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LONDON, March 13- Royal Dutch Shell will cut spending by a fifth and lay off staff at its American exploration and production business, the company said on Thursday, in another sign that oil majors are struggling to profit from the booming U.S. shale sector.
*Wheat rebounds on concerns about U.S. crop, Ukraine. CHICAGO, March 11- U.S. wheat futures rallied 2.9 percent to their highest level in more than four months on Tuesday, supported by concerns that political unrest in Ukraine will disrupt exports and worries about dry soils limiting U.S. production, traders said.
*Wheat, corn rebound after drop following USDA report. *Wheat also supported by U.S. crop concerns. USDA's weekly state crop reports issued late on Monday showed wheat condition ratings improved in Kansas and Texas but declined in Oklahoma.
Since the start of the SEC's fiscal year on Oct. 1, the agency's win rate has dropped to 58 percent, from about 80 percent in recent years. 1. SEC v AIC, Inc, et al. 3. SEC v True North Finance Corp, et al.
An unexpected perfect season for the Wichita State Shockers could mean more funding for the small, Midwestern school.
OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, March 6- Sprint Corp's senior vice president in charge of network infrastructure is leaving the company, the latest in a series of executive reshuffles following the acquisition of the wireless carrier by Japan's SoftBank Corp last year.
March 1- Another senior executive is leaving Sprint Corp, the U.S. wireless company that has seen several key leaders exit since it was acquired last year by Japan's SoftBank Corp.
*4th- qtr profit of $400,000 vs $35.3 mln loss year earlier. Feb 27- Trucking company YRC Worldwide Inc reported fourth-quarter results that beat Wall Street estimates as operating revenue in its regional transportation business rose 10 percent, sending its shares up about 11 percent.
Feb 19- A federal judge in Utah on Wednesday barred online television service provider Aereo from retransmitting programs in a handful of U.S. states, ahead of a closely watched Supreme Court hearing this year between the company and major broadcasters.
Feb 14- Farmland values in the U.S. central and southern Plains held steady in the fourth quarter from the previous period, but the market tone is soft, and bankers expect weakness in the coming months, the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City said on Friday.
Feb 14- Farmland values in the U.S. central and southern Plains held steady in the fourth quarter with the previous period, but the market tone is soft, and bankers expect weakness in the coming months, the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City said on Friday.
NEW YORK, Feb 11- The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission extended an order to Enterprise Product Partners to prioritize shipments of propane along its pipeline running to the Northeast and parts of Midwest after weeks of freezing weather caused shortages.
TORONTO, Feb 10- Bombardier Inc has delivered a third CSeries jet for flight testing, and says it is making incremental progress in its delay-plagued program to get the new narrow-body passenger jet to market. Shares were up 2 Canadian cents at C $4.21 on the Toronto Stock Exchange on Monday.
Feb 6- Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc, a major supplier of components to Boeing Co and Airbus, reported a loss for the fourth quarter on charges tied mainly to the Boeing 787 program, sending its shares about 22 percent lower.
Feb 6- Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc, a major supplier of components to Boeing Co and Airbus, reported a loss for the fourth quarter on charges tied mainly to the Boeing 787 program, sending its shares 19 percent lower. The Wichita, Kansas, maker of fuselage and wing systems also forecast 2014 earnings below the average analyst estimate.
WASHINGTON, Feb 6- The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, in a boost to the labor market outlook and the broader economy. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 20,000 to a seasonally adjusted 331,000, the Labor Department said on Thursday.
*In Iowa, a major hog producer, snow falls ranged from 5 to 6 inches in southern part of the state, 2 to 4 inches through central Iowa, and little to none in northern Iowa.
Front-month natural gas futures on the New York Mercantile Exchange rose 41.2 cents, or 8.4 percent, to $5.317 per million British thermal units by 3:34 p.m. EST.
Feb 4- Health insurer Centene Corp reported a nearly six-fold rise in quarterly profit, helped by new contract wins and expansion of existing contracts. Net earnings attributable to Centene rose to $53.2 million, or 93 cents per share, in the fourth quarter, from $9.1 million, or 17 cents per share, a year earlier.
WASHINGTON, Jan 31- Leaders of U.S. cities and states criticized bank regulators' proposal to block banks from counting municipal debt toward buffers of easy-to-sell assets they will have to hold in case of a credit crunch.