White House Government Agencies

  • *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...

  • FRIDAY, JULY 29 CAMBRIDGE- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams participates in a policy dialogue on "What's Left in the Fed's Tool Kit?" before the 2016 Pacific Pension and Investment Institute Summer Roundtable- 1330 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank to announce results of the 2016 bank stress tests.

  • WASHINGTON, July 22- The Environmental Protection Agency will as soon as Monday finalize a scientific finding that greenhouse gases from aviation endanger human health, obligating the United States to regulate emissions from commercial aircraft, sources told Reuters. The EPA did not immediately respond on Friday to confirm the timing.

  • July 22- The Democratic Party is poised to adopt a policy platform at its convention next week that would prohibit bankers from serving on the boards of the Federal Reserve's 12 regional headquarters and would aim to make the U.S. central bank more diverse. The platform was approved by the party's committee earlier this month and its delegates are expected to...

  • Speculators in four major NYMEX and ICE markets reduced their bearish bets by 11,801 contracts to a one-month low of 91,547 in the week to July 19, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission said on Friday. Gas futures on the NYMEX averaged $2.73 per million British thermal units during the five trading days ended July 19 versus $2.76 during the five trading...

  • Speculators in four major NYMEX and ICE markets reduced their bearish bets by 11,801 contracts to 91,547 in the week to July 19, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission said on Friday.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 22- A quartet of technology heavyweights will be part of an avalanche of quarterly corporate earnings reports next week that, along with a meeting of Federal Reserve policymakers, could hold the key to whether Wall Street extends its record-breaking rally or loses steam. With second-quarter reporting season kicking into high gear,...

  • LONDON, July 22- Gold prices fell on Friday, reflecting tension between a global backdrop of easier interest rates and the chance of U.S. monetary policy being tightened before the end of the year. Bullion has benefited significantly- hitting its highest in two years this month- as central banks from Europe to Japan keep policy looser for longer, which neutralises...

  • FRANKFURT, July 22- Central banks from Washington to Tokyo take center stage next week, although policymakers are likely to remain cautious as they wait for the dust to settle from Britain's shock vote to leave the EU. As they wait for political reassurances and greater clarity over the likely impact of the move, central banks have mostly avoided action since...

  • *Could retest support at $1,313- technicals. LONDON, July 22- Gold prices eased on Friday, reflecting tension between an easier global interest rate backdrop and the chance of U.S. monetary policy being tightened before the end of the year. Bullion has benefited significantly-- hitting its highest in two years this month-- as central banks from Europe to Japan opt to...

  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals said U.S. regulators have raised concerns over a new eye drop manufactured at a Bausch + Lomb facility in Florida.

  • *Gold may retest support at $1,313- technicals. LONDON, July 22- Gold prices eased on Friday, reflecting tension between an easier global interest rate backdrop and the chance of U.S. monetary policy being tightened before the end of 2016. Bullion has benefited significantly- hitting its highest in two years earlier this month- as central banks from Europe to Japan...

  • July 22- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International said on Friday U.S. regulators have raised concerns over a new eye drop manufactured at a Bausch+ Lomb facility in Florida. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, in a complete response letter regarding the eye drop for a type of glaucoma, raised concerns over Current Good Manufacturing Practice at the unit.

  • NEW YORK, July 21- The U.S. government asked a federal appeals court on Thursday to block the release of a report detailing how HSBC Holdings Plc is working to improve its money laundering controls after the British bank was fined $1.92 billion. In a brief filed with the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, the U.S. Department of Justice sought to overturn an order...

  • NEW YORK, July 21- The U.S. government asked a federal appeals court on Thursday to block the release of a report detailing how HSBC Holdings Plc is working to improve its money laundering controls after the British bank was fined $1.92 billion. In a brief filed with the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, the U.S. Department of Justice sought to overturn an order...

  • DHAKA/ NEW YORK, July 21- When the Federal Reserve Bank of New York cleared five transactions made by the Bangladesh Bank hackers, the money went in two directions. On Thursday, Feb. 4, the Fed's system sent $20 million to Sri Lanka and $81 million to the Philippines. That prompted Deutsche Bank, an intermediary in the transaction, and a Sri Lankan bank to contact...