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DETROIT, Feb 27- U.S. safety regulators have opened an investigation into whether General Motors Co reacted fast enough in its recall of more than 1.6 million cars over an ignition-switch defect linked to 13 deaths in crashes.
The SEC has embarked on a multi-year deal, worth more than $13 million, to use Palantir's technology to help the agency crunch massive amounts of data, said John Nester, a spokesman for the U.S. securities regulator.
BOSTON, Feb 26- Cape Wind said on Wednesday it has secured $600 million in financing for its proposed $2.5 billion wind power farm off the Massachusetts coast, and expects to have the rest locked up by the end of the third quarter.
REVERE, Mass.-- Voters in Revere approved a resort casino proposal on Tuesday, keeping alive Mohegan Sun's $1.3 billion project and setting the stage for a competition with Wynn Resorts for the sole eastern Massachusetts resort casino license. It was the second casino vote in Revere in recent months.
The SEC has embarked on a multi-year deal, worth more than $13 million, to use Palantir to help the agency crunch massive amounts of data, the sources said.
WOOSTER, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Sandra Pianalto gives lecture, "Reflections on 35 Years with the Federal Reserve System" at the James R. Wilson Lecture Series hosted by the College of Wooster- 0030 GMT. SAITAMA, Japan- Bank of Japan board member Koji Ishida speaks to business leaders in Saitama- 0130 GMT.
NEW YORK, Feb 25- While U.S. rates of obesity haven't changed much in a decade, preschool age children are showing signs of a turnaround, with rates nearly halved in that time, according to a new federal study released on Tuesday. "The rapid increase in obesity we saw in the' 80 s and' 90 s has definitely slowed," epidemiologist Cynthia Ogden told Reuters Health.
BOSTON-- State Transportation Secretary Richard Davey is pressing the Massachusetts Senate to approve a transportation bond bill, warning further delays could delay critical projects.
BOSTON, Feb 20- Herbalife executives will meet with U.S. lawmakers' staffs in Washington on Friday to explain the business model of the nutrition company that has been fending off accusations by billionaire investor William Ackman that it is running a pyramid scheme.
BOSTON, Feb 20- Fidelity Investments, the second-largest U.S. mutual fund company, said on Thursday that its fixed-income chief will lead the Boston firm's $1.9 trillion asset management division.
SYDNEY- Institute of Internal Finance/G20 conference in Australia. Speakers: Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey, Ali Babacan, Financial Stability Board Secretary General, Svein Andresen, U.S. Department of the Treasury Assistant Secretary, Marisa Lago and South African Reserve Bank Deputy Governor Daniel Mminele.
Feb 19- Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines said it lost a bid for slots at Reagan National Airport in Washington that are being given up by American Airlines Group.
WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Richard Fisher speaks in Washington. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard speech on "U.S.
WASHINGTON, Feb 17- A conservative group that helped defeat an organizing campaign by the United Auto Workers in Tennessee will take its anti-union fight to other auto plants in the South, its leaders said on Monday.
The Fed writes the script for Wall Street. Wall Street will resume trading on Tuesday. "We want to see any discussion on the language moving away from the thresholds," said Quincy Krosby, market strategist at Prudential Financial in Newark, New Jersey.
With revenues and staffing still below pre-recession levels, many local and state governments face a new financial strain from storm-related increases in spending on overtime pay, contractors and supplies. The New York Times reports.
NEW YORK, Feb 14- With economic data being shoveled aside like snow and earnings season winding down, U.S. stock investors could zero in next week on the Fed's view of the economy and technical analysis charts as the S&P 500 nears its record high.
NEW YORK, Feb 14- Hedge fund Paulson& Co maintained its stake in the world's biggest gold-backed exchange-traded fund, SPDR Gold Trust, in the fourth quarter, even as others exited when bullion prices posted their biggest annual loss in 32 years.
NEW YORK, Feb 14- Brent oil futures rose in late session trading on Friday, boosted by demand for heating oil ahead of more winter cold and snow in the U.S. Northeast as well as supply disruptions in producers Libya and Angola.
*Major indexes on track for 2nd straight week of gains. A. Bank to buy Eddie Bauer. NEW YORK, Feb 14- U.S. stocks closed higher on Friday, with major indexes notching a second straight week of gains as investors were once again willing to overlook some soft economic data stemming from bad weather.