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  • Genco Shipping files for bankruptcy protection Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 1:40 PM ET

    April 21- Genco Shipping& Trading Ltd said it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after struggling with weak rates due to an oversupply of vessels. The company said earlier this month it would file for bankruptcy as part of a deal with lenders. Genco said it expects its operations to continue normally.

  • *Plans to file for eteplirsen approval by end of 2014. April 21- Sarepta Therapeutics Inc's shares soared 64 percent after it said that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration indicated an alternate path to approval for the company's experimental muscle disorder drug.

  • New York- based Orange Capital, which raised its stake in the company to 4.5 percent, as of April 10, said it was in talks with the company regarding opportunities to maximize shareholder value.

  • Jobless rate still good gauge of slack: Fed study Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 1:02 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, April 21- The U.S. jobless rate in recent years has been a good gauge of slack in the economy, according to a paper published Monday by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco that takes aim at critics who have argued otherwise.

  • April 21- Hasbro Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on strong demand for toys such as My Little Pony, that have strong tie-ins with TV shows aimed at little girls. Hasbro's shares rose as much as 4.2 percent to touch an all-time high of $56.91 in early trading on Monday.

  • BOSTON, April 21- Will Danoff, who runs Fidelity Investments' behemoth Contrafund, is frustrated by his lagging performance this year and is pruning his exposure to cloud software stocks that got clobbered recently in a swift and hard-hitting downturn.

  • April 21- Halliburton Co, the world's No.2 oilfield services provider, expects margins to improve in North America after being depressed for two years as companies step up spending to drill and complete wells.

  • Mazda recalls 109,000 SUVs for rust issue Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 12:24 PM ET
    2001–2004 Mazda Tribute wagon.

    Mazda is recalling 109,000 SUVs in the U.S. to address potential rusting frame parts in cold-weather states where road salt is heavily used in the winter.

  • DETROIT, April 21- Mazda Motor Corp is recalling 109,000 Tribute compact sport utility vehicles in the United States to address potential rusting frame parts in cold-weather states where road salt is heavily used in the winter. The SUVs were originally sold in 20 states and Washington, D.C., where salt is used to melt snow and ice on roads.

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- U.S. Supreme Court justices on Monday indicated that creditors should be able to seek limited information about Argentina's non-U.S. assets in a case stemming from long-running litigation over Argentina's obligations to bond investors.

  • *Results from Netflix expected after the market close. NEW YORK, April 21- U.S. stocks rose slightly on Monday as investors found few reasons to push indexes sharply higher following a strong rally last week and ahead of key earnings releases.

  • GRAINS-Markets tumble on improved U.S. weather Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 11:37 AM ET

    *Wheat drops 3.6 percent to one-week low. Wheat futures dropped 3.6 percent to a one-week low on expectations for more rainfall in the drought-stricken Plains. Chicago Board of Trade wheat for May delivery was down 25-1/ 2 cents, or 3.7 percent, at $6.65-3/ 4 a bushel at 10:15 a.m CDT.

  • *Japan logs largest-ever trade deficit; dollar rises vs yen. NEW YORK, April 21- U.S. stocks were little changed on Monday as investors found little reason to push up prices after last week's rally, while the dollar reached a two-week high against the yen after Japan posted a record trade deficit.

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- U.S. Supreme Court justices on Monday indicated that creditors should be able to seek limited information about Argentina's non-U.S. assets in a case stemming from long-running litigation over Argentina's obligations to bond investors.

  • "If I want to successfully conquer India... I can't do that with a plant in Hamburg, "said Stefan Heidenreich, head of Beiersdorf, whose products range from Nivea to the high-end La Prairie creams. Nivea plans to open a factory in India in 2015, to make creams in smaller, cheaper packs, products with different scents and whitening creams, which are popular in Asia.

  • *Ukraine peace deal falters, with no rebel surrender. LONDON, April 21- Oil strengthened slightly on Monday, with U.S. crude futures supported by positive economic data, but oil prices were still below highs reached on Thursday as traders saw little new to augment their worries over tensions in Ukraine.

  • JUSTICES SUGGEST ARGENTINA'S DIPLOMATIC AND MILITARY ASSETS COULD BE OFF-LIMITS IN BONDHOLDER FIGHT.

  • *Australia, Hong Kong, London closed for Easter. NEW YORK/ SINGAPORE, April 21- Gold prices fell to a nearly three-week low in thin trade on Monday, as sharp outflows from the world's biggest bullion-backed exchange-traded fund and no further escalation of geopolitical tensions prompted selling.

  • *Traders discount separatist conflict in Ukraine. While conflict in Ukraine lingered on Monday, traders concentrated on last Thursday's upbeat U.S. economic data showing jobless claims remained low and factory activity was better than expected, and a significant international agreement to lower tension in Ukraine.

  • SUPREME COURT JUSTICES INDICATE BOND INVESTORS CAN SEEK LIMITED INFORMATION ABOUT ARGENTINA'S NON-U.S.