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  • FRANKFURT- Federal Board member Wuermeling gives speech at the Aefma Annual General Meeting 2330 GMT. MADRID- Chicago Fed President Charles Evans and ECB Chief Economist Peter Praet speaks in Madrid- 1300 GMT. DALLAS, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in moderated question-and-answer session before the...

  • FRANKFURT- Federal Board member Wuermeling gives speech at the Aefma Annual General Meeting 2330 GMT. MADRID- Chicago Fed President Charles Evans and ECB Chief Economist Peter Praet speaks in Madrid- 1300 GMT. DALLAS, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in moderated question-and-answer session before the...

  • *Republicans pull bill to dismantle Obamacare. NEW YORK, March 24- U.S. shares pared losses to end slightly lower on Friday after Republicans pulled their bill to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system due to a shortage of votes, dealing a blow to U.S. S&P 500 stock index ended a touch lower after falling as much as 0.4 percent earlier, before a House Republican...

  • NEW YORK, March 24- The dollar pulled back from near a four-month low against the Japanese yen on Friday, and was on pace to snap an eight-day losing streak against the safe-haven currency, after Republicans killed their bill to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system. Republican leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives pulled legislation to overhaul the U.S....

  • March 24- A dramatic session on Wall Street ended with stocks slightly lower on Friday as they pared losses in late-afternoon trading after Republicans pulled their bill to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system. The benchmark S&P 500 shot up briefly into positive territory before falling back into the red as Republicans pulled the legislation due to a shortage...

  • NEW YORK— The Latest on a collision between trains operated by Amtrak and New Jersey Transit at New York's Penn Station:. The Long Island Rail Road says its riders should expect cancellations and delays during the evening rush hour because of an Amtrak derailment Friday morning at New York's Penn Station. Commuters can expect to face a difficult evening rush...

  • NEW YORK— Commuters to both New Jersey and Long Island faced a difficult journey home Friday evening after two passenger trains clipped each other during the morning rush at Penn Station, jolting riders and creating major travel disruptions but causing no serious injuries. The accident involved an Amtrak Acela Express train headed from Boston to Washington...

  • LONDON, March 24- Iceland's central bank has said is in talks with more of the foreign funds that saw bonds they own frozen as part of country's capital controls. It struck a deal with some funds earlier this month and hopes the remainder, that between them own around $900 million worth of Icelandic bonds or about half the original total, will also accept now they...

  • LONDON, March 24- Iceland's central bank has said is in talks with more of the foreign funds that saw bonds they own frozen as part of country's capital controls. It struck a deal with some funds earlier this month and hopes the remainder, that between them own around $900 million worth of Icelandic bonds or about half the original total, will also accept now they...

  • VIENNA- European Central Bank Board Member Sabine Lautenschlager will participate in strategy panel "CROs im Dialog mit Spitzenvertretern der Aufsicht, Notenbank und Politik" at 25. BRUSSELS- European Central Bank Board Member Daniele Nouy will deliver an introductory statement on the occasion of the presentation of the ECB Annual Report on supervisory...

  • VIENNA- European Central Bank Board Member Sabine Lautenschlager will participate in strategy panel "CROs im Dialog mit Spitzenvertretern der Aufsicht, Notenbank und Politik" at 25. BRUSSELS- European Central Bank Board Member Daniele Nouy will deliver an introductory statement on the occasion of the presentation of the ECB Annual Report on supervisory...

  • NEW YORK/ BOSTON March 23- For the first time in more than a decade, Goldman Sachs Group Inc has managed to avoid any proxy battles with activist shareholders by convincing investors and securities regulators that voting on several proposed corporate policy changes were unnecessary. But in at least two cases, shareholders withdrew proposals after Goldman...

  • NEW YORK/ BOSTON March 23- For the first time in more than a decade, Goldman Sachs Group Inc has managed to avoid any proxy battles with activist shareholders by convincing investors and securities regulators that voting on several proposed corporate policy changes were unnecessary. But in at least two cases, shareholders withdrew proposals after Goldman...

  • VIENNA- European Central Bank Board Member Sabine Lautenschlager will participate in strategy panel "CROs im Dialog mit Spitzenvertretern der Aufsicht, Notenbank und Politik" at 25. BRUSSELS- European Central Bank Board Member Daniele Nouy will deliver an introductory statement on the occasion of the presentation of the ECB Annual Report on supervisory...

  • WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Deputy Director for Division of Bank Supervision and Regulation Maryann Hunter will attend American Bankers Association's Government Relations Summit- 1145 GMT. FRANKFURT- French Central Bank Chief Francois Villeroy de Galhau and other top European finance officials speak in Frankfurt. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank...

  • BOSTON— A diary kept by a young John F. Kennedy during his brief stint as a journalist after World War II in which he reflected on Hitler, the ambitions of the Soviet Union and the weakness of the United Nations is up for auction. Boston- based RR Auction says the diary is expected to fetch about $200,000 at auction April 26. "This exceptional diary sheds light on a side of...

  • RICHMOND, Va.— Shipping containers full of coal ash from China, Poland and India have come into the U.S. through the Port of Virginia as foreign companies find a market for the same industrial waste that America's utilities are struggling to dispose of. They want Virginia to mandate more recycling of the ash that's already here, threatening to contaminate water...

  • VIENNA- European Central Bank Board Member Sabine Lautenschlager will participate in strategy panel "CROs im Dialog mit Spitzenvertretern der Aufsicht, Notenbank und Politik" at 25. BRUSSELS- European Central Bank Board Member Daniele Nouy will deliver an introductory statement on the occasion of the presentation of the ECB Annual Report on supervisory...

  • VIENNA- European Central Bank Board Member Sabine Lautenschlager will participate in strategy panel "CROs im Dialog mit Spitzenvertretern der Aufsicht, Notenbank und Politik" at 25. BRUSSELS- European Central Bank Board Member Daniele Nouy will deliver an introductory statement on the occasion of the presentation of the ECB Annual Report on supervisory...

  • *All three indexes on track for first monthly loss since Oct. *Oil prices slip to four-month low. March 22- The S&P and the Nasdaq were little changed in choppy late-morning trading on Wednesday as investors remained cautious ahead of the first major legislative test of Donald Trump's presidency.