(Updates with Argentina seeking domestic probe into litigation, court order on Euroclear and Clearstream). By Joseph Ax, Nicholas Brown and Sarah Marsh.
An Alpha Natural Resources spokesman said Friday that the company is �hopeful� that coal stockpiles can be sold in the next few months so the company can avoid laying off more than 1,100 surface coal miners and other support personnel by mid-October.
Hewlett-Packard Co. has agreed to pay $32.5 million to settle allegations it overcharged the Postal Service for products over more than eight years.
GoPro Inc. (GPRO:US), in its first earnings release as a public company, reported a wider quarterly loss, helping to send shares down 15 percent.
WASHINGTON - U.S. employers extended their solid hiring into July by adding 209,000 jobs. It was the sixth straight month of job growth above 200,000, evidence that businesses are gradually shedding caution that marked the 5-year-old recovery.