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  • THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17 WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies on the economic outlook before the congressional Joint Economic Committee- 1500 GMT NEW YORK- The Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and the Freelancers Union convene a forum titled "The Evolution of Work". Speakers include William...

  • THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17 WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies on the economic outlook before the congressional Joint Economic Committee- 1500 GMT NEW YORK- The Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and the Freelancers Union convene a forum titled "The Evolution of Work." Speakers include William...

  • CARACAS/ HOUSTON, Nov 16- Two consortia including Japanese engineering firm JGC Corp and French oil services company Technip have been shortlisted to undertake a roughly $680 million overhaul of Aruba's refinery, according to three sources close to the deal. The contract is expected to be awarded in coming days, the sources in Caracas and Houston said.

  • SHANGHAI, Nov 16- Privately owned Hartree Capital is setting up a commodities trading joint venture in China with Wanxiang Resources, owned by the world's largest auto parts maker, as it pushes to expand into the country's mammoth markets for industrial materials, a person familiar with the matter said. Tie-ups between domestic companies and foreign...

  • "Their job is to protect us, but instead they're protecting corporate interests and profits and money," said Cannon Ball protester Fumi Tosu, 38, of San Jose, California, adding that police used mace on demonstrators. Energy Transfer Partners, the main company behind the pipeline, is seeking an easement to tunnel under Lake Oahe, the North Dakota water source at the...

  • LONDON- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard participates in panel, "Monetary Policy after QE: Helicopter Money or Back to Raising Rates?" NEW YORK- The Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and the Freelancers Union convene a forum titled "The Evolution of Work". Speakers include William Dudley,...

  • LONDON- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard participates in panel, "Monetary Policy after QE: Helicopter Money or Back to Raising Rates? NEW YORK- The Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and the Freelancers Union convene a forum titled "The Evolution of Work. "Speakers include William Dudley,...

  • Morton County Sheriff's Department said in a statement that there were 25 arrests at the Cannon Ball protest and demonstrators tried to block a railroad with a pickup truck. Energy Transfer Partners, the main company behind the pipeline, is seeking an easement to tunnel under Lake Oahe, the North Dakota water source at the heart of the protests.

  • HOUSTON, Nov 15- The companies behind the Dakota Access Pipeline asked a U.S. court to intervene in the fight over its completion as demonstrators fanned out across North America on Tuesday to protest the controversial project. In what were expected to be the largest demonstrations to date against the pipeline, people across North America rallied outside Army...

  • HOUSTON/ BUENOS AIRES, Nov 15- Two tankers carrying 3 million barrels of Nigerian and Angolan crudes set sail this month to Argentina to feed its domestic refining network, pushing the country's imports close to 2015 level, according to sources and Thomson Reuters data. Argentina last year received some 6 million barrels of imported crude, mostly African medium...

  • HOUSTON/ BUENOS AIRES, Nov 15- Two tankers carrying 3 million barrels of Nigerian and Angolan crudes set sail this month to Argentina to feed its domestic refining network, pushing the country's imports close to 2015' s level, according to sources and Thomson Reuters data. Argentina last year received some 6 million barrels of imported crude, mostly African...

  • HOUSTON, Nov 15- The companies behind the Dakota Access Pipeline asked a U.S. court to intervene in the fight over its completion as demonstrators fanned out across North America on Tuesday to protest the controversial project. In what could be the largest demonstrations to date, people gathered outside Army Corps of Engineers offices, banks and energy...

  • HOUSTON, Nov 15- The companies behind the Dakota Access Pipeline have asked a U.S. court to intervene in the fight over its completion as demonstrators across North America on Tuesday protested the project over fears it would pollute water supplies and destroy sacred Native American tribal sites. In what could be the largest protests to date, people gathered...

  • CARACAS, Nov 15- Multinational companies are selling their Venezuelan operations at hefty discounts- or even giving them away- as they to seek to escape the OPEC nation's soaring inflation and chronic supply shortages. One company, U.S. autoparts-maker Dana, last year sold its debt-laden Venezuela operations to a local buyer for no cash compensation.

  • HOUSTON, Nov 15- Demonstrators across U.S. cities will gather outside offices of the Army Corps of Engineers, banks and energy companies on Tuesday in the largest protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline since the U.S. government halted the project in September. "The purpose is to elevate the issue and to encourage the Army Corps to exert its power to stop this...

  • Standing Rock Souix Native Americans are camped out against the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline in Cannon Ball, North Dakota as the Super Moon rises over the horizon.

    Nov 14- Federal authorities deferred a final decision on a controversial North Dakota section of the Dakota Access Pipeline on Monday in a statement that highlighted concerns about the "repeated" dispossession of tribal lands in the country's past. The Departments of the Army and Interior, in a joint statement, said that while their previous decisions to grant...

  • TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15 MELBOURNE- Reserve Bank of Australia to publish the minutes of its November policy meeting- 0030 GMT. LONDON- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard participates in panel, "Monetary Policy after QE: Helicopter Money or Back to Raising Rates?" NEW YORK- The Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the Board of Governors of the Federal...

  • TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15 MELBOURNE- Reserve Bank of Australia to publish the minutes of its November policy meeting- 0030 GMT. LONDON- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard participates in panel, "Monetary Policy after QE: Helicopter Money or Back to Raising Rates? NEW YORK- The Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the Board of Governors of the Federal...

  • Nov 14- Federal authorities deferred a final decision on a controversial North Dakota section of the Dakota Access Pipeline on Monday in a statement that highlighted concerns about the "repeated" dispossession of tribal lands in the country's past. The Departments of the Army and Interior, in a joint statement, said that while their previous decisions to grant...

  • Nov 14- Federal authorities deferred a final decision on a controversial North Dakota section of the Dakota Access Pipeline on Monday in a statement that highlighted concerns about the "repeated" dispossession of tribal lands in the country's past. The Departments of the Army and Interior, in a joint statement, said that while their previous decisions to grant...