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  • LEADING HOLDOUT INVESTORS IN ARGENTINA SOVEREIGN DEBT DISPUTE, ELLIOTT MANAGEMENT AND AURELIUS CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, BOTH SAY "NO COMMENT" ON GOVERNMENT DEBT OFFER.

  • A preliminary report release Friday says some of the metals reached the San Juan River, which the Animas joins in New Mexico, but most settled into the Animas riverbed before that. An EPA- led cleanup crew inadvertently triggered the spill on Aug. 5 while doing preliminary cleanup work at the inactive Gold King Mine near Silverton, Colorado. The EPA report says most...

  • The company reported a net loss of C $10 million, or 3 Canadian cents per share, attributable to shareholders for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31. Cameco had a profit of C $73 million, or 18 Canadian cents per share, in the year-earlier quarter. Excluding items, the company earned 38 Canadian cents per share.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 5- A U.S. aluminum fabricator said its New Jersey warehouse had not been raided by police, dispelling rumors that swept the market this week as U.S. regulators mull whether to probe allegations of dumping by a Chinese company it has been linked to. "We have received inquiries from our customers and others, about rumored police activity," Delair, New Jersey-...

  • NEW YORK- ARGENTINE FINANCE SECRETARY CAPUTO SAYS IS RETURNING TO ARGENTINA.

  • NEW YORK/ BUENOS AIRES, Feb 5- Argentina made a formal debt payment offer to U.S. creditors who hold its defaulted bonds on Friday, seeking to end a more than decade-long legal battle that transformed the South American country into a financial markets pariah. The offer, which asks creditors to take a reduced payment, followed five days of talks in New York between...

  • Feb 5- The Nasdaq Composite that includes large-cap technology names like Alphabet, Microsoft and Facebook led another broad rout on Wall Street Friday, closing at its lowest level since October 2014. LinkedIn Corp dropped 43.6 percent to $108.38 after a weak forecast, and business analytics company Tableau Software lost almost half its value.

  • Feb 5- LinkedIn Corp's shares closed down 43.6 percent on Friday, wiping out nearly $11 billion of market value, after the social network for professionals shocked Wall Street with a revenue forecast that fell far short of expectations. The rout in the stock cost LinkedIn chairman Reid Hoffman about $1.2 billion based on his 11.1 percent stake in the company he...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 5- A judge on Friday delayed payouts to investors from Bank of America Corp's $8.5 billion mortgage securities settlement after the trustee overseeing the securities asked for instructions on how to split the proceeds among investors. Justice Saliann Scarpulla of New York state court in Manhattan signed an order that the money be held in escrow...

  • SAO PAULO, Feb 5- Cash-strapped Brazilian states, struggling with falling revenues during the worst recession in decades, may look to privatize power assets if state-controlled utility Eletrobras succeeds in selling distribution company Celg-D in March. "The whole question is if this move by the federal government could be echoed by the states; I think so," said...

  • SAN FRANCISCO— Investors gave LinkedIn a poor job review Friday in the form of a dramatic sell-off that wiped out nearly $11 billion in the professional networking site's market value. LinkedIn said it expects revenue of about $3.6 billion to $3.65 billion for this year, while analysts surveyed by FactSet were projecting sales of $3.9 billion.

  • WINCHESTER, Ky. _ Delta Natural Gas Co. on Friday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $1.8 million. Delta Natural Gas shares have risen 2.5 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Delta Natural Gas, Earnings Report.

  • BUENOS AIRES, Feb 5- Argentina's new President Mauricio Macri and his finance minister showed "courage and flexibility" in dealing with the country's legal battle with creditors, the U.S. court-appointed mediator in the case said on Friday. Argentine officials in New York for talks with the creditors made a proposal on Friday to end the dispute, mediator Daniel...

  • NEW YORK— Two of six leading bondholders that years ago refused Argentina's invitation to trade their bonds at steep discounts have agreed to settle their longstanding claims after the South American nation offered bondholders with cases in federal court in Manhattan $6.5 billion in what a court-appointed mediator described Friday as a "historic...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 5- U.S. and UK spy agencies and police may soon be allowed to directly ask media companies in each others' countries for email and online chat data for people being investigated, under a tentative bilateral deal, officials said on Friday. First reported by The Washington Post, the talks were focused on letting UK agencies, such as...

  • DUBLIN, Feb 5- Fitch raised Ireland's credit rating a notch to' A' on Friday, taking the unusual step of upgrading a country's debt in the middle of an election campaign, a move that could potentially hand the government parties a boost. Ireland's prime minister Enda Kenny called elections for Feb. 26 on Wednesday, kicking off campaigning for what promises to be a...

  • NEW YORK— Stocks posted steep losses Friday, ending the week with broad declines, as investors fretted over a report showing that U.S. job creation slowed last month. Technology stocks fell especially hard, and shares of LinkedIn had their worst day in history. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 211.61 points, or 1.3 percent, to 16,204.97.

  • DUNN, N.C. _ Select Bancorp Inc. on Friday reported fourth-quarter net income of $1.6 million. Select Bancorp shares have declined slightly since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Select Bancorp, Earnings Report.

  • ARGENTINA DEBT MEDIATOR SAYS HOPES NEGOTIATIONS WILL CONTINUE WITH FOUR REMAINING HOLDOUTS.

  • ARGENTINA DEBT MEDIATOR SAYS ARGENTINA'S DEBT PROPOSAL IS SUBJECT TO CONGRESSIONAL APPROVAL, LIFTING OF COURT INJUNCTION.