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  • Nov 6- U.S. regulators on Tuesday approved Pfizer Inc's Xeljanz treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, one of the company's most potentially lucrative experimental drugs, which is now poised to compete with Abbott Laboratories Inc's top-selling Humira.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 6- U.S. natural gas prices at Henry Hub, a key supply point in Louisiana, are expected to average $3.78 per million British thermal units in 2013, up 7 percent from a previous poll published in July and 35 percent above this year's expected average. For the related story, click on. COMPANY 2012 EST PREVIOUS 2013 2014.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 6- World stock markets rose on Tuesday as American voters went to the polls, with the U.S. presidential election keeping trade subdued while the euro held steady despite uncertainty over Greece's next financial aid payment.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 6- New York City's mayor took more steps on Tuesday to prepare for a new storm forecast to strike just a week after superstorm Sandy soaked the region with deadly flooding and high winds that crippled transit and power systems.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 6- The U.S. dollar slipped against most major currencies on Tuesday as investors bet the greenback recently had risen too far and too fast given the outlook for the U.S. economy and problems in Europe, though trading was subdued ahead of the results of the U.S. presidential election.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 6- Rescued from 10- year lows by record summer heat and strong utility demand, U.S. natural gas prices should rise 35 percent next year as production growth tapers off and economic activity increases, according to a Reuters poll of analysts.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 6- AT&T set a $50 starting price a9649reuff. SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 6- AT&T set a $50 starting price for Nokia's latest Windows smartphones, which the struggling Finnish phone maker is pinning its hopes on for a turnaround.

  • Nov 6- Pearson Plc has decided to consider offers for the Financial Times newspaper this year and may seek at least $1 billion, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the situation.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 6- AT&T set a $50 starting price for Nokia's latest Windows smartphones, which the struggling Finnish phone maker is pinning its hopes on for a turnaround. Nokia, which has lost out hugely to Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co in recent years, is hinging its entire future on Microsoft's mobile software.

  • *Wall Street jumps; S&P, Dow up more than 1 pct. NEW YORK, Nov 6- Oil rose 3 percent on Tuesday, rallying a second straight session and receiving a lift from gains on Wall Street as investors awaited U.S. election results. President Barack Obama and Romney were neck-and-neck as Americans cast votes for president and Congress, polls showed on Tuesday.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 6- U.S. stocks climbed on Tuesday as voters go to the polls to choose the next U.S. president and as investors looked forward to a resolution of the drawn-out race for the White House. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 133.24 points, or 1.02 percent, to end unofficially at 13,245.68.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 6- Prices of U.S.

  • *Soybeans bounce, find support at $15 a bushel. CHICAGO, Nov 6- U.S. wheat futures rose 1.3 percent on Tuesday, their second straight day of gains, d ue to concerns about the poor condition of the just-planted winter crop in the United States and weather trouble in major exporters Australia and Argentina.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 6- Gold jumped about 2 percent on Tuesday as traders bet that a possible Barack Obama victory in the U.S. election would mean further Federal Reserve stimulus, and prices also got a technical bounce from a support level.

  • UPDATE 3-Emerson beats on profit, plans asset sale Tuesday, 6 Nov 2012 | 9:05 PM ET

    *Q4 adjusted profit $1.11/ share beats by 6 cents. Nov 6- U.S. industrial conglomerate Emerson Electric Co reported a sharply lower quarterly net profit on Tuesday, reflecting a goodwill charge in its network power business, and said it expects earnings to grow by at least a single-digit percentage rate in fiscal 2013..

  • LOS ANGELES, Nov 6- A ``Day of Giving'' across ABC television networks raised more than $16.8 million for victims of Hurricane Sandy, ABC said on Tuesday. During the event, which aired on Radio Disney, ABC Family, ESPN and other units of the Disney/ ABC group, viewers were encouraged to donate to the American Red Cross.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 6- World stock markets rose on Tuesday as American voters went to the polls, with the U.S. presidential election keeping trade subdued while the euro held steady despite uncertainty over Greece's next financial aid payment.

  • Shares of Marathon rose nearly 3 percent in afternoon New York Stock Exchange trading. The company reported better-than-expected oil and gas production in the Eagle Ford formation in south Texas and the Bakken shale in North Dakota, according to analysts at Houston based energy investment bank Simmons& Co..

  • *Amgen shares rise 1.4 percent. LOS ANGELES, Nov 6- Amgen Inc's experimental cholesterol-lowering drug, AMG145, reduced levels of ``bad'' cholesterol up to 66 percent in patients already taking statin drugs, according to results from a mid-stage trial that were presented on Tuesday.

  • Nov 6- Pearson Plc has decided to consider offers for the Financial Times newspaper this year and may seek at least $1 billion, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the situation. Pearson may initiate the sale preparations ahead of the departure of Chief Executive Marjorie Scardino, Bloomberg said.

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