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White House Government Agencies

  • Jan 17- Qualcomm Inc is set to face a U.S. antitrust case for allegedly using unfair practices in the way the chipmaker licenses its technology, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Qualcomm's shares fell 4.5 percent to $63.90. In 2014, Qualcomm disclosed that the Federal Trade Commission was investigating its licensing practices.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 17- A leading Federal Reserve proponent of low interest rates said on Tuesday the U.S. central bank might hike rates more aggressively if deficit spending under the Trump administration produced a quick economic boost. "If fiscal policy changes lead to a more rapid elimination of slack, policy adjustment would, all else being equal, likely be more...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 17- A leading proponent of low interest rate policy at the Federal Reserve said on Tuesday the U.S. central bank might hike interest rates more aggressively if deficit spending under the Trump administration leads to a quick economic boost. "If fiscal policy changes lead to a more rapid elimination of slack, policy adjustment would, all else being...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 17- The U.S. Federal Reserve is unlikely to take actions that would "snuff out" the current economic expansion anytime soon because inflation is "simply not a problem," Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley said Tuesday. Dudley, in a speech to a gathering of the National Retail Federation in New York, said he is optimistic the current...

  • President-elect Donald Trump speaks to reporters at Trump International Golf Club on Nov. 19, 2016, in Bedminster Township, New Jersey.

    Trump's policy pillars are infrastructure investment and tax and regulatory reform, the most influential factors for the near term.

  • WASHINGTON, United States- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on monetary and fiscal policy before the Brookings Institution- 1500 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen will host a webcast townhall meeting with educators from across the country and participate via webcast from Federal Reserve Bank offices throughout...

  • WASHINGTON, United States- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on monetary and fiscal policy before the Brookings Institution- 1500 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen will host a webcast townhall meeting with educators from across the country and participate via webcast from Federal Reserve Bank offices throughout...

  • Jan 16- British engineering company Rolls-Royce Plc said on Monday that it reached settlements with authorities in Britain, the United States and Brazil relating to bribery and corruption involving intermediaries, which would result in a series of payments totalling 671 million pounds. Under the terms of the agreements with the U.S. Department of Justice,...

  • PARIS- ECB policymakers Francois Villeroy de Galhau and Peter Praet to speak at a Bank of France's " Secular Stagnation and Growth Measurement Conference"- 0800 GMT. WASHINGTON, United States- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on monetary and fiscal policy before the Brookings Institution- 1500 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Chair...

  • PARIS- ECB policymakers Francois Villeroy de Galhau and Peter Praet to speak at a Bank of France's " Secular Stagnation and Growth Measurement Conference"- 0800 GMT. WASHINGTON, United States- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on monetary and fiscal policy before the Brookings Institution- 1500 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Chair...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 13- Moody's Corp has agreed to pay nearly $864 million to settle with U.S. federal and state authorities over its ratings of risky mortgage securities in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Friday. The credit rating agency reached the deal with the Justice Department, 21 states and the District of Columbia,...

  • PARIS- ECB policymakers Francois Villeroy de Galhau and Peter Praet to speak at a Bank of France's " Secular Stagnation and Growth Measurement Conference"- 0800 GMT. WASHINGTON, United States- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on monetary and fiscal policy before the Brookings Institution- 1500 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Chair...

  • PARIS- ECB policymakers Francois Villeroy de Galhau and Peter Praet to speak at a Bank of France's " Secular Stagnation and Growth Measurement Conference"- 0800 GMT. WASHINGTON, United States- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on monetary and fiscal policy before the Brookings Institution- 1500 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Chair...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 13- Rex Tillerson, the former oil executive under consideration for U.S. secretary of state, is trying to avoid giving testimony in a federal lawsuit over climate change, according to a lawyer for a group of teenagers who filed the suit. Lawyers for the teenagers, who sued the federal government claiming it violated their constitutional rights by...

  • The justices said they would hear an appeal by the National Association of Manufacturers of a Cincinnati- based federal appeals court's ruling that gave itself jurisdiction to review challenges to the Clean Water Act regulation. Dozens of agricultural groups, states and municipalities had sued U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 13- A top U.S. senator asked the U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Friday to investigate whether Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV deceptively marketed its diesel-powered SUVs and trucks.

  • SENATOR SEEKS FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION INVESTIGATION INTO FIAT CHRYSLER DIESEL VEHICLES MARKETING- STATEMENT.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 13- U.S. Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez will step down next month after more than three years as chair and six at the agency under Democratic President Barack Obama, the FTC said on Friday. Ramirez, who worked on the Harvard Law Review with Obama and later for his presidential campaign, is widely expected to be replaced by...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 13- U.S. Federal Trade Commission chairwoman Edith Ramirez will step down after more than three years as chairwoman and six at the agency, the FTC said in a statement on Friday, adding that her departure will be effective Feb. 10. Ramirez, who worked on the Harvard Law Review with Democratic President Barack Obama and later for his campaign, is widely...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 13- U.S. Federal Trade Commission chairwoman Edith Ramirez will step down after more than three years as chairwoman and six at the agency, the FTC said on Friday.