Wall St. little changed; DuPont boosts Dow and S&P

- U.S. stocks were little changed in morning trading, with a surge in DuPont helping the Dow inch higher and a decline in health care stocks weighing on the Nasdaq.

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Apple 'own worst enemy,' U.S. antitrust monitor says in report

NEW YORK - Apple Inc's antitrust compliance program has improved, but the company continues to impede a court-appointed monitor overseeing the program, acting as "its own worst enemy," the monitor told a federal judge in a report made public on Tuesday.

SABMiller rejects 'informal' offer from AB InBev as too low: Bloomberg

LONDON - Brewer SABMiller has rejected an "informal" takeover offer from Anheuser-Busch InBev of about $100 billion as being too low, a media report said on Tuesday, pushing down its share price.

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Wall St. profits up 29 percent in first half of 2015 to $11.3 billion: report

NEW YORK - Wall Street broker-dealers posted profits of $11.3 billion in the first half of 2015, up 29 percent year-on-year and the strongest first half since 2011, according to a report by a New York financial watchdog on Tuesday.

9:25am EDT

Air France shirt-ripping scenes a national embarrassment: ministers

PARIS - Violent acts by workers at the headquarters of troubled flag carrier Air France a day ago are a national embarrassment that reinforces the very image the country wants to shake off, French political leaders said on Tuesday.

9:31am EDT

Oil edges above $50 on speculation producers coordinating

LONDON - Oil prices rose on Tuesday, heading for the first three-day gain in five weeks, on signals that the world's biggest producers of crude may act jointly to support prices, which have halved over the past year.

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