Oil advanced for the first time in three days amid speculation that an escalating conflict in Libya will help ease a global supply surplus that's driven crude into a bear market.
Japan's $29 billion fiscal stimulus includes spending vouchers and coupons for consumers, welfare checks for low-income families with small children and heating-oil subsidies.
Lion Capital, the hedge fund that formerly backed American Apparel Inc. (APP:US), urged the clothing chain to consider strategic alternatives such as a sale of the company, a person with knowledge of the matter said.
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Sept. 24, 2013: In this file photo taken near Fresno, Calif., farmworkers pick paper trays of dried raisins off the ground and heap them onto a trailer in the final step of raisin harvest.