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SAN FRANCISCO, June 23- Memory chipmaker Micron Technology Inc posted fiscal third-quarter results above expectations and said pent up demand for personal computers is fueling demand for its DRAM chips.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 23- Memory chipmaker Micron Technology Inc posted fiscal third-quarter results above expectations following signs of stabilization in the personal computer industry that could fuel demand for DRAM chips.
TOKYO- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks at the second 2014 Keizai Doyukai Members Meeting in Tokyo- 0600 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB Vice President Vitor Constancio will hold a keynote speech at Concluding conference of the ESCB's Macro-prudential Research Network organized by the European Central Bank in Frankfurt- 0700 GMT.
LUXEMBOURG- Meeting of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council. BRUSSELS- ECB Executive Board member Yves Mersch speaks at the panel discussion on "What form of fiscal capacity does the EMU need? of the conference "Economic shock absorbers for the Eurozone: Deepening the debate on automatic stabilisers" in Brussels, Belgium.
WASHINGTON, June 19- U.S. House of Representatives Republicans on Thursday chose an ally of Speaker John Boehner for the No. 2 job in the chamber, a setback for some conservative lawmakers hoping to use a leadership election to boost their influence.
WASHINGTON, June 18- House of Representatives Republican lawmakers pressured candidates for party leadership jobs on Wednesday to put a higher priority on conservative principles in setting the legislative agenda for the chamber.
Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee announces decision on interest rates, followed by Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen's quarterly news conference- 1830 GMT. LONDON- UK Finance Minister George Osborne hosts First UK/China Financial Forum.
Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker gives a keynote address at a conference on Skills Training for a Modern Manufacturing Workforce: Does the German Model Have Lessons for the United States?
WASHINGTON, June 10- A U.S. Senate panel, responding to what President Barack Obama calls an urgent humanitarian situation, on Tuesday advanced legislation significantly increasing funds to handle a surge of foreign children entering the United States illegally.
NEW YORK, June 6- It's graduation season, and for the newly minted members of the country's workforce, it is a supremely scary moment: Time to get that very first job out of college. Anchor, CBS News' "Face the Nation". "I was a sophomore at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, and I was paid $1 an hour to work in the news department of the little radio station there.
NEW YORK, June 3- Standard& Poor's suffered a defeat Tuesday in litigation accusing it of inflating credit ratings prior to the 2008 financial crisis, as a federal judge ruled that lawsuits by 16 U.S. states and Washington, D.C. belong in state courts, not federal court.
New Berlin, New York- based Chobani had run into liquidity problems resulting in part from the opening of its $450 million yogurt manufacturing plant in Idaho, which took longer to ramp up than the company anticipated, the people said.
April 11- Women's clothing retailer Coldwater Creek Inc on Friday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the latest in a growing list of retailers to seek protection from creditors as consumers keep a lid on spending. Coldwater Creek last October announced plans to seek strategic alternatives, including a possible sale.
*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.
WASHINGTON, March 13- The leaders of the U.S. Senate Banking Committee's new legislative framework to wind down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will not determine whether their investors can share in the companies' renewed profitability, the panel's top Republican said on Thursday in a televised interview.
*Justice Department says practice of closing deals is legal. WASHINGTON, March 5- Sometime soon, maybe in the next month or so, a federal judge is expected to decide whether the creation of the world's biggest passenger airline, as envisioned by two companies and the U.S. Justice Department, was really a good idea.
Micron reported higher profit in the first quarter, helped by strong sales at its Elpida business and a recovery in chip prices.
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