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  • CHICAGO, March 9- Four individual investors of Peabody Energy Corp are accusing the company, certain hedge funds and other parties involved in the coal producer's Chapter 11 bankruptcy of breaching their fiduciary duties, according to a lawsuit filed on Thursday. Peabody spokesman Vic Svec said on Thursday that the company stands by its reorganization plan.

  • Both benchmarks hit lows not seen since OPEC deal Nov. 30. *Brent at record trading volume, WTI highest since OPEC deal. NEW YORK, March 9- Oil fell about 2 percent on Thursday in heavy trade, extending the previous session's slump to prices not seen since an OPEC- led pact to cut production was agreed, as record U.S. crude inventories fed doubts about the effectiveness of...

  • CHICAGO, March 9- Four individual investors of Peabody Energy Corp are accusing the company, certain hedge funds and other parties involved in the coal producer's Chapter 11 bankruptcy of breaching their fiduciary duties, according to a lawsuit filed on Thursday. Peabody has denied the allegations in the lawsuit, which was filed with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court...

  • *Saudis say OPEC won't extend cuts to offset US shale- sources. NEW YORK, March 9- Oil fell about 2 percent on Thursday, extending the previous session's slump to prices not seen since an OPEC- led pact to cut production was agreed, as record U.S. crude inventories fed doubts about the effectiveness of the deal to curb a global glut. U.S. crude prices fell through the $50 a...

  • Under a deal announced on Monday, Peabody said it had arranged for $1.26 billion in third-party bonds and $14.5 million in a state bond pool in Indiana, one of the states where it held self-bonds, to fully satisfy its financing requirements. It's also another example of how credit markets and banks seem to be more willing to open up their books to coal companies, "...

  • March 3- Johnson& Johnson said on Friday that a state court jury in Missouri had returned a verdict in its favor in the latest trial to arise out of thousands of lawsuits alleging the company's talc-based products can increase the risk of ovarian cancer. The jury sided with Johnson& Johnson and talc supplier Imerys Talc in a lawsuit by Tennessee resident Nora...

  • The jury sided with Johnson& Johnson in a lawsuit by Tennessee resident Nora Daniels, who alleged that she used J&J Baby Powder for 36 years and was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2013.. The verdict came after three straight prior jury verdicts in St. Louis against J&J awarding plaintiffs $195 million. More than 2,500 lawsuits are pending in state court in St....

  • A spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney Office for the Central District of Illinois, Sharon Paul, confirmed that federal law enforcement officials conducted searches at locations in Peoria, East Peoria and Morton, Illinois, but did not say why agents raided the three facilities. Caterpillar, in a statement issued on Thursday afternoon, said it believed the search...

  • Severe thunderstorm warnings were scattered across the Southeast and wind gusts of 50 or 60 miles per hour were recorded as the system headed toward the Atlantic coast, said Jared Guyer, a forecaster with the Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma. Although the chance of a tornado could not be ruled out, the system has lost much of the punch...

  • Severe thunderstorms and possible travel delays are likely later on Wednesday in New York City, Washington, Philadelphia and Boston, AccuWeather meteorologists said. "Severe thunderstorms will continue to spread across the Ohio and Tennessee Valley regions into the Middle Atlantic states, possibly into southern New England by midafternoon," the National...

  • Severe thunderstorms and possible travel delays are likely later on Wednesday in New York City, Washington, Philadelphia and Boston, AccuWeather meteorologists said. "Severe thunderstorms will continue to spread across the Ohio and Tennessee Valley regions into the Middle Atlantic states, possibly into southern New England by midafternoon," the National...

  • *Asia ex- Japan stocks down 0.2 pct; Nikkei up on weaker yen. *China, Japan Feb manufacturing activity beat expectations. "Investors had little to grasp, and market reaction during the speech was choppy and directionless," market strategists Paul Christopher, Scott Wren and Sameer Samana at Wells Fargo Investment Institute in St. Louis said.

  • Feb 28- President Donald Trump opened the door on Tuesday to a broad overhaul of the U.S. immigration system and vowed to pursue massive tax relief for the middle class in a speech to Congress as he sought to rebound from a chaotic start to his presidency. BRIAN REYNOLDS, CHIEF MARKET STRATEGIST, NEW ALBION PARTNERS, NEW YORK. "With no surprises and few financial...

  • Feb 28- President Donald Trump opened the door on Tuesday to a broad overhaul of the U.S. immigration system and vowed to pursue massive tax relief for the middle class in a speech to Congress as he sought to rebound from a chaotic start to his presidency. 1/ 2 nL2N1GD0FO 3/ 8. BRIAN REYNOLDS, CHIEF MARKET STRATEGIST, NEW ALBION PARTNERS, NEW YORK. "With no surprises and few...

  • *Asia ex- Japan stocks down 0.2 pct; Nikkei up on weaker yen. *China, Japan Feb manufacturing activity beat expectations. "Investors had little to grasp, and market reaction during the speech was choppy and directionless," market strategists Paul Christopher, Scott Wren and Sameer Samana at Wells Fargo Investment Institute in St. Louis said.

  • Feb 28- President Donald Trump opened the door on Tuesday to a broad overhaul of the U.S. immigration system and vowed to pursue massive tax relief for the middle class in a speech to Congress as he sought to rebound from a chaotic start to his presidency. 1/ 2 nL2N1GD0FO 3/ 8. BUCKY HELLWIG, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, BB&T WEALTH MANAGEMENT, BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA:.

  • Feb 28- President Donald Trump opened the door on Tuesday to a broad overhaul of the U.S. immigration system and vowed to pursue massive tax relief for the middle class in a speech to Congress as he sought to rebound from a chaotic start to his presidency. 1/ 2 nL2N1GD0FO 3/ 8. He emphasized his desire to focus on problems at home by boosting the U.S. economy with tax...

  • Feb 28- President Donald Trump opened the door on Tuesday to a broad overhaul of the U.S. immigration system and vowed to pursue massive tax relief for the middle class in a speech to Congress as he sought to rebound from a chaotic start to his presidency. 1/ 2 nL2N1GD0FO 3/ 8. He emphasized his desire to focus on problems at home by boosting the U.S. economy with tax...

  • Feb 28- President Donald Trump opened the door on Tuesday to a broad overhaul of the U.S. immigration system and vowed to pursue massive tax relief for the middle class in a speech to Congress as he sought to rebound from a chaotic start to his presidency. 1/ 2 nL2N1GD0FO 3/ 8. He emphasized his desire to focus on problems at home by boosting the U.S. economy with tax...

  • Feb 28- The maker of Kona craft beer was sued on Tuesday by two California shoppers who claim they were deceived into believing the beer was made in Hawaii, causing them to overpay for it. Sara Cilloni and Simone Zimmer said Craft Brew Alliance Inc misleads consumers about the origin of its Kona Brewing Co beers, saying the fifth-largest U.S. craft brewer makes them...