*Rambus rallies after settling with Micron. NEW YORK, Dec 10- U.S. stocks slipped on Tuesday, a day after a record close on the S&P 500, with traders looking ahead to next week's Federal Reserve meeting in the absence of market-sensitive economic data.» Read More
LONDON, July 1- Gold prices rose on Monday, rebounding after posting its biggest quarterly loss on record, as the dollar steadied ahead of a raft of data this week which traders hope will give more clues on the outlook for U.S. stimulus measures. Spot gold was up 0.3 percent to $1,237.24 by 1412 GMT, well off Friday's near three-year low of $1,180.71.
The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York said Circuit Judge Denny Chin erred in prematurely certifying a class of potentially hundreds of thousands of authors, saying he should have first determined the merits of Google's "fair use" defense.
*Good news for Japan, Britain. NEW YORK/ LONDON, July 1- U.S. manufacturing staged a modest rebound in June even as hiring declined sharply but activity among China's large goods producers slowed to multi-month lows as global demand weakened.
July 1- U.S. health regulators have rejected Merck& Co's new insomnia drug application but opened the door to approving a lower-dose version of the medication, the company said on Monday.
LONDON, July 1- Lockheed Martin, the Pentagon's biggest supplier by revenue, is drawing together its overseas sales efforts in a new international arm as it tries to win more contracts outside the United States.
LONDON, July 1- The relentless growth in China's carbon emissions looks to have peaked and started to slow, in part simply because of a cooling economy but also the result of new targets to curb pollution and climate change.
NEW YORK, July 1- U.S. stock indexes rose 1 percent on Monday, building on the strongest first half of any year since 1998 as concerns continued to ease that the Federal Reserve would soon tighten its stimulus program.
July 1- News Corp and 21st Century Fox began trading as two separate companies on Monday, giving investors the choice of a fast-growing entertainment business and a slower-growing but prominent publishing concern.
LONDON, July 1- European shares added to their gains while Bund futures erased losses on Monday afternoon as data showed U.S. manufacturing activity grew a touch above of expectations in June.
RIO DE JANEIRO, July 1- Brazil's OGX Petroleo e Gas SA said on Monday it will stop development of three offshore oil prospects, slashing capital spending as it tries to stave off financial collapse, sending shares sliding 35 percent.
LONDON, July 1- After years when European companies have attracted stock investors by scoring sales to China or Brazil, share buyers are growing cautious. The trend has also been visible, if less pronounced, in the United States.
NEW YORK, July 1- U.S. manufacturing activity grew in June, rebounding from an unexpected contraction the prior month, but hiring in the sector was the weakest in nearly four years, an industry report showed on Monday.
WASHINGTON, July 1- U.S. construction spending rose to its highest level in nearly four years in May as a sharp rebound in public outlays offset a decline in investment in private nonresidential projects, pointing to moderate economic growth.
July 1- A federal appeals court on Monday said a lawsuit against Google Inc's effort to create the world's largest digital books library should not have been allowed to proceed as a class action.
LONDON, July 1- European shares extended gains on Monday afternoon, tracking a strong open for the U.S. stock market. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 traded 1 percent higher at 1,163.77 points, a new intra-day high, as the S&P 500 index added 0.7 percent in early deals in New York.
LONDON, July 1- UK- listed oil and gas companies that have lost favour with mainstream shareholders are attracting investors who want to push bosses out, access their cash and force asset sales.
NEW YORK, July 1- The dollar fell against most currencies, while the yen dropped to its lowest in nearly four weeks versus the greenback on Monday as better-than-expected economic data from Europe and Japan lifted risk sentiment and prompted investors to seek assets with higher returns.
July 1- Citigroup Inc will pay Fannie Mae $968 million to resolve potential mortgage repurchase claims for breaches of representations on loans sold to the U.S. mortgage guarantor between 2000 and 2012.. The deal does not cover warranty claims against Citi from Freddie Mac, the other big mortgage finance agency.
NEW YORK, July 1- U.S. stocks on Monday bounced back from the previous session's decline to start the second half of 2013 by building on the S&P 500' s strongest first half of a year since 1998..
PRESCOTT, Ariz., July 1- Nineteen elite firefighters were killed in a raging Arizona wildfire stoked by record heat and high winds, marking the greatest loss of life among firefighters from a single U.S. wildland blaze in 80 years.