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White House Government Agencies

  • *Trump's speech to U.S. Congress fails to stir markets. *Spot gold may rise to a range of $1,252- $1,258- technicals. The metal hit its highest since Nov. 11 at $1,263.80 on Feb. 27.

  • TOKYO, March 1- The dollar spurted higher in Asian trade on Wednesday as Federal Reserve policy-setters fanned expectations of a rate hike this month, overshadowing a key speech by U.S. The greenback traded at 113.16 yen, up 0.35 percent from late U.S. levels, while the euro dropped 0.1 percent against the dollar to $1.0565. He just repeated what he had said, "said...

  • SANTA CRUZ, Calif./ NEW YORK, Feb 28- A handful of Federal Reserve policymakers on Tuesday jolted markets into higher expectations for a March U.S. interest rate increase, with comments that suggested rate-setters are worried about waiting too long in the face of pending economic stimulus from Washington. New York Fed President William Dudley, among the most...

  • President Donald Trump addresses a joint session of the U.S. Congress on February 28, 2017 in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. Trump's first address to Congress focused on national security, tax and regulatory reform, the economy, and healthcare.

    Trump says the office will target criminals, but he didn't produce evidence that immigrants commit a disproportionate amount of crime.

  • SANTA CRUZ, Calif./ NEW YORK, Feb 28- A handful of Federal Reserve policymakers on Tuesday jolted markets into higher expectations for a March U.S. interest rate increase, with comments that suggested rate-setters are worried about waiting too long in the face of pending economic stimulus from Washington. New York Fed President William Dudley, among the most...

  • *Asia ex- Japan stocks down 0.3 pct; Nikkei up on weaker yen. SINGAPORE, March 1- The dollar and Treasury yields jumped on Wednesday after Federal Reserve officials jolted traders by suggesting an interest rate rise may be imminent even as markets remained on tenterhooks ahead of a looming speech by U.S. Stock markets in Asia were also pulled lower, with MSCI's...

  • *All eye on Trump's speech at 0200 GMT. TOKYO, March 1- The dollar ticked higher on Wednesday as a handful of Federal Reserve policymakers boosted expectations for a March U.S. interest rate increase, just hours ahead of long-awaited speech by U.S. The greenback rose 0.3 percent to 113.16 yen while the euro dropped 0.1 percent against the dollar to $1.0565.

  • CAMBRIDGE, United States- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on the economic outlook and monetary policy before the Malcolm Wiener Lecture in International Political Economy event hosted by the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University- 2300 GMT. DALLAS, United States- Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan to participate in a...

  • CAMBRIDGE, United States- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on the economic outlook and monetary policy before the Malcolm Wiener Lecture in International Political Economy event hosted by the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University- 2300 GMT. DALLAS, United States- Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan to participate in a...

  • SANTA CRUZ, Calif./ NEW YORK, Feb 28- A handful of Federal Reserve policymakers on Tuesday jolted markets into higher expectations for a March U.S. interest rate increase, with comments that suggested rate-setters are worried about waiting too long in the face of pending economic stimulus from Washington. New York Fed President William Dudley, among the most...

  • The executive order will kick off what could be a lengthy process to undo the Waters of the United States or WOTUS rule, finalized by the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 2015 to clarify which bodies of water are covered by the Clean Water Act. "A few years ago the EPA decided that navigable waters can mean nearly every puddle or...

  • Feb 28- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it had approved Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc's oral drug to treat carcinoid syndrome diarrhea, a condition that develops in patients with gastrointestinal tumors. Lexicon, which partnered with French drugmaker Ipsen SA in 2014 to commercialize the drug in Europe and other markets outside the...

  • DETROIT, Feb 28- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is being investigated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S. Justice Department and several state attorneys general for alleged excess diesel emissions by some of its vehicles, the automaker revealed in a filing with the SEC on Tuesday.

  • Feb 28- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it had approved Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc's oral drug to treat carcinoid syndrome diarrhea, a condition that develops in patients with gastrointestinal tumors. The drug, Xermelo or telotristat ethyl, was tested on patients who were unable to tolerate somatostatin analog therapy- the...

  • Feb 28- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it had approved Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc's oral drug to treat carcinoid syndrome, a condition that develops in patients with gastrointestinal tumors. Lexicon, which partnered with French drugmaker Ipsen SA in 2014 to commercialize the drug in Europe and other markets outside the United States,...

  • Feb 28- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it had approved Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc's oral drug to treat carcinoid syndrome, a condition that develops in patients with gastrointestinal tumors. The drug, Xermelo or telotristat ethyl, was tested on patients who were unable to tolerate somatostatin analog therapy- the standard-of-care...

  • Trump's executive order directs the Justice Department to ask a federal court to put legal challenges to the rule on hold as the administration conducts its review, a senior official said. The order, which the White House did not immediately make public, will kick off what will likely be a lengthy process to undo the Waters of the United States rule, finalized by...

  • In the Feb. 14 letter, the FDA said several products were contaminated with multiple foreign particulates and that the injectable antibiotic vancomycin had been compromised by cardboard pieces. The FDA warned the company it had failed to take corrective action. The presence of the foreign matter is "unacceptable" and suggests "a significant loss of control in...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 28- Late this afternoon, the automakers Honda, Ford, Toyota, Nissan, Mazda and BMW will head to federal court in Miami to argue that a $1 billion plea agreement between the U.S. Justice Department and the airbag maker Takata Corporation should absolve them from liability for installing dangerous Takata airbags in tens of millions of cars sold in the U.S.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 28- The new Republican head of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission promised "light-touch" regulation of areas such as the internet, a dramatic shift away from the Obama administration's approach to telecommunications oversight. Ajit Pai, whom President Donald Trump named in January to chair the FCC, said at the Mobile World Congress in...