White House Government Agencies

  • TOKYO, Jan 19- The dollar kept broad gains against its major rivals on Thursday, after rebounding sharply overnight on comments by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen suggesting U.S interest rates could be raised quickly this year. President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday. The greenback was little changed at 114.670 yen.

  • *Rise in U.S. bond yields after Yellen lifts financials. TOKYO, Jan 19- Japan's Nikkei share average rebounded from a six-week low on Thursday, with financial stocks cheered by the rise in U.S. bond yields after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signalled a solid pace of interest rate hikes. President-elect Donald Trump on Friday, Toshiba shares tumbled in heavy...

  • WASHINGTON— President-elect Donald Trump intends to nominate former Georgia Gov. He comes from the small city of Bonaire in rural central Georgia, where he built businesses in grain trading and trucking. The last three agriculture secretaries were from Iowa, North Dakota and Nebraska.

  • TOKYO, Jan 19- The dollar inched up against the yen and kept broad gains against other major peers early on Thursday, after rebounding sharply overnight on comments by Federal Reserve Janet Yellen suggesting U.S interest rates could be raised quickly this year. President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday. The pound, which had jumped 3 percent on...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 18- The U.S. Department of Defense and Lockheed Martin Corp are close to deal for a contract worth almost $9 billion as negotiations are poised to bring the price per F-35 below $100 million for the first time, people familiar with the talks said Wednesday. The U.S. Defense Department expects to spend $391 billion in the coming decades to develop and...

  • Jan 19- Gold prices on Thursday held on to their losses from the previous session, when they fell 1 percent on a strong dollar, after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen advocated lifting U.S. interest rates gradually. *With the U.S. economy close to full employment and inflation headed toward the Federal Reserve's 2 percent goal, it "makes sense" for the U.S. central...

  • TOKYO, Jan 19- Asian shares edged lower on Thursday and the dollar rebounded after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen hinted that interest rates in the United States could rise quickly this year. Yellen said in a speech to the Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on Wednesday that holding off too long to begin raising rates could "risk a nasty...

  • TOKYO, Jan 19- The dollar inched up against the yen and kept broad gains against other major peers early on Tuesday, after rebounding sharply overnight on comments by Federal Reserve Janet Yellen suggesting U.S interest rates could be raised quickly this year. President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday. The pound, which had jumped 3 percent on...

  • STANFORD, United States- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks on "The Economic Outlook and the Conduct of Monetary Policy" before the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research- 0100 GMT. FAIRFIELD, United States- San Francisco Fed President John Williams speaks before the Solano Economic Development Corporation Annual Luncheon Meeting- 2045 GMT.

  • STANFORD, United States- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks on "The Economic Outlook and the Conduct of Monetary Policy" before the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research- 0100 GMT. FAIRFIELD, United States- San Francisco Fed President John Williams speaks before the Solano Economic Development Corporation Annual Luncheon Meeting- 2045 GMT.

  • However, the FDA said it does not consider the supplementary information that is consistent with the FDA- required labeling guidelines alone to be evidence of a new intended use. If a firm communicates information, including on promotional material, that has not been evaluated by the regulator, but appears to be FDA- ratified, then it could lead to misbranding, and...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 18- President-elect Donald Trump's choice to lead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency expressed doubt about the science behind global climate change during a contentious Senate confirmation hearing on Wednesday, but added he would be obliged for now to uphold the EPA's finding carbon dioxide poses a public danger.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 18- The S&P 500 ended a choppy session slightly higher on Wednesday, helped by a rise in financials after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said it "makes sense" to gradually lift interest rates. The S&P financials index rose 0.8 percent, adding to gains late in the session following Yellen's remarks to the Commonwealth Club of California in San...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 18- The U.S. dollar rose and stocks also gained ground on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen suggested the U.S. central bank was ready to raise interest rates quickly this year. "It just adds to the Fed's story and an argument that the economy is ready to weather interest rate hikes," said John Doyle, director of markets at Tempus Inc in...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 18- The S&P 500 ended a choppy session slightly higher on Wednesday helped by a rise in financials after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said it "makes sense" to gradually lift interest rates. The S&P financials index rose 0.8 percent, adding to gains late in the session following Yellen's remarks to the Commonwealth Club of California in San...

  • *Dollar rises after hitting lowest since Dec. 8. NEW YORK, Jan 18- The dollar rose on Wednesday, boosted by comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen that suggested the U.S. central bank was ready to raise overnight interest rates quickly in the coming year. It fell to its lowest since Dec. 8 on Tuesday.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 18- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Wednesday that she will closely follow economic policies that may emerge under the new U.S. administration, and will factor those into her outlook and any future interest rate decisions.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 18- The S&P 500 ended a choppy session slightly higher on Wednesday, helped by gains in financials following comments by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen that it "makes sense" to gradually lift interest rates.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 18- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Wednesday that she expects the stronger dollar, whose rise in part is fueled by expectations the Fed will gradually raise interest rates, to continue to drag on U.S. exports.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 18- The U.S. dollar edged higher and stocks gained ground on Wednesday after the top U.S. monetary policy official spoke, but investors voiced caution over how U.S. policy will develop under Donald Trump's presidency two days before his inauguration. Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen were released and after U.S. inflation data.