells $21 billion in 10- year notes to strong demand. NEW YORK, Oct 7- U.S. Potential for more stimulus from the European Central Bank and Bank of Japan along with expectations that a U.S.

  • DETROIT/ WASHINGTON, Oct 7- A popular diesel engine management program used by several top automakers, including Volkswagen AG, was not preprogrammed to detect when a vehicle was undergoing laboratory emissions testing, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and a former EPA official. Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz, which uses the same engine...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 7- Oil fell in volatile trading on Wednesday, snapping a three-day rally, after U.S. government data showing a large crude inventory build surprised traders the day after an industry group had reported a draw. The U.S. Energy Information Administration said domestic crude inventories rose 3.1 million barrels last week, more than the 2.2...

  • Amazon considering online TV service - Bloomberg Wednesday, 7 Oct 2015 | 3:37 PM ET

    Oct 7- Amazon.com Inc is considering the creation of a live online TV service and has reached out to networks such as CBS Corp and Comcast's NBCUniversal to express interest in carrying their channels, Bloomberg reported. The e-commerce giant's talks with the networks are in preliminary stages, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St rises as health care rebounds Wednesday, 7 Oct 2015 | 3:37 PM ET

    *Regeneron, Amgen lead health care sector. *Yum Brands hit by China woes, drags McDonald's. slumped 19 percent, while McDonald's, which also has a large exposure to China, fell 0.5 percent to $101.12.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 7- The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved legislation on Wednesday that would allow the military to avoid mandatory spending cuts, setting up a likely veto from President Barack Obama, who is pushing for a broader budget deal. The Senate approved the $612 billion defense-policy bill 70- 27. The House of Representatives has already approved...

  • Canadian farmers follow miners, stream crops for cash Wednesday, 7 Oct 2015 | 3:32 PM ET

    WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Oct 7- Canadian canola farmers are tapping an alternative form of financing more often used by cash-hungry miners, turning a small Saskatchewan company into one of the country's biggest suppliers of the oilseed. Regina- based Input Capital Corp, which does not own a tractor or grain bin, now controls 75,000 tonnes of canola production through...

  • LAWYERS FOR FIFA PRESIDENT SEPP BLATTER SAY HE HAS NOT BEEN NOTIFIED OF ANY ACTION BY ETHICS COMMITTEE- STATEMENT.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 7- Volkswagen AG has withdrawn a software feature from its model year 2016 vehicles that should have been disclosed to regulators as an auxiliary emissions control device, the company's U.S. chief said on Wednesday. In written testimony submitted to a House oversight panel a day ahead of a Thursday hearing, Volkswagen America President and...

  • PRECIOUS-Gold falls below 2-week high on firmer dollar Wednesday, 7 Oct 2015 | 3:05 PM ET

    *Gold pressured by firmer dollar. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Oct 7- Gold eased on Wednesday, falling from a two-week high on the firmer dollar while losses were capped on expectations that the U.S. Spot gold fell 0.1 percent to $1,145.86 an ounce by 2:53 p.m. EDT, after touching $1,153.30, its highest level since Sept. 24.

  • LIMA, Oct 7- China on Wednesday subscribed to the International Monetary Fund's Special Data Dissemination Standard, marking a major step forward for official statistics in the country, the IMF said. The move came as many investors have questioned the reliability of China's data as the country's economic growth has slowed. The IMF forecasts that China's...

  • Oct 7- U.S. miner Freeport-McMoRan Inc said on Wednesday it will add two new directors to its board under an agreement with billionaire Carl Icahn, bowing to pressure from the activist investor, who is the company's largest shareholder. Freeport shares jumped as much as 13.6 percent after it said it added Icahn lieutenants Andrew Langham and Courtney Mather to...

  • BRASILIA, Oct 7- Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff failed to get enough support in Congress on Wednesday for her efforts to rebalance the country's overdrawn public accounts in yet another setback for the besieged leader. Congress put off for a fourth time a vote on whether to back or overturn her vetoes of two spending bills after her government was unable to...