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  • iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending September 17, 2017:. Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie. 5. The Grand Budapest Hotel.

  • *U.S. stocks hit record closing highs. NEW YORK, Sept 19- Global stock markets inched higher on Tuesday and the dollar dipped as investors awaited signals from the U.S. Investors will be watching for signals that the Fed will raise rates in December, and for any clues on personnel changes as the end of Fed Chair Janet Yellen's term approaches and after the...

  • The Memphis- based company reported net income for its fiscal first quarter ended Aug. 31 of $596 million or $2.19 per share, down more than 16 percent from the year-ago $715 million or $2.65 per share. Excluding one-time items, the company reported earnings per share of $2.51. Wall Street analysts had expected earnings per share of $3.09.

  • *Touches 15,315.27, highest since Aug. 3. TORONTO, Sept 19- Canada's main stock index rose to six-week highs on Tuesday, buoyed by a broad rally led by financial and energy stocks, as investors cautiously awaited for clues from the U.S. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index rose 56.3 points, or 0.37 percent, to 15,292.97.

  • The major U.S. stock indexes closed slightly higher Tuesday, eking out enough of a gain to set more record highs. Banks, insurers and other financial companies led the gainers. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks slipped 0.68 points, or 0.1 percent, to 1,440.40.

  • WASHINGTON— Figures on government spending and debt in millions of dollars.

  • *Operations outside U.S., Canada not part of bankruptcy. Sept 18- Toys' R' Us Inc got court permission on Tuesday to borrow more than $2 billion to start paying suppliers so it can stock up on items like Lego building blocks and Barbie dolls for the holiday season, a day after it filed for bankruptcy. Ten days later, nearly all the company's vendors refused to ship...

  • PEABODY, Mass. _ Analogic Corp. on Tuesday reported a fiscal fourth-quarter loss of $24.6 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the Peabody, Massachusetts- based company said it had a loss of $1.98. Analogic expects full-year earnings in the range of $2.70 to $2.90 per share, with revenue in the range of $445 million...

  • *Nigeria, Libya to attend OPEC, non- OPEC meeting on Friday-source. Iraq itself has limited output by about 260,000 barrels per day, its oil minister said, exceeding its 210,000 bpd quota agreed under the OPEC- led pact. Nigeria and Libya will send representatives to the meeting despite being exempt from the current deal, two OPEC sources said.

  • CAMBRIDGE, Mass.— The chief of Harvard University's endowment says he's disappointed with the school's latest investment results. Harvard endowment chief N.P. Narvekar says in his report that the performance is "disappointing and not where it needs to be." Endowments at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Dartmouth College have reported gains...

  • A look at the AP Municipal Bond Index for Tuesday, Sept. 19:. Yield climbed 4 basis points over the last week to 1.82 percent. It was 6 basis points on Sept. 12.

  • *Canadian dollar at C $1.2274, or 81.43 U.S. cents. TORONTO, Sept 19- The Canadian dollar edged higher on Tuesday against its U.S. counterpart, shrugging off soft domestic manufacturing data and lower oil prices as the greenback broadly fell ahead of a Federal Reserve interest rate decision on Wednesday. trading at C $1.2274 to the greenback, or 81.47 U.S. cents, up 0.2...

  • Sept 19- The three major U.S. stock indexes edged higher on Tuesday, logging closing records, with financial stocks providing the biggest boost a day ahead of the Federal Reserve's concluding statement from its two-day policy meeting. The U.S. central bank is expected to announce when it will begin paring its bond holdings, and while a September interest rate...

  • The Memphis- based company reported net income for its fiscal first quarter ended Aug. 31 of $596 million or $2.19 per share, down more than 16 percent from the year-ago $715 million or $2.65 per share. Wall Street analysts had expected earnings per share of $3.09. FedEx lowered its forecast for fiscal 2018 earnings per diluted share to a range of $11.05 to $11.85,...

  • DETROIT— Ford Motor Co. is cutting production at five North American assembly plants through the rest of this year as U.S. demand for new vehicles slips due to lower gas prices. Ford plans a three-week shutdown at its Cuautitlan, Mexico, plant, which makes the Fiesta subcompact, and a two-week shutdown at its Hermosillo, Mexico, plant, which makes the Fusion and...

  • Sept 19- Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against credit reporting firm Equifax Inc following a breach that exposed the personal data of up to 143 million people, including 3 million in the state. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Massachusetts Democrat, called the breach a "nightmare" and said credit reporting companies should...

  • HEATING OIL FUTURES TURN POSITIVE AFTER API DATA SHOWS BIGGER-THAN-EXPECTED DRAW IN INVENTORIES.

  • Revenue from Adobe's digital media business, which includes Creative Cloud, rose 28.3 percent to $1.27 billion, beating estimates of $1.25 billion, according to financial data and analytics firm FactSet. The company's net income rose to $419.6 million, or 84 cents per share, in the third quarter ended Sept. 1, from $270.8 million, or 54 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • UNION, N.J. _ Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $94.2 million. The average estimate of 12 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 95 cents per share. Bed Bath& Beyond shares have dropped 33 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has increased 12 percent.

  • GASOLINE FUTURES PARE LOSSES IN POST-SETTLEMENT TRADE AFTER API DATA SHOWS BIGGER-THAN-EXPECTED DRAW IN INVENTORIES.