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  • NEW YORK, Nov 6- Traders and investors were in agreement on one thing as voters cast their ballots in Tuesday's U.S. presidential election: The markets want a clear winner by Wednesday morning.

  • 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. stocks climbed on Tuesday, the last day of trading before the U.S. election results came to a close, as investors looked forward to a resolution to the drawn-out race for the White House. ``The market just wants to wake up tomorrow and know for sure that there's a winner,'' said Linda Duessel, senior equity strategist at Federated Investors.

  • SAO PAULO, Nov 6- BTG Pactual Group, Brazil's sole listed investment bank, posted on Tuesday third-quarter net income of 793 million reais, compared with profit of 231 million reais a year earlier.

  • LOS ANGELES, Nov 6- Rupert Murdoch's News Corp on Tuesday reported quarterly profit that beat analyst expectations thanks to growth at the company's cable television networks. The media giant that owns Fox Broadcasting and The Wall Street Journal said adjusted earnings per share reached 43 cents for the quarter that ended in September.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 6- Hurricane Sandy cut regional gasoline demand less than expected last week, even though the monster storm dealt a direct blow to the New York fuel hub that will persist for weeks, with a major refinery shut and long lines lingering at pumping stations on Tuesday.

  • Nov 6- Hyundai Motor Co and its affiliate Kia Motors Corp stand to lose about $100 million because of their plan to fund fuel purchases of owners who bought vehicles whose fuel economy was exaggerated by the automakers, Moody's Investors Service said.

  • UPDATE 1-Judge may block TCW sale to Carlyle Tuesday, 6 Nov 2012 | 9:29 PM ET

    Nov 6- A federal judge in Los Angeles has issued a tentative ruling that could block a sale of asset manager TCW Group to private equity firm The Carlyle Group LP. The tentative ruling stems from a lawsuit filed in August by EIG Global Energy Partners LLC to block the sale of TCW to Carlyle.

  • 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- 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- 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- 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.