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White House Government Agencies

  • ORLANDO, Fla.— A newspaper is reporting that two federal agencies are demanding records from SeaWorld. The Orlando Sentinel reported that new SEC filing disclosures released Friday show that agencies are asking for comments that executives and the company made in August 2014 about the critical "Blackfish" documentary. The paper said the Department of Justice...

  • MONDAY, JUNE 26 ULTIMO, NEW SOUTH WALES, Australia- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on "Speed Limits and Stall Speeds: Fostering Sustainable Growth in the United States" before the University of Technology Sydney Seminar- 0510 GMT. SYDNEY, Australia- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on "The...

  • WASHINGTON, June 23- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a new oral blood-thinner made by Portola Pharmaceuticals Inc to prevent deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolisms in acutely ill patients who are not undergoing surgery. Analysts on average expect the drug to generate sales of $313 million by 2020, rising to more than $1 billion...

  • OTTAWA, June 23- Unexpectedly cool Canadian inflation data released on Friday make it hard for the Bank of Canada to justify hiking interest rates in the next month or two, but analysts expect policymakers to stay hawkish amid concern that rates have been low too long. With the U.S. Federal Reserve and Bank of England among central banks tightening or biased...

  • NEW YORK, June 23- The dollar fell against a basket of major currencies on Friday, recording its biggest one-day fall in three weeks, on persistent doubts whether the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates again this year due to softening inflation data. Sterling rose for a third consecutive day after soon-to-depart Bank of England policymaker Kristin...

  • NASHVILLE, Tenn. June 23- The Federal Reserve should wait on any further rate increases until it is clear inflation is reliably heading to the Fed's 2 percent target, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said on Friday, highlighting the central bank's struggle over how to weigh a recent slip in the rate of price increases. Even policy proposals that survive...

  • NEW YORK, June 23- The dollar fell against a basket of major currencies on Friday, on track for its biggest single-day drop in three weeks, on persistent doubts whether the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates again this year due to softening inflation data. Sterling rose for a third consecutive day following a speech who late Thursday urged hiking U.K....

  • NASHVILLE, Tenn. June 23- The Federal Reserve should wait on any further rate increases until it is clear inflation is reliably heading to the Fed's 2 percent target, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said on Friday, highlighting the central bank's struggle over how to weigh a recent slip in the rate of price increases. "Recent inflation data have surprised to...

  • Trump says Comey's story 'may have' changed after he thought there were tapes

    Trump also insists in a Fox interview that he had not obstructed the FBI's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

  • *Oil rises slightly from 10- month lows. June 23- Wall Street was set to open little changed on Friday as investors awaited economic data and speeches by Federal Reserve policymakers for clues on interest rate hikes amid concerns over oil prices. "There is a concern that economy maybe struggling slightly, with oil prices hitting lows," said Andre Bakhos, managing...

  • PARIS, June 23- The dollar dipped to a four-day low against major currencies on Friday and the euro rose on the recent raft of robust data. The European Central Bank is deciding when and how quickly to wind back its expansive quantitative easing program. "With the debate over ECB QE policy heating up, expect the euro to be much more sensitive to data surprises," wrote...

  • BRUSSELS- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi participates in the European Council Meeting in Brussels, Belgium. NASHVILLE, Tennessee- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gives presentation on the U.S. economy and monetary policy before the Illinois Bankers Association 126th Annual Conference- 1515 GMT.

  • ULTIMO, NEW SOUTH WALES, Australia- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on "Speed Limits and Stall Speeds: Fostering Sustainable Growth in the United States" before the University of Technology Sydney Seminar- 0510 GMT. SYDNEY, Australia- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on "The Global Growth...

  • BRUSSELS- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi participates in the European Council Meeting in Brussels, Belgium. NASHVILLE, Tennessee- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gives presentation on the U.S. economy and monetary policy before the Illinois Bankers Association 126th Annual Conference- 1515 GMT.

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, June 22- The 34 largest U.S. banks have all cleared the first stage of an annual stress test, showing they would be able to maintain enough capital in an extreme recession to meet regulatory requirements, the Federal Reserve said on Thursday. Wall Street analysts and trade groups quickly cheered the results on Thursday, saying regulators...

  • WASHINGTON, June 22- Once confirmed as permanent chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, J. Christopher Giancarlo, now the regulator's acting chair, will keep the heat on derivatives and commodities markets with tough policing, he said on Thursday. Giancarlo told a confirmation hearing before the Senate Agriculture Committee that his...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, June 22- The 34 largest U.S. banks have all cleared the first stage of an annual stress test, showing they would be able to maintain enough capital in an extreme recession to meet regulatory requirements, the Federal Reserve said on Thursday. "This year's results show that, even during a severe recession, our large banks would remain well...

  • The Roche Group's Rituxan, on the market for 20 years, is administered in a hospital or clinic through an intravenous drip that can take several hours. On Thursday, the Food and Drug Administration approved the Swiss drugmaker's new version, Rituxan Hycela. It's given every three weeks for six months to treat diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, for a total cost of about...

  • WASHINGTON— All of the 34 largest U.S. banks are fortified enough to withstand a severe U.S. and global recession and continue lending, the Federal Reserve said Thursday. The banks undergoing the seventh annual check-up included JPMorgan Chase& Co., Bank of America Corp., Citigroup Inc. and Wells Fargo and Co.— the four biggest U.S. banks by assets.

  • BANKS' AGGREGATE COMMON EQUITY TIER 1 CAPITAL RATIO WOULD BE A MINIMUM OF 9.2 PCT IN STRESS TEST- FED.