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White House Government Agencies

  • 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.

  • On Tuesday, British American Tobacco Plc announced a $49- billion deal to take over rival Reynolds American Inc, uniting two major e-cigarette players in the United States and United Kingdom and becoming a bigger competitor to Philip Morris International Inc and U.S. partner Altria Group. "Suddenly things that were not conceivable became something we...

  • Like other Wall Street banks, Goldman benefited from jumps in volume across fixed-income markets late in the quarter after Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election and the Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate target. While the bank's adjusted earnings per share of $5.08 topped the average analyst estimate of $4.82, some investors were...

  • MINNEAPOLIS, Jan 18- The Federal Reserve is launching a research institute to generate ideas elected officials might use to help more Americans benefit from a growing economy, Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari said on Wednesday. The Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute will be housed at the Minneapolis Fed and has the backing of Fed Chair Janet...

  • Like other Wall Street banks, Goldman benefited from jumps in volume across fixed-income markets late in the quarter after Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election and the Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate target. While the bank's adjusted earnings per share of $5.08 topped the average analyst estimate of $4.82, some investors were...

  • 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 could subject firms to enforcement action if the representations or suggestions are considered false or misleading. To avert this, the FDA recommended on Wednesday that...

  • Jan 18- While environmental pollution and risks persist in the United States, as seen most recently with the Flint water crisis, many Americans today take clean air and water for granted. With Donald Trump two days from his inauguration as the country's president, it is a good time-- as Congress considers his nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency,...

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  • NEW YORK, Jan 18- U.S. Treasury yields rose on Wednesday after data showed rising consumer prices and as investors awaited a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. Yellen is due to speak at 3 p.m. EST about monetary policy to the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco.

  • LONDON, Jan 18- Gold retreated on Wednesday from the previous day's eight-week high, as a rebound in the dollar ahead of U.S. inflation data and a speech by Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen prompted some buyers to cash in gains. The metal peaked at $1,218.64 an ounce on Tuesday as the dollar index slid to a four-week low, hurt by U.S. president-elect Donald Trump's...

  • LONDON, Jan 18- The dollar rebounded on Wednesday after falling for five days in a row against its currency basket, as investors awaited a speech by the head of the Federal Reserve later in the day and looked to U.S. inflation data for clues on the path of interest rates. The dollar, which hit a seven-week low of 112.57 yen in early trade in Asia, climbed 0.8 percent to...

  • LONDON, Jan 18- The dollar rebounded on Wednesday after falling for five days in a row against its currency basket, as investors awaited a speech by the head of the Federal Reserve later in the day and looked to U.S. inflation data for clues on the path of interest rates. The dollar, which hit a seven-week low of 112.57 yen in early trade in Asia, climbed 0.8 percent to...

  • LONDON, Jan 18- The dollar rebounded on Wednesday after falling for five days in a row against its currency basket, as investors awaited a speech by the head of the Federal Reserve later in the day and looked to U.S. inflation data for clues on the path of interest rates. The dollar, which hit a seven-week low of 112.57 yen in early trade in Asia, climbed 0.8 percent to...

  • LONDON, Jan 18- The dollar rebounded on Wednesday after falling for five days in a row against its currency basket, as investors awaited a speech by the head of the Federal Reserve later in the day and looked to U.S. inflation data for clues on the path of interest rates. The dollar, which hit a seven-week low of 112.57 yen in early trade in Asia, climbed 0.8 percent to...

  • LONDON, Jan 18- Gold retreated on Wednesday from the previous day's eight-week high, as a rebound in the dollar ahead of U.S. inflation data and a speech by Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen prompted some buyers to cash in gains. The metal peaked at $1,218.64 an ounce on Tuesday as the dollar index slid to a four-week low, hurt by U.S. president-elect Donald Trump's...

  • LONDON, Jan 18- The dollar rebounded on Wednesday after falling for five days in a row against its currency basket, as investors eyed a speech by the head of the Federal Reserve later in the day and U.S. inflation data for clues on the path of interest rates. The dollar, which hit a seven-week low of 112.57 yen in early trade in Asia, climbed half a percent to 113.19 yen.

  • LONDON, Jan 18- The dollar rebounded on Wednesday after falling for five days in a row against its currency basket, as investors eyed a speech by the head of the Federal Reserve later in the day and U.S. inflation data for clues on the path of interest rates. The dollar, which hit a seven-week low of 112.57 yen in early trade in Asia, climbed half a percent to 113.19 yen.

  • LONDON, Jan 18- The dollar rebounded on Wednesday after falling for five days in a row against its currency basket, as investors eyed a speech by the head of the Federal Reserve later in the day and U.S. inflation data for clues on the path of interest rates. The dollar, which hit a seven-week low of 112.57 yen in early trade in Asia, climbed half a percent to 113.19 yen.

  • LONDON, Jan 18- The dollar rebounded on Wednesday after falling for five days in a row against its currency basket, as investors eyed a speech by the head of the Federal Reserve later in the day and U.S. inflation data for clues on the path of interest rates. The dollar, which hit a seven-week low of 112.57 yen in early trade in Asia, climbed half a percent to 113.19 yen.