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  • STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley will talk on electronic payment forms of the future at a lunch meeting arranged by the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences- 1100 GMT. BOISE, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on "Getting to Know the Fed" before Boise State University...

  • STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley will talk on electronic payment forms of the future at a lunch meeting arranged by the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences- 1100 GMT. BOISE, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on "Getting to Know the Fed" before Boise State University...

  • BOSTON— Native Americans hope President Donald Trump doesn't forget America's first inhabitants as he promises to put "America first." Five large tribes in Oklahoma— the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Muscogee Creek and Seminoles— have requested a meeting with the New York billionaire during his first 100 days in office so they can talk about ways to advance their...

  • STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley will talk on electronic payment forms of the future at a lunch meeting arranged by the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences- 1100 GMT. BOISE, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on "Getting to Know the Fed" before Boise State University...

  • STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley will talk on electronic payment forms of the future at a lunch meeting arranged by the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences- 1100 GMT. BOISE, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on "Getting to Know the Fed" before Boise State University...

  • Aetna is doubling the quarterly dividend it pays shareholders and buying back stock as it regroups from its failed attempt to acquire rival health insurer Humana. The Hartford, Connecticut, insurer had said Tuesday that it was calling off plans to buy Humana Inc. for roughly $34 billion. Aetna had paused its dividend increases after announcing the Humana bid...

  • HARDWICK, Vt.— A small Vermont weekly newspaper whose former owner tried to give away through an essay contest about the importance of local journalism was sold Friday to a Connecticut couple. Last fall, Ross Connelly abandoned his plan to find a new owner for the Hardwick Gazette through a $175 essay contest because he didn't get enough submissions.

  • BRISTOL, Conn. _ Barnes Group Inc. on Friday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $36.7 million. Barnes Group expects full-year earnings in the range of $2.61 to $2.76 per share. Barnes Group shares have climbed almost 2 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 16- Outlets of Santander Bank, already under fire for lending practices, denied mortgages to women, minorities and low-income borrowers in the U.S. The Committee for Better Banks, a coalition of bank workers, consumer advocacy groups and unions, dug into government data on home loans in the U.S. Santander's Ann Davis said the main data source,...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 16- Outlets of Santander Bank, already under fire for lending practices, denied mortgages to women, minorities and low-income borrowers in the U.S. The Committee for Better Banks, a coalition of bank workers, consumer advocacy groups and unions, dug into government data on home loans in the U.S. Santander's Ann Davis said the main data source,...

  • SARASOTA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Executive Vice President and Director of Research Daniel Sullivan will speak on the economic outlook before a Central Banking Series event hosted by the Global Interdependence Center in Sarasota. GOLDEN VALLEY, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari...

  • SARASOTA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Executive Vice President and Director of Research Daniel Sullivan will speak on the economic outlook before a Central Banking Series event hosted by the Global Interdependence Center in Sarasota. GOLDEN VALLEY, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari...

  • *OPEC may extend or deepen cuts if global supply glut persists. OPEC, others promised to cut 1.8 mln bpd in H1. Prices have traded in a tight $5- range since OPEC and other exporters including Russia agreed last year to cut output by 1.8 million barrels per day to reduce a price-sapping glut.

  • STAMFORD, Conn. _ The Navigators Group Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $21.6 million. The Stamford, Connecticut- based company said it had profit of 71 cents per share. For the year, the company reported profit of $82.7 million, or $2.75 per share.

  • The New Haven, Connecticut- based company on Thursday forecast 2017 revenue of $3.40 billion- $3.50 billion, falling short of the average analyst estimate of $3.54 billion, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. "While revenue guidance implies only modest growth, investors should be relieved, since fears about significant slowdown in revenue were not realized,"...

  • Stephen Feinberg

    NBC News reports that Trump has asked a New York billionaire to conduct a review of U.S. intelligence agencies and other aspects of the federal government.

  • *OPEC could extend or deepen cuts if global glut persists. *OPEC, others promised to cut 1.8 million bpd in H1. OPEC's supply pact could be extended by May if all major producers showed "effective cooperation," an OPEC source told Reuters.

  • *Q4 rev misses; profit beats by 1 cent. The New Haven, Connecticut- based company on Thursday forecast 2017 revenue of $3.40 billion- $3.50 billion, below expectations of $3.54 billion, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Alexion's 2017 revenue forecast should reassure investors about the durability of Soliris, Leerink's Geoffrey Porges said.

  • NEW YORK— Charter Communications Inc. swung to a fourth-quarter profit, topping Wall Street expectations, as revenue surged from key acquisitions last year. The Stamford, Connecticut- based company earned $454 million, or $1.67 per share, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of 11 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment...

  • Soliris, approved for rare blood disorders paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria and atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome, generated quarterly sales of $749 million, underwhelming consensus estimates of $756 million, according to Barclays. The New Haven, Connecticut- based company forecast 2017 adjusted earnings of $5.00- $5.25 per share and revenue of...