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White House Government Agencies

  • Feb 13- The U.S. Justice Department on Monday said a Seattle federal judge should not conduct further proceedings until after a U.S. appeals court reviews the temporary suspension of President Donald Trump's travel ban from seven-Muslim majority countries, according to a court document. Washington state filed a legal challenge to Trump's executive order...

  • *Greenback hits two-week peak vs yen after Trump-Abe meeting Investors await Yellen's testimony before Congress. NEW YORK, Feb 13- The dollar rose to a near three-week high against a basket of currencies on Monday, lifted investments, as well as bets on whether the Federal Reserve may raise interest rates more quickly. It's been friendly for stocks and also for...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 13- FXCM Inc agreed to pay a $650,000 civil fine to settle U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission charges that the currencies broker was undercapitalized in January 2015 and was too slow to report the shortfall. That announcement accompanied a $7 million CFTC fine against FXCM and founding partners Dror "Drew" Niv and William Ahdout to resolve...

  • *Investors await Yellen's testimony before Congress. NEW YORK, Feb 13- The dollar rose to a near three-week high against a basket of currencies on Monday, lifted investments as well as bets on whether the Federal Reserve might raise interest rates more quickly. It's been friendly for stocks and also for the dollar, "said Thierry Albert Wizman, global interest rates...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 13- A measure of U.S. inflation expectations rose for a second straight month in January to its highest level since mid-2015, according to a Federal Reserve Bank of New York survey released on Monday that reinforced the view that interest rates would keep climbing. The survey of consumer expectations, an increasingly influential gauge of prices for...

  • White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer (L) yields the briefing room podium to National Security Adviser Michael Flynn February 1, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    Several officials are skating on thin ice and may be fired, NBC News reports.

  • A patient with Duchenne muscular dystrophy controls a motorized wheelchair. DMD afflicts about 1 in 3,500 boys worldwide.

    Marathon said the muscular dystrophy drug will cost $89,000 a year, but that the company will provide a "robust" assistance program for uninsured patients.

  • WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to deliver her semiannual monetary testimony before the Senate Banking Committee- 1500 GMT. NEWARK, United States- Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker to speak before the 2017 Economic Forecast forum hosted by the Lyons Companies and the Lerner College Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship-...

  • WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to deliver her semiannual monetary testimony before the Senate Banking Committee- 1500 GMT. NEWARK, United States- Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker to speak before the 2017 Economic Forecast forum hosted by the Lyons Companies and the Lerner College Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship-...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 12- The chief executives of 18 major automakers and their U.S. units urged President Donald Trump to revisit a decision by the Obama administration to lock in vehicle fuel efficiency rules through 2025.. On Jan. 13, the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency finalized a determination that the landmark fuel efficiency rules instituted...

  • Stanley Fischer

    Fed Vice Chair Stanley Fischer cited significant uncertainty about U.S. fiscal policy, but said the Fed would be strict about its targets.

  • Gary Cohn, director of the U.S. National Economic Council.

    With key White House economic posts still vacant, Gary Cohn is Trump's go-to guy on jobs and growth, The NY Times reports.

  • Ivanka Trump.

    Internal data from Nordstrom show sales of Ivanka Trump merchandise fell by nearly a third last year, reports the Wall Street Journal.

  • Donald Trump fields questions at The Family Leadership Summit at Stephens Auditorium on July 18, 2015 in Ames, Iowa.

    More members of the Super Bowl winning Patriots are refusing an invitation to the White House, NBC News reports.

  • COVENTRY, England, Feb 11- U.S. Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer said there was significant uncertainty about U.S. fiscal policy under the Trump administration, but the Fed would be strict in meeting targets of creating full employment and getting inflation to 2 percent. It's a process which involves both the administration and the Congress in...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 11- The new chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission under President Donald Trump is keeping under wraps his strategy to revise or reverse the Obama administration's "net neutrality" rules, but emphasized he is committed to ensuring an open internet. Ajit Pai, 44, a Republican lawyer who has served as a FCC commissioner since 2012,...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 10- The new chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission under President Donald Trump is keeping under wraps his strategy to revise or reverse the Obama administration's "net neutrality" rules, but emphasized he is committed to ensuring an open internet. Ajit Pai, 44, a Republican lawyer who has served as a FCC commissioner since 2012,...

  • WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to deliver her semiannual monetary testimony before the Senate Banking Committee- 1500 GMT. NEWARK, United States- Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker to speak before the 2017 Economic Forecast forum hosted by the Lyons Companies and the Lerner College Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship-...

  • WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to deliver her semiannual monetary testimony before the Senate Banking Committee- 1500 GMT. NEWARK, United States- Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker to speak before the 2017 Economic Forecast forum hosted by the Lyons Companies and the Lerner College Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship-...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 10- The Federal Reserve Board's top bank regulator said on Friday he would resign, giving a boost to President Donald Trump's plans to ease reforms put in place after the 2007-09 financial crisis. Daniel Tarullo, a strong regulator who was dovish on monetary policy in his seven years on the board, said in his resignation letter to Trump he would...