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  • NEW YORK, July 25- The U.S. The Fed penalty would come two years after revelations that an employee at the New York Fed, Jason Gross, had leaked sensitive information to a Goldman banker named Rohit Bansal. Goldman has already paid a $50 million penalty to New York's Department of Financial Services related to the issue.

  • SAO PAULO, July 25- Latin American currencies and stocks ended mostly lower on Monday as traders avoided risky bets ahead of this week's U.S. Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan policy meetings. In Mexico, the stock index closed down 0.86 percent, partly driven by Grupo Mexico which saw a 3.21 percent drop in its share price after posting weaker second-quarter...

  • CHICAGO, July 25- The U.S. government's $2.65 billion operating loan program to help farmers keep their businesses going has already run out of cash, as requests for federal financial assistance grow amid the worst agricultural downturn in more than a decade, U.S. officials told Reuters on Monday. As a result, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is looking for other...

  • NEW YORK, July 25- The U.S. The Fed penalty would come two years after revelations that an employee at the New York Fed, Jason Gross, had leaked sensitive information to a Goldman banker named Rohit Bansal. Goldman has already paid a $50 million penalty to New York's Department of Financial Services related to the issue.

  • SANTIAGO, Chile— Latin America's largest airline has agreed to some $22 million in civil and criminal fines in connection with a scheme to pay bribes to end a labor strike in Argentina a decade ago, U.S. authorities said Monday. Chile- based carrier LATAM will pay $12.75 million to the U.S. Justice Department and $9.4 million including interest to the U.S....

  • *Fed begins two-day meeting on Tuesday. July 25- U.S. stocks receded from record highs on Monday as oil weighed on energy shares and investors awaited an avalanche of quarterly reports. The negative start to the week, which includes earnings from 190 S&P 500 companies as well as a Federal Reserve policy meeting, put the brakes on a 9- percent rally that started on...

  • *Longer-dated yields hold steady on Wall Street losses. NEW YORK, July 25- Short-dated U.S. Longer-dated Treasury yields followed Wall Street stocks lower, with traders wary of possible signals from the Federal Reserve about an interest rate increase later this year following its policy meeting on Tuesday and Wednesday.

  • *Fed begins two-day meeting on Tuesday. July 25- U.S. stocks fell from record highs on Monday as oil weighed on energy shares and investors awaited an avalanche of quarterly reports. The negative start to the week, which includes earnings from 190 S&P 500 companies as well as a Federal Reserve policy meeting, put the brakes on a 9 percent rally that started on June 27.

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, July 25- Gold pared losses on Monday as the dollar and world stock markets turned lower ahead of central bank meetings in the United States and Japan. The world's major economies pledged at a G20 meeting over the weekend, dominated by Britain's vote last month to leave the European Union, to use all policy tools available to boost growth.

  • WASHINGTON, July 25- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday paved the way for new curbs on emissions from passenger jets by ruling that greenhouse gases from airplanes endanger public health. The finding, which requires the EPA to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from aircraft under the federal Clean Air Act, removes a hurdle to implementing...

  • July 25- U.S. stocks slipped from their record levels on Monday as oil weighed on energy shares and as investors awaited this week's Federal Reserve monetary policy meeting. The S&P energy index fell 2 percent, its biggest percentage decline since June 27 when Britain's vote to leave the European Union sparked a massive selloff in risk assets.

  • NEW YORK, July 25- Global equity markets edged lower on Monday as a 2 percent drop in crude prices weighed on investor sentiment and traders awaited signals of a potential interest rate increase this year from a meeting of Federal Reserve policymakers. Shares in Europe advanced in early trade but turned lower after Wall Street opened. "With stocks starting to...

  • meetings@ SAO PAULO, July 25- Latin American currencies and stocks fell on Monday as traders avoided risky bets ahead of this week's Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan policy meetings. Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Saturday he would ease policy further if necessary. Shares of Petróleo Brasileiro SA also advanced after the state-controlled oil...

  • WASHINGTON, July 25- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday finalized its determination that greenhouse gases from airplanes endangers public health, a decision that requires the agency to regulate emissions from U.S. aircraft. The endangerment finding triggers the EPA to start a rule- making process for greenhouse gas emission standard for...

  • *FOMC begins two-day meeting on Tuesday. July 25- U.S. stocks slipped from their record levels on Monday as oil weighed on energy shares and as investors awaited this week's Federal Reserve monetary policy meeting. "Second-quarter earnings have come in stronger than we had expected, but for some reason the markets have chosen to obsess about oil prices today," said...

  • *Longer-dated yields fall after lower Wall Street open. Longer-dated Treasury yields followed Wall Street stocks lower, with traders wary of possible signals from the Federal Reserve about an interest rate increase later this year following its upcoming policy meeting on Tuesday and Wednesday. While the U.S. economic expansion has persisted in the...

  • July 25- Drug developer Ocular Therapeutix Inc said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had denied approval for its treatment for post-operative eye pain. The company said the FDA raised concerns related to its manufacturing process after an inspection of its facility. The company said there were no clinical issues identified in the FDA's letter and that it...

  • July 25- Drug developer Ocular Therapeutix Inc said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had denied approval for its treatment for post-operative eye pain.

  • LONDON, July 25- Gold fell on Monday, extending a second straight week of losses, as a recovery in risk appetite supported stock markets near nine-month highs ahead of central bank meetings this week in the United States and Japan. The world's major economies pledged at a G20 meeting this weekend, dominated by last month's British vote to leave the European Union,...

  • *Little movement on German Ifo sentiment survey. LONDON, July 25- The dollar inched up against the yen and held near a four-week high against the euro on Monday ahead of meetings of the Bank of Japan and U.S. Federal Reserve which investors on balance expect to be dollar-positive. Of the two there are positioning expectations more clearly built into the BOJ, "said...