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Wilbur Ross, WL Ross & Co. chairman & CEO, reveals where he is seeing the best investment opportunities in Europe and weighs in on comments written by Kevin Roose, New York Magazine, about the "one percent."
*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.
WASHINGTON, Feb 27- Orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods excluding transportation unexpectedly rose last month as did a gauge of business spending plans, but that will probably not change views that factory activity is slowing.
WASHINGTON, Feb 26- Oil companies handling volatile fuel out of North Dakota's energy patch must consider the dangers of flammable gas carried in the kind of oil-by-rail shipments involved in a string of fiery derailments, a U.S. regulator said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON, Feb 26- President Barack Obama will announce in St. Paul, Minnesota, on Wednesday a four-year, $302 billion plan to create jobs by fixing the nation's crumbling roads, bridges, rail and transportation infrastructure.
President Obama wants to end some tax breaks to provide a $150 billion cash infusion to help fund the four-year project, the White House said.
WASHINGTON, Feb 26- U.S. lawmakers are expected to question regulators and rail industry officials on Wednesday about several recent fiery derailments, focusing on whether shipments from energy producing regions such as North Dakota's Bakken area are being handled safely.
WASHINGTON, Feb 25- The Obama administration will look for ways the federal government could spur investment to improve infrastructure for transporting oil and natural gas supplies around the country, U.S.
US DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION SAYS OIL-BY-RAIL SHIPMENTS MUST MOVE UNDER STRICTER HAZMAT CLASSIFICATION.
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION SAYS ASIANA VIOLATED FEDERAL LAW BY FAILING TO ASSIST FAMILY MEMBERS OF PASSENGERS ON FLIGHT 214.
WASHINGTON _ Commerce Department releases new home sales for January, 10 a.m.. WASHINGTON _ House Transportation and Infrastructure subcommittee hearing on passenger and freight rail safety. MADRID _ Energy company Repsol presents fourth-quarter financial results.
BOSTON-- State Transportation Secretary Richard Davey is pressing the Massachusetts Senate to approve a transportation bond bill, warning further delays could delay critical projects.
LONDON, Feb 25- U.S. railroad operators have agreed new safety procedures to reduce the number of fiery derailments involving crude-carrying trains and cut the risk of a catastrophic explosion in a densely populated urban centre.
*Cosan's Rumo would name most of the board, have control. The planned takeover, which Cosan officials expect ALL's board and shareholders to approve, would create a new logistical giant in a country where access to cheap transportation infrastructure comes at a premium.
CNBC's Scott Cohn talks to Coast Guard Lt. Commander Justin Kimura about the deep freeze's impact on Great Lakes shipping, and he reports that the Coast Guard has nine ice cutters in the region.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports U.S. rail has agreed to slow trains carrying oil through cities, following a string of explosions.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports from aboard the USCGC Hollyhock where the U.S. Coast Guard is trying to crush the ice in the Great Lakes.
The Weather Channel's Greg Postel reports on the next 5-day forecast for New York. Expect colder temperatures next week.
Nearly 90 percent of the Great Lakes are frozen over. CNBC's Scott Cohn looks at the impact the deep freeze is having on shipping through the region.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the U.S. Coast Guard's efforts to clear a path through the frozen ice to free up billions of dollars in commerce, including shipments of iron ore, coal and grain.