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  • GASOLINE FUTURES TURNS NEGATIVE IN POST-SETTLEMENT TRADE AFTER API DATA SHOWS SURPRISE INVENTORY BUILD.

  • OIL PRICES PARE GAINS IN POST-SETTLEMENT TRADE AFTER API DATA SHOWS DRAW IN U.S.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 22- U.S. bank regulators proposed on Tuesday holding off on implementing stricter capital rules for smaller banks while the agencies review ways to simplify requirements for less complex institutions. The Federal Reserve, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency signed off on the action.

  • MONROE, Mich. _ La-Z-Boy Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter earnings of $11.7 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 29 cents per share. La-Z-Boy shares have risen nearly 1 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • SAN FRANCISCO _ Salesforce.com Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $17.7 million. Thirteen analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $2.52 billion. For the current quarter ending in November, Salesforce.com expects its per-share earnings to range from 36 cents to 37 cents.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 22- A federal appeals court on Tuesday rejected former Jefferies Group mortgage bond trader Jesse Litvak's request to stay out of prison while he appeals his second conviction and two-year sentence for defrauding customers on bond prices. The order by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan likely means Litvak, 42, will begin serving his...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 22- Alphabet Incs Google this week will disclose technical details of its new Titan computer chip, an elaborate security feature for its cloud computing network that the company hopes will enable it to steal a march on Amazon.com Inc and Microsoft Corp.. Titan scans hardware to ensure it has not been tampered with, Neal Mueller, head of...

  • DURHAM, N.C. _ Cree Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $5.9 million in its fiscal fourth quarter. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 5 cents per share. Seven analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $350.3 million.

  • *Yellen's speech at Jackson Hole on Friday awaited. U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan told CNN at a town hall on Monday that tax reform would be easier to pass than the failed healthcare overhaul because Republicans have built a consensus. Separately, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Monday that there was "zero chance" that the United States will fail to...

  • BEIJING _ 21 Vianet Group Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $14.3 million in its second quarter. The Beijing- based company said it had a loss of 18 cents per share. For the current quarter ending in October, 21 Vianet said it expects revenue in the range of $125.3 million to $131.2 million.

  • MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. _ Intuit Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $24 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of 11 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 16 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $808.3 million.

  • SUNNYVALE, Calif. _ Accuray Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $5.3 million in its fiscal fourth quarter. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 1 cent per share. Accuray expects full-year revenue in the range of $390 million to $400 million.

  • Aug 22- Website hoster GoDaddy Inc said on Tuesday Chief Operating Officer Scott Wagner would succeed Chief Executive Blake Irving, who would be retiring effective Dec. 31.

  • Aug 22- Salesforce.com Inc reported a 25.8 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by strong demand for its cloud-based sales and marketing software. However, the company's net income fell to $17.7 million, or 2 cents per share, in the second quarter ended July 31 from $229.6 million, or 33 cents per share, a year earlier. Total revenue rose to $2.56 billion from...

  • TORONTO, Aug 22- Canada's main stock index ended higher on Tuesday, boosted by oil and gas producers and pipeline companies as crude prices rose, while gold miners weighed.

  • Aug 22- Energy Transfer Partners LP on Tuesday sued Greenpeace and other environmental groups, accusing them of launching an "eco-terrorism" campaign aimed at blocking the Dakota Access Pipeline, the center of months of opposition by Native American and green groups. The pipeline operator said Greenpeace, Earth First and other organizations engaged in "acts...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Aug 22- Argentina's main labor unions took to the streets of the capital on Tuesday demanding more jobs and protesting center-right President Mauricio Macri's economic policies. "If some retrograde thinks that lowering wages, precarious living conditions and destroying trade unions is going to line up investments... we say that is very wrong," said...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 22- U.S. stocks ended up on Tuesday, with each of the three major indexes posting their best one-day percentage gains in over a week, as lawmakers' comments on tax reform and the debt ceiling boosted investor optimism.

  • Aug 22- Avianca Chief Executive Hernan Rincon said on Tuesday he expects the Colombian airline to become one of only two major international carriers connecting the Latin American region with global destinations. Rincon said in an interview with Reuters in New York that the airline is working to boost its presence in Argentina and Mexico, where parent...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 22- The U.S. Commerce Department on Tuesday made a preliminary finding that imports of biodiesel from Indonesia and Argentina were subsidized, a U.S. industry lobby group said. The National Biodiesel Board Fair Trade Coalition said in a statement that the department would impose countervailing duties ranging from 50.29 percent to 64.17...