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  • *AIG, Allstate fall a day after results. Aug 4- Wall Street ended lower on Tuesday for a third straight session as investors worried about a rise in interest rates while Apple's shares hit their lowest in over six months. "Apple has been the weak sister in the market today," said Alan Gayle, senior investment strategist and director of asset allocation at RidgeWorth...

  • WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Aug 4- Corn futures edged higher on Tuesday, recovering from a six-week low as bargain-buying and an outlook for drier U.S. weather offset pressure from comfortable global supply. Grains were supported by dry conditions in parts of the eastern corn belt, and as traders adjusted positions ahead of private forecasts this week and the U.S....

  • *AIG, Allstate fall a day after results. *Walt Disney, Genworth to report after the bell. *Indexes down: Dow 0.51 pct, S&P 0.43 pct, Nasdaq 0.41 pct.

  • There have been no reports of injuries, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Tuesday. The recall is for John Deere models D110, D125, D130, D140, D155, D160 and D170 with serial numbers beginning with 1 GXD. Deere& Co., based in Moline, Illinois, said customers should stop using the tractors and contact the company for a free repair.

  • WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Aug 4- Chicago corn and wheat futures edged higher on Tuesday, recovering from six-week lows while soybeans rose off a one-week low as a technical bounce and bargain-buying offset pressure from comfortable global supply. Grains were supported by dry conditions in parts of the eastern corn belt, and as traders adjusted positions ahead of...

  • *Stocks little changed globally; China up, Europe off. NEW YORK, Aug 4- Apple weighed heavily on all major U.S. stock indexes on Tuesday as it fell for the fifth straight day, while oil steadied a day after a broad measure of commodity prices hit a 12- year low. U.S. crude rose and copper edged up but the outlook for commodities continued to be clouded by concerns over a...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 4- U.S. agribusiness group Archer Daniels Midland Co reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday following declines in ethanol margins and exports from North America. The Chicago- based grain trader and processor became the second major crop handler to disappoint investors with second- quarter results after rival Bunge Ltd last...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 4- Dan Ivascyn, who succeeded Bill Gross as Pimco's new chief investment officer nearly a year ago, acknowledges that life at the firm is now "less glamorous." Since Gross' shocking exit from Pacific Investment Management Co last September, the firm he had helped launch and had built into a $2 trillion investment powerhouse has suffered big outflows of...

  • *Baxalta soars after $30- billion Shire offer. *AIG, Allstate fall a day after results. *Walt Disney, Genworth to report after the bell.

  • *Stability in China shares, oil prices reduces safety bids. NEW YORK, Aug 4- U.S. "There isn't as much of a safe-haven bid," said Justin Lederer, Treasury strategist at Cantor Fitzgerald in New York.

  • CHICAGO— Grain futures were higher in early trading Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for September delivery rose 3 cents to $5.02 a bushel; December corn was 2.25 cents higher at $3.7875 a bushel; December oats were 2.75 cents higher at $2.48 bushel; while November soybeans gained 7.5 cents to 9.43 cents a bushel. October live cattle was. 60 cent higher at...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 4- Archer Daniels Midland Co's plans to acquire a privately held sweetener manufacturer in central China have fallen through, the U.S. agribusiness company's chief executive officer said on Tuesday. In May, the Chicago- based company said it had struck a deal to buy Meiweiyuan Biotechnology, in the central Chinese province of Hubei, to "better meet...

  • OAK BROOK, Ill. _ A.M. Castle& Co. on Tuesday reported a loss of $58.9 million in its second quarter. On a per-share basis, the Oak Brook, Illinois- based company said it had a loss of $2.50. Keywords: A.M. Castle, Earnings Report.

  • OAK BROOK, Ill. _ Great Lakes Dredge& Dock Corp. on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $2.7 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. Great Lakes Dredge& Dock shares have fallen 38 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Great Lakes Dredge& Dock, Earnings Report.

  • LONDON, Aug 4- Drugmaker Shire said on Tuesday it was seeking to buy Baxalta, a company spun-off by Baxter International last month, for $30 billion to forge the leading global specialist in rare diseases. Shire said its unsolicited offer of 0.1687 Shire American depositary receipts per share valued each Baxalta share at $45.23. Shares in Baxalta jumped 19...

  • NEW YORK— The Irish drugmaker Shire PLC Is offering to buy Baxalta for about $30 billion in stock as it attempts to solidify its strengthening position in rare disease treatments. Earlier this year, Shire said it would pay $5.2 billion to acquire NPS Pharmaceuticals Inc., which specializes in drugs for rare conditions. Baxalta, a Deerfield, Illinois, company spun...

  • LONDON, Aug 4- London- listed group Shire said it was seeking to buy Baxalta in a $30 billion all-share deal, going public with its bid to create a global specialist in rare diseases after the U.S. firm spurned its initial approach. Shire said its unsolicited offer valued each Baxalta share at $45.23. The share offer, which marks a premium of 36 percent over Baxalta's...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 4- U.S. agribusiness Archer Daniels Midland Co reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday due to weaker production margins for corn-based ethanol. The Chicago- based grain trader and processor became the second major crop handler to disappoint investors with second- quarter results after rival Bunge Ltd last week posted...

  • *Corn, wheat off six-week lows, soy off one-week low. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Aug 4- Chicago corn and wheat futures rose on Tuesday, recovering from six-week lows while soybeans came off a one-week low as a pause in a broader commodity sell-off and a lower dollar offset pressure from comfortable global supply. Chicago Board Of Trade August soybeans were up 0.6 percent at...

  • CHICAGO— Hyatt Hotels Corp. on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $40 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 45 cents per share. Hyatt Hotels shares have fallen almost 8 percent since the beginning of the year.