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White House Government Agencies

  • NEW YORK, Dec 12- The U.S. dollar fell against most major currencies on Monday on concerns that the Federal Reserve could suggest in its next policy statement that the greenback's gains have gone too far, while a rally in oil prices boosted commodity-linked currencies. With a hike largely priced in, focus has turned to what signal the Fed will send on further policy...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 12- The U.S. dollar fell against most major currencies on Monday on concerns that the Federal Reserve could suggest in an upcoming policy statement that the greenback's gains had gone too far, while a rally in oil prices boosted commodity-linked currencies. With a hike largely priced in, focus has turned to what signal the Fed will send on further...

  • LONDON, Dec 12- The dollar dipped against the euro and a basket of currencies on Monday, an oil-driven rise in inflation expectations not enough to push on its broader rally as traders worried about the outcome of Wednesday's Federal Reserve policy meeting. The euro gained almost half a percent in morning trade to push back above $1.06, pushing the dollar index a...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 12- Republican lawmakers and the Federal Reserve may be ready to strike a compromise deal on legislation that would give Congress greater scrutiny over the central bank, now that there is no longer the threat of a presidential veto, but it would likely stop short of dictating rules on setting interest rates. Donald Trump's victory in the...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 12- The Federal Reserve inaugurates the Trump era this week with a near-certain interest rate increase and new economic forecasts providing a first glimpse into whether the U.S. election has reshaped the central bank's growth and inflation outlook. Fed fund futures show a 97 percent probability that the Fed will lift rates by a quarter of a...

  • HONG KONG, Dec 12- China's yuan slipped on Monday, as the dollar gained momentum ahead of the U.S. The People's Bank of China set the midpoint rate at 6.9086 per dollar prior to market open, weaker than the previous fix 6.8972. Standard Chartered analysts expect the Fed to deliver a 25- basis-point rate hike on Dec. 14 and another rate hike in 2017. "The path could be...

  • HONG KONG, Dec 12- Oil prices jumped to their highest levels in a year and a half on Monday after OPEC and non- OPEC producers agreed to cut oil output to ease a global glut, while the U.S. dollar extended gains before a Federal Reserve meeting this week, at which a rate hike is widely expected. The agreement between OPEC and a number of other oil producing nations was the...

  • FRANKFURT- European Central Bank governing council meeting. NEW YORK- Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen holds a news conference- 1930 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board holds open meeting to discuss a final rule establishing long-term debt and total loss-absorbing capacity requirements for global systemically important banking organizations- 1600...

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  • NEW YORK, Dec 9- Next week's Federal Reserve meeting and possible signals on the pace of rate hikes for next year could pose the biggest risk yet to the rally the U.S. stock market has seen since last month's presidential election. Stocks have set a string of record highs since the Nov. 8 election on hopes of a pickup in U.S. economic growth, thanks to President-elect...

  • The Federal Trade Commission said in a court filing dated Thursday there were 23 lost or broken mobile phones the FTC was not able to access, the agency said in the filing with the U.S. District Court in San Francisco. Volkswagen Group of America said in a court filing that "despite the FTC's provocative assertion to the contrary, is not aware of any evidence that any...

  • Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, a climate-change skeptic and an advocate for expanded oil and gas development, to run the Interior Department, a Trump aide said on Friday. The official on Trump's transition team, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Reuters that Trump would nominate McMorris Rodgers to head the Interior Department, which is...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 9- A U.S. agency involved in settlement talks with Volkswagen AG over its diesel emissions scandal raised concerns about nearly two dozen mobile phones destroyed or lost by the German carmaker. The Federal Trade Commission said in a court filing dated Thursday there were 23 lost or broken mobile phones the FTC was not able to access, the agency...

  • The privately owned companies- Swisher International Inc, Cheyenne International LLC, Prime Time International Co and Southern Cross Tobacco Co Inc- are selling the products under brands such as "Swisher Sweets", "Cheyenne", "Prime Time" and "Criss-Cross" in youth-appealing flavors such as grape, wild cherry and strawberry, the FDA said. "Flavored cigarettes appeal...

  • Dec 9- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued warning letters to four tobacco manufacturers for selling flavored cigarettes labeled as cigars, the agency said on Friday. The companies- Swisher International Inc, Cheyenne International LLC, Prime Time International Co and Southern Cross Tobacco Co Inc- are selling the products under brands such as "...

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  • PARIS, Dec 9- Just how fast the Federal Reserve hikes rates next year will be the all-important question global investors will be hoping to get answered when the U.S. central bank meets next week. Meanwhile, the Bank of England is widely expected to keep its key rate steady at 0.25 percent at a policy-setting meeting on Thursday and well beyond as it juggles risks...

  • Homeland Security linked to attempted hack of Georgia's election database

    A third-party security firm working for the state says the hack was traced back to the Department of Homeland Security.