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White House Government Agencies

  • *U.S. 10- year note, 30- year bond yields fall from 1- week highs. *U.S. 2- year npote yield touches 2- week peak. NEW YORK, Oct 25- U.S. long-dated Treasury yields slipped on Tuesday after data showed a decline in U.S. consumer confidence this month, although the outlook on yields remained intact as investors see the Federal Reserve raising interest rates in December.

  • INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION VOTES TO FINALIZE DUTIES ON CERTAIN INDIAN STEEL PIPE.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 25- U.S. long-dated Treasury yields slipped on Tuesday following a decline in U.S. consumer confidence this month, although the outlook on yields remained upbeat as investors become increasingly convinced the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in December. Ian Lyngen, head of U.S. rates strategy at BMO Capital Markets in New York took note of...

  • *Dollar at highest vs euro, franc since March 10. NEW YORK, Oct 25- The dollar hit its highest level in nearly eight months against the euro and a roughly three-month high against the yen on Tuesday on growing expectations that the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates in December, while the offshore yuan hit a record low. Democratic presidential candidate...

  • LONDON, Oct 25- The dollar trod water on Tuesday but stayed close to a nine-month high, as solid U.S. manufacturing activity and comments from a Federal Reserve official heightened expectations of a rise in interest rates by year-end. China's yuan hit its lowest against the dollar since offshore trading was introduced in 2010. Chicago Fed President Charles...

  • Spot gold was up 0.4 percent at $1,269.05 an ounce at 0915 GMT. It has traded in a narrow $6.60 per ounce range for the past five sessions. "What has been interesting in gold recently has been the rise in the dollar but we seem to have found a new level for the dollar and so you see gold stabilizing," Danske Bank senior analyst Jens Pedersen said.

  • BEIJING, Oct 25- A potential U.S. interest rate hike in December will have limited impact on the yuan, People's Bank of China chief economist Ma Jun told reporters on Tuesday. The yuan has remained stable versus a currency basket in October despite falling against the dollar, which underlines China's commitment to its new currency regime, Ma said.

  • TOKYO, Oct 25- The dollar held near nine-month highs against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday as solid U.S. manufacturing activity and comments from a Federal Reserve official cemented expectations of a U.S. rate hike by year-end. "Strong U.S. manufacturing data boosted U.S. bond yields and supported the dollar," said Shinichiro Kadota, senior strategist at...

  • *Spot gold was trading down 0.1 percent at $1262.76 an ounce at 0058 GMT. *Asian shares edged higher on Tuesday as upbeat U.S. earnings boosted Wall Street and factory surveys in the United States and Europe boasted their best readings so far this year. *The outlook for euro zone inflation still hangs in the balance, European Central Bank rate setter Ardo Hansson...

  • TOKYO, Oct 25- The dollar held near nine-month highs against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday as solid U.S. manufacturing activity and comments from a Federal Reserve official cemented expectations of a U.S. rate hike by year-end. "Strong U.S. manufacturing data boosted U.S. bond yields and supported the dollar," said Shinichiro Kadota, senior strategist at...

  • Rules released in May by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission will force workers to choose between hefty financial penalties or revealing sensitive health information to employers, AARP, formerly the American Association of Retired Persons, said in a lawsuit filed in federal court in Washington. But in Monday's lawsuit, AARP said such...

  • Any such transfers would require FCC approval. Despite its big media footprint, Time Warner has only one FCC- regulated broadcast station, WPCH-TV in Atlanta. Any decision to review the deal would be made by regulatory officials at the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission, White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters on Monday.

  • Oct 24- Representatives of the U.S. Department of Justice have signaled recently that penalty imposition on Barclays Plc, Credit Suisse Group AG and Deutsche Bank AG may not conclude until closer to the arrival of the new U.S. administration in January, Sky News reported. Deutsche Bank, Germany's largest lender, has been engulfed in crisis since the DoJ demanded...

  • Any such transfers would require FCC approval. Despite its big media footprint, Time Warner has only one FCC- regulated broadcast station, WPCH-TV in Atlanta. Any decision to review the deal would be made by regulatory officials at the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission, White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters on Monday.

  • Dallas- based AT&T said on Saturday it would need approval of the U.S. Justice Department and the companies were determining which Time Warner U.S. Federal Communications Commission licenses, if any, would need to transfer to AT&T. Any such transfers would require FCC approval. Despite its big media footprint, Time Warner has only one FCC- regulated broadcast...

  • CHICAGO, Oct 24- The U.S. Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans on Monday said he would like interest rates to eventually rise from where they are now so the Fed will have the room to cut rates to stimulate the economy if hit by a shock.

  • Dallas- based AT&T said on Saturday it would need approval of the U.S. Justice Department and the companies were determining which Time Warner U.S. Federal Communications Commission licenses, if any, would need to transfer to AT&T. Any such transfers would require FCC approval. Despite its big media footprint, Time Warner has only one FCC- regulated broadcast...

  • Oct 24- Life Care Centers of America Inc and its owner Forrest Preston agreed to pay $145 million to resolve federal lawsuits accusing one of the largest privately held U.S. nursing home chains of Medicare fraud, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Monday. As part of the settlement resolving claims under the federal False Claims Act, Life Care also entered a...

  • US SAYS EMBRAER SETTLEMENT INCLUDES $107 MLN PENALTY TO JUSTICE DEPARTMENT, MORE THAN $98 MILLION IN DISGORGEMENT AND INTEREST TO SEC.

  • *Dollar hits one-week high vs yen of 104.32 yen. NEW YORK, Oct 24- The U.S. dollar hovered near a roughly nine-month high against a basket of major currencies and touched a one-week high against the yen on Monday on growing expectations of a Federal Reserve interest rate increase in December. San Francisco Fed President John Williams on Friday redoubled his call...