Wednesday, October 31, 2012

American Political News for Wednesday, October 31, 2012

2012 Election


Tighter Gender Gap, Sharper Partisanship – But No Change in the Bottom Line

Americans Still Give Obama Better Odds to Win Election

U.S. Voter Turnout Will Likely Fall Short of 2004, 2008

$2B fundraising for U.S. presidential race raises concern

Guyana-born US politician busted for using straw campaign donors

Poll: Romney closing gap with women in Virginia and Florida; Obama ahead in Ohio

Swing state polls show Obama up five in Ohio, four in Pennsylvania

Romney and Ryan plan major kick-off rally Friday in Ohio

New York may set up alternate polling places

Quinnipiac poll: Presidential race too close to call in Virginia

Akin relying largely on Gingrich in final days of Senate race with McCaskill

Gallup suspends daily presidential poll for second day, citing impact of Sandy

Final Brown-Warren debate canceled, as poll shows tie

First Thoughts: Returning to the trail

Super PACs, nonprofits helped Romney narrow Obama fundraising edge

Wisconsin Republicans give dubious training to poll watchers

Bill Kristol's Obama-Netanyahu robocalls

Poll: Sherrod Brown up by 9 points in Ohio

Va. poll: Tim Kaine has slim edge over George Allen

Obama leads 50-45 in Ohio

Obama leads by 5 in Wisconsin and Iowa

President Barack Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign


Obama Will View Hurricane Damage in New Jersey with Gov. Christie

Obama to resume campaign schedule Thursday

Hurricane Sandy response: Obama pledges 'no red tape'

Vice President Joe Biden 2012 Campaign


Biden Praises Storm Relief Effort, Says It’ll Take a ‘Herculean Effort’

Biden says transgender discrimination 'civil rights issue of our time'

Biden calls Romney auto ad an 'outrageous lie'

2012 Repubican Presidential Canidate Mitt Romney


Mitt Romney Chooses New Hampshire for Site of Final Rally Before Election Day

Romney makes personal donation to Red Cross

Ad watch: Mitt Romney targets welfare again

Romney doubles down on Jeep attack in radio ad

Romney moves to reframe debate on abortion, autos

2012 Republican Vice Presidential Canidate Paul Ryan


Paul Ryan Balances Storm Relief with Politics Just Seven Days Out

One week left: Ryan stops by traditionally blue Minnesota

Ryan rallies Badger State toward GOP in campaign's closing days

DOW, NASDAQ, Pink Sheets, OTC, Stocks, Dividends


CBOE Most Actives & Gainers/Losers - Equity Options

CBOE Most Actives & Gainers/Losers - Index Options

CBOE Most Actives & Gainers/Losers

CBOE Futures Exchange Daily Market Statistics

NYSE Market Movers: Overview

NYSE Market Movers: Most Active

NYSE Market Movers: Advances

NYSE Market Movers: Declines

Most Active Stocks

Unusual Volume: Up on Unusual Volume

Down on Unusual Volume

Dow, S&P rise after reopening, volume low

US stocks higher after historic 2-day close

Early Glance: Silver companies

Early Glance: Gold companies

Early Glance: Coal companies

Midday Glance: Silver companies

Midday Glance: Gold companies

Midday Glance: Coal companies

Final Glance: Silver companies

Final Glance: Gold companies

Final Glance: Coal companies

US Economy


Jobs report will be released Friday, despite storm

US: 0.17 FedFunds 2012-10-30 NYFed daily fed funds effective rate

US: $4.984B CouponPurchase 2012-10-31 NYFed permanent open market operations

Federal Reserve Events

Bonds, Mutual Funds, ETFs, Treasuries


Treasury says debt limit will be hit by late 2012

Most Treasuries near flat; 30-year bond slips

Muni underwriters not likely to price deals on Wed.

Commodities


Oil price rises on supply concerns after superstorm pounds U.S.

Brent rises above $109; recovery after US storm eyed

U.S. natgas futures rise 1 pct despite Sandy reducing demand

Gasoline surges 6 pct on supply woes, expiry; oil up

OPEC output rises, offsets more Iran shrinkage: survey

Grains futures mostly rise, livestock prices mixed

US Dollar, Currency


Forex News: Dollar Holds Support as S&P Turns Lower on NYSE Open

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-31 00:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-31 01:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-31 02:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-31 14:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-31 15:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-31 16:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-31 17:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-31 18:00 UTC

US Companies/Industry


Clorox posts higher profit, stands by 2013 view

Eaton profit falls 5 percent, misses Wall Street estimates

Electronic Arts Q3 forecast disappoints as "Medal" seen lagging

Exxon Mobil reports 3Q results Thursday

Western Union Q3 earnings up 12.4 pct.

Valero Energy 3Q profit falls 44 percent

Patriot Gold Announces Results of Independent Resource Study on Moss Gold-Silver Project

HopFed Bancorp, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Results

Apple's iPad mini packs full-sized punch but screen inferior: reviews

GM Canada production returns to normal as Lear strike ends

GM sees European operations breaking even mid-decade

GM says 12,600 white-collar retirees to take lump-sum buyouts

Committee Liveblog: Google.ca talks privacy and social media at Ethics

Ally pays back $2.9 billion in FDIC-backed debt

Facebook stock slides after lock-up expires

MasterCard profit beats as consumers feel more confident

News Summary: MasterCard 3Q income rises strongly

Amazon rumours swirl around Brazil’s biggest online bookseller

Fannie Mae reaches short sale and deed-in-lieu delegation agreements with mortgage insurers

Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae and FHLB 2012 note calendar

Freddie Mac says mortgage insurance cos have signed delegation agreements

Zi Xiu Tang Success, LLC Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall Of Classic Zi Xiu Tang Bee Pollen Capsules And Ultimate Formula Capsules Due To Undeclared Sibutramine

Texas Firm Recalls Chicken Enchilada Products That May Contain Foreign Materials

Amtrak restores service to Newark airport

Amtrak to resume some service in the Northeast

Legal/US Buisness Lawsuits


Google loses Australia 'gangland' defamation lawsuit

JPMorgan sues former London Whale boss

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

American Political News for Tuesday, October 30, 2012

2012 Election


In U.S., 15% of Registered Voters Have Already Cast Ballots

National Presidential Ballot

Colorado Presidential Ballot

Obama Clearly Preferred Over Romney in Canada and Britain

Columbus has busiest day of early voting

New polls give GOP enthusiasm edge

Seven takeaways from the Pew poll

Biden, Clinton decry new Romney ad

Hurricane Sandy puts pressure on early voting

Why Do Election Polls Vary So Much?

NPR Poll Finds Presidential Race Too Close To Call

Pew Poll: Race Evens Up, But Romney Holds Turnout Advantage

Sandy aftermath: Maryland to resume early voting

Poll: Neither has edge in early voting

Pew poll: Obama, Romney tied at 47

Poll: Scott Brown, Elizabeth Warren in dead heat

Nebraska Senate Race Tightening, Polls Show

The Fix moves Nebraska Senate from ‘solid Republican’ to ‘lean Republican’

Race is tied, but most think Obama will win: Reuters/Ipsos poll

GOP groups invest in Neb., NM Senate races

Obama, Romney See Different Electoral Maps

How Exit Polls Work

Swing State Early Voting Tally

Hill campaign cancels ads, polling, travel

Massachusetts Senate debate canceled due to Hurricane Sandy

Mourdock: Cannot 'unring the bell' of rape comment

Elizabeth Warren Has the Momentum Over Scott Brown with Only One Week to Go

Halloween Poll Results

President Barack Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign


Obama Campaign Slams Romney's Jeep Ad

Obama cancels Wednesday campaign events

Obama urges resolve, patience in face of hurricane

Vice President Joe Biden 2012 Campaign


Biden cancels events in Ohio and Pennsylvania

Biden: We're 'breaking our neck' on immigration reform

2012 Repubican Presidential Canidate Mitt Romney


Iowa Newspaper Backs Mitt Romney

Romney team visits campaign offices for ‘storm relief events’

Jeep ad caps Romney effort to recast opposition to auto bailout

Romney would give more power to states, would not abolish FEMA

Romney sticks to storm relief script at Ohio event

Romney collects supplies in Ohio for storm victims

Romney expands ad campaign into Pennsylvania

Could blueberry state Maine be a slice of Romney's presidential pie?

2012 Republican Vice Presidential Canidate Paul Ryan


How Would The Paul Ryan Budget Handle Disaster Relief?

Congress, Senate, Government Agencies


Clinton on Balkan Tour to Promote Reforms

DOW, NASDAQ, Pink Sheets, OTC, Stocks, Dividends


CBOE Most Actives & Gainers/Losers - Equity Options

CBOE Most Actives & Gainers/Losers - Index Options

CBOE Most Actives & Gainers/Losers

CBOE Futures Exchange Daily Market Statistics

NYSE Market Movers: Overview

NYSE Market Movers: Most Active

NYSE Market Movers: Advances

NYSE Market Movers: Declines

Most Active Stocks

Unusual Volume: Up on Unusual Volume

Down on Unusual Volume

Stock markets consider opening on Wednesday

New York Stock Exchange will reopen Wednesday

US Economy


U.S. Economic Confidence Best Since 2008

US: 0.18 FedFunds 2012-10-29 NYFed daily fed funds effective rate

Dallas Fed Texas service sector survey

Bonds, Mutual Funds, ETFs, Treasuries


Catastrophe bonds unbowed by Hurricane Sandy

Commodities


US natgas futures slip 3 pct in wake of Hurricane Sandy

Oil Sanctions to Worsen Global Market

Grains futures, livestock prices mostly rise

US Dollar, Currency


XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-30 15:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-30 16:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-30 18:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-30 19:00 UTC

Real Estate Market


US home prices rise in August at faster pace

U.S. home vacancy rate declines to pre-housing bubble levels

Credit/Stock/Company Rating


The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights:Office Depot, Staples, OfficeMax, Fluor and Jacob's Engineering Group

Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day Highlights: Marathon Petroleum, Buckeye Partners, Wells Fargo, Bank of America and JPMorgan Chase

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Coca-Cola, Hershey, Wal-Mart Stores and Molson Coors Brewing

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: General Motors, Hewlett-Packard, Ford Motor, FedEx and United Parcel

US Companies/Industry


Earnings Preview: GM reports 3Q earnings Wednesday

Oncor Reschedules Quarterly Investor Call

Bandages Plus, Inc. Doral, Florida has been acquired by The Morrissey Group, LLC

American Capital Agency Corp. To Release Third Quarter 2012 Results Today; Reschedules Shareholder Call To November 1

ARAMARK to Spin-off Interest in Seamless

MassMutual Announces $1.39 Billion Record Dividend Payout for Policyowners

Georgia Power completes Plant McDonough-Atkinson conversion to natural gas

Apple announces management shake-up

Ford profit beats forecasts on record North America margins

Ford profits flat after losses in Europe

Apple's Scott Forstall and John Browett to leave firm

Fidelity to brokerage customers: U.S. markets to open Wednesday

Dow Chemical sees fourth-quarter restructuring charge of up to $1.1 billion

Bayer to acquire Schiff; reports Q3 rise in earns

MF Global collapse, one year on, still haunts futures industry

Chrysler says not moving Jeep work to China from U.S.

Amtrak to decide on resuming limited service

Amtrak cancels Tuesday service in Northeast

Schoep's Ice Cream Company Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Allergen In Kays Classic Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

BT McElrath Chocolatier, Inc. Announces Nationwide Recall Of Peanut Butter Pave Due To Possible Health Risks

Healthcare Realty Trust Announces Third Quarter Dividend

USAA to Expand its Addison Financial Advice Center

First Investors Financial Services Group, Inc. Announces Shareholder Approval Of Merger With Affiliate Of Aquiline Capital Partners

Aleris to Announce 2012 Third-Quarter Financial Results on November 2

Hurricane Sandy dents GM vehicles sales in northeast

Citigroup tower for investment bankers has some flooding

Report: Apple exec refused to apologize for Maps

Ford earns $1.63 billion in 3Q

Legal/US Buisness Lawsuits


US fine dents Standard Chartered profits

Monday, October 29, 2012

American Political News for Monday, October 29, 2012

2012 Election


Undecided Asian-Americans Prove to be Powerful Voting Bloc

Live Polls Show Obama With Bigger Leads In Ohio (CHART)

CNN Poll: Obama Remains At 50 Percent In Ohio

Could e-voting machines in Election 2012 be hacked? Yes

Obama and Romney Are Ignoring America's Hardest-Hit Places

Get to Know a Battleground: North Carolina

2012 Presidential Race Is Its Own ‘Perfect Storm’

GOP Highlights Biden’s Flub of Va. Senate Candidate Tim Kaine’s Name

Presidential Ad Wars Come To Minnesota: Obama, Romney Hit The Airwaves

Americans See Different Strengths in Obama and Romney

Ohio Presidential Ballot

Colorado Presidential Ballot

New Claire McCaskill ad shows clip of Todd Akin’s ‘legitimate rape’ remark

Romney leads in major swing state newspaper endorsements

Ad watch: Romney takes on auto bailout, Obama camp cries foul

WaPo-ABC track: 49 Romney, 48 Obama, three days running

Minnesota poll shows Romney within margin of error

Obama clings to slim lead in Virginia, according to poll

House elections spell a Republican story and victory

Romney, Obama could split popular and electoral college vote, polls suggest

Gary Johnson and Jill Stein will debate one-on-one

More Immigrants, First-Generation Americans Run for Congress

New England shapes up as Dem firewall for Senate

Republicans poised for gains in governor's races

Maryland cancels day of voting

Tight race in deeply divided Wisconsin

Poll: Sherrod Brown tops Josh Mandel by 4 points

PPP Ohio poll: Obama 51, Romney 47

Priorities USA poll: Obama up 3 in Virginia

Obama leads narrowly in New Hampshire

Obama leads 51-47 in Ohio

1 point race in Florida

Independent Presidential Candidates 2012: Is the Third Party Over?

Obama and Romney: Where they stand on the issues

Michigan House race muddled after bizarre start

Racial Prejudice in the Election, and Why the Campaigns Are Ignoring It

AP analysis of electoral map in presidential race

Advantage Obama in hunt for 270 electoral votes

Missouri's Senate race a statistical dead heat: poll

Up to 40 percent may vote early in election: Obama ahead

President Barack Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign


Obama has no new middle-class tax cut plan-White House

Obama says deficit reduction panel right on revenues, wrong on defense cuts

Obama Vows to Respond ‘Big’ and ‘Fast’ to Hurricane Sandy

Minnesota moves from ‘solid Obama’ to ‘lean Obama’

Obama cancels Wisconsin campaign trip

Obama cancels Orlando appearance to return to D.C.

Obama struggles to balance African Americans’ hopes with country’s as a whole

Obama’s independent problem

Obama May Not Need To Repeat 2008 Support From White Voters To Win

Gay Marriage On Ballot In Four States; Obama Endorses Measures

On state ballots: Pot, taxes, unions

Akin Slowly Regains Support After 'Legitimate Rape'

What time do polls close? 2012 poll closing times by state (map)

Obama, In Morning Joe Interview, Predicts War Inside Republican Party If He Is Reelected

New York Times endorses Obama

Obama did not deny requests for help in Benghazi: Aide

Boston Globe Endorses Obama

Vice President Joe Biden 2012 Campaign


Biden Questions Whether Romney Would Stand Up To Tea Party, Congress

Biden Says Safety, Not Campaign, Tops as Hurricane Sandy Approaches

Biden Scolds GOP Ticket For Not Having ‘Moral Courage’ To Condemn Mourdock, Akin

Biden: GOP ticket counting on voter 'amnesia'

Biden: America not in decline, Romney in denial

2012 Repubican Presidential Canidate Mitt Romney


Can Mitt Romney become the candidate of change?

In Critical Ohio, Mitt Romney Urges Supporters to Persuade Democrats

Mitt Romney Campaign Eyes Hurricane Sandy as Storm Garners Voters Attention

Mitt Romney’s Hurricane Sandy plans

Romney’s trust for Mormon Church donations defers some taxes

Des Moines Register endorses Mitt Romney

Romney rallies conservative base in Fla. Panhandle

Romney would give more power to states, would not abolish FEMA

Romney sketches campaign contingencies

Mitt Romney vs. Chrysler: Is he lying about Jeep shipping jobs to China?

2012 Republican Vice Presidential Canidate Paul Ryan


Economic hardship argument is tough sell for Ryan in Ohio

In Battleground Ohio, Ryan Hits Obama on the Auto Bailout

On Ohio Bus Tour, Ryan Tells Voters ‘As Ohio Goes, So Goes America’

Ryan tries to sell Ohioans that he's one of them

Ryan: Obama hasn't made case he deserves new term

Congress, Senate, Government Agencies


Sen. Reid in good condition after Vegas car crash

Napolitano says more than 3,000 illegal immigrants applying daily under deportation reprieve plan

Two top posts in U.S. law enforcement await decisions by Obama or Romney

US Supreme Court weighs challenge to eavesdropping law

Other News


Drone hits suspected al Qaeda target in north Yemen

Mali crisis focus for Clinton's Algeria visit

DOW, NASDAQ, Pink Sheets, OTC, Stocks, Dividends


CBOE Most Actives & Gainers/Losers - Equity Options

CBOE Most Actives & Gainers/Losers - Index Options

CBOE Most Actives & Gainers/Losers

CBOE Futures Exchange Daily Market Statistics

NYSE Market Movers: Overview

NYSE Market Movers: Most Active

NYSE Market Movers: Advances

NYSE Market Movers: Declines

Most Active Stocks

Unusual Volume: Up on Unusual Volume

Down on Unusual Volume

Wall Street plans to open Monday, as Sandy bears down

NYMEX floor trading suspended due to Sandy, electronic trade open

All US exchanges shut down before Hurricane Sandy

BATS says to close its markets on Tuesday

US Economy


US consumer spending rose 0.8 percent in September

Consumer spending picks up, but savings a worry

U.S. Treasuries, Tuesday, Oct. 30

U.S. October jobs report still due on Friday -Labor Dept

Bonds, Mutual Funds, ETFs, Treasuries


NY Fed says Tuesday Treasury purchase to be postponed

Commodities


Commodities prices continue a weeklong slide

Oil price falls as Hurricane Sandy heads for US

Grains futures mixed, livestock prices fall

Brent slips near $109 as Hurricane Sandy approaches US

U.S. gasoline futures jump, crude mixed ahead of storm

Grains futures fall, livestock prices mixed

US Dollar, Currency


Canadian dollar touches parity with U.S. greenback for first time since August

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-27 02:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-27 03:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-27 04:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-27 10:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-27 11:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-27 12:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-27 13:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-27 14:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-27 18:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-27 19:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-27 20:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-27 21:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-27 22:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-27 23:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-28 00:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-28 01:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-28 02:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-28 03:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-28 04:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-28 13:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-28 14:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-28 15:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-28 16:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-28 19:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-28 20:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-28 21:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-28 22:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-29 14:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-29 15:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-29 16:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-29 17:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-29 18:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-29 19:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-29 20:00 UTC

Credit/Stock/Company Rating


The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Agilent Technologies, STMicroelectronics, Forest Laboratories, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals and ITT Educational Services

Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day Highlights: Allstate, JAKKS Pacific, Target, JPMorgan and Costco Wholesale

Zacks Earnings Preview: Apple, Google, Amazon, Caterpillar and DuPont

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Hess, Royal Dutch Shell, Apache, Visa and MasterCard

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Time Warner Cable, Netflix, Verizon Communication, AT&T and Anadarko Petroleum

US Companies/Industry


Phillips 66 begins to cut Bayway rates ahead of Sandy-source

Duke S.C. Oconee 1 reactor shut for planned refueling

Northeast US oil refineries start rate cuts ahead of Sandy

Hess to cut back Port Reading refinery rates ahead of Sandy

Amtrak says northeast corridor services canceled on Monday, October 29, because of hurricane sandy

PBF cuts some Delaware City refinery units' rates ahead of Sandy-source

Goldman Sachs says will be open Monday despite storm -internal memo

BlackRock, others in talks on money market compromise

Storm leads companies to postpone earnings reports

Earnings Preview: Ford to report 3Q results

3 companies reschedule 3Q reports due to storm

Qlik Technologies shares fall after 3Q miss

Earnings schedule for week of 10/29/2012

How consumer-electronics makers are faring

A look at tech companies with recent IPOs

What financial reports reveal about movie studios

Lockheed Martin Receives $26 Million Contract To Help Royal Jordanian Air Force Control And Defend Its Airspace

TRW To Launch Integrated Stability Control And Electric Park Brake System

Associated Aircraft Group Achieves IS-BAO Stage 1 Certification

Breitling Oil and Gas Announces Completion Operations Underway on Breitling-Copper Ridge #1

CVS Caremark Corporation to Hold Third Quarter 2012 Conference Call

BB&T CEO Kelly King appointed to Federal Advisory Council

Onvia Sets Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call for Thursday, November 8th, at 4:30 p.m. ET

AirTran Airways Lowers Holiday Fares To Destinations Nationwide

Southwest Airlines Launches Nationwide Fare Sale For Holiday Travel

Baylake Corp. Increases Dividend

Pratt & Whitney Completes First PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engine for Airbus A320neo Family of Aircraft: Full Engine Testing Follows

Burger King's profit down amid turnaround push

Verizon Wireless to sell Nokia's new Lumia smartphones

Apple stock falls under $600 after holiday warning

Premium Nutritional Products Announces Ongoing Voluntary Recall Of Select ZuPreem Bird Foods

VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR FROM Gillig Corporation

SEATS FROM Navistar, Inc.

SEAT BELTS FROM Volvo Trucks North America

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH, POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM), POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FROM BMW of North America, LLC

VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS FROM New Flyer Industries Ltd.

EQUIPMENT FROM TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION, Toyota Motor North America, Inc.

EQUIPMENT FROM Navistar, Inc.

STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR, STEERING FROM Navistar, Inc.

PayPal cutting jobs as part of major reorganization

Chrysler 3Q profit nearly doubles to $381 million on big US sales gain

Devon Energy enters into a new $3 billion revolving credit agreement

Anadarko Petroleum has quarterly profit

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac 2012 bill sale calendar

Fannie Mae to sell $2 billion bills on Wednesday

Legal/US Buisness Lawsuits


Supreme Court accepts PPL appeal in British tax case

Citigroup fined $2 million over improper disclosures for Facebook IPO

US SEC taking deeper look at Nasdaq's Facebook plan

Friday, October 26, 2012

American Political News for Friday, October 26, 2012

2012 Election


Defiant Texas AG wants to keep poll observers out

Judge rules no need to rehire Ohio Democratic election officials

AP-GfK poll: Romney edging out Obama on economy

Romney, Obama effectively tied as election nears: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Obama on marathon tour; Romney runs across Ohio

Why Obama and Romney aren't talking about climate change

Presidential election hits $2B fundraising mark

Presidential ad spending: By the numbers

Warren and Brown: Mass. Matchup Is Hottest in Country

Early Voting 2012: A Snapshot

Poll shows widening racial gap in presidential contest

Do Political Ads Actually Work?

President Embraces 'Obamacare'; What Would Romney Do?

Ralph Nader the moderator

What third-party candidates want

Tea Party Poll-Watchers Set Sights On Latino Community

Obama leads by 4 in Colorado

Obama and Romney tied in North Carolina

Obama leads by 2 in Iowa, 6 in Wisconsin

Romney closing argument focuses on the economy

Obama and Romney's Cases for Why the Polls Are Wrong

Very few voters to decide presidential race

Connecticut Senate race a wrestling match for female votes

Love hopes to be 1st black GOP woman in Congress

International vote monitors must follow Texas law, state tells Clinton

President Barack Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign


Obama sees executive pay rules as next financial reform: report

Obama pressures Romney to break his Mourdock ties

Obama epithet raises ire of Romney campaign

Obama backs gay marriage measures in 3 states

President Calls Romney a 'Bullsh**ter'

Obama is first president to vote early - after showing his photo ID

Obama Wraps Blitz With Ohio Rally

Barack Obama in struggle to re-capture black vote

President Obama tries to regain edge with women

Obama: Not Such a Nice Guy When It Comes to Romney

Vice President Joe Biden 2012 Campaign


Biden Pauses Campaign for McGovern Prayer Service

2012 Repubican Presidential Canidate Mitt Romney


Touting momentum, Romney tries to look like a winner

In testimony, Romney was skeptical of Staples

Romney Hits the 50 Percent Mark in New Natl. Poll

Romney campaign targets low-propensity early voters

Romney airing ads in Minnesota

Mitt Romney Pressed On Abortion Question

2012 Republican Vice Presidential Canidate Paul Ryan


In Virginia, Ryan Pushes Hard, Targeting Voters Who Voted Obama in '08

In Virginia, Ryan Mocks Obama as MoveOn.org Replays Romney-Mourdock Connection

As Veep Chances Rise in Polls, Ryan Still Spends Millions to Keep Congressional Seat

Ryan mocks Obama's 'comic book' agenda pamphlet

Ryan raising money in solidly Republican states

Gary Johnson 2012 Presidential Campaign


Gary Johnson campaign in debt

Congress, Senate, Government Agencies


Boehner presses Obama for Libya answers

DOW, NASDAQ, Pink Sheets, OTC, Stocks, Dividends


CBOE Most Actives & Gainers/Losers - Equity Options

CBOE Most Actives & Gainers/Losers - Index Options

CBOE Most Actives & Gainers/Losers

CBOE Futures Exchange Daily Market Statistics

NYSE Market Movers: Overview

NYSE Market Movers: Most Active

NYSE Market Movers: Advances

NYSE Market Movers: Declines

Most Active Stocks

Unusual Volume: Up on Unusual Volume

Down on Unusual Volume

Wall St opens flat as GDP offsets tech

US futures mixed after US growth report

Early Glance: Silver companies

Early Glance: Gold companies

Early Glance: Coal companies

Midday Glance: Silver companies

Midday Glance: Gold companies

Midday Glance: Coal companies

Final Glance: Silver companies

Final Glance: Gold companies

Final Glance: Coal companies

US Economy


US economic growth up to still-modest 2 pct. rate

U.S. economy expanding faster than expected

Commodities


Crude steady as market eyes U.S. hurricane threat

Oil rebounds to over $86 a barrel on US growth

Brent below $108 ahead of US GDP data, set to fall for 2nd week

US Dollar, Currency


XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-26 00:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-26 01:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-26 02:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-26 13:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-26 14:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-26 15:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-26 16:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-26 17:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-26 18:00 UTC

US Companies/Industry


CarBuyersExpress.com is Excited to see the New Cadillac ELR

Transwestern Closes 63,000-Square-Foot Lease For Pacific Trust Bank, Expanding Its Irvine Towers Headquarters By 50 Percent

Investors Bancorp, Inc. Announces Third Quarter Financial Results

Olin Announces Third Quarter Earnings

Weis Markets Approves Quarterly Dividend of $.30 Per Share

The Law Office of Todd M. Friedman: A Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) class action lawsuit has been filed against T-Mobile

Christopher Flint Named President of Lincoln Financial Securities Corporation

Middlefield Banc Corp. Reports Third Quarter 2012 Earnings of $0.93 Per Share

Black Duck Reports Strong Third Quarter With 32 Percent New Business Growth

Novelis to Host Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2013 Earnings Conference Call on Thursday, November 8

Pinnacle Foods Finance LLC To Report Q3 Results and Host Conference Call

DreamWorks Animation Board of Directors Chairman Roger Enrico Resigns

Sardar Biglari Issues Letter To Shareholders Of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc.

Apple earnings lower than expected

Ahead of the Bell: Cerner jumps after 3Q report

Weyerhaeuser 3Q profit sinks 25 percent

Apple iPad sales disappoint, Street eyes the holidays

International Paper Q3 profit down by nearly half

Lockheed may face $1.1 billion liability if F-35 contracts delayed

Xcel Energy's 3Q profit rises 18 percent

Brink's Co shares tumble, 3Q profit falls 56 pct

Brunswick's 3Q net down 57 pct amid restructuring

KPMG Expands Corporate Finance Team

Leading Global Architectural Firm Murphy/Jahn Announces New Name And Expanded Leadership

CAMAC Energy Inc. to Host Third Quarter 2012 Results Conference Call

World Kitchen President And Chief Executive Officer Joe Mallof Retires, Carl Warschausky Named Successor Effective January 1

GP Strategies to Report Third Quarter 2012 Results on November 1, 2012

Cymer Reports Third Quarter 2012 Operating Results

Customers Bancorp Announces Operating Results for Q3 2012

Goodyear Tire 3Q net income falls 32 percent

ExxonMobil executive gunned down in Belgium

Arch Coal reports sharply higher 3Q earnings

Bumble Bar, Inc. Recalls Gluten Free Cafe™ Chocolate Sesame Bars and Gluten Free Cafe™ Cinnamon Sesame Bars Due to Possible Health Risk Associated With Sunland Inc. Peanut Products

Tropical Valley Foods Issues Alert On Undeclared Allergens In Dark Chocolate, Organic Dark Chocolate, Milk Chocolate And Trail Mix Products Sold In Bulk

Tricam Industries Recalls Easy Reach Step Stools Due to Fall Hazard; Sold exclusively at The Home Depot

FLO Cycling Recalls Rim Tape Due to Fall Hazard

Amazon reports first quarterly net loss in years

McDonald's to launch bagged coffee in Canada

Feds probe complaints about sticky throttles on 2000-2003 Ford Taurus, Mercury Sable sedans

Truck maker Oshkosh rejects Icahn buyout offer, calling it inadequate

Goodyear Tire 3Q net income falls 32 per cent on lower tire sales in Europe

Legal/US Buisness Lawsuits


SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Law Firm of Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces Investigation of Spartech Corporation (SEH) and Molex Incorporated (MOLX) and Class Action Against ZAGG, Inc. (ZAGG)

Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of PSS World Medical, Inc.

Lead Counsel Announce Pendency and Proposed Settlement of Securities Class Action Against IndyMac Bancorp, Inc.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

American Political News for Thursday, October 25, 2012

2012 Election


Obama up in Nevada, Senate race tied

Obama unveils economic plan: 5 ways it differs from Romney's

Indiana candidate sorry about rape comment; Romney stands by him

Romney running hard in Nevada where Obama holds the chips

Obama talks 2nd term; Romney zeroes in on economy

Romney takes slim lead as election nears

Romney Takes Lead on Economy

New Polls Show Obama Maintains Lead in Ohio; Closes Gap Nationally with Romney

Romney's Gallup Lead Drops To Three Points

GOP “War on Women” Returns to Front Lines with Mourdock Rape Comment

Ind. GOP Senate candidate stands by rape comment

Poll: Obama's Tough New Approach Is OK With Women

Wisconsin Senate: The race at a glance

US Election live: Barack Obama and Mitt Romney hit swing states

Feds investigate phony letters warning Florida voters they're not eligible to vote

First Thoughts: Examining Ohio's key counties (and margins)

Obama lead in Virginia up to 5 points

Obama up 1 in national tracking

Obama tops Romney with more ads in battleground states

Texas attorney general threatens to arrest monitors observing US election

AP-GfK poll: Romney erases Obama lead among women

President Barack Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign


Obama offers a glimpse of his second-term priorities

Auto bailout could be key to Obama victory in Ohio

Barack Obama to cast vote early in Chicago

Paper Releases 'Off the Record' Obama Interview

Obama assails Romney in bid for women's vote

Obama vows to protect women's health care rights

Vice President Joe Biden 2012 Campaign


Biden Calls Romney 'One Quackin' Duck'

2012 Repubican Presidential Canidate Mitt Romney


Mitt Romney Crisscrosses the Country Predicting a Victory in November

Romney Says Debates Diminished Obama Campaign

Romney: Election about 'your family'

Why Mitt Romney is standing by Richard Mourdock

Romney, Post-Debates, Nets $111.8 Million

2012 Republican Vice Presidential Canidate Paul Ryan


Ryan Talks Upward Mobility

Ryan: Poverty winning in 'war on poverty'

Amid VP Run, Ryan Working To Keep House Seat

Congress, Senate, Government Agencies


U.S. Congress' Approval Rating at 21% Ahead of Elections

U.S. sues Mississippi officials over student arrests

Will Hillary Clinton stay on as secretary of state?

Hillary Clinton suggests she could stay at State

Nancy Pelosi schedules leadership elections Nov. 29

DOW, NASDAQ, Pink Sheets, OTC, Stocks, Dividends


CBOE Most Actives & Gainers/Losers - Equity Options

CBOE Most Actives & Gainers/Losers - Index Options

CBOE Most Actives & Gainers/Losers

CBOE Futures Exchange Daily Market Statistics

NYSE Market Movers: Overview

NYSE Market Movers: Most Active

NYSE Market Movers: Advances

NYSE Market Movers: Declines

Most Active Stocks

Unusual Volume: Up on Unusual Volume

Down on Unusual Volume

Markets get earnings cheer ahead of Apple

Stocks climb, breaking out of a weeklong slump

Wall Street climbs on data, China hopes; P&G jumps

Early Glance: Silver companies

Early Glance: Gold companies

Early Glance: Coal companies

Midday Glance: Silver companies

Midday Glance: Gold companies

Midday Glance: Coal companies

Final Glance: Silver companies

Final Glance: Gold companies

Final Glance: Coal companies

US Economy


Fed stays the course on rate policy

Durable orders show business investment still weak

Weekly US jobless aid applications fall to 369K

US: 0.17 FedFunds 2012-10-24 NYFed daily fed funds effective rate

US: $4.743B CouponPurchase 2012-10-25 NYFed permanent open market operations

U.S. states' revenue on track for 11th quarter of gains

Bonds, Mutual Funds, ETFs, Treasuries


U.S. Treasury to sell $60 bln in bills

Yields reach 5-week high amid profit taking after Fed

Commodities


Grains futures, livestock prices mostly fall

US natural gas supplies grew last week

U.S. crude retreats, Brent seesaws after briefly turning lower

Retail gasoline prices tumble 12 cents in Texas

US Dollar, Currency


XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-25 00:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-25 01:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-25 02:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-25 14:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-25 15:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-25 16:00 UTC

XE Forex Rates at 2012-10-25 17:00 UTC

Real Estate Market


Sales contracts to buy US homes rose last month

Pending home sales rise modestly in September

US rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 3.41 pct.

Credit/Stock/Company Rating


Moody's rates Reynolds American's senior unsecured note offering Baa2

Moody's rates United Rentals senior notes B3

US Companies/Industry


Rivers Edge Recalls Hunters Tree Stands due to Fall Hazard

HatsanUSA Recalls Striker Air Rifles Due to Injury Hazard; Rifle Can Fire Unexpectedly

MRC Global Inc. Announces Intention To Enter Into New $650 Million Term Loan And To Redeem 9.50% Senior Secured Notes Due 2016

Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Host Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Call on November 7

Navistar Announces Pricing Of Public Offering Of Common Stock

First Industrial Realty Trust Reports Third Quarter 2012 Results

Rehrig Pacific Company and Intelleflex Partner to Offer Intelligent Cold Chain Management Solutions

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Announces Fourth Quarter Dividend

IDACORP Schedules Third Quarter Earnings Release & Conference Call

Liftman Insurance Releases the Financial Insurance Guide for Investment Advisors

Verizon Wireless Adding Over 135 New Jobs In The New York Metro Region

Encore Energy Provides Oil and Gas Lease Opportunities for Operators and Mineral Owners of the Utica Shale

BJ'S Wholesale Club Opens In Garden City, NY

Wisconsin Energy announces 2012 third quarter earnings release and conference call

Committee for Economic Development Announces New President & CEO

National Health Investors Sets Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Dates

Vitech Announces 2013 V3 Users Conference

Safeway and Chevron Announce Joint Fuel Rewards Program

Alinean Adds Six New B2B Customers in Q3 2012

United Bancorp, Inc. Reports Earnings of $1.942 Million for the Nine Months Ended September 30, 2012

TETRA Technologies, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2012 Results Press Release And Conference Call Schedule

New White Paper Assists Medical Device Manufacturers with Changes to FDA Endotoxin Testing Guidelines

TI's new 28-V, 500-mA step-down converter provides highest efficiency at light loads

KONE to Supply North America's first Jump Lift Elevators in New Toronto Residential Building

Lockheed, Northrop and Boeing beat forecasts, General Dynamics misses

New York Times misses revenue forecast, shares tumble

Analysts see recovery sprouting at "FarmVille" creator Zynga

Ahead of the Bell: Amazon.com to post 3Q results

Aetna's 3Q profit climbs 2 pct, tops forecasts

Dunkin' Brands profit soars, ups FY earnings forecast

Biogen third-quarter profit rises, as does 2012 forecast

Cash America's revenue up, income hurt by charges

Best Buy warns on profit; U.S. unit head to leave

Petrie, Two Producer Execs Join Impressive DUG East Speaker Slate

Arista Power Awarded Phase Two Development Contract From U.S. Army To Continue To Develop Intelligent Micro-Grid

Tradeweb Enhances CDX Index Trading Platform

Callaway Golf Declares Quarterly Dividends

Firemans Contractors Lands Major Client Managing $2 Billion In Parking Lot Assets

Aterian Investment Partners Acquires Bluewater Thermal Solutions

Par Pharmaceutical Receives Final Approval To Market Tretinoin Capsules

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/par-pharmaceutical-receives-final-approval-to-market-tretinoin-capsules-175786481.html

3D Asset Management Adds to Management Team

Microsoft's Steve Ballmer has plans for more hardware

Ford sees total $3 billion European loss in 2012, 2013

Ford cutting 1,500 UK jobs as Europe losses grow

Ford axes British van plant to stem Europe losses

Up to 2,000 UK jobs at risk in Ford closures - union

New Summary: Sprint posts wider 3rd-quarter loss

Sprint loses subscribers again in 3Q

Conoco quarterly profit dips, but beats estimates

Procter & Gamble fiscal 1Q earnings dips

Procter & Gamble soars past profit expectations

Wildwood Seed & Specialties Voluntarily Recalls Pet Bird And Small Pet Animal Food Due To Possible Salmonella Contamination

Voluntary Product Withdrawal of Select Packages of Rudi's Organic Bakery Breads

EQUIPMENT FROM Ricon Corporation

LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH FROM BMW of North America, LLC

EQUIPMENT FROM GE Industrial Solutions

EQUIPMENT FROM Harley-Davidson Motor Company

United Continental 3Q profit shrinks on integration efforts, pilot agreement

Wells Fargo hires ex-Merrill director for Abbot Downing business

Dominion says high interest in sale of 3 power plants

Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae and FHLB 2012 note calendar

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac 2012 bill sale calendar

Fannie Mae to sell new 5-year benchmark notes Friday

Legal/US Buisness Lawsuits


U.S. sues Bank of America over "Hustle" mortgage fraud

Ex-Goldman Sachs executive sentenced

Conrad Black fined $6.1M for violating U.S. securities laws

SEC sues former J.Crew executive for insider trading