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You knew about the music and food already, but the tech industry might be in the process of shaking up the economy of New Orleans.
LONDON, May 13- The London Metal Exchange has just released the first of its promised new reports, detailing registered stocks by warehouse operator and the length of load-out queues at affected locations.
ST. PAUL, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Narayana Kocherlakota gives keynote address for a recognition event before the Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans 2014 Asian Heritage Dinner.
BERLIN- WDR Europa Forum 2014 on "What kind of Europe do we want? Speakers:- German Chancellor Angela Merkel, EU Commission President Barroso, IMF Director Christine Lagarde, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and European Parliament President Martin Schulz.
LONDON, May 7- Markets are fickle things. Now, however, metal bulls are shunning the zinc market, turning their attentions to nickel with its equally compelling story-line of mine shortfall after the January imposition of a ban on nickel ore exports by Indonesia.
PayPal said Saturday that Rakesh Agrawal has left following a series of late-night tweets that among other things, insulted other PayPal executives.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 3- PayPal, the payment processing arm of eBay Inc, said on Saturday that it parted ways with a recently-hired strategy executive after he posted a series of disparaging and at times indecipherable tweets. "Rakesh Agrawal is no longer with the company," PayPal said on Saturday in a Twitter message.
NEW YORK, April 24- Charles Schwab Corp has dropped a fight to require customers to waive their rights to participate in class action lawsuits, the company said on Thursday.
HOUSTON, April 22- The high-stakes penalty phase of BP's trial over its role in the 2010 U.S. Fines under the Clean Water Act could top $17 billion, an amount more than BP's profit in 2013, which after items was $13.4 billion.
*BP pays billions in compensation but some claims still unpaid. April 18- Four years after the Deepwater Horizon spill, oil is still washing up on the long sandy beaches of Grand Isle, Louisiana, and some islanders are fed up with hearing from BP that the crisis is over.
April 9- Hearst TV said on Wednesday it signed an agreement with Dish Network Corp ending a blackout that affected Dish subscribers who could not see programs from ABC, NBC and CBS broadcast affiliate stations in 25 markets. "We appreciate the support and patience of our viewers, advertisers and local communities served by our stations," Hearst said in a statement.
April 9- Dish Network Corp customers in 25 markets across the United States can no longer view programs from ABC, NBC and CBS broadcast affiliate stations due to an impasse between the satellite provider and Hearst Television. Hearst owns 29 local TV broadcast affiliate stations in 25 markets, including Baltimore, Boston and New Orleans.
LONDON, April 1- Oh dear! The British High Court judge found the LME's consultation on forcing its warehouse operators to link load-in and load-out rates was "legally unfair". Even the victor of the High Court case, Rusal, has little to crow about.
What you have now is a much more entrepreneurial spirit, say Mayor Mitch Landrieu, New Orleans mayor, discussing the revitalization of the Big Easy.
CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin heads to the bayou to feed marshmallows to alligators.
Eileen Nugent, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, and Robert Spatt, , Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, discuss go-shop deals in the M&A environment and the latest LBO buzz from New Orleans.
It's been a robust 12 months of mergers and buyouts. Here's an inside look at four high-profile deals from Facebook-WhatsApp to Warren Buffett's involvement with Heinz.
NEW ORLEANS, March 24- Anadarko Petroleum Corp has sold two-thirds of the capacity of its planned Mozambique liquefied natural gas project to Asian customers and hopes to have the rest sold soon, its chief executive said on Monday.
March 24- Southwest Airlines Co will more than double its flights from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport this year with new nonstop routes to cities including Akron- Canton, Ohio; Indianapolis and Dallas Love Field, it said on Monday.
Airpnp, based on the very successful Airbnb, is a site that allows people to rent out their bathrooms. Is this for real?