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  • CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a panel discussion on " The United States and the Global Economic Outlook" hosted by the National Association for Business Economics and the American Economic Association- 2030 GMT. CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans participates in a panel...

  • CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a panel discussion on " The United States and the Global Economic Outlook" hosted by the National Association for Business Economics and the American Economic Association- 2030 GMT. CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans participates in a panel...

  • Trump, who will formally become President on Jan. 20, has vowed to either scrap or renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, under which Canada sends 75 percent of its exports to the United States. Trump has recently attacked auto manufacturers which plan to expand capacity in Mexico, promising to impose taxes unless they shift production to the...

  • U.S. benchmark crude more than doubled in price since hitting a 13- year low in February last year to reach $55 a barrel on Tuesday, helped by producer group OPEC agreeing in late November to co-ordinate production cuts. "A lot of the budgets that we saw in the latter part of last year were factoring in a $50 oil environment and now we have touched $55 and have more...

  • TORONTO, Jan 5- Canadian wearable technology startup Mighty Cast unveiled a programmable wristband on Thursday that Pokemon Go developer Niantic Inc is using to add features to its augmented reality online game Ingress. The small Montreal- based company is hoping the hackable aspect of its Nex Evolution device will set it apart from the likes of Fitbit Inc's...

  • Britain ought to introduce a regional immigration system akin to Canada's visa policy to aid Brexit negotiations, according to lawmakers.

  • A study in Ontario, Canada reveals a new link to the increasingly prevalent condition.

  • In a recommendation to Finance Minister Bill Morneau, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal said U.S. firms had dumped drywall in Canada but maintaining current duties of up to 276.5 percent would harm businesses, consumers and the country's trade interests. The United States is Canada's biggest trading partner and U.S. "The imposition of provisional...

  • The bankruptcy auction of Los Angeles- based American Apparel, which made its branding theme "Made in the U.S.A", will determine the future of a major clothing manufacturing plant in California, one of the most expensive U.S. states in terms of labor costs. Amazon and Forever 21, as well as California- based apparel maker Next Level Apparel and brand licensor...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 4- Almost all Federal Reserve policymakers thought the economy could grow more quickly because of fiscal stimulus under the Trump administration and many were eyeing faster interest rate increases, minutes from the central bank's December meeting showed. The minutes, released on Wednesday, showed how broadly views within the Fed are...

  • *Germany, French inflation supports bond yields. NEW YORK, Jan 3- The U.S. dollar touched a 14- year high and major stock markets got off to a solid start in the new year, boosted by strong data, while debt yields edged up after upbeat economic figures out of China and Europe. Inflation rose in Germany and France, providing the euro zone's central bank with evidence its...

  • *Germany, French inflation lifts bond yields. NEW YORK, Jan 3- The U.S. dollar touched a 14- year high boosted by strong data, while upbeat figures out of China and Europe lifted debt yields and major stock markets got off to a higher start in the new year. Inflation rose in Germany and France, providing the euro zone bank with evidence its loose monetary policy is...

  • *Dollar index hits highest since December 2002. *Euro hits lowest vs dollar since December 2002. "Job growth appears to be picking up, orders are picking up quite strongly, prices are increasing quite strongly as well," said Shaun Osborne, currency strategist at Scotia Capital in Toronto.

  • *Dollar index hits highest since December 2002. *Euro hits lowest vs dollar since December 2002. "Job growth appears to be picking up, orders are picking up quite strongly, prices are increasing quite strongly as well," said Shaun Osborne, currency strategist at Scotia Capital in Toronto.

  • *Oman to reduce crude term volume in sign of OPEC cut compliance. Dec 30- Oil prices settled slightly lower on Friday, the year's last trading day, but attained their biggest annual gain since 2009, after OPEC and partners agreed to cut output to reduce a supply overhang that has depressed prices for two years. U.S. benchmark West Texas Intermediate crude futures...

  • *Oman to reduce crude term volume in sign of OPEC cut compliance. Dec 30- Oil traded slightly lower on Friday, but was still on track for its biggest annual gain since 2009, after OPEC and other major producers agreed to cut output to reduce a global supply overhang that has depressed prices for two years. Or 0.3 percent, at $53.59 a barrel by 1:09 p.m. EST, while Brent...

  • Oman to reduce crude term volume in sign of OPEC cut compliance. Dec 30- Oil prices were down on Friday, but were still on track for their biggest annual gain since 2009 after OPEC and other major producers agreed to cut output to reduce a global supply overhang that has depressed prices for two years. The fall in prices due to oversupply, in part thanks to the U.S. shale...

  • Honda launches a major recall

    The automaker will recall nearly 650,000 Odyssey minivans in the U.S.

  • Asheville skyline

    A number of travel experts are recommending a list of domestic hot spots for would-be vacationers.

  • John Chen, CEO, Blackberry

    BlackBerry will now build a concept vehicle with its automotive software.