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  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— Developer Glenn Straub says "abusive" red tape from state casino regulators is preventing people from investing in Atlantic City— even as he sues those regulators over how quickly they consider his plan to reopen the former Revel casino. Other Atlantic City casino owners in the same situation have been required to obtain full casino licenses,...

  • *Peso hits record low vs dollar of 21.7685 pesos. NEW YORK, Jan 10- The U.S. dollar was little changed against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday on nervousness ahead of U.S. Speculators had boosted net long bets on the dollar for a third straight week in the week ended Jan. 3, data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and calculations by Reuters showed on...

  • HARTFORD, Conn.— Come for your college education, stay for a master's degree on the house. The University of St. Joseph in West Hartford this week made the pitch, announcing that undergraduates studying business management and accounting will be able to qualify for a fifth-year master's degree with no additional tuition. The closest model they found, she said, was...

  • *Peso hits record low vs dollar of 21.6250 pesos. NEW YORK, Jan 10- The U.S. dollar edged lower against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday on nervousness ahead of U.S. Speculators had boosted net long bets on the dollar for a third straight week in the week ended Jan. 3, data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and calculations by Reuters showed on Friday.

  • The Navy released a 355- ship proposal last month that calls for adding 47 ships, including 18 attack submarines. Geiger spoke to government and business leaders Monday for the company's annual update and said the Navy has been asking him for several weeks whether Electric Boat could still build two attack submarines a year, or even three, when a new class of...

  • CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on economic outlook before the CFA Society Chicago- 1800 GMT. HARTFORD, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren speaks before the Connecticut Business& Industry Association annual Economic Summit and Outlook- 1400 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council...

  • OLD LYME, Conn.— Someone has been stabbed to death at a Connecticut supermarket. State police say the stabbing occurred Sunday afternoon at a Big Y supermarket in a shopping plaza in Old Lyme and a second person suffered serious injuries. The Springfield, Massachusetts- based Big Y supermarket chain has several locations in Massachusetts and Connecticut.

  • CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a panel discussion on "Ending too-big-to fail" at the American Economic Association conference- 1615 GMT. CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on economic outlook before the CFA Society Chicago- 1800 GMT. HARTFORD, United States- Federal...

  • 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...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 5- The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission told French nuclear power company Areva SA it will publish as early as next week the names of U.S. reactors that contain components from its Le Creusot forge that is suspected of falsifying documents despite the company's claim that the information is proprietary. Still, anti-nuclear power advocates,...

  • NEW HAVEN, Conn., Jan 5- Bond trader Jesse Litvak lied to customers about mortgage securities prices because he wanted to make more money for his employer, a federal prosecutor said on Thursday, as a retrial of the former Jefferies Group Inc managing director got underway. "The evidence will show the lies meant more money for Jefferies and less for customers," Heather...

  • Jan 5- U.S. crude oil inventories fell sharply as higher refining runs prompted a surge in gasoline and distillate stocks in the last week of 2016, the Energy Information Administration said on Thursday. "The large crude draw can entirely be explained away by the 7.1 million-barrel draw to Gulf coast inventories, as tax mitigation strategies meant crude...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 4- A former Barclays Plc trader pleaded guilty on Wednesday to U.S. charges arising from a global investigation into the manipulation of foreign-exchange prices at major banks, the U.S. Department of Justice said. Jason Katz, a former Barclays trader who later worked at BNP Paribas SA, pleaded guilty in Manhattan federal court to participating in a...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 4- A former Barclays Plc trader pleaded guilty on Wednesday to U.S. charges arising from a global investigation into the manipulation of foreign-exchange prices at major banks, the U.S. Department of Justice said. Jason Katz, a former Barclays trader who later worked at BNP Paribas SA, pleaded guilty in Manhattan federal court to participating in a...

  • Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser and White House posts. A civil engineer by training, the Texan joined the world's largest energy company in 1975 and led several of its operations in the United States as well as in Yemen, Thailand and Russia. DEFENSE SECRETARY: JAMES MATTIS Mattis is a retired Marine general...

  • Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser and White House posts. A civil engineer by training, the Texan joined the world's largest energy company in 1975 and led several of its operations in the United States as well as in Yemen, Thailand and Russia. DEFENSE SECRETARY: JAMES MATTIS Mattis is a retired Marine general...

  • Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser and White House posts. A civil engineer by training, the Texan joined the world's largest energy company in 1975 and led several of its operations in the United States as well as in Yemen, Thailand and Russia. DEFENSE SECRETARY: JAMES MATTIS Mattis is a retired Marine general...

  • Jan 3- A former Jefferies Group Inc bond trader is going back on trial in federal court in Connecticut over whether he lied to customers about mortgage bond prices to boost profit. "The retrial will clear the air over whether bond traders can increase margins by falsely representing prices, which can distort trading and capital formation," said James Cox, a Duke...

  • 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...