COPY-Business Minute: Weak in Europe...AT & T's iPhone activation headaches...manufacturing snapshot due....

Associated Press - July 2, 2007 6:43 AM ET

NEW YORK (AP) - Key markets in Europe are pressing lower, ahead of the open on Wall Street. In the latest session, The Dow fell 13 points to 13,408, while the Nasdaq slipped five points to 2,600 and three.

NEW YORK (AP) - Investors today will be getting a fresh look at the strength of manufacturing. The Institute for Supply Management is due to release its manufacturing index, seen showing continued growth.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - AT & T says the situation is improving for new iPhone owners who have experienced delays activating the phones. The carrier says its servers were initially overloaded by the large number of customers who were eager to sign up. Apple's new device went on sale on Friday.

NEW YORK (AP) - Sunday marked the start of New York City's first-in-the-nation ban on trans fats and a new requirement that restaurants post calorie counts. But spot checks to many restaurants, including some leading fast food chains, find they were not yet complying with the rule on calorie disclosure.

TOKYO (AP) - A Japanese publishing company says Nintendo's Wii video game console outsold Sony's PlayStation 3 6 to 1 in June in Japan. Publisher Enterbrain says in Japan alone, the Wii also outsold Microsoft's Xbox 360 last month.

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