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  • NEW YORK, Nov 4- Former Wall Street executive Andrew Caspersen was sentenced on Friday to four years in prison for engaging in what prosecutors say was a Ponzi-like scheme to defraud investors including family members and friends out of $38.5 million. Prosecutors sought up to 15-2/ 3 years in prison for the Princeton University and Harvard Law School graduate,...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 4- Former Wall Street executive Andrew Caspersen was sentenced on Friday to four years in prison for engaging in what prosecutors say was a Ponzi-like scheme to defraud investors including family members and friends out of $38.5 million. Prosecutors had sought up to 15-2/ 3 years in prison for the Princeton University and Harvard Law School...

  • WASHINGTON/ SEATTLE, Nov 4- A fire on an American Airlines passenger plane as it was taking off from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport last week was sparked when the right engine broke apart, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Friday. Pilots applied brakes to the Boeing 767-300 jetliner bound for Miami and aborted the takeoff of Flight...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 4- A fire on an American Airlines passenger plane as it was taking off from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport last week was sparked by the uncontained failure of the right engine, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Friday. Pilots applied the brakes to the Boeing 767 bound for Miami and did not complete the takeoff of Flight...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 4- The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said Friday an Oct. 28 fire in American Airlines Flight 383 was sparked by the uncontained failure of the right engine as the plane was in the process of taking off. Pilots applied the brakes to the Boeing 767 bound for Miami and did not complete the take off. The engine failure prompted a fuel leak that...

  • The regulated utilities unit serves Florida, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Indiana and North and South Carolina in the Southeastern and Midwest regions of the United States. The company, which has been cutting its exposure to volatile power prices in wholesale markets, agreed in October to sell its businesses in Brazil, Peru, Chile, Ecuador, Guatemala, El Salvador and...

  • MEXICO CITY- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Rob Kaplan speaks at an Association of Banks of Mexico forum- 1600 GMT. CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks before the 19th Annual International Banking Conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago- 1300 GMT. CHICAGO- European Central Bank Vice President Vitor...

  • MEXICO CITY- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Rob Kaplan speaks at an Association of Banks of Mexico forum- 1600 GMT. CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks before the 19th Annual International Banking Conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago- 1300 GMT. CHICAGO- European Central Bank Vice President Vitor...

  • President of the United States, Barack Obama

    President Obama warned during a rally in Florida that Donald Trump will act on his "twisted notions" if elected, NBC News reports.

  • *Pound surges more than 1 percent as UK govt loses Brexit ruling. NEW YORK, Nov 3- Global equity prices, rattled by worries about the U.S. presidential election, steadied on Thursday after a UK court ruled that the British parliament must approve a government decision to trigger Brexit, lifting the pound to a three-week high. "The market is having a bit of a rethink...

  • *UK court rules parliament approval must to trigger Brexit. Tension in markets, rattled by U.S. election nerves, eased after a UK court ruling that parliament must approve a government decision to trigger Brexit. Facebook fell 4 percent to $122.25, a day after the social media giant warned that revenue growth would slow this quarter.

  • *UK court rules parliament approval must to trigger Brexit. Tension in global markets rattled by U.S. election nerves eased after a UK court ruling that parliament must approve a government decision to trigger Brexit. Facebook fell 5 percent to $120.87 in premarket trading, a day after the social media giant warned that revenue growth would slow this quarter.

  • Trump and Clinton slam each other on character

    The two presidential candidates blast each other ahead of next week's election.

  • LONDON- Bank of England Deputy Governor Jon Cunliffe speaks at the Association for Financial Markets in Europe Annual dinner- 2055 GMT. BERLIN- Bank of England Executive Director for Resolution Andrew Gracie is a panelist at the Financial Risk and Stability Network Financial Stability Conference 2016- 1245 GMT. CAMBRIDGE, United States- European Central Bank...

  • LONDON- Bank of England Deputy Governor Jon Cunliffe speaks at the Association for Financial Markets in Europe Annual dinner- 2055 GMT. BERLIN- Bank of England Executive Director for Resolution Andrew Gracie is a panelist at the Financial Risk and Stability Network Financial Stability Conference 2016- 1245 GMT. CAMBRIDGE, United States- European Central Bank...

  • HAVANA, Nov 2- Red tape and slow approvals from Washington and Havana make it hard for U.S. companies to do business in Cuba despite a detente between the U.S. and Cuban governments, according to American executives in Havana for an annual trade fair this week. A U.S. hotel, cruise ships and commercial flights have appeared in Cuba for the first time in more than 50...

  • Donald Trump

    A new Quinnipiac survey shows a tight presidential race in battleground states, with Donald Trump appearing to gain some ground.

  • Donald Trump

    Six states look to be election toss-ups, according to NBC: Florida, North Carolina, Ohio, New Hampshire, Arizona and Utah.

  • WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2 TORONTO- Bank of Canada senior deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins will speak at an Ontario Securities Commission event- 1715 GMT. OTTAWA- Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau is set to be pressed on his fiscal update when he testifies to the Senate's finance committee on a bill to amend the Income Tax Act- 1600 GMT. OSLO- Norway Central Bank...

  • WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2 TORONTO- Bank of Canada senior deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins will speak at an Ontario Securities Commission event- 1715 GMT. OTTAWA- Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau is set to be pressed on his fiscal update when he testifies to the Senate's finance committee on a bill to amend the Income Tax Act- 1600 GMT. OSLO- Norway Central Bank...