NEW YORK, May 17- SunTrust Banks Inc won an court order on Friday preventing a Connecticut- based hedge fund from moving forward with a $13 million arbitration over mortgage-backed securities.» Read More
NEW YORK, March 21- Goldman Sachs Group Inc on Thursday won a U.S. court order allowing it to send a former employee's gender discrimination claim to arbitration, rather than being forced to defend against her claims in a class action lawsuit.
NEW YORK, March 21- Goldman Sachs Group Inc on Thursday won a U.S. court order allowing it to send a former employee's gender discrimination dispute to arbitration, rather than being forced to defend against her claims in a class action.
March 19- Drug distributor AmerisourceBergen signed a 10- year distribution contract with Walgreen Co and associate Alliance Boots GmbH that will also allow them to acquire up to 23 percent of AmerisourceBergen.
March 19- Pharmaceuticals distributor AmerisourceBergen signed a 10- year distribution contract with Walgreen Co and associate Alliance Boots GmbH that will also allow them to acquire up to 23 percent of AmerisourceBergen.
SEATTLE, March 18- Boeing Co technical engineers voted by a wide margin to ratify a new four-year labor agreement with the company, ending the possibility of a strike that could have cut airplane output. Members of the technical workers bargaining unit voted 4,244 to approve the contract and 654 voted to reject it, with two abstentions, the union said.
SEATTLE, March 18- Boeing Co could face a strike by one-third of its engineering workforce if they reject a labor contract Monday. The group is one of two Boeing engineering bargaining units represented by the Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace.
March 14- An investor who claimed that Goldman Sachs& Co misrepresented the risks of a distressed debt fund has lost a $1.4 million securities arbitration case against the brokerage and two of its advisers, according to a ruling.
WASHINGTON, March 7- The amount of outstanding U.S. municipal bonds dropped slightly in the fourth quarter of 2012, to $3.714 trillion from $3.719 trillion in the third quarter, according to Federal Reserve data released on Thursday.
*Exchange seen opening its membership outside of London. SINGAPORE, March 1- Hong Kong Exchanges& Clearing Ltd is likely to launch monthly metals contracts as part of a plan to boost business with mainland China and justify its $2.2 billion purchase of the London Metal Exchange, senior metals industry executives and traders said on Friday.
Over the past week, risk appetite has soured following a political stalemate in Rome and anxiety over the upcoming U.S. "sequester" spending cuts, but strategists told CNBC that there is a way to trade this panic.
LIMA, Feb 22- Barrick Gold Corp said it would participate in a mediation effort on Friday at its Lagunas Norte mine in Peru to try to end protests by residents concerned about water supplies. About 150 protesters have blocked the road leading to the mine, but so far production and operations have not been affected, an official at the world's top gold miner said.
Treasury department in a probe of whether an IRS employee steered contracts worth half a billion dollars to Signet Computers, according to a letter released on Thursday.
NEW YORK, Feb 21- Factory activity in the U.S. mid-Atlantic region unexpectedly contracted in February for the second month in a row, falling to the lowest level in eight months as new orders tumbled, a survey showed on Thursday. The survey covers factories in eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and Delaware.
NEW YORK, Feb 21- Factory activity in the U.S. mid-Atlantic region unexpectedly contracted in February for the second month in a row, falling to the lowest level in eight months as new orders tumbled, a survey showed on Thursday.
ABU DHABI, Feb 18- The United Arab Emirates has signed defence contracts worth 5.2 billion dirhams, including one for unmanned aerial drones, a spokesman for the country's military said on Monday. The UAE awarded the contract to purchase the drones to a local company, International Golden Group, which will buy them from the U.S. firm.
TOKYO, Feb 14- Bank of Japan Governor Masaaki Shirakawa defended the central bank's aggressive monetary expansion, saying it was aimed at reviving the economy not at weakening the yen, as the country came under fresh international criticism ahead of a closely watched G20 gathering.
*Boeing helicopter contract talks proceed as planned-exec. *Boeing in talks with Indian airlines for 737- MAX sales. BANGALORE, Feb 7- Boeing Co's contract talks with India for military helicopters will be unaffected by planned budget cuts, an executive said on Thursday, a day after the country's defence minister said spending on arms would be tightened.
*Dubai ruler orders development of Islamic business. Muslims around the world will use Dubai's standards to prepare food, and take disputes to Dubai for Islamic arbitration. In Islamic finance, the tiny city state of about 2 million people faces tough competition from more established centres such as Kuala Lumpur, Bahrain and even London.
MEXICO CITY, Jan 30- Mexico's telecoms chief Mony de Swaan is due to face lawmakers on Thursday who want to know why he awarded millions of dollars in government contracts they believe may have been redundant.
NEW YORK, Jan 30- AT&T Inc said on Wednesday that wireline workers failed to ratify a new four-year labor contract that would have covered about 20,000 of its employees in the U.S. The telephone company said it would continue to work with the Communications Workers of America union to reach an agreement.