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*China plan to exit regular intervention negative for euro. LONDON, Nov 19- The dollar recovered early losses to trade higher against the euro on Tuesday after the Chinese central bank said it would gradually exit from regular intervention in the foreign exchange market.
Nov 19- Campbell Soup Co reported quarterly earnings that missed analysts' estimates by a wide margin as slowing demand hurt the world's largest soup maker's U.S. business. Net earnings attributable to Campbell Soup fell to $172 million, or 54 cents per share, from $245 million, or 78 cents per share, a year earlier.
Nov 19- Best Buy Co Inc warned of an increasingly promotional environment heading into the holidays and promised to be competitive on price in the biggest selling season of the year, raising concerns about margins in the fourth quarter.
Nov 19- Medtronic Inc on Tuesday reported higher quarterly earnings that were slightly above analysts' expectations as sales rose across its medical device lines. Medtronic, the maker of pacemakers, spinal products, insulin pumps and other medical devices, said it earned $902 million, or 89 cents a share, in the second quarter ended Oct. 25.
Nov 19- Best Buy Co Inc reported a profit in the third quarter on Tuesday, reversing a year-ago loss, boosted by tight cost controls. The world's largest consumer electronics chain said its net earnings were $54 million, or 16 cents a share, compared with a net loss of $10 million, or 3 cents a share, a year earlier.
BRUSSELS/ FRANKFURT, Nov 19- A leading international think-tank urged the European Central Bank on Tuesday to loosen the purse strings further and buy euro zone government and corporate bonds to accelerate a weak recovery. One of the bank' hawks, Joerg Asmussen, said separately that more action was possible, but only if deemed necessary.
AMSTERDAM, Nov 19- DSM has agreed a $2.6 billion joint venture deal with U.S. private equity firm JLL to give its pharmaceuticals division enough scale to expand into new markets as the Dutch group shifts towards higher-margin products.
Nov 19- Struggling department store chain Sears Canada Inc reported a wider quarterly loss as it took one-time charges of C $42.8 million related to restructuring and asset impairment. Net loss widened to C $48.8 million, or 48 Canadian cents per share, in the third quarter, from C $21.9 million, or 22 Canadian cents per share, a year earlier.
Nov 19- U.S. regulators said they have launched an investigation into electric sports car maker Tesla Motors Inc's popular Model S sedans after another car caught fire two weeks ago. Tesla reported a fire in one of its Model S luxury electric cars after a highway accident in Tennessee on Nov. 7, the third Model S to catch fire in six weeks.
LONDON, Nov 19- European shares eased on Tuesday, with caution on stocks from U.S. billionaire investor Carl Icahn and a retreat on Wall Street overnight encouraging profit-taking after a rally that took Germany's DAX to a record high. Though Icahn's comments related mainly to the United States, they have led investors to focus on company fundamentals globally.
BEIJING, Nov 19- China's officials indicated on Tuesday how they plan to steer reforms on interest rates, the currency and stock markets, following a top-level party meeting that promised sweeping changes over the next decade.
Nov 19- A recovery in the U.S. housing market helped Home Depot Inc to top profit and sales estimates for the third quarter, prompting the No. 1 home improvement chain to raise its fiscal-year outlook for the third time this year on Tuesday. Home Depot has also improved distribution, cut costs and tailored marketing and merchandising efforts to local markets.
Nov 18- Campbell Soup Co, the world's largest soup maker, reported a 2 percent fall in first-quarter revenue, hurt by falling drink sales and slowing demand in its core U.S. soup business. Net earnings attributable to Campbell Soup fell to $171 million, or 55 cents per share, from $245 million, or 78 cents per share, a year earlier.
MANNHEIM, Germany, Nov 19- German analyst and investor sentiment beat expectations and rose to its highest level in four years in November, helped by a slightly improved economic outlook for the euro zone as a whole, a survey showed on Tuesday. "Economic expectations for Germany have been hovering at a high level for months," said ZEW President Clemens Fuest.
LONDON, Nov 19- The first set of rules for the unregulated multi-trillion dollar foreign currency markets will be considered after the completion of probes into possible manipulation, Britain's Financial Conduct Authority said on Tuesday.
*Gold flat after 1.2 percent drop on Monday. LONDON, Nov 19- Gold inched down on Tuesday, struggling to stabilise after sharp losses seen in the previous session, as investors gauged Federal Reserve officials' comments about the outlook for easy monetary policy and the strength of the U.S. economy.
ABUJA, Nov 19- Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan will not present the 2014 budget to the national assembly as planned on Tuesday because of a disagreement between his team and lawmakers over plans to curb spending, a senior government source told Reuters.
BEIRUT, Nov 19- The Abdullah Azzam brigades, a Lebanon- based al Qaeda affiliate, said it was behind a double suicide attack on the Iranian embassy in Beirut on Tuesday, according to the Twitter page of a cleric linked to the group.
ATHENS, Nov 19- Greek tourism revenues should rise 13 percent to a record 13 billion euros in 2014, the head of the main industry body said on Tuesday, boosting chances the country will finally emerge from its deep recession next year. Tourism is the biggest cash earner for Greece's economy, accounting for about 17 percent of its 185 billion-euro economic output.
DUBAI, Nov 19- The U.S. Navy remains committed to the Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program, but is also looking at options to buy additional Boeing Co F/A-18 fighter jets, a senior U.S. Navy official said on Tuesday.