White House Government Agencies

  • SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia holds interest rate meeting- 0330 GMT. AUCKLAND, New Zealand- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on current economic events and monetary policy before the CFA Society, New Zealand Luncheon- 2350 GMT. CHARLESTON- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker speaks on "Economic Outlook,...

  • SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia holds interest rate meeting- 0330 GMT. AUCKLAND, New Zealand- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on current economic events and monetary policy before the CFA Society, New Zealand Luncheon- 2350 GMT. CHARLESTON- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker speaks on "Economic Outlook,...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 30- Volkswagen AG confirmed late Friday it will make $1.21 billion in payments to 652 U.S. brand dealers as part of its $16.5 billion diesel emissions settlement to date. Separately, the U.S. Justice Department, Federal Trade Commission and lawyers for owners of 475,000 polluting diesel cars were filing legal papers late Friday asking a federal...

  • JUSTICE DEPARTMENT, FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION ASK FEDERAL JUDGE TO GRANT FINAL APPROVAL TO $14.7 BILLION DIESEL EMISSIONS SETTLEMENT: COURT DOCUMENTS.

  • Sept 30- Wall Street rallied on Friday, lifted by a surge in Deutsche Bank shares and financial stocks after concerns eased about the health of the German bank. Germany's largest bank has been engulfed by crisis after earlier this month being handed a demand for up to $14 billion by the Department of Justice. U.S. stocks had sold off sharply on Thursday, after...

  • *Deutsche Bank nears $5.4 bln settlement with DOJ- AFP. Sept 30- Wall Street rallied on Friday as a bounce in Deutsche Bank shares powered financial stocks. The stock had lost more than 22 percent in the past two weeks after the U.S. Department of Justice demanded $14 billion from the German lender to settle the charges.

  • Investigators with the Justice Department also are seeking information on how the company acquires and classifies its oil and gas properties. The company is in discussions with the Justice Department, the Postal Service and state agencies and continues to respond to subpoenas and demands, according to the annual filing. University of Central Oklahoma...

  • Sept 30- Wall Street extended gains on Friday as a bounce in Deutsche Bank's shares helped lift financial stocks amid broad gains across sectors. Deutsche Bank's U.S-listed stock surged 12.3 percent after French news agency AFP reported that the bank was nearing a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice regarding mortgage bonds.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 30- U.S. consumer spending fell in August for the first time in seven months while inflation showed signs of accelerating, mixed signals that could keep the Federal Reserve cautious about raising interest rates. The Commerce Department said on Friday that consumer spending, which accounts for more than two-thirds of U.S. economic activity,...

  • Cognizant shares fell as much as 12.3 percent to $48.25 in early trading, their lowest in two years. The company said it was investigating whether certain payments relating to facilities in India were made improperly. Cognizant said it had notified the United States Department of Justice and the United States Securities and Exchange Commission about the...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 30- U.S. consumer spending unexpectedly fell in August for the first time in seven months while inflation showed signs of accelerating, mixed signals that could keep the Federal Reserve cautious about raising interest rates. The Commerce Department said on Friday that consumer spending, which accounts for more than two-thirds of U.S....

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 30- U.S. consumer spending unexpectedly fell for the first time in seven months in August but inflation showed signs of accelerating, mixed signals that could keep the Federal Reserve cautious about raising interest rates. The Commerce Department said on Friday that consumer spending, which accounts for more than two-thirds of U.S. economic...

  • Miss Venezuela, Alicia Machado (L), 19, from the hometown of Maracay, won the 1996 Miss Universe Crown late 17 May in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Donald Trump's nasty feud with the former Miss Universe who claims he once called her "Miss Piggy" and "Miss Housekeeping" shows no sign of abating.

  • U.S. health officials recommended that pregnant women postpone nonessential travel to 11 Southeast Asian countries because of the risk of Zika.

  • FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 DALLAS, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated Q&A session before the Stemmons Corridor Business Association 35th Annual Meeting- 1700 GMT. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers speak at a seminar, hosted by the Bank of Japan and the Bank of Canada, on financial and price stability-...

  • The latest countries singled out by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are Brunei, Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Philippines, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam. Unlike parts of Central and South America and the Caribbean hit hardest by the recent Zika outbreak, areas of Southeast Asia have had the virus present for many...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 29- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Thursday it would delay a final vote on a landmark reform of the $20 billion television set-top box market-- a blow to advocates seeking to cut bills for tens of millions of subscribers. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has touted his plan-- backed by President Barack Obama-- to allow tens of millions of...

  • Sept 29- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it has issued a travel advisory urging pregnant women to postpone non-essential travel to 11 Southeast Asian countries in connection with the Zika virus. The 11 countries are Brunei, Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Philippines, Thailand, East Timor and Vietnam.

  • Sept 29- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday it had concluded an investigation into a multi-state E.coli outbreak linked to flour produced at a General Mills Inc plant in Kansas City, Missouri. The outbreak had affected 63 people across 24 states, the CDC said. General Mills in May issued a voluntary recall of about 10 million...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 29- The U.S. dollar hit a more than one-month low against the Swiss franc and trimmed gains against the yen on Thursday on concerns over Deutsche Bank, while increased expectations for a December Federal Reserve rate hike kept the greenback generally afloat. U.S.-listed shares of Deutsche Bank, which is fighting a $14 billion U.S. demand to settle...