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White House Government Agencies

  • *Spot gold seen in $1,250- $1,266 range- technicals Palladium touches new three-month low. LONDON, Oct 14- Gold fell on Friday as the dollar rose and investors focused on U.S. retail sales data and comments from Federal Reserve officials that could put the central bank on track to raise interest rates by year-end. "We are in the midst of one of those large Fed-related...

  • *China inflation numbers see yen under pressure. LONDON, Oct 14- The dollar rose on Friday, ticking up with Treasury yields and on track for weekly gains, as investors await U.S. retail sales data and remarks from Federal Reserve officials that could cement expectations of a U.S. interest rate hike this year. Following the data, Fed Chair Janet Yellen will address an...

  • TOKYO, Oct 14- The dollar held below this week's highs on Friday but still on track for a weekly gain, as investors awaited U.S. retail sales data and remarks from Federal Reserve officials that could cement expectations of a U.S. interest rate hike this year. Following the data, Fed Chair Janet Yellen will address a Boston Fed economics conference, at which Boston...

  • FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14 BOSTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks on "Macroeconomic Research After the Crisis" before "The Elusive' Great' Recovery: Causes and Implications for Future Business Cycle Dynamics" conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston- 1730 GMT. BOSTON- Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren gives welcome and...

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  • PHILADELPHIA, Oct 13- The Federal Reserve may want to hold off on monetary policy changes until after the U.S. presidential election on Nov. 8, Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker said on Thursday. Fed officials normally take pains to distance themselves from electoral politics, and Harker's comments were an unusual admission that the Fed might need to...

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    Donald Trump held a slight edge in the Buckeye State, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll.

  • *China exports fall 10 pct in September, weighs on dollar. NEW YORK, Oct 13- The dollar tumbled from a seven-month high on Thursday, as risk appetite took a turn for the worse after soft Chinese trade data spooked a market that is expecting an interest rate increase from the Federal Reserve by the end of the year. "A significant slowdown in Chinese growth could once...

  • PHILADELPHIA, Oct 13- The Federal Reserve might want to hold off on policy changes until after the U.S. presidential election on Nov. 8, Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker said on Thursday. "What I'm worried about is depending on the outcome of the election and what happens after that, if there are policies that would have distortive effects that we would...

  • Oct 13- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday open-heart surgery patients were at risk of acquiring life-threatening bacterial infections due to contamination of certain devices used in the surgery. The warning follows information indicating that some of LivaNova Plc's heater-cooler devices, which are used to help maintain...

  • PHILADELPHIA, Oct 13- The Federal Reserve might want to wait on policy changes until after the U.S. presidential election on Nov. 8, Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker said on Thursday, adding he was in favor of a rate increase at the Fed's September policy meeting. "What I'm worried about is depending on the outcome of the election and what happens after that,...

  • Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon delivers a speech during a media conference at the Scotland House in Brussels as she is on a one day visit to meet with EU officials, on June 29, 2016.

    Scotland is drawing up plans for a vote on independence from the rest of Britain over Brexit, NBC News reports.

  • PHILADELPHIA, Oct 13- The Federal Reserve should raise rates sooner rather than later given that the U.S. economy is doing well, Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker said on Thursday. "Despite frequent talk about a sub-par economy, we're actually doing pretty well," Harker told the World Affairs Council in Philadelphia, adding that he favored lifting rates "...

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  • WASHINGTON, Oct 13- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits held at a 43- year low last week, pointing to sustained labor market strength that could pave the way for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates in December. Thursday's report from the Labor Department added to data such as September automobile sales and manufacturing and...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 13- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits held at a 43- year low last week, pointing to sustained labor market strength that could pave the way for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates in December. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits were unchanged at a seasonally adjusted 246,000 for the week ended Oct. 8, the...

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    Trump's campaign is "pulling out of Virginia," a move that stunned staff, three sources with knowledge of the decision told NBC News.

  • Deutsche Bank's Frankfurt- listed stock fell 2.5 percent after sources told Reuters that the bank was introducing a hiring freeze as it seeks to cut costs amid a deep strategic overhaul. However, the odds for a December move are at 70 percent, according to the CME Group's FedWatch tool. *Fed Chair Janet Yellen could offer more insight into the central bank's latest...

  • *Spot gold had fallen 0.1 percent to $1,253.20 an ounce by 0052 GMT. *The European Central Bank may discuss technical changes to its asset-buying scheme next week but a decision could be deferred until December when the bank will also decide whether to extend the scheme beyond March, sources familiar with the discussion said. *Bank of England policymaker Michael...

  • THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13 PHILADELPHIA- Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker speaks on the economic outlook before the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia- 1615 GMT. BRUSSELS- EU top regulators/diplomats speak at a banking union conference. KARLSTAD, Sweden- Sweden Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves is talking at Karlstad University...