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White House Government Agencies

  • PARIS- ECB policymakers Francois Villeroy de Galhau and Peter Praet to speak at a Bank of France's " Secular Stagnation and Growth Measurement Conference"- 0800 GMT. WASHINGTON, United States- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on monetary and fiscal policy before the Brookings Institution- 1500 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Chair...

  • Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt arrives at Trump Tower in New York, on Wednesday, Dec. 07, 2016.

    Questions surrounding Scott Pruitt's tactics with big business have surfaced, The New York Times reports.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 13- Moody's Corp has agreed to pay nearly $864 million to settle with U.S. federal and state authorities over its ratings of risky mortgage securities in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Friday. The credit rating agency reached the deal with the Justice Department, 21 states and the District of Columbia,...

  • PARIS- ECB policymakers Francois Villeroy de Galhau and Peter Praet to speak at a Bank of France's " Secular Stagnation and Growth Measurement Conference"- 0800 GMT. WASHINGTON, United States- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on monetary and fiscal policy before the Brookings Institution- 1500 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Chair...

  • PARIS- ECB policymakers Francois Villeroy de Galhau and Peter Praet to speak at a Bank of France's " Secular Stagnation and Growth Measurement Conference"- 0800 GMT. WASHINGTON, United States- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on monetary and fiscal policy before the Brookings Institution- 1500 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Chair...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 13- Rex Tillerson, the former oil executive under consideration for U.S. secretary of state, is trying to avoid giving testimony in a federal lawsuit over climate change, according to a lawyer for a group of teenagers who filed the suit. Lawyers for the teenagers, who sued the federal government claiming it violated their constitutional rights by...

  • The justices said they would hear an appeal by the National Association of Manufacturers of a Cincinnati- based federal appeals court's ruling that gave itself jurisdiction to review challenges to the Clean Water Act regulation. Dozens of agricultural groups, states and municipalities had sued U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 13- A top U.S. senator asked the U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Friday to investigate whether Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV deceptively marketed its diesel-powered SUVs and trucks.

  • SENATOR SEEKS FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION INVESTIGATION INTO FIAT CHRYSLER DIESEL VEHICLES MARKETING- STATEMENT.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 13- U.S. Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez will step down next month after more than three years as chair and six at the agency under Democratic President Barack Obama, the FTC said on Friday. Ramirez, who worked on the Harvard Law Review with Obama and later for his presidential campaign, is widely expected to be replaced by...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 13- U.S. Federal Trade Commission chairwoman Edith Ramirez will step down after more than three years as chairwoman and six at the agency, the FTC said in a statement on Friday, adding that her departure will be effective Feb. 10. Ramirez, who worked on the Harvard Law Review with Democratic President Barack Obama and later for his campaign, is widely...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 13- U.S. Federal Trade Commission chairwoman Edith Ramirez will step down after more than three years as chairwoman and six at the agency, the FTC said on Friday.

  • PARIS/ MILAN, Jan 13- European carmakers were drawn into a widening probe of diesel emissions testing on Friday, with French prosecutors examining Renault and British authorities seeking answers from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV. The French clampdown follows allegations by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday that Fiat Chrysler, like...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 13- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Gina McCarthy on Friday finalized a determination that the landmark fuel efficiency rules instituted by President Barack Obama should be locked in through 2025, a bid to maintain a key part of his administration's climate legacy. As part of a 2012 regulation, EPA had to decide by April 2018 whether...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 13- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Gina McCarthy on Friday finalized a determination that the landmark fuel efficiency rules instituted by President Barack Obama should be locked in through 2025, a bid to maintain a key part of his administration's climate legacy. As part of a 2012 regulation, EPA had to decide by April 2018 whether...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 13- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Gina McCarthy on Friday finalized a determination that the landmark fuel efficiency rules instituted by President Barack Obama should be locked in through 2025, a bid to maintain a key part of his administration's climate legacy. Major U.S. and foreign automakers have appealed to...

  • LONDON, Jan 13- European Central Bank officials are unlikely to make any change in policy on Thursday, while data from the United States will help the Federal Reserve decide whether to immediately follow December's rate increase with another. After the December decision to extend QE at a slower pace, the ECB is almost on an autopilot for the rest of 2017, "said...

  • PARIS, Jan 13- French prosecutors are investigating Renault over suspected cheating on vehicle exhaust emissions, a source at the Paris prosecutor's office told Reuters on Friday, sending shares in the automaker lower. VW this week agreed to pay $4.3 billion in a settlement with U.S. regulators and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday accused...

  • *Focus on Italy as crucial review by DBRS looms. *Credit Agricole to cease primary dealerships in Austria, Ireland. LONDON, Jan 13- Euro zone bond yields rose on Friday after comments from U.S. policymakers overnight prompted concerns that monetary policy in the world's largest economy could tighten faster than previously expected, though poor Chinese export...

  • *USDA trims estimates for U.S. soybean crop yields, stocks. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Jan 13- Chicago grain and soybean futures edged lower on Friday as a day-earlier rally sparked by some lower-than-expected U.S. government crop estimates stalled in the face of hefty global supplies. CBOT's soft red winter wheat benchmark was down 0.2 percent at $4.25-1/ 4 a bushel but its...