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  • CHICAGO/ NEW YORK, Feb 3- U.S. Municipal bond sales next week from New York City, the state of Oregon and a California healthcare provider worth nearly $1.7 billion include warnings to potential buyers that Trump's policies could pose a financial risk to these issuers. New York City on Tuesday told potential investors for its upcoming $800 million bond sale that...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 1- As a lawyer in private practice for a decade, President Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch often fought on behalf of business interests, including efforts to curb securities class action lawsuits, experience that could mould his thinking if he is confirmed as a justice. Gorsuch, a conservative federal appeals court judge...

  • Jan 31- U.S. stocks were lower on Tuesday, dragged down by technology and industrial shares, amid disappointing earnings and weak consumer confidence data. The selling comes a day after Wall Street recorded its worst day of 2017, as investors turned wary about the consequences of President Donald Trump's isolationist policies such as curbing travel to the...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 31- Conservative U.S. appeals court judge Neil Gorsuch has been told he is likely President Donald Trump's pick to fill a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court that has been vacant for almost a year, CNN reported on Tuesday, citing an unnamed source. Gorsuch, 49, who would replace the late Antonin Scalia, is a judge on the Denver- based 10th U.S. Circuit Court of...

  • *Dollar on track for worst month since March 2016. The selling comes a day after Wall Street suffered its worst day of 2017, as investors turned wary about the consequences of President Donald Trump's isolationist policies such as curbing travel to the United States. "Many technology CEOs have come out publicly against Trump's immigration policies and it...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 30- President Donald Trump said he will announce his nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday as he looks to quickly put his stamp on the court by restoring its conservative majority, even as Democrats geared up for a Senate confirmation fight. They are: Neil Gorsuch, a judge on the Denver- based 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals; Thomas Hardiman, who...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 30- President Donald Trump said he will announce his nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday as he looks to quickly put his stamp on the court by restoring its conservative majority, even as Democrats geared up for a Senate confirmation fight. Trump, set to fill the lingering vacancy on the nation's highest court left by the death of...

  • Trump said on Monday that he will unveil at the White House at 8 p.m. on Tuesday his pick to fill the lingering vacancy on the nation's highest court left by the death of conservative Justice Antonin Scalia in February 2016. They are: Neil Gorsuch, a judge on the Denver- based 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals; Thomas Hardiman, who serves on the Philadelphia- based 3rd...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 30- President Donald Trump said he will announce his nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, two days earlier than previously planned, as he looks to quickly put his imprint on the court's ideological leaning by restoring its conservative majority. Trump, in a Twitter post on Monday, said he would unveil at the White House at 8 p.m. on Tuesday his...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 30- President Donald Trump said he will announce his nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, two days earlier than previously planned, as he looks to put his imprint on the ideological leaning of the court by restoring its conservative majority. Trump, in a Twitter post on Monday, said he would unveil at 8 p.m. on Tuesday his pick to fill the...

  • President Donald Trump's attempt to strip municipalities of federal dollars for shielding illegal immigrants threatens $2.27 billion in annual funds for the nation's ten largest cities, a Reuters analysis of federal grants found. Trump plans to make good on his campaign pledge to block federal funding to states and cities where local law enforcement...

  • President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he will make his choice to fill the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court on Feb. 2 as he seeks to restore the conservative majority on the Supreme Court. Appointment as a Supreme Court justice requires Senate confirmation for the lifetime post. The current frontrunners include three conservative jurists who were appointed...

  • *Asia ex- Japan stocks down; Nikkei flat. *China 4 Q GDP data tops expectations, aids mainland stocks. President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, even as China's fourth-quarter economic growth beat expectations and Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen took a less hawkish policy stance.

  • *Asia ex- Japan stocks down 0.1 pct, to end week flat. SINGAPORE, Jan 20- Caution was the name of the game in financial markets on Friday ahead of U.S. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan slipped 0.1 percent, and looked set to end the week flat.

  • The court will hear an appeal filed by investment adviser Charles Kokesh, who the SEC sued in 2009 for allegedly misappropriating money from several business-development company funds to pay for expenses such as salaries and bonuses. The case hinges on whether the SEC has time limits on seeking disgorgement of ill-gotten gains, a remedy the regulator often...

  • The court will hear an appeal filed by investment adviser Charles Kokesh, who was sued by the SEC in 2009 for allegedly misappropriating money from several business-development company funds to pay for expenses such as salaries and bonuses. The SEC currently faces a five-year statute of limitations on collecting civil penalties, a time restriction that the...

  • Chipotle shares were up 5 percent at $414.85 after the Denver- based company said same-store sales for December surged 14.7 percent, compared with a 30 percent drop the year earlier. Still, shares in the chain remain far below their all-time peak of nearly $750 hit in summer 2015 as the company works to fix customer service issues and other operational...

  • The ruling by the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver in the case of Colorado businessman David Bandimere marked a major setback for the SEC amid attacks by defendants who question the fairness of its administrative court system. The holding on Tuesday marked a departure from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, which in August...

  • Dec 27- U.S. consumer confidence shot to its highest in more than 15 years in December as Americans saw more strength ahead in business conditions, stock prices and the job market following the election of Donald Trump as president in November. The gain in confidence was entirely due to rising expectations as consumers' assessments of current conditions dipped,...

  • Looking ahead to next year, restructuring advisers said they expect more energy-related bankruptcy filings, as the sector prepares for an upturn that could follow implementation of President-elect Donald Trump's pro-drilling agenda or OPEC's plan to cut oil production for the first time in eight years. Denver- based Bonanza Creek, with oil and natural gas...