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Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy testified before a House panel on Thursday that the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard for 2014 was "soon to be proposed."
NEW YORK, Nov 14- President Barack Obama has renewed his promise that if you like your health insurance plan, you can keep it- at least for another year.
*Ryan: Dec. 13 "not considered a hard-and-fast deadline". WASHINGTON, Nov 13- U.S. budget negotiators said on Wednesday they were still far from an agreement and put off scheduling any other public meetings as talks to ease automatic spending cuts moved behind closed doors.
*Wall Street stocks gain on prospects for accommodative Fed. *Treasury yields ease before Yellen's Senate Banking Committee appearance.
*Oil rises toward $106 after China data, no Iran deal. NEW YORK, Nov 11- Wall Street and other major world stock indexes rose modestly, along with oil, on Monday, but trading was subdued with U.S. bond markets and banks closed for the Veterans Day holiday.
CHICAGO, Nov. 11- Vicki Thomas was at an age where many people look forward to retirement. Thomas signed on as director of communications for Purple Heart Homes, the non-profit that Beatty and Gallina started in their hometown of Statesville, North Carolina.
WASHINGTON, Nov 7- The panel of U.S. lawmakers seeking to craft a bipartisan budget deal is in a deadlock early in its deliberations, according to a Senate member, reinforcing fears that a Dec. 13 deadline could produce no agreement.
*Weyerhaeuser shareholders to gain control of Tri Pointe. *Tri Pointe shares jump 16 pct, Weyerhaeuser stock up 2 pct. Nov 4- Tri Pointe Homes Inc is buying Weyerhaeuser Co's homebuilding division in a $2.7 billion deal that will give it access to developed land in key markets such as California and Texas and make it one of the 10 biggest U.S. homebuilders.
*Weyerhaeuser to sell homebuilding business for $2.7 bln. *Weyerhaeuser shareholders to get control of Tri Pointe. Nov 4- Tri Pointe Homes Inc is buying Weyerhaeuser Co's homebuilding division in a $2.7 billion deal that will give it access to developed land in key markets such as California and Texas and make it one of the largest U.S. homebuilders.
*NBC/ WSJ poll shows Obama approval rating at new low. BOSTON/ WASHINGTON, Oct 30- President Barack Obama said on Wednesday that "bad apple" insurance companies, not his signature healthcare law, are to blame for hundreds of thousands of people losing their coverage in the past few weeks.
*Gold, euro flatten after posting previous gains. NEW YORK, Oct 30- A gauge of global stocks dipped after hitting a near six-year high and Treasury bond prices fell on Wednesday while the U.S. dollar strengthened after a slightly less-dovish-than-expected statement from the Federal Reserve.
NEW YORK, Oct 30- Recent market trends reversed on Wednesday after a slightly less-dovish-than-expected statement from the Federal Reserve, with stocks and Treasury prices turning lower while the U.S. dollar showed strength. The Fed extended its support for a slowing U.S. economy, saying it will keep buying $85 billion in bonds per month for the time being.
Oct 29- Johnson Controls Inc said on Tuesday that it will curtail its large automotive interiors business, which lost money in the most recent quarter, and focus under its new chief executive on the company's faster-growing segments.
WASHINGTON, Oct 29- The Obama administration's top trade official said on Tuesday that the United States is aiming to finalize a giant trade deal with 11 other Pacific Rim nations by the end of year, but that it needs Congress to approve a rule to speed up the talks.
WASHINGTON, Oct 29- Paul Ryan, the Republican Party's fiscal visionary, faces a major test in budget talks starting this week: Can he move from ideology and theoretical blueprints to practical deal-making?
Oct 29- Johnson Controls Inc, met analyst expectations in posting a record net profit in its fiscal fourth quarter, and said earnings would rise 30 percent in the next quarter, the first of its fiscal 2014..
WASHINGTON, Oct 24- A new round of U.S. budget negotiations starting next week should focus more narrowly on replacing automatic spending cuts rather than attempt to reach an elusive "grand bargain," House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON, Oct 24- A new round of U.S. budget negotiations that starts next week should focus more narrowly on replacing automatic spending cuts rather than attempt to reach an elusive "grand bargain," House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan said on Thursday.
Maryland Representative Chris Van Hollen, the ranking Democrat on the House Budget Committee, told the Reuters Washington Summit that he would be willing to consider some changes to big entitlement programs such as Medicare, the health insurance program for those 65 and older.
*Netflix turns lower, brings down Nasdaq. The Nasdaq pared some of its earlier gains as some of the year's biggest winners, including Netflix Inc, reversed course during trading to move lower. "The most volatile sector, in terms of risk and return, is going to be the technology sector," said Jon Smith, chief investment officer at DT Investment Partners.