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  • FINDLAY, Ohio-- Cooper Tire& Rubber's net income grew more than fourfold in the third quarter, aided by lower raw material costs, new products and cost-cutting efforts. The company earned $74.1 million, or $1.17 per share, for the period that ended Sept. 30. That compares with $17.3 million, or 27 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • INDIANAPOLIS-- Hhgregg Inc.' s fiscal second quarter net income plunged 38 percent, as slumping video demand drove down revenue from established stores, but the electronics and appliance retailer beat earnings expectations and its stock soared.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 2- After the Nov. 6 elections, urgent tax and spending issues must be addressed, forcing Washington's power players to make some tough decisions before the end of the year. Regardless of who wins the Nov. 6 presidential election, Obama will be in the White House during the final months of 2012 when the ``fiscal cliff'' must be dealt with.

  • COLUMBUS, Ohio-- In the final throes of a spirited campaign, President Barack Obama and rival Mitt Romney are awaiting one more measure of the nation's economic pulse _ a monthly jobs report that will leave an imprint on the last four frenetic days of the presidential contest.

  • US Election: Who Will Take Ohio?

    Mark Gettleson, political analyst at PoliticsHome.com, tells CNBC that Ohio has been crucial in every election in living memory and no Republican has won the presidency without winning Ohio.

  • Jeep production to China, which the automaker refutes. Ralph Gilles, the head of product design for Chrysler, became the second top Chrysler executive in three days to strongly deny the claim, which was first made by Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney last week to a crowd in Ohio.

  • *Dow up 1 pct, S&P 500 up 1.1 pct, Nasdaq up 1.4 pct. NEW YORK, Nov 1- The S&P 500 scored its best day in seven weeks on Thursday as bullish consumer confidence and private-sector jobs data gave investors reason to cheer following superstorm Sandy's devastating sweep through the U.S.

  • *Data on China's factories, U.S. jobs boost global equities U.S. NEW YORK, Nov 1- Global stocks gained on Thursday on an improving U.S. jobs picture and data that showed China's economy regaining some traction, while U.S. crude futures were supported by the economic news and potential storm-related supply disruptions.

  • *Dow up 1 pct, S&P 500 up 1.1 pct, Nasdaq up 1.4 pct. NEW YORK, Nov 1- The S&P 500 scored its best day in seven weeks on Thursday as bullish consumer confidence and private-sector jobs data gave investors reason to cheer following superstorm Sandy's devastating sweep through the U.S.

  • *Dow up 0.8 pct, S&P 500 up 0.9 pct, Nasdaq up 1.3 pct. NEW YORK, Nov 1- U.S. stocks rose 1 percent on Thursday as bullish consumer confidence and private-sector jobs data gave investors reason to cheer following superstorm Sandy's devastating sweep through the U.S.

  • *Data on China's factories, U.S. jobs boost global equities U.S. NEW YORK, Nov 1- Global stocks gained on Thursday on an improving U.S. jobs picture and data that showed China's economy regaining some traction, while U.S. crude futures were lifted by the supportive economic news and a drop in crude inventories.

  • Nov 1- Refiner Marathon Petroleum Corp expects U.S. distillate demand to rise by 3.7 percent in 2013-- including exports-- and the company aims to increase distillate yields at its Louisiana refinery to reap the benefits, Chief Executive Gary Heminger told analysts on Thursday.

  • *Data on China's factories, U.S. jobs boost equities. NEW YORK, Nov 1- Stocks on major markets rose on Thursday after data showed China's economy regaining some traction and there were signs of improvement in the U.S. labor market, while oil prices slipped on concern about the impact on demand from the storm in the U.S.

  • Despite Sandy's Wrath, Officials Vow Election Is Still 'Good to Go'

    Local election officials in New Jersey, New York and Connecticut say they are scrambling now to evaluate the physical condition of polling places and find alternate locations for voters to go Tuesday in the hardest hit areas. But they say the election itself is a go.

  • *Jobless claims and ADP jobs growth stronger than expected. NEW YORK, Nov 1- U.S. stocks climbed 1 percent on Thursday after both weekly jobless claims and data on growth in private-sector jobs pointed to improving labor market conditions a day before the government's closely watched monthly jobs report.

  • Nov 1- Marathon Petroleum Corp reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday due in part to asset sales, though earnings slipped in the company's core refining unit. For the third quarter, the company posted net income of $1.22 billion, or $3.59 per share, compared with $1.13 billion, or $3.16 per share, in the year-earlier period.

  • *Jobless claims and ADP jobs growth stronger than expected. NEW YORK, Nov 1- U.S. stocks climbed 1 percent on Thursday after both weekly jobless claims and data on growth in private-sector jobs pointed to improving labor market conditions a day before the government's closely watched monthly jobs report.

  • *Jobless claims, ADP both stronger than expected. NEW YORK, Nov 1- U.S. stocks rallied in morning trading on Thursday after a pair of positive signs about the labor market pointed to improving conditions a day before the U.S. nonfarm payroll report.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 1- New Yorkers awoke to the rumble of subway trains for the first time in four days on Thursday and the death toll continued to rise from the former hurricane Sandy, one the biggest and most devastating storms ever to hit the United States.

  • Nov 1- Marathon Petroleum Corp reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday, though results were helped by the sale of assets in Minnesota, but suffered in the company's core refining unit.