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BOCA RATON, Florida, March 14- CME Group Inc, the world's largest futures exchange operator, is facing mounting criticism from brokers over fee increases that are set to raise costs for futures customers.
*USDA quarterly hog report holds key in disease puzzle. CHICAGO/ NEW YORK, March 14- Fund managers and traders have chased hog prices on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange to record highs on fear of a deadly pig virus, but a market reversal is likely if government data in the next two weeks shows no major damage from the disease.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill.-- Office Max plans to begin moving 1,600 jobs out of Illinois next month, with some positions permanently eliminated _ a move that comes months after Illinois lawmakers declined to give the company the millions in tax breaks it requested from the state.
ATLANTA, March 13- Budget air carrier Norwegian Air hopes to soon get U.S. government approval to operate more lower-cost flights to Europe despite opposition from U.S. and European unions, its chief executive said on Thursday. The carrier is looking to increase flights between the United States and Europe with a new unit based in Ireland.
TORONTO, March 13- Toronto-Dominion Bank hopes to expand its U.S. wealth management business, targeting a million people with at least $100,000 in liquid assets who already are customers of its growing U.S. retail bank, said a senior executive of Canada's second-largest lender.
WASHINGTON, March 13- The FBI ranked mortgage fraud as its lowest criminal threat after the height of the financial crisis, even though the U.S. Justice Department had said that investigating mortgage fraud was to be a priority, a report by a department watchdog said on Thursday.
*JetBlue likely to use proceeds to fund aircraft delivery- analyst. March 13- JetBlue Airways Corp said it would sell its in-flight entertainment business, LiveTV, to French defense electronics company Thales Group for $400 million as it looks to cut costs.
*JetBlue to ink pact to continue the service after the sale. *JetBlue shares rise 2.9 pct before the bell. March 13- JetBlue Airways Corp said it would sell its in-flight entertainment business, LiveTV, to French defense company Thales Group for $400 million as it looks to cut costs.
MIAMI-- A lawyer wants Justin Bieber to return to South Florida so he can ask more questions about the pop singer's ex-girlfriend, Selena Gomez, as part of a photographer's lawsuit against Bieber and his bodyguard.
NEW YORK, March 13- Cotton is no longer king of the U.S. apparel industry as lower prices fail to revive consumer demand and once-mocked man-made fibers take a permanent place in American wardrobes.
March 12- Wall Street watchdog FINRA said Wednesday it is struggling to find enough arbitrators to handle a mounting number of claims from investors who lost money in closed-end Puerto Rico bond funds.
*Buffett's company and Graham Holdings in $1.1 billion swap. *Berkshire invested in Washington Post Co in 1973. March 12- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc plans to shed much of its 40- year-old investment in Graham Holdings Co, the former publisher of the Washington Post, and swap most of its shares for a Miami television station and other assets.
Texas has the highest rate of uninsured in the nation, nearly one in four, and a GOP governor, Rick Perry, who has vociferously opposed the program. Perry also has refused to expand Medicaid, despite federal dollars offered to do so.
MIAMI-- Florida is one of several states on track to meet White House projections for enrollment in health plans during the first year of the Affordable Care Act, according to figures released Tuesday. Health and Human Services officials said more than 442,000 Floridians have signed up for plans since October.
RALEIGH, N.C.-- North Carolina health insurance consumers continued to enroll at a steady clip for private coverage sold on a federally run marketplace, a new report released Tuesday said. With a deadline looming at the end of March to buy coverage or face a penalty, North Carolina trailed only four other states in enrollment.
March 12- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc has agreed to shed much of its 40- year-old investment in Graham Holdings Co, the former publisher of the Washington Post, and swap most of its shares for a Miami television station and other assets.
March 12- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc has agreed to shed much of its decades-old investment in Graham Holdings Co, the former publisher of the Washington Post, swapping most of its shares for a Miami television station and other assets.
ORLANDO, Fla.-- The woman who was riding with Justin Bieber in a Lamborghini when he was arrested in South Florida has sued the New York Daily News, accusing the newspaper of libel. Attorney Andew Parker Felix filed the lawsuit Tuesday in Orange County Circuit Court on behalf of Chantel Jeffries.
Emerging currencies weaken with commodities on China concerns. NEW YORK, March 11- The euro fell against the dollar and the yen on Tuesday after European Central Bank policymakers indicated traders may have overlooked the message that the bank may still act to stimulate the euro zone economy.
March 11- Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd agreed to pay $27.6 million to settle charges that it paid kickbacks to a Chicago psychiatrist to induce him to prescribe an anti-schizophrenia drug to patients, resulting in more than 100,000 false Medicaid and Medicare claims.