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  • The decision by the Securities and Exchange Commission to schedule the Dec. 5 public meeting comes nearly a month after Nasdaq OMX's general counsel, Edward Knight, formally petitioned the SEC to consider new rules amid concerns that proxy advisory firms are exerting "outsized influence from the shadows" on corporate elections.

  • LOS ANGELES, Nov 5- Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox Inc TV and film company reported quarterly earnings that missed Wall Street expectations, dragged down by investments in new cable channels and a weaker performance by its movie slate. Wall Street analysts on average had expected 35 cents per share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 5- A U.S. House of Representatives oversight panel subpoenaed the Obama administration on Tuesday for internal reports showing the number of people who have enrolled in health coverage through new online insurance marketplaces in all 50 states.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 5- U.S. crude oil futures settled at their lowest point in five months on Tuesday, pressured by forecasts for rising supplies and continued weak demand as Gulf Coast refineries were expected to remain offline at least through the end of this week.

  • Piper Jaffray& Co, the bank that arranged the sale of the $41.8 million of bonds in 2008 and one of the largest underwriters in the $3.7 trillion municipal bond market, was also fined $300,000, the SEC said. The developer, its former president and the top banker on the deal were also fined, and a district staff member was rebuked, the SEC said.

  • DETROIT, Nov 5- Tesla Motors Inc shares tumbled on Tuesday after the electric car maker issued a weaker-than-expected fourth-quarter outlook that overshadowed a third-quarter profit that slightly topped Wall Street estimates.

  • WARSAW, Nov 5- A Boeing 787 Dreamliner operated by Poland's LOT airline was grounded in Bangkok on Tuesday due to a power supply problem, the Polish broadcaster TVN24 reported, citing a LOT spokeswoman. The plane had been due to land in Warsaw on Tuesday morning, the broadcaster said.

  • White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough urged a group of insurance executives to tell consumers in cancellation notices that they could qualify for premium tax credits through the marketplaces that have been set up in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

  • LOS ANGELES, Nov 5- Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox Inc TV and film company reported quarterly earnings on Tuesday that missed Wall Street expectations as the company invested in the launch of new U.S. cable channels. Wall Street analysts on average had expected 35 cents per share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 5- The Dow and the S&P 500 ended lower on Tuesday following two sessions of gains as investors weighed the implications of strong economic data for the path of monetary policy over the next several months.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 5- Prices for U.S. U.S. service sector business activity picked up in October, with the Institute for Supply Management's services index up to 55.4 last month despite expectations by economists for a dip to 54. A reading above 50 indicates expansion.

  • The IRS earlier this year came under scrutiny when lawmakers with ties to the conservative Tea Party movement accused the agency of unfairly subjecting conservative groups who had sought tax-exemptions to extra time-consuming scrutiny.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 5- A U.S. House of Representatives oversight panel subpoenaed the Obama administration on Tuesday for internal reports showing the number of people who have enrolled in health coverage through new online insurance marketplaces in all 50 states.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 5- Companies that sell consumer goods, such as electronics, cars and appliances, are leading the U.S. market in earnings and share gains, but high valuations and fund managers' big weightings in the sector pose major investment risks.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 5 (Reuters)- A Manhattan federal judge signaled on Tuesday that he will not rubber-stamp a central component of billionaire Steven A. Cohen's SAC Capital Advisors LP's record $1.2 billion insider trading settlement with the government, saying he needs more information about the accord's fairness.

  • 21st Century Fox revenue rises after News Corp split Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 4:20 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES, Nov 5- Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox Inc TV and film company reported higher revenue for the quarter that ended in September, following the split of the company's entertainment and publishing businesses. Adjusted earnings-per-share were 33 cents, down from 38 cents a year earlier.

  • Nov 5- Michael Kors Holdings Ltd reported a higher-than-expected 40 percent jump in quarterly revenue and said it would open about 100 stores in 2014 as demand for luxury goods such as its trendy handbags and watches shows no sign of fading.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 5- The S&P 500 ended lower following two sessions of gains as investors weighed the implications of strong economic data for the path of the Federal Reserve's monetary policy over the next several months. The Dow Jones industrial average was down 21.67 points, or 0.14 percent, at 15,617.45.

  • HONG KONG, Nov 6- China is considering the use of international law in a big push to get free trade zones up and running to promote the use of the yuan in global trade, which could challenge Hong Kong longer term as the main offshore centre for the currency.

  • SYDNEY, Nov 6- With a track record of funding junior miners, Australia's IPO market is now warming up to something that might be just as risky as the diggers- drug makers. Mining stocks have come under pressure over the past year as Australia's decade-long mining investment boom fades and top consumer China takes a slower lane to growth.

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