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MOSCOW, July 31- Russia's Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance Service will suspend Ukrainian soy, soymeal and sunseed imports starting from Aug. 1 due to breach of phytosanitary requirements, Interfax news agency said, citing the service.
One vulnerability involves flaws in the way scores of manufacturers of Apple, Google Android and Blackberry devices, among others, have implemented an obscure industry standard that controls how everything from network connections to user identities are managed.
RUSSIA TO SUSPEND UKRAINIAN SOY, SOYMEAL, SUNSEED IMPORTS FROM AUG. 1- INTERFAX CITES RUSSIA'S VETERINARY AND PHYTOSANITARY WATCHDOG.
July 31- 3 D Systems Corp's quarterly profit missed analysts' expectation as higher costs ate into the three-dimensional printer maker's profit margins. 3 D Systems' operating costs jumped by more than a half to $68 million in the second quarter ended June 30.
ARGENTINA'S DOLLAR DENOMINATED PAR BOND DOWN 7.6 PCT AT 52.00 IN OTC- THOMSON REUTERS DATA.
NEW YORK, July 31- The International Swaps and Derivatives Association has agreed to consider whether a credit event has occurred on Argentina's credit default swap contracts, according to its website.
July 31- T-Mobile US Inc on Thursday posted its first net profit in a year, raised its forecasts for subscriber growth and reported the most postpaid phone subscriber additions in the industry. The company reported net income of $391 million, or 49 cents per share, compared with a year-earlier loss of $16 million, or 2 cents per share.
ARGENTINA'S BLUE CHIP MERVAL INDEX DOWN 4 PCT IN EARLY TRADING AFTER DEBT DEFAULT- DATA.
BOSTON, July 31- The U.S. The U.S. government has released reports on several types of malicious software that cybercriminals used to steal payment cards in the wake of last year's unprecedented breach on Target Corp, which resulted in the theft of some 40 million payment card numbers.
*Shares touch a high of $24, above IPO price $23. July 31- General Electric Co's credit card unit, Synchrony Financial, made a muted debut on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday as investors remained ambivalent about the chances of a consumer-led U.S. economic recovery.
*Chicago PMI posts biggest monthly drop since October 2008. The Institute for Supply Management-Chicago business barometer tumbled to 52.6 in July from 62.6 in June.
BRUSSELS, July 31- The European Union formally adopted sanctions on Thursday curbing arms sales to Russia and cutting off financing for targeted banks over Moscow's support for rebels in Ukraine.
*Q2 EPS ex-items $1.23 vs $1.22 forecast. *Now sees 2014 EPS $4.50- $4.80 with Copaxone competition. TEL AVIV, July 31- Teva Pharmaceutical Industries raised its full-year profit forecast on Thursday after posting higher quarterly earnings that were due in part to the launch of several generic products in the United States.
NEW DELHI, July 31- India's biggest carmaker, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd, warned on Thursday that its rising sales were largely driven by improving sentiment, discounts and government tax breaks, rather than any underlying economic revival.
WASHINGTON, July 31- The biggest U.S. banks' borrowing cost advantage over smaller competitors appears to have been reduced or eliminated since the 2007-2009 financial meltdown but could return in a crisis situation, a U.S. government official said on Thursday. Lawrance Evans, director of financial markets at the U.S.
*Investors fret over Argentina default fallout. NEW YORK, July 31- U.S. stocks slumped in a broad decline on Thursday, with the Dow and S&P 500 turning negative for July on concerns over the strength of overseas economies and ongoing tensions with Russia.
MOSCOW, July 31- For all the sanctions Western leaders can throw at Russia, the biggest threat to President Vladimir Putin's ability to back separatists in east Ukraine is something beyond his or their control: the price of oil.
While Avon's second-quarter profit and sales both fell short of Wall Street's expectation, analysts' highlighted the fact that the company's sales rose in its largest market, Brazil.
ARGENTINA'S BLUE CHIP MERVAL INDEX FALLS 1.1 PERCENT IN OPENING TRADES- THOMSON REUTERS DATA.
July 31- General Electric Co's credit card unit, Synchrony Financial, made a muted debut on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday as investors remained ambivalent about a consumer-led U.S. economic recovery. Synchrony's shares touched a high of $24 before slipping to $22.75, just below the offer price of $23 per share.